[OS X TeX] zapf dingbats
dwarnold45 at suddenlink.net
Sat Mar 13 22:10:06 CET 2010
That didn't work either. Bought the font, downloaded, and put it in: /Library/Fonts
The file is: /Library/Fonts/ZapfDingbatsStd.otf
But dropping junk.ps on Distiller produces the exact same error:
Start Time: Saturday, March 13, 2010 at 12:51 PM
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 ****
I tried going into the junk.ps file and changing three occurrences of ZapfDingbats to ZapfDingbatsStd. Then I dropped the junk.ps on the Distiller and the error message went away, but when I opened the junk.pdf in Acrobat and checked the properties, there were no ZapfDingbats or ZapfDingbatsStd fonts listed. Don, is there something I can add to the source file above to test this idea? Maybe get ZapfDingbats to show up in Document Properties in Acrobat?
I also tried renaming the file from /Library/Fonts/ZapfDingbatsStd.otf to /Library/Fonts/ZapfDingbats.otf and restarting my system, but dropping the resulting junk.ps on Distiller produce the exact same error as seen above.
Why can't I get this to work?
On Mar 13, 2010, at 10:26 AM, Michael Sharpe wrote:
> On Mar 13, 2010, at 9:56 AM, David Arnold wrote:
>> Can you suggest a link? And can you help with where and how to install?
> Since this is a font you will not use as part of LaTeX (for that you have the URW version), it's probably best to spend a little more to get the OpenType (PostScript flavored) version, as Adobe is moving away from old-style PostScript fonts. For example,
> has the OpenType PostScript flavored version for $29. Just download and copy the .otf to /Library/Fonts.
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