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Re: fontname question: supplier letter for microsoft truetype fonts

   there are a number of free truetype fonts distributed by microsoft:
   see, e.g.,


   With the help of ttf2tfm and then either ttf2pk or directly pdftex,
   one can happily use all these fonts in any custom TeX font encoding.
   These fonts include a significant subset of unicode sufficient for
   most european, cyrillic and greek languages.

   I wonder, what should be a canonical letter for the supplier of these
   fonts in the K.Berry's fontname scheme? I seemed to fail to find there
   any mentions about m$. :-)

Most of them already have an appropriate name (e.g. Antqua[bi].ttf == Book
Antiqua family from Monotype == maq).

I'm working on NFSS support for these files to include it into my
ttf2pk package. After I've done this I'll upload it to

Interested people can already check it on