Using fonts with TeX was once a Jedi fight, before (2013 / 2015 ?) and LuaTeX development.
Nowadays, Fonts are a piece of cake
You will find here the preliminary steps before actually playing with the fonts in your input file. At the end, with one or two commands, you will make your document enable to use any fonts of available on your computer.
Really the basics, in 2 or 3 steps, less than 1 minute.
Also the basics, in 2 or 3 steps, less than 5 minutes.
Few preliminary commands, then it's as easy as #2
The actual use of fonts within your document are details in Font_Switching:
- how to define font size,
- how to use alternative styles like regular / bold / italic / small caps
- how to switch between serif, sans serif, monospaced, or to another fonts with \switchtobodyfont
- how to underline, strike...
- Vocabulary, What is the scope of ==> reference to manuals pages ?
- a font
- a style
- a fontfamily
- a typeface
- a typescript
- a typescriptcollection
- How to work with fonts which include:
- Deep dive into typescripts
- the source browser for type-imp- files.
- Alegreya Typescript: a quite complete example (2019), MkIV for the Alegreya fonts by Huerta Tipográfica / Juan Pablo del Peral, downloadable from Google Fonts.
- Summary of experiences of three Fraktur (2019)
- Typescripts_examples (Cf Thomas Hala)
- Using Font Fallbacks (and perhaps a different page for Fallbacks for math fonts)
- Creating virtual math fonts from type 1 fonts (still needed?)
- Obviously, fonts features:
- Font chapter of the reference manual