[texhax] Problem with DVIPS

William Adams will.adams at frycomm.com
Tue Apr 25 13:36:32 CEST 2006

On Apr 25, 2006, at 2:02 AM, Jay wrote:

> I am facing strange problem. when I am generation PDF from PS file,  
> which is converted with mention below command:
>          $ dvips foo.dvi -o foo.ps
> All fraction and footnote rules are converted as raster image. When  
> I am checking my PDF on pitstop, it shows error like :
>          Effective resolution of single-bit black & white image is  
> less than 599 dpi (130x)
> Is any problem with dvips. I am using dvips(k) 5.86 version on RHL.  
> Please guide me how to eradicate this problem.

You're using a font which is available as a metafont probably and/or  
is being placed as a Type 3 bitmap font.

Check the TeX faq for bitmap fonts for the solution (short version  
use something which is available in Type 1 outline format).


or most likely


should cover it.


William Adams
senior graphic designer
Fry Communications

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