[texhax] Q: how to generate PS font from MF input?

D. R. Evans doc.evans at gmail.com
Sat Apr 12 00:46:02 CEST 2008

D. R. Evans said the following at 04/11/2008 03:47 PM :
> William Adams said the following at 04/11/2008 11:44 AM :
>> But you don't necessarily need to do this --- pdflatex will include a  
>> Metafont as bitmaps, which can be made to be print-ready if need be w/  
>> the appropriate tools.
> Are there any directions anywhere?
> I just rebuilt the font from my pal10.mf source. So I now have a
> "pal10.2602gf" file. But I don't know what would be the right tools to make
> this usable by pdftex :-(

I see that I can open this font in FontForge, and can use FontForge to
create a .pfb file. Now I have pfb, afm and tfm files. I sort of think that
that might be all I need. But I have no idea where to put them so that
pdftex can find and use them.


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