[OS X TeX] Mysterious behavior of Preview.app

Jin-Hwan Cho chofchof at ktug.or.kr
Thu May 15 12:16:50 EDT 2008

On May 15, 2008, at 6:35 PM, Bruno Voisin wrote:

> Le 15 mai 08 à 11:12, Bruno Voisin a écrit :
>> Le 15 mai 08 à 10:44, Jin-Hwan Cho a écrit :
>>> Actually I'd like to know why Preview.app does not show nfssfont- 
>>> new-w-cidmap.pdf  correctly
>>> but Adobe Reader do show correctly.
>> I would think one of the many bugs of PDFKit, the Cocoa framework  
>> (if that is indeed the correct term) used to display PDF files on  
>> OS X (by Preview, Mail, Safari, TeXShop, Finder, etc.) except by  
>> Adobe applications (which include their own PDF rendering routines).
> A silly idea, but who knows: cid-x.map uses the ":" character, namely
> 	pplr8r 8r :0:Palatino
> possibly for path specification (I don't know what the above syntax  
> means, I imagined :0:Palatino meant "Palatino font in suitcase  
> format in the current directory").

":0:Palatino" indicates the first font in "Palatino". As I know, there  
are four fonts in "/Library/Fonts/Palatino".
The first one is regular Palatino. If you give different number, you  
may see its variants.

Best, ChoF.

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