[XeTeX] xdvipdfmx and Type1 fonts

Roland Kuhn rkuhn at e18.physik.tu-muenchen.de
Fri Feb 2 15:58:47 CET 2007

Hi Pete!

On 2 Feb 2007, at 12:59, Peter Dyballa wrote:

> Am 02.02.2007 um 11:36 schrieb Roland Kuhn:
>> Yes, that did it! But alas, updmap filter out my "SlantFont"  
>> directive
> That's correct! It should translate into dvipdfm syntax: -s <some  
> value>
Well, that didn't happen. Is there an updmap out there which does  
this automatically? The problem is, I could of course add the "- 
s ..." manually, but I'd have to remember to do it after each updmap  
invocation. That way lies madnes...

>> Giving directly the lcdftools.map to xdvipdfmx makes it complain  
>> that it seems to be fed a dvips.map file, which it doesn't like.
> And this also bears potential for failure: lcdftools.map is only a  
> MAP file *fragment*.
> You could try to translate from dvips to dvipdfm by hand! Compare  
> psfonts.map (for dvips) with dvipdfm.map ...
Yes, that works, thanks for the hint. If I don't find an updmap which  
does The Right Thing, I'll probably just embed 2400dpi PK-fonts...


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