[NTG-context] texfont: installed font only works with pdftex

Taco Hoekwater taco at elvenkind.com
Wed Aug 9 13:33:06 CEST 2006

Hans Hagen wrote:
> well, we can consider to let texfont use a ec-fixed encoding for
> afm2tfm and the regular ec encoding for the rest
> --afmencoding=ec-fixed
> or so

or fix afm2pl.

> for a while afm2pl was the default, but then it suddenly defaulted to
> latex default (em) spacing which ruined a project here because that
> went unnoticed and resulted in incompatible output, so it made me
> more careful; i'm not sure to what extend afm2pl uses the same
> default for the fontdimen related things as afm2tfm

from the afm2pl documentation:

   -f font_dimensions

afm2tfm compatible settings would be something like

   -f 300,100,0,1000,

But as of 0.702

   -f afm2tfm is also accepted


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