[texhax] Font help needed.

Karl Berry karl at freefriends.org
Wed Apr 18 02:32:35 CEST 2007

    The problem is with fonts where the tfm name is not the 
    same as the pfb name.

This is, as you note, very common.  That is how we handle the TeX 256
chars per encoding limitation -- OT1, T1, texnansi, etc., each have to
have their own tfm, even if they all map to a single pfb.

Indeed, the Cyrillic font tfm's are generated by mktextfm.  There are
scripts in the lh distribution to do it all in batch if you're so
inclined.  Probably not very interesting for purposes of a font
catalogue, in any case.  (It could be interesting if each font had the
supported encodings listed, though.)


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