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UPDATE 2018-04-17

This package and the OpenType fonts it is based on are obsolete and
will not be updated.

If you are using XeTeX or LuaTeX, see the CTAN collection stix2-otf.

If you are need support for pdfLaTeX or traditional DVI-based TeX, see
the CTAN collection stix2-type1.


README for the stix package, version 2014-01-01

The Scientific and Technical Information eXchange (STIX) font is
intended to solve the publishing needs of authors, publishers,
printers, and others working in the scientific, medical, and
technical fields. It is intended as a comprehensive Unicode based
font of mathematical symbols and alphabets. The intent is to provide
a single font that can be used throughout the production process.
The production process can be a traditional print one, be entirely
electronic, or be a combination. 

The project began through the joint efforts of American Mathematical
Society (AMS), American Institute of Physics Publishing (AIP),
American Physical Society (APS), American Chemical Society (ACS),
Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE), and Elsevier
Science. These companies are collectively known as the STI Pub

This distribution provides a new packaging format of the STIX
fonts suitable for use with LaTeX. The glyph set is based on the
previously released Version 1.1.0 glyph set.

The stix package provides LaTeX support for using STIX fonts in both
text and math. While the primary focus of this release is the math
portion of the fonts, text fonts are provided as well. The text
fonts are provided in both T1 (default) and OT1 encodings, as well
as TS1 symbol font encoding, which cover only a subset of Latin
characters supported by STIX fonts. The math support covers nearly
every mathematical symbol in STIX fonts, around 2400 symbols in 11
regular fonts, in addition to around 1950 symbols in 10 bold fonts.
There are also three fonts containing extra miscellaneous symbols,
stix-extra1, stix-extra2 and stix-extra3, provided as TFM and PFB
files without support from the macro package.

To install this package, unzip the /install/fonts/stix.tds.zip
archive at the root of any suitable texmf tree and, if necessary,
update the file-name database (e.g., texhash texmf).  Update
the font maps by doing updmap[-sys] -enable Map stix.map.
For usage instructions, see the stix.pdf document.

This distribution also includes the version 1.1.1 OpenType font
files for use with XeLaTeX or LuaLaTeX. Previously released versions
of the fonts are not included, but are available from 

The STIX fonts are licensed under the SIL Open Font License, 
Version 1.1. The support software is licensed under the terms of the
LaTeX Project Public License. The maintainer of this package is Mark
Doyle (doyle@aps.org). STI Pub would like to acknowledge the significant
work Khaled Hosny performed in preparing the LaTeX fonts. We would
also like to thank Bob Tennent for his assistance in packaging the fonts
and updating the README for distribution on CTAN. 

Download the contents of this package in one zip archive (5.1M).

stix – OpenType Unicode maths fonts

The STIX fonts are a suite of unicode OpenType fonts containing a complete set of mathematical glyphs.

As of April 2018 this package is considered obsolete. See stix2-otf and stix2-type1 instead.

Home pagehttp://www.stixfonts.org/
Version1.1.3 2018-04-17
LicensesThe SIL Open Font License
The Project Public License 1.3
Copyright2001–2013, 2018 STI Pub Companies
MaintainerMark Doyle
Khaled Hosny
David M. Jones
Will Robertson
The STI Pub Companies
Contained inTeX Live as stix
MiKTeX as stix
TopicsMaths Font
Font Type1
Font serif
OTF Font
Font symbol maths
BBD Font
See alsostix2-type1
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