[tex-live] Map vs. MixedMap

Hartmut Henkel hartmut_henkel at gmx.de
Sun Jan 28 17:28:00 CET 2007

Hi Reinhard,

On Sun, 28 Jan 2007, Reinhard Kotucha wrote:

> >>>>> "Hartmut" == Hartmut Henkel <hartmut_henkel at gmx.de> writes:
>   > Hi, i would be glad to know what the difference is between Map and
>   > MixedMap in updmap.cfg. Is it documented anywhere? Is it
>   > historical?
> $ man 5 updmap.cfg
>        MixedMap
>        Similar  to  Map.  It  should  be used when there is Type1 and a bitmap
>        implementation of the font (the latter mostly  coming  from  MetaFont).
>        These  entries  will  not  be used in the default map of dvips if dvip-
>        sPreferOutline is set to false.
>        Usage: MixedMap filename.map

many thanks! Should have looked there first.

(So it could be done in principle similarly with pdftex, but who would
want bitmap fonts in PDF if there are outlines.)

Regards, Hartmut

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