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msx2msa – Simulate msxm and msym fonts using msam and msbm

In the deeps of time, the AMS dis­tributed math­e­mat­i­cal sym­bol fonts called msxm and msym; these fonts were de­signed us­ing the orig­i­nal (SAIL) ver­sion of and for a long time af­ter the demise of that sys­tem were only avail­able as 300 dpi bitmaps.

Even­tu­ally, the sym­bols were re-im­ple­mented us­ing ‘mod­ern’ in fonts called msam and msbm. The vir­tual fonts of this bun­dle im­ple­ment the en­cod­ing of the old fonts us­ing the glyphs of the new fonts, and can be used as drop-in re­place­ments in doc­u­ments (and even when pro­cess­ing DVI files).

Ver­sion 1992-08-16
TopicsFont sym­bol maths
Font sym­bol
MF Font
See alsomsym

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