[NTG-context] Times New Roman

Alan Bowen acbowen at princeton.edu
Mon Dec 1 15:51:09 CET 2008


That is good to know, I will use it in talking with the publisher.  
Many thanks.

Alan

On Dec 1, 2008, at 09;28,08 , Yue Wang wrote:

> Termes is a TeX Gyre version of Times Roman (almost the same glyphs).
> Times New Roman is a Microsoft version of Times Roman.
> Times New Roman is more illegible than Times Roman.
>
> On Mon, Dec 1, 2008 at 10:19 PM, Alan Bowen <acbowen at princeton.edu>  
> wrote:
>> Hi, Mojca!
>>
>> Thanks for the clarification. I had thought that I was getting Latin
>> Modern instead but wanted to be sure.
>>
>> Termes  sounds like a good alternative to me, but I had best consult
>> the publisher, since he originally specified Times New Roman. It is
>> apaprently no longer a typesetting problem.
>>
>> Again, thanks for your help.
>>
>> Alan
>>
>> On Dec 1, 2008, at 09;04,49 , Mojca Miklavec wrote:
>>
>>> On Mon, Dec 1, 2008 at 2:46 PM, Alan Bowen wrote:
>>>> I am running the ConTeXt Minimals of 11/10 and am trying to access
>>>> Times New Roman using the script
>>>>
>>>> \usetypescript [timesnewroman][ec]
>>>> \definetypeface[timesnewroman][rm][serif][timesnewroman][default]
>>>> [encoding=ec]
>>>> \definebodyfont[9pt,11pt][rm][default]
>>>> \setupbodyfont[timesnewroman,rm,11pt]
>>>>
>>>> I am not sure what I getting and I am puzzled by the log file ,
>>>> hence,
>>>> my question: Is  Times New Roman distributed with the minimals  
>>>> and is
>>>> this the way to access it?
>>>
>>> Hello Alan,
>>>
>>> Do you need "something-like-times" or Times New Roman?
>>>
>>> This works:
>>> % possibly \usetypescriptfile[type-gyr]
>>> \usetypescript[times][ec]
>>> \setupbodyfont[times,12pt]
>>>
>>> It will give you times-like typeface (TeX Gyre Termes), but not  
>>> Times
>>> New Roman. Times New Roman is not distributied (and possibly
>>> copyrighted).
>>>
>>> Mojca
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