[pdftex] AR 5 not working with pdftex?
rhowlett at mail.usyd.edu.au
Wed Jun 6 02:37:25 CEST 2001
Tom Kacvinsky wrote:
> Hi Hans,
> > but as far as i can see
> > cmr10 CMR10 < cmr10.pfb
> > works well (i can browse the objects) but fails to print,
> The bug is in the PS generator built into Acrobat. The PS file generated has
> some funky things going on with the encoding vector for the fonts. Slots 0 --
> 31 are not encoded at all, and this is the cause of the problem.
> Adding an Encoding object to the PDF file "fixes" the problem, because Acrobat
> then writes out a correct enough encoding into the PS stream it generates at
> print time.
> Strange bug, if you ask me!
I just did a test to see if pdf produced via
tex -> dvips -> ghostscript (device=pdfwrite)
encounters this printing problem.
It doesn't. Like Distiller, they put the type1
font into CFF form.
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