[OS X TeX] Two questions about Lettrine.
ariciputi at pito.com
Wed Dec 22 03:59:41 EST 2004
Thanks Will for your answer, but:
On 22 Dec 2004, at 02:25, Will Robertson wrote:
>> Now if I look to the resulting dvi file the capital "W" appears in
>> red, but if I convert the dvi file to a ps or a pdf file the capital
>> "W" appears in black. On the other hand if I try pdflatex (instead of
>> plain latex) the capital "W" in the resulting pdf file appears
>> correctly in red. Any suggestions about how to fix this?
> Maybe try explicitly calling the driver for the color package:
> as appropriate.
calling the driver doesn't work. The EPS image of the capital letter is
still in black.
>> Just another question: how can obtain capital letters in EPS format
>> starting from the yinit*.mf files? Reading the demo seems that
>> running Metapost does the trick, but it doesn't work (at least for
>> me). Anyone can explain how to get this?
> Wouldn't have a clue :)
> However, you can use the bitmap fonts and they'll print fine, and
> since they're only decorative caps they should be readable enough in
> the PDF.
The problem here is that I've only a poor knowledge of how font works.
I've thought to use metafont, but I cannot figure out how to create an
EPS file from a .mf file. By the way, have you any reference about
fonts use in LaTeX? I'd really like to learn something more.
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