[texhax] Adobe.map file

William Adams will.adams at frycomm.com
Fri Aug 6 15:33:10 CEST 2010

On Aug 5, 2010, at 3:38 PM, Martin Schröder wrote:

> pdflatex can handle TrueType

Which often commercial printers don't want to deal with.

> and there are several
> tools for easily installing OpenType fonts for pdflatex (e.g.
> otfinst).

If the license for the font in question allows one to, and you don't mind having multiple versions of the font in your .pdf bulking it up (say one sets text in figures using the OpenType version, the converted .otf is effectively a different font, resulting in a larger file).

> And of course XeTeX and LuaTeX can handle OpenType natively.

Which is why I said:

On Aug 5, 2010, at 3:24 PM, William Adams wrote:

> Or, you could use xelatex and just purchase the OpenType version just use a simple fontspec call.


William Adams
senior graphic designer
Fry Communications
Sphinx of black quartz, judge my vow.

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