[OS X TeX] Multiple color postscript / pdf to font?
William F. Adams
wadams at atlis.com
Thu Mar 31 09:22:56 EST 2005
On Mar 30, 2005, at 3:58 PM, Bob Kerstetter wrote:
> I have some multiple-color symbols in postscript (illustrator) source
> and would like make an outline font containing these symbols, keeping
> their colors. I worked someplace years ago where we did this with
> color logos, but have long since lost the technology.
> Is doing this possible with metafont or metapost, or something like
Yes. See papers on making Type 3 fonts the Polish TeX user's group has
An alternative is to just use .eps files and stitch them together using
a virtual font as I did for Zapfino. You don't even have to use Omega
so long as you don't want more than 8bits worth of characters.
Or you can make a multi-character-glyph font w/ sidebearings set to
overlap the elements.
William Adams, publishing specialist
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