[OS X TeX] Substituting tex fonts with outline fonts

roberto avanzi roberto.avanzi at online.de
Tue Jul 20 08:34:07 EDT 2010

On Jul 20, 2010, at 14:30 , William Adams wrote:

> on Jul 20, 2010, at 8:03 AM, roberto avanzi wrote:
>> I sometimes use pkfix to fix relatively recent ps files with
>> embedded bitmap TeX fonts by substituting outline versions
>> for the bitmap fonts.  However, the script (PKFIX 1.5) 
>> does not work with older files.  Are there other tools that
>> can help in this case?
> Frank Siegert modified his (shareware/commercial) pdf distiller Pstill to do this and suggests the use of a tool ``FixFont'' which seems to've gone 404.
> http://www.stone.com/FAQ/PStill.php#ID77
> You might be able to retrieve it using archive.org's wayback machine.

In the meantime I also found that pkfix-helper does a nice job.  It is also available with TeXLive.


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