[texhax] otftotfm again
rdt at cs.queensu.ca
Thu Sep 19 08:05:20 CEST 2013
>|I am still working with otftotfm. I have two otf files from the P22
>|Using the automatic option, the two fonts with texnansx encoding
>|as well as kerning and ligatures are installed into my home directory.
>| the pfb and tfm files appear with two suffixes --base and --lcdft
>| the map file shows both version with different pfb files.
>|One of the fonts seems to be fine with approximately 230 printable
>|present. TeX runs fine on the other; but dvips finds an issue. First
>|cannot find the font and then it says there is a checksum mismatch as well
>|invalid char 128.
>|Here is the command I used to install these two fonts.
>| otftotfm -a -e texnansx P22Hoppr-Edw.otf -fkern -fliga P22Hopper-Edward
>| (this seems to work!)
>| otftotfm -a -e texnansx P22Hoppr-Jos.otf -fkern -fliga
>|This almost looks like the Jos otf file may be faulty. But I just thought
>|I would ask.
Use otfinfo and t1lint and/or fontforge to analyze the fonts. Use
the --verbose option with otftotfm.
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