[Mac OS X TeX] TeXShop, fonts, and Illustrator

Andy White bad_machine at mac.com
Thu May 3 07:52:15 EDT 2001

<x-flowed>This sounds very much like problems from long ago versions of 
Textures/Illustrator - which is why I wrote font-fixer.  When I get 
some time, I will have a look (I don't know PDF nearly as well as 
postscript, but who knows...).  Would you like to send a minimal PDF 
example < 50 k.


Andy White

>I like to use Illustrator for creating graphics for inclusion into 
>LaTeX documents. Back in the old days of Classic, I would have a 
>Textures file that I used to create labels for figures. I would save 
>the typeset labels page as an eps file, import it into Illustrator, 
>and then put them on the figure. I just tried creating some figure 
>labels in TeXShop and when I open the resulting pdf file in 
>Illustrator, some of the characters are missing. For example, I just 
>tried creating some figure labels with $A$, $B$, $O$, and $\theta$ 
>everything showed up except the $\theta$. Interestingly, if I open 
>the pdf file in Acrobat Reader 5.0, I can see everything, including 
>the $\theta$.
>Does anyone know what is going on here? If so, do you know how to fix it?
>I love LaTeX, but I hate all the problems associated with fonts. :-)


Andy White

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