[texhax] Ligature Issue

William F. Adams wadams at atlis.com
Fri Oct 1 20:36:26 CEST 2004

On Friday, October 1, 2004, at 06:16  AM, Stephane Fombonne wrote:

> The result is fine on my printer, but on my work's printer, it's fuzzy 
> :
> The thing is that with pdflatex I've got a fuzzy line, and with dvips 
> -Ppdf
> G0 I've got only the word 'fine' going wrong...
> I've also checked the Acrobat reader font properties. It is also 
> fine...
> (defined as type 1 custom).
> Strange ...
> Is there a way to disable ligatures "fi", apart from doing
> "This works f{}ine" ? (I mean an option in the preamble or in the fonts
> files)?
> I would like to stick to roman style (iso sans serif, like helvetica)

Could you put a copy of the .pdf on a site somewhere?

My suspicion is your setup at work has some untoward aspect, either a 
buggy PS RIP, or a version of Adobe Acrobat set to use local fonts or 

An alternative here would be to set up using Times .pfb files instead 
of the URW clone.


William Adams, publishing specialist
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