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

Zdenek Wagner zdenek.wagner at gmail.com
Thu Jul 24 16:57:51 CEST 2008

2008/7/24 Mark London <mrl at psfc.mit.edu>:
> I can't use pdftex because the TeX file includes postscript figures, which
> pdftex doesn't seem to handle.
You can use epstopdf for conversion of EPS to PDF which can be
uncluded by pdftex.

> 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

Zdeněk Wagner

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