[pdftex] Epstopdf and fonts

Heiko Oberdiek oberdiek at ruf.uni-freiburg.de
Fri Jun 15 16:46:16 CEST 2001

On Fri, 15 Jun 2001, Olivier Janin wrote:

> For example, I compile the simple text $x$ in a \documentclass{article},
> then produce the PS file, convert it into EPS by GSView, and finally apply
> epstopdf.
> The result looks ugly, and Acrobat Reader tells me that
> the Font used in the PDF file for the $x$ is a Type 3 font named A. The same
> problem arise when using ps2pdf from the PS file.

> 14h-released-20010417 for windows, ghostscript 7.00, GSView 4.0, the perl

You have to tell dvips to use the type 1 fonts, eg:
  dvips -Ppdf yourfile
  dvips -Pcmz -Pamz yourfile
  ... (depends on the TeX distribution)

Yours sincerely
  Heiko <oberdiek at ruf.uni-freiburg.de>

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