[pdftex] Re: Ghostscript vs. Acrobat Reader quirks

Prof Brian D Ripley ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Sat Jun 9 08:21:04 CEST 2001

I am not sure people are interested in resurrecting a thread from 18 months
ago: I do hope your customers get speedier responses!

On Fri, 8 Jun 2001, Y&Y Support wrote:

> At 07:36 1999-11-23 +0000, Prof Brian D Ripley wrote:
> > > > One work around is to tell DVIPS *not* to embedd the fonts, and then tell
> > > > Distiller via a menu item where to go look for the font files itself...
> >
> >Um. PC-centric again (from Y&Y?).  Unix versions of Distiller do this
> >via environmental variables and seem to have much more control (they can
> >use resource databases).
> Well, normally Distiller finds the fonts itself. But it does provide the
> option to control which of the directories it finds with fonts are to
> actually be used.  Handy when you have different versions or some
> junk fonts.

Brian D. Ripley,                  ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
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