[texhax] Lucida Font map problem in MikTeX 2.9

Ulrike Fischer news3 at nililand.de
Wed Aug 1 17:07:09 CEST 2012

Am Wed, 1 Aug 2012 11:23:38 -0230 schrieb P. P. Narayanaswami:

> I am using MikTeX 2.9 + WinEdt7. I am trying to insytall Lucida Fonts that
> I purchaesed from Y&Y long back. I created a local directory containing all the
> Lucida .pfb, .tfm font files, and have added it to the Roots of MikTeX2.9 by
> using
>      Maintenance-> Setting-> Roots
>      and updated the FNDB.  
> When I pdfLaTeX a file containing Lucida fonts, LaTeX processes it correctly,
> but by creating the pk fonts (instead of using Type 1 Lucida fonts).  
> I feel it is not reading the lucida.map file, and uses bitmapped fonts.
> I downloaded the file "lucida.map" from CTAN.
> Where should it be placed  in my local (or home) directory, 
> so that MikTeX can locate it before I use the following commands
>     initexmf --edit-config-file updmap
>     and add  
>     'Map lucida.map'
>     and run  
>     initexmf --mkmaps

The map file should go in the local directory you created in

Ulrike Fischer 

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