[OS X TeX] TeXShop/PdfTeX output resolution at 2400 dpi

Aaron Jackson jackson at msrce.howard.edu
Fri Jun 24 22:38:54 CEST 2005

On Jun 24, 2005, at 4:31 PM, Josep M.Font wrote:

> El 24 jun 2005, a las 21:14, Axel E. Retif escribió:
>> El 6/24/05 8:11 AM, "Herbert Schulz" <herbs at wideopenwest.com> 
>> escribió:
>>> On Jun 24, 2005, at 7:54 AM, ITS Mail wrote:
>>>> Hello all,
>>>> I need to make sure that the resolution of my final PDF is at least
>>>> 2400 dpi to send to a printing house. What is the best way to check 
>>>> and
>>>> customise this using TeXShop/teTeX? I have not been able to find an
>>>> answer to this browsing the web, and I would really appreciate your
>>>> advice before meddling with any configuration files. I am using 
>>>> PdfTeX
>>>> as TeXShop's default.
>>> If you're talking about fonts you shouldn't have any problems since
>>> the standard fonts used now are Postscript Type 1 which are not bit
>>> mapped so they look good at any resolution.
>> And for PK fonts [...]
> A related question: If I am using the standard GW TeX distribution 
> along with TeXShop, and not using any font-related package --or using 
> "mathpazo" together with "courier" and "helvet"--, how do I know which 
> kind of fonts I am using ?

The log file or console output will tell you what type of fonts are 
being used.  However, unless something is wrong, pdflatex will always 
use the postscript version of any font before the bit mapped version 
including "mathpazo", "courier"and  "helvet".


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