This is version 1.2 of the starfont package by Matthew Skala, containing two public-domain astrological fonts designed by Anthony I.P. Owen, and the appropriate macros to use them with TeX and LaTeX. FILES IN THIS PACKAGE Documentation: COPYING - notice describing the public domain status of this package README - this documentation file starfont.pdf - ready-made PDF of the user manual table.pdf - character tables generated by testfont Source files, preserved in case others want to reproduce my work, but not actually needed to use the package (it is safe to delete these): STRFNSAN.TTF - StarFontSans, original TrueType format STRFNSER.TTF - StarFontSerif, original TrueType format Makefile - machine-readable instructions for building the package starfont.tex - source code for the manual StarFontSans font in Postscript format: starfont.afm - metrics starfont.pfb - binary font outlines StarFontSerif font in Postscript format: strfnser.afm - metrics strfnser.pfb - binary font outlines Packaging for TeX and LaTeX: fstr8x.tfm - TeX metrics for StarFontSans fsts8x.tfm - TeX metrics for StarFontSerif starfont.sty - LaTeX macro package starfont.map - font mapping file INSTALLATION This may vary depending on the version of TeX you have installed; the suggested procedure below seems to work on my Linux TeXLive 2010 system. I'm attempting to follow the TDS for where things go, but am no expert in that. You may well need to modify the procedure for your own system or distribution. The name "TEXMF" refers to the base of your TeX/Metafont installation tree; on my system, using /usr/local/texlive/texmf-local seems to work except as noted. * put starfont.sty in TEXMF/tex/latex/local * put starfont.map in TEXMF/fonts/map/local (I had to create this directory) * put fstr8x.tfm and fsts8x.tfm in TEXMF/fonts/tfm/local * put starfont.afm and strfnser.afm in TEXMF/fonts/afm/local * put starfont.pfb and strfnser.pfb in TEXMF/fonts/type1/local * put any documentation files you want to keep in TEXMF/doc/latex/starfont * add a line saying "Map starfont.map" to TEXMF/web2c/updmap.cfg WARNING: This line has to be added to the updmap.cfg that your updmap actually reads, and it may be a file you shouldn't edit by hand. On my system, I found /usr/local/texlive/2010/texmf-config/web2c/updmap.cfg with a comment at the top explaining that the right way to add lines to it was to create a new file TEXMF/web2c/updmap-local.cfg containing the new lines, and then run "tlmgr generate updmap" . Your installation may vary. * run mktexlsr so TeX can find all these files. This may have to be done as root (or an administrative user). * run updmap for the appropriate scope. On my system that means running "updmap-sys" as root; just running "updmap" , even as root, only updates the per-user config for the user I'm running it under. Matthew Skala email@example.com http://ansuz.sooke.bc.ca/ 29 September 2010
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starfont – The StarFont Sans astrological font
The package contains StarFontSans and StarFontSerif, two public-domain astrological fonts designed by Anthony I.P. Owen, and the appropriate macros to use them with TeX and LaTeX.
The fonts are supplied both in the original TrueType Format and in Adobe Type 1 format.
Public Domain Software|
|Contained in||TeX Live as starfont|
|MiKTeX as starfont|
fonts with specific small application areas|
font available in TrueType format
fonts and typesetting for astrologers