in message <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>,
wrote Alexander Haderer thusly...
> At 07:59 10.10.2003 -0600, Tillman Hodgson wrote:
> >On Fri, Oct 10, 2003 at 03:06:23PM +0200, Alexander Haderer wrote:
> >> 
> >> The "old" way of generating pdf via tex->dvi->ps->pdf via the
> >> classic (la)tex commands has the disadvantage that you have to
> >> deal with different ps-fontencodings (type 1 / type 3 or
> >> Pixelfont vs. Outline font) with the bad sideeffect that your
> >> pdfs have crippled and slow display on screen while printing
> >> works fine. google is full of messages regarding this topic.
> >
> >I disagree that one needs to use pdflatex, though. Those side-effects
> >you mention are trivial to get rid of:
> > 1. \usepackage{times}      (or palatino or bookman or whatever font
> >                             package you like)
> Does this work without _any_ problems when you want to use the 
> (tex-default) computer modern fonts?

No, i did not have any problems in creating PS or PDF files (from
tex ones) using Computer Modern fonts.  The only drawback is the
font is packed along w/ the file, resulting in expansive files (when
compred to using only Time, Helevetica, or Courier fonts).

  - Parv


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