[pdftex] Re: Embedding fonts

John Culleton john at wexfordpress.com
Thu Aug 8 12:10:33 CEST 2002

On Thursday 08 August 2002 10:13 am, Thomas Esser wrote:
> > > So, given the present system, how do I force embedding of the 14 fonts?
> >
> > Have you read the latest threads? See:
> >
> > http://tug.org/pipermail/pdftex/2002-July/002804.html
> Ok, instead of suppying a wrong psname, I prefer not to specify a name at
> all,i.e. to use
>   ptmr8r "TeXBase1Encoding ReEncodeFont" <8r.enc <utmr8a.pfb
> instead of
>   ptmr8r Times-RomanEmbed "TeXBase1Encoding ReEncodeFont" <8r.enc
> <utmr8a.pfb
> What I'd like to have is several map files (some download the base14,
> others not) and then decide via some new pdftex cmdline-option which
> map file to use.
> Thomas

I am almost home!

My current TeX distro (Texlive from last year) does not have a pdftex.map
file. It has two psfonts.map files, one for dvi and one for pdftex.

I note that earlier distros had the pdftex.map file. 

So what should I have/use/modify, psfonts.map or pdftex.map? 

John Culleton

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