[OS X TeX] (OT) converting old ps to pdf

Peter Dyballa Peter_Dyballa at Web.DE
Thu Dec 21 08:52:40 EST 2006

Am 21.12.2006 um 14:06 schrieb Victor Ivrii:

> On 12/21/06, Peter Dyballa <Peter_Dyballa at web.de> wrote:
>> Am 21.12.2006 um 10:46 schrieb Victor Ivrii:
>> > It is known that old ps files are problematic and that old dvips  
>> was
>> > the culprit.
>> No: badly set up psfonts.map.
> At what moment this map played role? During dvips conversion? Is not
> it the part of dvips subtree in tex tree?

Right. The admin's frontend is updmap or updmap-sys.

The DVI file contains the names of the TeX fonts used. Psfonts.map  
maps these names to actual PostScript fonts and the proper encodings  
– if in a good habit.

Victor, could you teach your eMail client to hide eMail addresses? I  
get already enough spam mail ...



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