[tex-live] Remapping a Tex Font to an Adobe font in dvipdfm?

Mark London mrl at psfc.mit.edu
Thu Jul 24 16:46:11 CEST 2008

I can't use pdftex because the TeX file includes postscript figures, 
which pdftex doesn't seem to handle.

Mojca Miklavec wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 24, 2008 at 3:10 AM, Mark London wrote:
>> Hi - I'm presently using the TeX URW Arial font for Arial, but it's not
>> quite real Arial.  So I've changed the URW Arial map file (UA1.MAP) so that
>> it maps the URW Arial fonts to Adobe ArialMT fonts.  This works great when
>> converting the DVI to PS.  However, I want the same ability when using DVI
>> to PDF also.  Is this possible?  Right now I'm creating the PDF file by
>> converting the PS file to a PDF using Adobe Distiller, but it would be more
>> convenient if it could be done in one step.  Thanks. - Mark
> I don't know anything about the specific question you asked, but I
> guess that both pdf(la)tex and dvipdfmx could use the same (dvips) map
> file. Can you try with pdf(la)tex and see if it works as expected?
> You can always try dvipdfmx (from TeX Live 2008, not earlier), but
> using pdfTeX is more simple and better unless you need some very
> special features of dvipdfmx.
> Mojca
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