[NTG-context] Trying to use Avant Garde - output font in very low resolution

Kári Hreinsson karihre at gmail.com
Tue Nov 8 01:24:24 CET 2005


Thanks, this worked.

I added the appropriate lines to 8r-base.map found in the local texmf
root.  That should be clean enough? :)

Thanks again,
Kári Hreinsson

On 11/7/05, Taco Hoekwater <taco at elvenkind.com> wrote:
> Kári Hreinsson wrote:
> > The interesting thing is that I can get the fonts with good quality if
> > I only use TeX.  The output of running the file flipp3.tex:
> > http://www.nfmh.is/~kari/pub/context/flipp3.tex
> > * with pdftex: http://www.nfmh.is/~kari/pub/context/flipp3.pdf
> > * with texexec --pdf: http://www.nfmh.is/~kari/pub/context/flipp5.pdf
> > So it seems that texexec is doing things a bit differently then pdftex
> > but I can't figure out where or how to fix it.
>
> That's definately a clue. I'll wager you can get the texexec
> version working by adding
>
>     \loadmapfile[pdftex.map]
>
> to the document. Stand-alone plain pdftex reads that file to find
> font mappings, but context does not use it (any more).
>
> The 'clean' way would be to put your AvantGarde lines in a 'Avant
> Garde map' file, and load that using \loadmapfile[avantgarde.map],
> for instance.
>
> Cheers, Taco
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