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Re: getting gs to see ttf fonts

On Sun, Mar 02, 2008 at 06:19:01PM -0500, H.S. wrote:
> Chris Bannister wrote:
> >On Thu, Feb 28, 2008 at 07:02:23PM -0500, H.S. wrote:
> >So you installed some ttfs, and if you print a .pdf all is ok, but if
> >you print a .ps it isn't?
> Yes, that is pretty much it.
> I use the following fonts.
> $> apt-cache policy ttf-indic-fonts
> ttf-indic-fonts:
>   Installed: 1:0.5.1
>   Candidate: 1:0.5.1
>   Version table:
>  *** 1:0.5.1 0
>         500 ftp://gulus.usherbrooke.ca testing/main Packages
>         100 /var/lib/dpkg/status
> >How do you generate your .pdf compared with your .ps, or is it a menu
> >choice, which unfortunately hides all the gory details.
> From within OOo from a menu, it exports the odt file directly to PDF.

What happens if you generate your .pdf (which seems to include the
fonts) then use a converter (there are several) to generate a ps from
that?  Are there any that don't use gs, that would use the fonts in the
pdf file?

This may sound stupid (but it may work): there's a pdf to html converter
that turns each pdf page into a graphic that then a browser can display.
Would this round-about method work if the image could then be turned
into a ps?


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