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doc/ 15-Oct-2019 01:03 -
enc/ 14-Oct-2019 12:37 -
latex/ 18-Oct-2019 03:50 -
map/ 02-Aug-2018 11:17 -
opentype/ 02-Aug-2018 11:17 -
tfm/ 23-Apr-2019 03:25 -
type1/ 02-Aug-2018 11:21 -
vf/ 23-Apr-2019 03:25 -
This is the README for the plex package, version 2019-10-18.
This package provides LaTeX, pdfLaTeX, XeLaTeX and LuaLaTeX
support for the IBMPlex families of fonts. Serif, Sans,
Sans-Condensed and Mono families are available in eight
weights: Regular, Light, ExtraLight, Thin, Bold, Text,
Medium and SemiBold (with corresponding italics).
To install this package on a TDS-compliant TeX system
download the file "tex-archive"/install/fonts/plex.tds.zip
where the preferred URL for "tex-archive" is
http://mirrors.ctan.org. Unzip the archive at the root of an
appropriate texmf tree, likely a personal or local tree. If
necessary, update the file-name database (e.g., texhash).
Update the font-map files by enabling the Map file plex.map.
To use, add any of
to the preamble of your document. These will activate
IBMPlexSerif, IBMPlexSans and/or IBMPlexMono as the serif,
sans or mono font, respectively. To activate the Sans font
as the main text font, use
LuaLaTeX and xeLaTeX users who might prefer type1 fonts or
who wish to avoid fontspec may use the type1 option.
Option scale=<number> may be used to scale the fonts.
Option condensed for plex-sans selects the condensed
versions as the default. Commands \plexsans and
\plexsanscondensed allow for local use of the non-default
sans family. Command \plexsanslgr activates the LGR encoding.
Font encodings supported are OT1, T1, TS1 and LY1 (and LGR
The following options select lighter bold fonts:
and the following options select lighter regular fonts:
For slightly heavier regular fonts use the options
The nomap option to plex-mono will suppress the tex-text
mapping of TeX "smart quotes" and other ligatures into
unicode glyphs for xeLaTeX and luaLaTeX.
The OpenType fonts were obtained from
and are licensed under the SIL Open Font License,
Version 1.1. The text may be found in the doc directory.
The type1 versions were created by cfftot1. The support
files were created using autoinst and are licensed under the
terms of the LaTeX Project Public License. The maintainer of
this package is Bob Tennent at rdt(at)cs(dot)queensu(dot)ca.