[OS X TeX] OT: help with font embeddings

Siep Kroonenberg siepo at cybercomm.nl
Wed Feb 8 07:39:11 EST 2006

On Wed, Feb 08, 2006 at 06:18:14AM -0500, Stephen Moye wrote:
> Funny you should say that -- I just installed some of the xpdf tools  
> (pdftops,
> pdftotext, pdfimages, pdfinfo and pdffonts): it was a simple install  
> requiring
> only that the xcode tools be installed. The package from foolabs will  
> not
> install xpdf and pdftoppm because (I discovered when running ./ 
> configure)
> FreeType and Motif could not be found. That was odd because I did  
> install
> FreeType using the i-Installer. I gather, however, that xpdf itself  
> is a previewer,
> as well as a gui interface for the other utilities, so that is not  
> really necessary.
> pdftoppm might be nice however...

Ghostscript already offers tons of options for conversion to bitmap.
I don't think anybody should spend a lot of effort on compiling

Siep Kroonenberg
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