Re: Creating Logotype Letterhead

2008-02-13 Thread Rich Shepard
On Wed, 13 Feb 2008, John Coppens wrote: Do you have a system where fc-cache is installed? Yes. As far as I know, Slackware's always had it. Rich -- Richard B. Shepard, Ph.D. | IntegrityCredibility Applied Ecosystem Services, Inc.|Innovation

Re: Creating Logotype Letterhead

2008-02-13 Thread Rich Shepard
On Wed, 13 Feb 2008, John Coppens wrote: Do you have a system where fc-cache is installed? Yes. As far as I know, Slackware's always had it. Rich -- Richard B. Shepard, Ph.D. | IntegrityCredibility Applied Ecosystem Services, Inc.|Innovation

Re: Creating Logotype Letterhead

2008-02-13 Thread Rich Shepard
On Wed, 13 Feb 2008, John Coppens wrote: Do you have a system where fc-cache is installed? Yes. As far as I know, Slackware's always had it. Rich -- Richard B. Shepard, Ph.D. | IntegrityCredibility Applied Ecosystem Services, Inc.|Innovation

Re: Creating Logotype Letterhead

2008-02-12 Thread Rich Shepard
On Tue, 12 Feb 2008, Les Denham wrote: If you're trying to do what I think you're trying to do, the ps2raster tool which is part of GMT (http://gmt.soest.hawaii.edu/) does a very nice job. Les, I don't want a raster image; LyX/LaTeX prefers PostScript, particularly the encapsulated form.

Re: Creating Logotype Letterhead

2008-02-12 Thread Les Denham
On Tuesday 12 February 2008 13:16, Rich Shepard wrote: On Tue, 12 Feb 2008, Les Denham wrote: If you're trying to do what I think you're trying to do, the ps2raster tool which is part of GMT (http://gmt.soest.hawaii.edu/) does a very nice job. Les, I don't want a raster image;

Re: Creating Logotype Letterhead

2008-02-12 Thread Les Denham
On Tuesday 12 February 2008, Rich Shepard wrote:    If I was able to insert and use a .pdf at the top of the letter's first page I would not need to go through the exercise of converting the .pdf to an .eps. I have the .pdf file already. Ah! Well, you need: ps2raster -A -Te file.ps which

Re: Creating Logotype Letterhead

2008-02-12 Thread Donn
On Tuesday, 12 February 2008 18:03:46 Rich Shepard wrote:    I'm not trying to convert a typeface from one format to another, just install the Type1 glyphs into LaTeX Forgive any dumb-a$$ery on my part, but it's my understanding that (most modern) distros will pick up fonts dropped into

Re: Creating Logotype Letterhead

2008-02-12 Thread Rich Shepard
On Wed, 13 Feb 2008, Donn wrote: Forgive any dumb-a$$ery on my part, but it's my understanding that (most modern) distros will pick up fonts dropped into ~/.fonts - could you not put your .atm .pb (and company) files in there and run Lyx again? Not as far as I know. These fonts have been

Re: Creating Logotype Letterhead

2008-02-12 Thread John Coppens
On Tue, 12 Feb 2008 17:08:08 -0800 (PST) Rich Shepard [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Wed, 13 Feb 2008, Donn wrote: Forgive any dumb-a$$ery on my part, but it's my understanding that (most modern) distros will pick up fonts dropped into ~/.fonts - could you not put your .atm .pb (and

Re: Creating Logotype Letterhead

2008-02-12 Thread Rich Shepard
On Tue, 12 Feb 2008, Les Denham wrote: In spite of its name, ps2raster does not necessarily convert to raster format: if you choose the -Tf option it outputs PDF directly from the PS input. Les, Thanks for the clarification. If I was able to insert and use a .pdf at the top of the

Re: Creating Logotype Letterhead

2008-02-12 Thread Donn
Not as far as I know. These fonts have been installed for a decade and LyX/LaTeX are not aware of them. I believe one must go through the font installation guide, step-by-step, to install them so LaTeX knows they're there. Okay, that's strange but then so is LaTeX :) Similarly, all the

Re: Creating Logotype Letterhead

2008-02-12 Thread Les Denham
On Tuesday 12 February 2008, Rich Shepard wrote: When I get the syntax for cropping the .eps file using 'convert' I'll be able to import it into the document, and that's ultimately what I need. Rich, If you're trying to do what I think you're trying to do, the ps2raster tool which is part

Re: Creating Logotype Letterhead

2008-02-12 Thread Ethan Metsger
On Mon, 11 Feb 2008 21:28:19 -0500, Rich Shepard [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Years ago I started the long, painful process of adding an additional Type1 typeface to LaTeX. Gave up when the process took too much time, effort, and re-reading of multiple docs. Hi, Rich. I haven't done this

Re: Creating Logotype Letterhead

2008-02-12 Thread Rich Shepard
On Tue, 12 Feb 2008, Jürgen Spitzmüller wrote: With classic LaTeX, it's still rather tricky. But there's a useful guide here: http://tug.ctan.org/tex-archive/info/Type1fonts/fontinstallationguide/ Jürgen, That's the set of instructions I was following. Perhaps I should consider delving

Re: Creating Logotype Letterhead

2008-02-12 Thread Rich Shepard
On Tue, 12 Feb 2008, Ethan Metsger wrote: It may involve a little bit of TeX hacking in your LyX files, but I think you can do it with considerably less work than trying to convert the typeface. Ethan, I'm not trying to convert a typeface from one format to another, just install the Type1

Re: Creating Logotype Letterhead

2008-02-12 Thread Rich Shepard
On Mon, 11 Feb 2008, Rich Shepard wrote: It turns out that the logotype letterhead I use with OO.o Writer is not usable within LyX. The pdf is not accepted by LyX (I apparently lost ps4pdf during an upgrade somewhere), and I cannot translate the file to .eps because OO.o's pdf generator is not

Re: Creating Logotype Letterhead

2008-02-12 Thread Rich Shepard
On Tue, 12 Feb 2008, Les Denham wrote: If you're trying to do what I think you're trying to do, the ps2raster tool which is part of GMT (http://gmt.soest.hawaii.edu/) does a very nice job. Les, I don't want a raster image; LyX/LaTeX prefers PostScript, particularly the encapsulated form.

Re: Creating Logotype Letterhead

2008-02-12 Thread Les Denham
On Tuesday 12 February 2008 13:16, Rich Shepard wrote: On Tue, 12 Feb 2008, Les Denham wrote: If you're trying to do what I think you're trying to do, the ps2raster tool which is part of GMT (http://gmt.soest.hawaii.edu/) does a very nice job. Les, I don't want a raster image;

Re: Creating Logotype Letterhead

2008-02-12 Thread Les Denham
On Tuesday 12 February 2008, Rich Shepard wrote:    If I was able to insert and use a .pdf at the top of the letter's first page I would not need to go through the exercise of converting the .pdf to an .eps. I have the .pdf file already. Ah! Well, you need: ps2raster -A -Te file.ps which

Re: Creating Logotype Letterhead

2008-02-12 Thread Donn
On Tuesday, 12 February 2008 18:03:46 Rich Shepard wrote:    I'm not trying to convert a typeface from one format to another, just install the Type1 glyphs into LaTeX Forgive any dumb-a$$ery on my part, but it's my understanding that (most modern) distros will pick up fonts dropped into

Re: Creating Logotype Letterhead

2008-02-12 Thread Rich Shepard
On Wed, 13 Feb 2008, Donn wrote: Forgive any dumb-a$$ery on my part, but it's my understanding that (most modern) distros will pick up fonts dropped into ~/.fonts - could you not put your .atm .pb (and company) files in there and run Lyx again? Not as far as I know. These fonts have been

Re: Creating Logotype Letterhead

2008-02-12 Thread John Coppens
On Tue, 12 Feb 2008 17:08:08 -0800 (PST) Rich Shepard [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Wed, 13 Feb 2008, Donn wrote: Forgive any dumb-a$$ery on my part, but it's my understanding that (most modern) distros will pick up fonts dropped into ~/.fonts - could you not put your .atm .pb (and

Re: Creating Logotype Letterhead

2008-02-12 Thread Rich Shepard
On Tue, 12 Feb 2008, Les Denham wrote: In spite of its name, ps2raster does not necessarily convert to raster format: if you choose the -Tf option it outputs PDF directly from the PS input. Les, Thanks for the clarification. If I was able to insert and use a .pdf at the top of the

Re: Creating Logotype Letterhead

2008-02-12 Thread Donn
Not as far as I know. These fonts have been installed for a decade and LyX/LaTeX are not aware of them. I believe one must go through the font installation guide, step-by-step, to install them so LaTeX knows they're there. Okay, that's strange but then so is LaTeX :) Similarly, all the

Re: Creating Logotype Letterhead

2008-02-12 Thread Les Denham
On Tuesday 12 February 2008, Rich Shepard wrote: When I get the syntax for cropping the .eps file using 'convert' I'll be able to import it into the document, and that's ultimately what I need. Rich, If you're trying to do what I think you're trying to do, the ps2raster tool which is part

Re: Creating Logotype Letterhead

2008-02-12 Thread Ethan Metsger
On Mon, 11 Feb 2008 21:28:19 -0500, Rich Shepard [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Years ago I started the long, painful process of adding an additional Type1 typeface to LaTeX. Gave up when the process took too much time, effort, and re-reading of multiple docs. Hi, Rich. I haven't done this

Re: Creating Logotype Letterhead

2008-02-12 Thread Rich Shepard
On Tue, 12 Feb 2008, Jürgen Spitzmüller wrote: With classic LaTeX, it's still rather tricky. But there's a useful guide here: http://tug.ctan.org/tex-archive/info/Type1fonts/fontinstallationguide/ Jürgen, That's the set of instructions I was following. Perhaps I should consider delving

Re: Creating Logotype Letterhead

2008-02-12 Thread Rich Shepard
On Tue, 12 Feb 2008, Ethan Metsger wrote: It may involve a little bit of TeX hacking in your LyX files, but I think you can do it with considerably less work than trying to convert the typeface. Ethan, I'm not trying to convert a typeface from one format to another, just install the Type1

Re: Creating Logotype Letterhead

2008-02-12 Thread Rich Shepard
On Mon, 11 Feb 2008, Rich Shepard wrote: It turns out that the logotype letterhead I use with OO.o Writer is not usable within LyX. The pdf is not accepted by LyX (I apparently lost ps4pdf during an upgrade somewhere), and I cannot translate the file to .eps because OO.o's pdf generator is not

Re: Creating Logotype Letterhead

2008-02-12 Thread Rich Shepard
On Tue, 12 Feb 2008, Les Denham wrote: If you're trying to do what I think you're trying to do, the ps2raster tool which is part of GMT (http://gmt.soest.hawaii.edu/) does a very nice job. Les, I don't want a raster image; LyX/LaTeX prefers PostScript, particularly the encapsulated form.

Re: Creating Logotype Letterhead

2008-02-12 Thread Les Denham
On Tuesday 12 February 2008 13:16, Rich Shepard wrote: > On Tue, 12 Feb 2008, Les Denham wrote: > > If you're trying to do what I think you're trying to do, the ps2raster > > tool which is part of GMT (http://gmt.soest.hawaii.edu/) does a very nice > > job. > > Les, > >I don't want a raster

Re: Creating Logotype Letterhead

2008-02-12 Thread Les Denham
On Tuesday 12 February 2008, Rich Shepard wrote: >    If I was able to insert and use a .pdf at the top of the letter's first > page I would not need to go through the exercise of converting the .pdf to > an .eps. I have the .pdf file already. Ah! Well, you need: ps2raster -A -Te file.ps which

Re: Creating Logotype Letterhead

2008-02-12 Thread Donn
On Tuesday, 12 February 2008 18:03:46 Rich Shepard wrote: >    I'm not trying to convert a typeface from one format to another, just > install the Type1 glyphs into LaTeX Forgive any dumb-a$$ery on my part, but it's my understanding that (most modern) distros will pick up fonts dropped into

Re: Creating Logotype Letterhead

2008-02-12 Thread Rich Shepard
On Wed, 13 Feb 2008, Donn wrote: Forgive any dumb-a$$ery on my part, but it's my understanding that (most modern) distros will pick up fonts dropped into ~/.fonts - could you not put your .atm .pb (and company) files in there and run Lyx again? Not as far as I know. These fonts have been

Re: Creating Logotype Letterhead

2008-02-12 Thread John Coppens
On Tue, 12 Feb 2008 17:08:08 -0800 (PST) Rich Shepard <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > On Wed, 13 Feb 2008, Donn wrote: > > > Forgive any dumb-a$$ery on my part, but it's my understanding that > > (most modern) distros will pick up fonts dropped into ~/.fonts - > > could you not put your .atm .pb

Re: Creating Logotype Letterhead

2008-02-12 Thread Rich Shepard
On Tue, 12 Feb 2008, Les Denham wrote: In spite of its name, "ps2raster" does not necessarily convert to raster format: if you choose the -Tf option it outputs PDF directly from the PS input. Les, Thanks for the clarification. If I was able to insert and use a .pdf at the top of the

Re: Creating Logotype Letterhead

2008-02-12 Thread Donn
>Not as far as I know. These fonts have been installed for a decade and > LyX/LaTeX are not aware of them. I believe one must go through the > font installation guide, step-by-step, to install them so LaTeX knows > they're there. Okay, that's strange but then so is LaTeX :) >Similarly,

Re: Creating Logotype Letterhead

2008-02-12 Thread Les Denham
On Tuesday 12 February 2008, Rich Shepard wrote: >When I get the syntax for cropping the .eps file using 'convert' I'll be > able to import it into the document, and that's ultimately what I need. Rich, If you're trying to do what I think you're trying to do, the ps2raster tool which is

Re: Creating Logotype Letterhead

2008-02-12 Thread Ethan Metsger
On Mon, 11 Feb 2008 21:28:19 -0500, Rich Shepard <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: Years ago I started the long, painful process of adding an additional Type1 typeface to LaTeX. Gave up when the process took too much time, effort, and re-reading of multiple docs. Hi, Rich. I haven't done this

Re: Creating Logotype Letterhead

2008-02-12 Thread Rich Shepard
On Tue, 12 Feb 2008, Jürgen Spitzmüller wrote: With classic LaTeX, it's still rather tricky. But there's a useful guide here: http://tug.ctan.org/tex-archive/info/Type1fonts/fontinstallationguide/ Jürgen, That's the set of instructions I was following. Perhaps I should consider delving

Re: Creating Logotype Letterhead

2008-02-12 Thread Rich Shepard
On Tue, 12 Feb 2008, Ethan Metsger wrote: It may involve a little bit of TeX hacking in your LyX files, but I think you can do it with considerably less work than trying to convert the typeface. Ethan, I'm not trying to convert a typeface from one format to another, just install the Type1

Re: Creating Logotype Letterhead

2008-02-12 Thread Rich Shepard
On Mon, 11 Feb 2008, Rich Shepard wrote: It turns out that the logotype letterhead I use with OO.o Writer is not usable within LyX. The pdf is not accepted by LyX (I apparently lost ps4pdf during an upgrade somewhere), and I cannot translate the file to .eps because OO.o's pdf generator is not

Re: Creating Logotype Letterhead

2008-02-11 Thread Jürgen Spitzmüller
Rich Shepard wrote: Has it become any easier to install a new typeface in several fonts? With classic LaTeX, it's still rather tricky. But there's a useful guide here: http://tug.ctan.org/tex-archive/info/Type1fonts/fontinstallationguide/ Jürgen

Creating Logotype Letterhead

2008-02-11 Thread Rich Shepard
It turns out that the logotype letterhead I use with OO.o Writer is not usable within LyX. The pdf is not accepted by LyX (I apparently lost ps4pdf during an upgrade somewhere), and I cannot translate the file to .eps because OO.o's pdf generator is not Adobe compliant. Years ago I started

Re: Creating Logotype Letterhead

2008-02-11 Thread Jürgen Spitzmüller
Rich Shepard wrote: Has it become any easier to install a new typeface in several fonts? With classic LaTeX, it's still rather tricky. But there's a useful guide here: http://tug.ctan.org/tex-archive/info/Type1fonts/fontinstallationguide/ Jürgen

Creating Logotype Letterhead

2008-02-11 Thread Rich Shepard
It turns out that the logotype letterhead I use with OO.o Writer is not usable within LyX. The pdf is not accepted by LyX (I apparently lost ps4pdf during an upgrade somewhere), and I cannot translate the file to .eps because OO.o's pdf generator is not Adobe compliant. Years ago I started

Re: Creating Logotype Letterhead

2008-02-11 Thread Jürgen Spitzmüller
Rich Shepard wrote: > Has it become any easier to install a new typeface in several fonts? With classic LaTeX, it's still rather tricky. But there's a useful guide here: http://tug.ctan.org/tex-archive/info/Type1fonts/fontinstallationguide/ Jürgen

Creating Logotype Letterhead

2008-02-11 Thread Rich Shepard
It turns out that the logotype letterhead I use with OO.o Writer is not usable within LyX. The pdf is not accepted by LyX (I apparently lost ps4pdf during an upgrade somewhere), and I cannot translate the file to .eps because OO.o's pdf generator is not Adobe compliant. Years ago I started