[pdftex] otftotfm: using OpenType fonts with pdfLaTeX

William F. Adams wadams at atlis.com
Wed Jul 6 14:09:01 CEST 2005

On Jul 6, 2005, at 3:47 AM, Michael Saunders wrote:

> The whole process ran without errors and my LaTeX document that 
> attempts to
> use Trajan Pro is accepted without warnings.  The problem comes when I 
> look
> at the result with Adobe Reader, which objects "Could not find a font 
> in the
> Resources dictionary - using Helvetica instead".  When I look under 
> document
> properties/fonts, it's not there.  I get similar results for .ps and 
> .dvi
> outputs. Apparently LaTeX is telling me that everything is fine, but 
> doesn't
> embed the font.
> Does anyone know what's wrong?

You're not getting the font converted and embedded w/in the .pdf.

pdftex only groks TrueType outline style OpenType fonts, so you need to 
convert to a Type 1 font and update your font mapping (sudo updmap and 
all that) so that it works.


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