[OS X TeX] TeXShop and Illustrator again

Bruno Voisin bvoisin at mac.com
Mon Jan 29 15:08:26 CET 2007


Le 29 janv. 07 à 12:20, RS a écrit :

> I tried to open a pdf file created by TeXShop
> and get the message
>
> ''The police LMRoman10-Italic is missing, etc.''
>
> I have already the folder TeX-Illustrator inside
> /Library/Application Support/Adobe/Fonts.
>
> What to do ?

I suppose you mean you tried to open a PDF file created by TeXShop in  
Adobe Illustrator. Don't. That won't work, Illustrator doesn't  
recognize the encodings of the fonts embedded in TeX-produced PDF files.

The only workaround that I know of is a utility created by Gary Gray.  
It turns the characters in the TeX-produced PDF file into outlines  
(i.e. they become drawings and are no longer recognized as belonging  
to a font), which makes Illustrator happy.

I don't remember the name of the utility or where it can be  
downloaded from, but it should be possible to dig that info from the  
list archives.

> Is it possible to ask TeXShop to produce eps files ?

You can, but that won't solve the problem with Illustrator: you will  
experience exactly the same problem as with PDF files.

Bruno Voisin

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referring to Herb Schulz's message you replied to.
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