[tex-live] PDF files cut off using a0poster with current texlive 2009 pretest
hh-brasil at bol.com.br
Tue Aug 4 15:12:19 CEST 2009
a font change(!) at that stage IMHO might lead to problems.
To configure updmap correctly from the beginning might be the better way.
Date sent: Tue, 4 Aug 2009 14:02:34 +0200
Subject: Re: [tex-live] PDF files cut off using a0poster with
From: Zdenek Wagner <zdenek.wagner at gmail.com>
To: hh-brasil at bol.com.br
Copies to: John Minter <jrminter at gmail.com>, tex-live at tug.org
> 2009/8/4 hh <hh-brasil at bol.com.br>:
> > In your site there is a line shown
> > dvips -Ppdf poster.dvi
> > If I interpret this right, then there should be a config-file, which is not shown
> > but should be.
> > hh
> -Ppdf asks to load a config file that just modifies some font maps.
> The purpose is to embed all fonts (including the URW replacements for
> the standard fonts). Using updmap(-sys) this behaviour could be set as
> default so that the swich becomes unnecessary. Anyway, if dvips could
> not find a config file, it would complain.
> > Date sent: Mon, 3 Aug 2009 21:11:23 -0400
> > From: John Minter <jrminter at gmail.com>
> > To: tex-live at tug.org
> > Subject: [tex-live] PDF files cut off using a0poster with current
> > texlive
> > 2009 pretest
> >> I have been trying to use the a0poster package to generate scientific
> >> posters. It worked with texlive 2009 pretest until updates from the
> >> last couple of days. Now the pdf files get cut off.This happens both
> >> on my linux x86_64 box and on a windows install. I had successful
> >> conversion using the TeX install that comes with Mandriva 2009.0
> >> x86_64. I haven't been able to find the problem. Any ideas. You can
> >> reproduce the problem using the example files (poster.tex, poster.bib,
> >> and gklogo.eps ] from here:
> >> http://andreas.welcomes-you.com/projects/a0poster/
> >> Any suggestions how I could help debug this?
> >> Thanks,
> >> John
> Zdenek Wagner
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