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Direc­tory tex-archive/fonts/chess/skaknew

This directory contains enhanced type-1 versions of the popular skak
fonts (for diagrams and figurine notation). Plus a special version of
Eric Bentzen's ChessAlpha font for typesetting with the packages
'chessboard' and 'chessfss' by Ulrike Fischer.

Copy
*.pfb to texmf/fonts/type1
*.tfm to texmf/fonts/tfm
*.map to texmf/dvips/config
or where your system expect to find them.

Package contents
=======================================================================
README                   this file
SkakNew-Diagram.afm      Adobe font metrics file used to generate tfm's
SkakNew-Diagram.inf      font information file
SkakNew-Diagram.pfb      printer font binary file
SkakNew-Diagram.pfm      printer font metrics file
SkakNew-Diagram.tfm      TeX font metrics file
SkakNew-DiagramT.afm     Adobe font metrics file used to generate tfm's
SkakNew-DiagramT.inf     font information file
SkakNew-DiagramT.pfb     printer font binary file
SkakNew-DiagramT.pfm     printer font metrics file
SkakNew-DiagramT.tfm     TeX font metrics file
SkakNew-Figurine.afm     Adobe font metrics file
SkakNew-Figurine.inf     font information file
SkakNew-Figurine.pfb     printer font binary file
SkakNew-Figurine.pfm     printer font metrics file
SkakNew-Figurine.tfm     TeX font metrics file
SkakNew-FigurineBold.afm Adobe font metrics file
SkakNew-FigurineBold.inf font information file
SkakNew-FigurineBold.pfb printer font binary file
SkakNew-FigurineBold.pfm printer font metrics file
SkakNew-FigurineBold.tfm TeX font metrics file
AlphaDia.afm             Adobe font metrics file used to generate tfm's
AlphaDia.inf             font information file
AlphaDia.pfb             printer font binary file
AlphaDia.pfm             printer font metrics file
AlphaDia.tfm             TeX font metrics file

SkakNew.map              font mapping file for pdftex or dvips
SkakNew.pdf              documentation/installation guide
SkakNew.tex              documentation/installation guide source

fonttables.pdf           Font table showing all chars

install.vtex             installation instructions for VTeX
SkakNew.ali              needed by VTeX

Please read install.vtex for installation instructions for VTeX.
The files have been made available by Walter Schmidt.

Changes:
========
February 2009
-------------
New versions of all fonts with small corrections. OpenType versions.

January 2008
------------
Added AlphaDia.*
New versions of Skak-Diagram*.* (technical clean-up)

May 2006
--------
This is version 1.3 of SkakNew-Diagram and SkakNew-DiagramT. I have
added some character 'masks' for use with the new version of chessfss
and chessboard by Ulrike Fischer. Their main task is for separately
colouring borders, fields, character outlines, and character inlines.
For more information see the documentation of the resp. styles. PDFs
showing the font layout are supplied.

Files

Name Size Date Notes
AlphaDia.afm 2528 2009-02-03 14:20
AlphaDia.inf 486 2009-02-03 14:20
AlphaDia.otf 13504 2009-02-03 14:19
AlphaDia.pfb 23808 2009-02-03 14:20
AlphaDia.pfm 496 2009-02-03 14:20
AlphaDia.tfm 712 2009-02-13 14:13
README 2871 2009-02-13 14:39
SkakNew-Diagram.afm 2556 2009-02-02 16:31
SkakNew-Diagram.inf 479 2009-02-02 16:31
SkakNew-Diagram.otf 17948 2009-02-02 16:31
SkakNew-Diagram.pfb 39999 2009-02-02 16:31
SkakNew-Diagram.pfm 490 2009-02-02 16:31
SkakNew-Diagram.tfm 728 2009-02-13 14:13
SkakNew-DiagramT.afm 2579 2009-02-02 16:23
SkakNew-DiagramT.inf 486 2009-02-02 16:23
SkakNew-DiagramT.otf 15780 2009-02-02 16:23
SkakNew-DiagramT.pfb 35316 2009-02-02 16:23
SkakNew-DiagramT.pfm 492 2009-02-02 16:23
SkakNew-DiagramT.tfm 728 2009-02-13 14:13
SkakNew-Figurine.afm 2687 2009-02-02 22:14
SkakNew-Figurine.inf 474 2009-02-02 22:14
SkakNew-Figurine.otf 8000 2009-02-02 22:13
SkakNew-Figurine.pfb 14111 2009-02-02 22:14
SkakNew-Figurine.pfm 426 2009-02-02 22:14
SkakNew-Figurine.tfm 656 2009-02-13 14:13
SkakNew-FigurineBold.afm 2725 2009-02-12 21:57
SkakNew-FigurineBold.inf 502 2009-02-12 21:57
SkakNew-FigurineBold.otf 8204 2009-02-12 21:57
SkakNew-FigurineBold.pfb 12766 2009-02-12 21:57
SkakNew-FigurineBold.pfm 431 2009-02-12 21:57
SkakNew-FigurineBold.tfm 676 2009-02-13 14:13
SkakNew.ali 185 2004-05-18 19:02
SkakNew.map 350 2008-01-08 23:54
SkakNew.pdf 222703 2009-02-17 18:31
SkakNew.tex 6697 2009-02-17 18:31
fonttables.pdf 124175 2009-02-13 14:36
install.vtex 1777 2008-01-09 05:43

Down­load the con­tents of this pack­age in one zip archive (490.4k).

SkakNew – The skak chess fonts re­done in Adobe Type 1

This pack­age of­fers Adobe Type 1 ver­sions of the fonts pro­vided as source by the skak bun­dle.

Pack­age De­tailsSkakNew
Home pagehttp://www.art-satz.de/port­fo­lio/schriften.html
Ver­sion 2009-02-13
Li­censeThe LaTeX Project Public Li­cense
Copy­right2004-2009 Ul­rich Dirr
Main­tainerUl­rich Dirr
Con­tained inTeXlive as skaknew
MikTeX as skaknew
Topics pro­cess game di­a­grams, game­books, and other amuse­ments
fonts them­selves
font avail­able in Adobe Type 1 for­mat
fonts for type­set­ting chess prob­lems and di­a­grams
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