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Re: Problem with dvips and Acrobat (me again)
At 02:37 AM 98/12/05 +0100, Yannis Haralambous wrote:
>Just thought of a third solution: a virtual font having the
>correct widths of characters, and underneath a real font with
>widths not exceeding 719. In that way TeX has the right metrics
>but dvips transmits fake metrics to Distiller, and so everybody
>is happy. I tried it, and it worked. It is much better than (a)
Isn't this just a bit dangerous? Unless you are positoning and typesetting
each character individually. A problem occurs when you have several
of these in a row and they are not split into separate calls to `show'.
Or if anyone tries to use the font with anything but TeX.
>Nevertheless ths is still cheating, and would like to know if
>the problem lies in Acrobat Distiller, dvips, my fonts or
>somewhere else. Any idea, anyone?
Not without seeing the font.
Berthold K.P. Horn
Cambridge, MA mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org