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Re: Problem with Palatino font and PDF output.

From: Valeriy E. Ushakov
Subject: Re: Problem with Palatino font and PDF output.
Date: Wed, 3 Jun 1998 12:58:23 +0400

On Mon, Jun 01, 1998 at 05:57:17PM -0700, Edward S. Hirgelt wrote:

> > Hmm, grab a GhostScript distribution and check the Fontmap for the
> > substitute they use for Palatino (URWPalladioL).  Tweak the font file
> > so that it thinks it's Palatino and fdrop it in.  The metrics are
> > slighly different but it's still pretty good approximation.
> I had installed GhostScript and GSView about 2 weeks ago
> and found that it didn't want to talk to my printer (it tried but
> it tickled a bug in the beta drive we're using).  I reinstalled it
> today and it is working great. 
> I'm not tied to Acrobat so using GSView is fine.

One tiny hint then: GhostScript fonts comes with AFM files, so if you
do not distribute your documents - just print it locally - it makes
sense to use GhostScript fonts directly to achieve, hopefully, better
quality, since lout will see real metrics.

SY, Uwe
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