[dev-context] [Fwd: Re: Debian Context Font problems]

Norbert Preining preining at logic.at
Wed Feb 7 14:27:47 CET 2007


Hi Boguslaw!

Here a short report: The following file:
	\starttext
	\S1
	\blank[big]
	\S2\crlf\S3
	\stoptext
compiled with current context uses the lmmath fonts:
$ pdffonts test.pdf
name                                 type         emb sub uni object ID
------------------------------------ ------------ --- --- --- ---------
MZRISU+LMRoman12-Regular             Type 1       yes yes yes      7  0
MCWYOY+LMMathSymbols10-Italic        Type 1       yes yes no      10  0

But there seems to be a problem with displaying the result in some viewers:
Adobe Acrobat (Reader and Full) (Windows and Linux)
	works

xpdf 3.01 linux
	works

kpdf 3.5.5 (Debian/sid)
	at magnifications 150%, 125%, 75% 
		the the second and third line touch each other
		the problem seems that the paragraph symbols are drawn
		quite bad in all resolutions less then 200%. But I guess
		that this is a problem with kpdf
	at magnification 200%, 100%
		all ok.

MacOS 10.3, builtin viewer
	complains that it cannot recognize the file format
	(reported by Sanjoy Mahajan <sanjoy at mrao.cam.ac.uk>)


Used system to create the files:
Debian/unstable with texlive 2005 Debian packages
pdfeTeX using libpoppler 3.141592-1.30.5-2.2
	(could this be a problem with libpoppler????)
	(I will try it out soon)
context 20070123
lmodern 1.00

Best wishes

Norbert

-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Dr. Norbert Preining <preining at logic.at>                    Università di Siena
Debian Developer <preining at debian.org>                         Debian TeX Group
gpg DSA: 0x09C5B094      fp: 14DF 2E6C 0307 BE6D AD76  A9C0 D2BF 4AA3 09C5 B094
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
NANHORON (n. medical)
A tiny valve concealed in the inner ear which enables a deaf
grandmother to converse quite normally when she feels like it, but
which excludes completely anything that sounds like a request to help
with laying the table.
			--- Douglas Adams, The Meaning of Liff


More information about the dev-context mailing list