[OS X TeX] Default Truetype Fonts?

Axel E.Retif axretif at igo.com.mx
Wed Feb 23 20:40:15 EST 2005

On Feb 23, 2005, at 3:03 AM, Bruno Voisin wrote:

> By the way, given the safety requirement that one sees more and more 
> often, namely that all fonts, even the basic 35 LaserWriter ones, be 
> included in PDF documents (and given that more and more often the size 
> of the fonts is insignificant compared with the size of the graphics 
> included in a (La)TeX document), I wonder whether it wouldn't be safer 
> to offer Include as the default choice during the Configure stage of 
> the TeX i-Package installation in i-Installer.

For me, working in a publishing house, the need to embed all fonts is 
crucial. When we send documents (books) to the printing shop, they do a 
preflight first. If all fonts are not embedded, they reject the 

That's why I had to learn about ``sudo updmap --setoption 
dvipsDownloadBase35 true'', etc., before Gerben Wierda had the Include 
option in i-Installer.



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