[pdftex] Pdflatex printing problems / Acrobat Reader

Greg Slabaugh slabaugh at ece.gatech.edu
Thu Aug 22 21:47:23 CEST 2002


Please disregard my previous posting to this group.  After several hours
of trying different solutions, a friend convinced me to update my miktex
distribution (why didn't I think of that?).  Doing so and regenerating my
document with pdflatex fixed the problem.



On Thu, 22 Aug 2002, Greg Slabaugh wrote:

> Hello,
> I am a newbie at pdflatex and am having some trouble printing.  The
> document I've created using the pdflatex program with the miktex
> distribution looks great on screen when I load the .pdf file in Acrobat
> Reader.  When I print though, I get a message saying "An error occurred
> when downloading a font.  This document might not print
> correctly".  Indeed, the equations are terrible - it looks like a
> different font is being used during printing than what is displayed
> onscreen, but only for the equations in my document.
> I was reading some of the archives from this group; someone suggested
> editing the psfonts.map file, replacing 
> cmtex10 CMTEX10 <cmtex10.pfb
> with 
> cmtex10 CMTEX10 <<cmtex10.pfb
> and the like.  I did this for the 7 or so fonts that my document is using,
> creating a new .pdf file.  When I printed this new file, I didn't get the
> error message in Acrobat Reader, the equations looked better, but were 
> missing symbols like minuses.
> Does anyone have any suggestions?  Would it be worthwhile to switch to a
> TrueType font?  If so, how do I do this in pdflatex?
> Thanks so much.
> Regards,
> Greg
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