[OS X TeX] Turning mtpro2 fonts into mac fonts

Axel E. Retif axel.retif at mac.com
Wed Dec 6 00:24:11 EST 2006

On Dec 5, 2006, at 17:21 , André Bellaïche wrote:

> Some time ago, I bought the mtpro2 fonts from pctex  and I  
> installed them on my mMacintosh.
> Now, I have the following problem: I want the lettering in the  
> illustrations identical with the one in text. So, I usually typeset  
> my LaTeX file into pdf, then I open the pdf file with Adobe  
> Illustrator, and I have only to copy-past the formulas from the pdf  
> file into my illustrations.
> In fact, I used to proceed in this manner with Textures and  
> Postcript CMR (and alike) fonts.
> Unfortunately, this cannot work with the mtpro2 fonts, I get  
> messages like the following one: "MT2HRBT is lacking. It will be  
> substituted..." (translated from the French). I suppose that I  
> should install Macintosh versions of the mtpro2 fonts into Library/ 
> Fonts.

But the encoding will still be a problem, which you describe bellow:

> An = sign typed into the file appears as an = sign when the pdf  
> file is viewed with Acrobat, and as a \Downarrow symbol when the  
> pdf file is opened with Illustrator.

I use F. Costanzo and Gary Gray's WARMFigToPDF:


and easier yet, TeX Font Outliner, in their PDF Processing Apps:



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