[pdftex] Pale print with Adobe Reader

George N. White III gnwiii at gmail.com
Thu Mar 15 13:43:04 CET 2007

On 3/14/07, Rodolfo Medina <rodolfo.medina at gmail.com> wrote:

> [...]
> "George N. White III" <gnwiii at gmail.com> writes:
> > What exactly is "garbage"?  There have been problems with font
> > encodings.  Did you try "dvips -P pdf file.dvi -o"?
> Thanks, that seems to work! :)
> Now, trying to sum up: if I want to print my TeX document with MS Windows Adobe
> Acrobat, I'll have to use ptmr, ptmri, ptmb in place of, respectively, cmr,
> cmti, cmbx, and then do:

There are many free and commercial fonts that can be used in place of
the CM fonts -- did you consult the on-line font guides from the TUG

>  $ tex file.tex
>  $ dvips -P pdf file.dvi -o
>  $ ps2pdf file.ps
> . Apart from the fact that the beauty of cmr is lost with ptmr, how can I
> replace cmmi, cmsy, cmbx, cmex, cmtt?

Many of the replacements for CM fonts also provide replacements for the others.

George N. White III <aa056 at chebucto.ns.ca>
Head of St. Margarets Bay, Nova Scotia

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