[OS X TeX] OT: eps2eps and fonts

Peter Dyballa 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]

--
Greetings

   Pete

How many Microsoft engineers does it take to screw in a lightbulb?
None.
They just redefine "dark" as the new standard.

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