[OS X TeX] OT: eps2eps and fonts
Peter_Dyballa at Web.DE
Sat Jul 16 23:32:17 CEST 2005
Am 16.07.2005 um 02:14 schrieb Bruno Voisin:
> I have attempted pre-processing the problematic EPS file with eps2eps
> (installed with GhostScript) before opening it in Illustrator. That
> works to extent that the preprocessed file is indeed opened by
> Illustrator; however, it seems the PS font (Courier) included in the
> original EPS file has been bitmapped by eps2eps. Is there a way to
> avoid this?
I tried to use eps2eps too and saw the same: PostScript fonts get
rendered to bitmaps!
Maybe ps2epsi is a better optimizer. It generates as output a new file
which conforms to Adobe's Encapsulated PostScript Interchange (EPSI)
format. (EPSI is a well-known form of EPS that has at the beginning of
the file in the form of PostScript comments a bitmapped version of the
final page.) This file still has the PS fonts. Usage is simple:
ps2epsi file.eps [file.epsi]
How many Microsoft engineers does it take to screw in a lightbulb?
They just redefine "dark" as the new standard.
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