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Re: fontname postfixes
At 12:07 PM 99/02/22 +0000, Sebastian Rahtz wrote:
>Berthold Horn writes:
> > (2) Another thing it does is map from the file names for the TFM
> > files to the file names for the corresponding PFB files.
> > This is not needed if they have the same name.
>and if they dont have the same name? if you want "ptmr8a" to
>refer to tim_____.pfb, or whatever they call it, on a disk
>shared with Windows?
This can be taken care of by aliasing in texfonts.map
> > (3) Another feature of psfonts.map is to say how to reencode text fonts.
> > Again, since one normally has to use the same text font
> > encoding throghout, this can be done automatically
>but not everyone does
True, but isn't it in fact awkward in LaTeX 2e to use more than one
text font encoding in the same job?
> > Of course, if you are already renaming the files from the names
> > used by the vendor, then you may as well make some more work
> > for yourself :-)
>you want me to use "tim_____" in my documents?
You want me to have to rename all my files to ptmrxyz8y or whatever :-)?
Berthold K.P. Horn mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org