[NTG-context] Re: using fonts -- installation
atl at comp.lancs.ac.uk
Tue Dec 7 09:19:49 CET 2004
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Rob Ermers said this at Tue, 7 Dec 2004 00:19:13 +0100:
>Thanks for your quick reaction. Before ending this eventful day, I ran
>texexec as you suggested.
(I'm in a meeting the next couple days, so probably won't be as
responsive after this email.)
>The font in question is Hudson (vendor=softmaker = Berry 5), for which I
> invented the name 5hu (+r for roman). I have the two files 5hur.pdf
Ugh. IMHO, it's a waste of time bothering with berry style renaming.
Texfont's beauty is that it takes fonts as they are (whole directories at
a time). It shouldn't create problems if you want to do this renaming, though.
>Texfont generated a number of files and put them in several directories:
>- texnansi-softmaker-hudson.map in
>- texnansi-5hur.tfm in J:\tex\localtexmf\fonts\tfm\softmaker\hudson
>- texnansi-5hur.vf in J:\tex\localtexmf\fonts\vf\softmaker\hudson
>- 5hur.afm in J:\tex\localtexmf\fonts\afm\softmaker\hudson
>- 5hur.pfb in J:\tex\localtexmf\fonts\type1\softmaker\hudson
>Texfont also generated the following:
>The pdf file does not show the hudson font - I wonder if it should.
It should. Do you have \autoloadmapfilestrue uncommented in your cont-
What errors come up in PDF creation? (you *do* use pdfetex as an engine,
>Perhaps I should mention that Texfont was interrupted; atf2tfm gets
>stuck - a conflict with a dll, but if click on OK, nothing serious seems
>to be the matter. The tfm file is generated after all. If I test afm2tfm
> without texfont, it works normally.
That interruption doesn't fill me with faith. Is the generated texnansi-
5hur.tfm from the texfont valid?
>I have a test file, which is called testhuds-con.tex.
it wasn't attached, in case that was your intention.
Adam T. Lindsay, Computing Dept. atl at comp.lancs.ac.uk
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