[texhax] Acrobat 8 and ligatures
pierre.mackay at comcast.net
Sat Oct 27 18:52:17 CEST 2007
Herbert Voss wrote:
>Pierre MacKay schrieb:
>>Has anyone else been clobbered by the discovery that Adobe Acrobat 8
>>tacitly suppresses all ligature glyphs of the fi, fl, ff, ffi, and ffl
>>sort and displays blanks in their place. They do this without warning,
>>so that a file which displays perfectly well in Acrobat 7 is made
>>unreadable in Acrobat 8.
>I have the same problem with the Multiple Master font Minion
>and the ff and ffi ligatures, when converting the document with
>GhostScript. With the Distiller it is ok. Adobe was not able to find
>the problem ...
That is good news, in a way. It still remains that files which display
correctly in Adobe 7 have become useless in
Adobe 8. Adobe 8 has clearly made some hidden changes. But I guess the
Ghostscript people will have to find out what those are.
I shall now try the on-line Distiller provided by Adobe, and see how
(Apologies for the misleading subject line.)
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