[OS X TeX] Adobe Post Script Font Mapping
richter at in.tum.de
Sun Dec 7 06:15:49 EST 2008
I am not sure, whether this is a real MaxTeX specific question, so I
apologize if it is not.
I am using Tex Live for Mac version 2008.
I installed Adobe Garamond according to the various instructions
available on the internet:
-renaming of outline files to padr8a.pfb etc...
-generation of pl and vpl files from afm files
-transformation to tfm and vf files
-installation in ~Library/texmf ...
-updating the maps
The problem is following:
I am using format plain.tex and latin1 file encoding and all macros
(including \"a ...) are working. I switch to Garamond
(e.g. \font\Garamond=padr8r at 16pt) and the macros do not work
anymore, german umlaut (ä,ü,ö) can be typed directly
and are displayed correctly. It has to do with the character
arrangement in Adobe fonts which differ from TeX alignment.
Since I am not a font wiz I am wondering what to do.
Went something wrong with the font transformation or do I have to do a
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