Font HOWTO

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1. Introduction

2. Fonts 101 — A Quick Introduction to Fonts

  • 2.1 Types of fonts
  • 2.2 Families of Typefaces

3. Fonts 102 — Typography

4. Making Fonts Available To X

  • 4.1 The font path
  • 4.2 Installing Type1 Fonts
  • 4.3 True Type Fonts
  • 4.4 xfs

5. Making Fonts Available To Ghostscript

  • 5.1 Type1
  • 5.2 True Type
  • 5.3 Using Ghostscript To Preview Fonts

6. True Type to Type1 Conversion

7. WYSIWYG Publishing and Fonts

8. Netscape

9. TeX / LaTeX

  • 9.1 A Quick Primer on LaTeX/TeX fonts
  • 9.2 Adding Type1 fonts

10. Getting Fonts For Linux

  • 10.1 True Type
  • 10.2 Type 1 Fonts and Metafont

11. Useful Font Software for Linux

12. Ethics and Licensing Issues Related to Type

13. References

  • 13.1 Font Information
  • 13.2 Postscript and Printing Information

14. Glossary

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