[tex-live] Embedding TrueType fonts in manuals

Frank Küster frank at kuesterei.ch
Tue Jul 24 09:39:27 CEST 2007

karl at freefriends.org (Karl Berry) wrote:

>     I'm not sure whether the tex->dvi->ps Workflow is able to embed TrueType
> dvips does not support truetype or opentype, no.  It awaits "real
> programming work".
> As for dvi-to-pdf, I was under the impression that dvipdfmx does embed
> the base14 by default.  Is that not the case?

The workflow for producing the Debian installation instructions uses
*dvipdf*, not dvipdf*m* or dvipdf*mx*.  That's a wrapper which envokes
dvips and gs.  I have no idea why that was chosen - perhaps just
"historical reasons".

Regards, Frank
Frank Küster
Single Molecule Spectroscopy, Protein Folding @ Inst. f. Biochemie, Univ. Zürich
Debian Developer (teTeX/TeXLive)

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