[OS X TeX] zapf dingbats

Michael Sharpe msharpe at ucsd.edu
Fri Mar 12 23:04:16 CET 2010

On Mar 12, 2010, at 12:41 PM, David Arnold wrote:

> All,
> I am using Mactex 2009 on my MacBook Pro running Snow Leopard.
> When I drop a .ps file on Acrobat Distiller, I get this warning:
> %%[ Warning: ZapfDingbats not found, using Font Substitution. Font cannot be embedded. ]%%
> I usually ignore this error, but I am trying to upload the resulting pdf file to lulu.com and it won't let me, telling me that the ZapfDingbats are not embedded.
> Can anyone help?

ZapfDingbats is in the LW35 collection, so your settings in updmap.cfg may prevent it being included in the ps. Assuming you are using a system-wide updmap.cfg, you could try

sudo updmap-sys --setoption dvipsDownloadBase35=true


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