[pdftex] Pdftex and fonts
stephane.mancini at inpg.fr
Thu Apr 4 15:05:44 CEST 2002
I had a strange problem with pdftex and fonts
Indeed, I want to use the metafont calligra and
the associated package, but pdftex has a stange behaviour.
I'm using the tetex 1.0.7 distribution and replace pdftex with
pdfTeX (Web2C 7.3.7) 3.14159-1.00b-pretest-20020211
(Linux Mandrake 8.2)
I installed the .mf files in the directory
and I processed it with metafont to get the .tfm wich I put into
Then I run pdflatex on my file. The pdf produced can't be viewed with
and I get the log file :
BEGIN LOG FILE EXTRACT
kpathsea: Running mktextfm callig15
mktextfm: Running mf \mode:=ljfour; mag:=1; nonstopmode; input callig15
This is METAFONT, Version 2.7182 (Web2C 7.3.1)
 ..... (snip) ...
(some charht values had to be adjusted by as much as 0.2175pt)
Font metrics written on callig15.tfm.
Output written on callig15.600gf (168 characters, 47272 bytes).
Transcript written on callig15.log.
mktextfm: /var/lib/texmf/tfm/public/calligra/callig15.tfm: successfully
Warning: pdflatex (file callig15): Font callig15 at 691 not found
Warning: pdflatex (file callig15): Font callig15 at 2074 not found
END LOG FILE
What is really strange is that it process the first characters but not
Moreover, everything works fine if I first process my file with latex
a dvi file and then view it with xdvi or transform it to postscript
wich produces all the needed bitmaps (.pk).
What doesn't work ? What should I do ? thanks
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