[OS X TeX] zapf dingbats
dwarnold45 at suddenlink.net
Sat Mar 13 17:18:20 EST 2010
david-arnolds-macbook-pro-2:Fonts darnold$ otfinfo -i ZapfDingbatsStd.otf
Family: ITC Zapf Dingbats Std
Full name: ITC Zapf Dingbats Std Medium
PostScript name: ZapfDingbatsStd
Preferred subfamily: Medium
Mac font menu name: ITC Zapf Dingbats Std
Version: Version 1.043;PS 002.001;Core 1.0.36;makeotf.lib1.5.4750
Unique ID: 1.043;ADBE;ZapfDingbatsStd
Designer: Hermann Zapf
Vendor URL: http://www.adobe.com/type
Trademark: ITC Zapf Dingbats is a trademark of International Typeface Corporation.
Copyright: Copyright © 1985, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1997, 2001, 2002 Adobe Systems Incorporated. All Rights Reserved.
License URL: http://www.adobe.com/type/legal.html
What should I do next?
On Mar 13, 2010, at 1:41 PM, Michael Sharpe wrote:
> On Mar 13, 2010, at 1:10 PM, David Arnold wrote:
>> That didn't work either. Bought the font, downloaded, and put it in: /Library/Fonts
>> The file is: /Library/Fonts/ZapfDingbatsStd.otf
>> This file:
>> Produces: http://msemac.redwoods.edu/~darnold/junk/junk.ps
>> But dropping junk.ps on Distiller produces the exact same error:
>> Distilling: junk.ps
>> Start Time: Saturday, March 13, 2010 at 12:51 PM
>> Source: /Users/darnold/Documents/PreAlgText/trunk/story/junk.ps
>> Destination: /Users/darnold/Documents/PreAlgText/trunk/story/junk.pdf
>> Adobe PDF Settings: /Library/Application Support/Adobe/Adobe PDF/Settings/Standard.joboptions
>> %%[ Warning: ZapfDingbats not found, using Font Substitution. Font cannot be embedded. ]%%
>> Distill Time: 1 seconds (00:00:01)
>> **** End of Job ****
>> I tried going into the junk.ps file and changing three occurrences of ZapfDingbats to ZapfDingbatsStd. Then I dropped the junk.ps on the Distiller and the error message went away, but when I opened the junk.pdf in Acrobat and checked the properties, there were no ZapfDingbats or ZapfDingbatsStd fonts listed. Don, is there something I can add to the source file above to test this idea? Maybe get ZapfDingbats to show up in Document Properties in Acrobat?
>> I also tried renaming the file from /Library/Fonts/ZapfDingbatsStd.otf to /Library/Fonts/ZapfDingbats.otf and restarting my system, but dropping the resulting junk.ps on Distiller produce the exact same error as seen above.
>> Why can't I get this to work?
>> On Mar 13, 2010, at 10:26 AM, Michael Sharpe wrote:
>>> On Mar 13, 2010, at 9:56 AM, David Arnold wrote:
> In a Terminal window, cd to a folder containing the .otf and run the command
> otfinfo -i ZapfDingbatsStd.otf
> and check the entry for PostScript name:
> It won't help to change the file name---it's the Postscript name that matters.
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