[OS X TeX] Equations Editor, Equation Sercice

Maarten Sneep maarten.sneep at xs4all.nl
Thu Feb 10 16:09:22 CET 2005

On 10 feb 2005, at 16:05, Alan Curtis wrote:

>> What you might try to do, is use a dirty trick, but it is guaranteed 
>> to resolve the issue. How comfortable are you on the command-line?
>> - Create your equation using the Service or the Editor, and save it 
>> as a file.
>> - Navigate in the Terminal to the location where you saved your file
>> - Issue the following command, where you have to use the right 
>> file-names:
>>   gs -dNOPAUSE -dNOCACHE -dBATCH -sDEVICE=pdfwrite 
>> -sOutputFile=your-output-file.pdf your-source-file.pdf
>> The file that is now generated should include no fonts at all, 
>> instead it just draws the individual letters, as if they are 
>> drawings. Since there are now no fonts to confuse Illustrator, you 
>> can include them now.
> This did not work for me when I tried it. The pdf file still had the 
> fonts embedded and Illustrator choked.
> My advice is to use WARMFigToPDF. Alternatively, I had (only partial) 
> success (google the archives for a complete report) by placing 
> Macintosh versions of the postscript fonts for TeX in Illustrator's 
> font path.

In that case: convert to eps (that is the one I actually tested). Also 
note that GhostScript 8.15 (or thereabout) does not work, gs version 
8.5 works.

-sOutputFile=your-output-file.eps your-source-file.pdf


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