[texhax] LaTeX and Type 1 fonts in Illustrator 10 under Windows ME
Ali m Niknejad
niknejad at eecs.berkeley.edu
Sat May 1 00:24:07 CEST 2004
Has anyone been able to resolve this problem. It's quite annoying not
being able to re-open files. I find that if I just edit the file, I can
import the EPS file with no problems. But in the process of re-opening
the file in Illustrator, the fonts get screwed up.
>I'm writing again on the subject of LaTeX labels on Adobe Illustrator
>figures. My first message is here:
>I regret that the problem is continuing to cause me considerable
>frustration. Here is a review. The way that I used to annotate figures in
>Illustrator was by LaTeXing a little file with the labels in, then turning
>it into a .ps file, then opening this file in Illustrator and then dragging
>the equations onto the figure. The problem is that, with more recent
>versions of LaTeX, when the .ps file is opened in Illustrator, it makes
>substitutions for the CM fonts and ruins the equations. I am using MiKTeX
>and Illustrator 10 under Windows ME, but I gather that there are similar
>problems with Mac OS X.
>I do not believe that the problem is a result of updates in Illustrator
>because I can open old .ps files in Illustrator 10 as I used to. It seems
>that something has changed in recent versions of LaTeX.
>I am aware of the Warmread package and the marked objects plug-in for Adobe
>Illustrator. But that method is awkward. Being able to drag to precise
>locations, to see immediately what you are getting, and copy and resize is
>far more convenient. I am told that Latin Modern fonts would not be
>substituted by Adobe, but I haven't been able to get them to work. Also I
>gather that something like "Enfocus PitStop" would help - but there must
>be an easier answer that does not involve buying and learning to use
>professional fonts tools.
>Does anyone know what has changed in LaTeX to cause this change in
>function? And how can it be reversed? I have tried installing an old
>versions of LaTeX (TeXLive 4 and 6) and using .ps produced by that, but
>with no success. Should some old fonts be copied in place of the new ones?
>Any suggestions would be very gratefully received!
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