[OS X TeX] Pixelated sans serif fonts (in TeXShop)

Michael S. Hanson mshanson at wesleyan.edu
Wed Aug 18 14:25:49 EDT 2004

On Aug 17, 2004, at 7:53 PM, Herb Schulz wrote:

> On 8/17/04 2:23 PM, "Michael S. Hanson" <mshanson at wesleyan.edu> wrote:
>> I am using \textsf{} to render some text in sans serif in a LaTeX
>> document, and discovered that this font appears as a bitmapped or 
>> badly
>> "pixelated" font in the PDF document as viewed by TeXShop on my
>> desktop.  Oddly, I didn't have this font problem when I compiled the
>> same LaTeX document on my PowerBook last night.  I thought both
>> machines had the same gwTeX installation, but perhaps not.
> Do you have the CMSuper fonts installed one one machine and not the 
> other?
> Just a guess.

	Looks like hat might have been it.  I reinstalled CM-Super on the 
desktop and the sans serif font now displays correctly.  Thanks!

                                         -- Mike

P.S.  I'm curious what led you to that conclusion -- I never would have 
guessed that myself.

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