[pdftex] psfonts.map and pdftex.map.

Reinhard Kotucha reinhard.kotucha at web.de
Fri May 9 03:34:58 CEST 2003

>>>>> "John" == John Culleton <john at wexfordpress.com> writes:

    > According to the Pdftex Manual the layout of psfonts.map and
    > pdftex.map are essentially identical. Is there a reason why
    > psfonts.map should not be used for both purposes? What about a
    > consolidated file containing selections from each?

dvips needs the PostScript /FontName (i.e. /Palatino-Bold) always.

pdftex gets into trouble if a /FontName appears in a line containing
statements like ...SlantFont or ...ExtendFont.

Thus pdftex.map should not contain /FontNames for transformed fonts,
but dvips needs them.


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