[OS X TeX] Adobe Post Script Font Mapping

cfrees at imapmail.org cfrees at imapmail.org
Sun Dec 7 21:41:35 CET 2008

On Sun 7th Dec, 2008 at 12:15, Lothar Richter seems to have written:

> Hi,
> I am not sure, whether this is a real MaxTeX specific question, so I 
> apologize if it is not.
> I am using Tex Live for Mac version 2008.
> I installed Adobe Garamond according to the various instructions available on 
> the internet:

Which ones?

> -renaming of outline files to padr8a.pfb etc...
> -generation of pl and vpl files from afm files


> -transformation to tfm and vf files


- cfr

> -installation in ~Library/texmf ...
> -updating the maps
> The problem is following:
> I am using format plain.tex  and latin1 file encoding and all macros 
> (including \"a ...) are working. I switch to Garamond
> (e.g. \font\Garamond=padr8r at 16pt) and the macros do not work anymore, 
> german umlaut (ä,ü,ö) can be typed directly
> and are displayed correctly. It has to do with the character arrangement in 
> Adobe fonts which differ from TeX alignment.
> Since I am not a font wiz I am wondering what to do.
> Went something wrong with the font transformation or do I have to do a 
> remapping manually?
> Best regards,
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