[EXT] PFA format not usable with XeTeX

Ulrike Fischer news3 at nililand.de
Mon Nov 28 11:01:21 CET 2022

Am Mon, 28 Nov 2022 09:51:27 +0000 schrieb Philip Taylor (RHBNC):

> At least one font, namely pigpen, can't be used with XeTeX, because its
> Type1 version is stored as a PFA file.
> As reported in the Stack Exchange thread, the following works fine —

It works on windows by converting the font with mktexpk to a bitmap
as one can see if one zooms in. In linux systems the mktexpk call
seems to fail. In any case using a proper vector font is better
anyway, so it would be good if texlive would add a pfb and a
suitable map entry.

Ulrike Fischer 

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