[OS X TeX] Font problem on printing

Jung-Tsung Shen jushen at gmail.com
Thu Aug 7 22:44:08 CEST 2008

On 8/7/08, Gerrit Glabbart <g.glabbart at googlemail.com> wrote:
>  Am 07.08.2008 um 21:13 schrieb Jung-Tsung Shen:
> > The typesetting and compiling was fine on his computer, but when he
> > printed the file, the font got screwed up -- the text font was not
> > right and the mathematical formula were all wrong.
> >
> > What could be the causes for this and what are the solutions? His
> > system is OS X 10.5 + MacTeX + TeXShop.
> >
>  What font(s) is he using? Are those fonts embedded in the PDF? You can, I
> believe, check that in Adobe Reader (whatever feelings you might otherwise
> have about that particular piece of software).
>  Has he tried to use a different font to see if the problem persists? Is
> XeTeX an option?
>  G.

Hi Gerrit,

Thanks for the reply. Since the file could be printed fine using my
laptop, and the only difference in the setup is the OS version (his
10.5.x vs my 10.4.11), I am suspecting this is an OS problem, which is
supported by some findings from the internet (URLs in the previous


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