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Direc­tory tex-archive/fonts/bookhands/inslrmaj

    The inslrmaj and allimaj packages provide Metafont fonts based on the 
Insular Majuscule manuscript book-hand used between the 6th & 9th century AD. 
The font consists of majuscules and digits, with some appropriate 
period punctuation marks. Both normal and bold versions are provided. 
This is one in a series of manuscript fonts.

    Access to the docmfp package is desireable but not essential.

    The distribution consists of the following files:
README (this file)
inslrmaj.ins
inslrmaj.dtx
tryfont.tex
allfont.tex

    The distribution is provided under the terms of the LaTeX
Project Public License (LPPL).

To install the package:
=======================

o run: latex inslrmaj.ins, which will generate:
       imaj*.mf files
       *.fd files
       inslrmaj.sty
       allimaj.sty
o Move the generated files to locations where LaTeX will find them.
    For example: the imaj*.mf files to .../texmf/fonts/source/public/inslrmaj
                 the *.fd and *.sty files to /texmf/tex/latex/local/inslrmaj

    On a teTeX distribution you might also have to add lines like the 
    following to texmf/fontname/special.map:
      imaj7.mf        public    inslrmaj
      imaj10.mf       public    inslrmaj
      imaj17.mf       public    inslrmaj
      imajb7.mf       public    inslrmaj
      imajb10.mf      public    inslrmaj
      imajb17.mf      public    inslrmaj
    On a teTeX distribution remember to run texhash after moving the files.

    (I use a teTeX distribution and found that if I didn't add to the special.map
     file, then the generated tfm and pk files were put in directories corresponding
     to some vendor's font.) 

    Other LaTeX distributions might require procedures similar to those for teTeX.

To typeset the documentation:
=============================

o run: latex inslrmaj.dtx
o if you want an index then run: makeindex -s gind.ist inslrmaj
o run: latex inslrmaj.dtx
o Print inslrmaj.dvi for a hardcopy of the package manual 

    Note that the docmfp package is normally required for LaTeXing inslrmaj.dtx.
The package is available from CTAN in tex-archive/macros/latex/contrib/supported.
If you haven't got this and don't want to get it, then there are instructions
in the first part of the .dtx file about how to edit it to avoid the use of docmfp.
(docmfp is an extension of the doc package for describing METAFONT, or other
non-LaTeX, code.)


To check out your installation:
===============================

o run: latex tryfont  for a testpage of the fonts
o run: latex allfont  for a document typeset with the fonts

2000/09/16
Peter Wilson
peter.r.wilson@boeing.com

Files

Name Size Date Notes
README 2629 2000-09-14 10:05:00
allfont.ps 210496 2000-09-14 10:04:00
allfont.tex 2410 2000-09-14 10:04:00
inslrmaj.dtx 139938 2001-01-02 11:23:00
inslrmaj.ins 3309 2000-09-14 10:04:00
tryfont.ps 220846 2000-09-14 10:04:00
tryfont.tex 3426 2000-09-14 10:04:00

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in­slr­maj – Fonts based on the In­su­lar Ma­jus­cule manuscript book-hand

The in­slr­maj and al­li­maj pack­ages pro­vide fonts based on the In­su­lar Ma­jus­cule manuscript book-hand used be­tween the 6th and 9th cen­turies. The font con­sists of ma­jus­cules and dig­its, with some ap­pro­pri­ate pe­riod punc­tu­a­tion marks and lig­a­tures. Both nor­mal and bold ver­sions are pro­vided.

This is one of a set of manuscript fonts. Ac­cess to the docmfp pack­age is de­sir­able but not es­sen­tial.

Doc­u­men­ta­tion
Li­censeThe LaTeX Project Public Li­cense
Main­tainerPeter R. Wil­son
Topics fonts of scripts used for manuscript books
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