truetype fonts in tetex, pdftex, pdflatex

Aaron Konstam akonstam at sbcglobal.net
Mon Feb 18 14:39:16 UTC 2008


On Sun, 2008-02-17 at 21:07 -0600, Paul Johnson wrote:
> > > Oops, sorry, F8 works okay.  I've been messing about with
> > > TeX so much this weekend that I forgot what I'd tried on which
> > > machine.
> > >
> > > Thanks again to you both for your advice.
> > >
> >
> > It seems I wasn't entirely wrong; this happens when you use LyX,
> > as it includes a \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} which messes up font
> > expansion.  The work-around appears to be avoiding cm (using
> > super-cm, cm-lgc or another font such as lmodern).
> >
> 
> I had installed the TexLive testing version and it processed many
> documents correctly, but I uninstalled it after several LyX documents
> failed.
> 
> Can you tell me what you mean about avoiding "cm"?  How?  What do you
> mean?  What is super-cm?  I've sometimes inserted this in the preamble
> because it is supposed to avoid the "bad fonts in pdf output"
> 
> \usepackage{lmodern}
> 
> But this did not change the weird output I was getting from TexLive.
> 
lyx is not tex. It uses a different command format. Coompare the table
construction in tex to that in lyx. In some sense lyx is convertable
into tex but it is not tex.
> 
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