[OS X TeX] zapf dingbats
dwarnold45 at suddenlink.net
Sat Mar 13 03:56:46 CET 2010
Michael and Peter,
Thank you very much for hanging in there with my difficulty. If I can get this corrected, then students at our college can purchase a printed versions our free Prealgebra Textbook:
For about $28 instead of the $40 something dollars charged by our bookstore.
david-arnolds-macbook-pro-2:temp darnold$ kpsewhich psfonts.map
So a personal updmap.cfg doesn't seem to be the problem.
There seem to be two updmap.cfg file:
In /usr/local/texlive/2009/texmf/web2c/updmap.cfg I have:
# Valid settings are true / false:
In /usr/local/texlive/2009/texmf-config/web2c/updmap.cfg I have:
# Valid settings are true / false:
I also have two psfonts_t1.map files.
In /usr/local/texlive/2009/texmf/fonts/map/dvips/updmap/psfonts_t1.map I have:
In /usr/local/texlive/2009/texmf-var/fonts/map/dvips/updmap/psfonts_t1.map I have:
pzdr Dingbats <uzdr.pfb
I have made no further attempts at changes. I await your opinion.
On Mar 12, 2010, at 4:54 PM, Michael Sharpe wrote:
> On Mar 12, 2010, at 3:09 PM, David Arnold wrote:
>> Thanks for trying, but that did not work.
>> Dragging the ps file onto Distiller (macbook), I still get:
>> Acrobat Distiller 9.3.0
>> Started: Friday, March 12, 2010 at 3:03 PM
>> Adobe PostScript software version: 3018.101
>> CID support library initialization completed.
>> Distilling: c1s1ex1_1.ps
>> Start Time: Friday, March 12, 2010 at 3:03 PM
>> Source: /Users/darnold/Documents/PreAlgText/trunk/chapter1/youtryit/c1s1ex1_1.ps
>> Destination: /Users/darnold/Documents/PreAlgText/trunk/chapter1/youtryit/c1s1ex1_1.pdf
>> Adobe PDF Settings: /Library/Application Support/Adobe/Adobe PDF/Settings/Standard.joboptions
>> %%[ Warning: ZapfDingbats not found, using Font Substitution. Font cannot be embedded. ]%%
>> Distill Time: 1 seconds (00:00:01)
>> **** End of Job ****
>> Could it be that the fonts are not available in the Mactex Texlive 2009 distribution. On the mac, ZapfDingbats.ttf is available in /System/Library/Fonts.
>> And this evidence:
>> david-arnolds-macbook-pro-2:temp darnold$ locate pzdr | grep pfb
>> david-arnolds-macbook-pro-2:temp darnold$
>> On Mar 12, 2010, at 2:04 PM, Michael Sharpe wrote:
>>> On Mar 12, 2010, at 12:41 PM, David Arnold wrote:
>>>> 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
> If dvipsDownloadBase35 is set to false in updmap.cfg (the default, I believe), you get exactly the behavior you describe because there is an entry in the system psfonts_t1.map that reads
> pzdr ZapfDingbats
> which means that no attempt is made to include a font file---just use the name ZapfDingbats in the ps file. On the other hand, if dvipsDownloadBase35 is set to true, the line will change to
> pzdr Dingbats <uzdr.pfb
> which forces downloading of the URW clone of ZapfDingbats.
> The only explanation I can see for why this step failed in your case is that you are not using a system-wide updmap.cfg, but have a personal version that prevents LaTeX from seeing the system-wide version. If the command
> kpsewhich psfonts.map
> displays something in your home directory (like ~/.texlive2009/...) then this is the explanation. You can either dump the .texlive2009 directory or use the command
> updmap --setoption dvipsDownloadBase35=true
> to fix it temporarily. (There are problems with keeping a personal version of updmap.cfg. For example, you will lose the changes when a new TeXLive is installed, and updates made with TeX Live Utility to your distribution fonts will not seem to have any effect.)
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