[lucida] Getting LaTeX to recognise Lucida

Ian Fitzgerald ianf at ozemail.com.au
Sat Jul 1 04:23:24 CEST 2006

In message <200606302303.k5UN30726255 at f7.net> you wrote:

Hello Karl

Thanks for the help. Apologies for top-posting. LIFO.

This was the transaction:

c:>updmap --enable Map Lucida.map

using config file
c:/Program Files/TeXLive/texmf-var/web2c/updmap.cfg
type=map, map=1
configReplace c:/Program Files/TeXLive/texmf-var/web2c/updmap.cfg, ^#!\s*1, map1
c:/Program Files/TeXLive/texmf-var/web2c/updmap.cfg unchanged. Map files are not created.

c:>kpsewhich pdftex.map
c:/Program Files/TeXLive/texmf-var/fonts//map/pdftex/updmap/pdftex.map

> Hi Ian,
>     However, the .pdf output still does not contain the Lucida font
>     information,
> My guess is that Lucida is missing from the pdftex map files.  These are
> separate from the dvips map files, but updmap should set it up for both.
> Unfortunately, I don't know if updmap even exists under fptex.  Do you
> have such a binary?  Try running updmap --enable Map lucida.map.
> Also, there may be path problems even if you have it -- I can imagine
> fptex is not looking in the right place for the lucida.map file.  Hmm.
> Can you run kpsewhich pdftex.map (from the ms-dos prompt) and see if you
> get any result?  If so, please send it along.  And what's needed is to
> add the lines for Lucida from the file lucida.map, which is in the zip
> file and on CTAN, but I'll also attach to this msg for your convenience.
>     still unable to find certain files. Is this relevant?
> Yes, very much so.  That is the whole problem.  Since it doesn't know
> that the lucida fonts are outlines, it's trying to look for bitmaps, and
> not finding anyway.
> Can you try running just latex (instead of pdflatex) and then dvips on
> the resulting .dvi file?  Probably get the same problems, but worth a
> try ...
> Sorry for the problems.
> Best,
> Karl

Ian Fitzgerald
ianf at ozemail dot com dot au

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