teTeX-2.0.2 file permissions

2003-03-08 Thread George White
Quoting Piet van Oostrum [EMAIL PROTECTED]: xdvizilla (in tetex-src-2.0.2/texk/xdvik/) appears to be missing the x permission. On my linux system the x-permission was set (by install -- the default is 755 which is why you need the -m 644 option to install documentation) when the file was

Re: teTeX-2.0.2 file permissions

2003-03-08 Thread George White
Quoting Giuseppe Ghibò [EMAIL PROTECTED]: George White wrote: Quoting Piet van Oostrum [EMAIL PROTECTED]: xdvizilla (in tetex-src-2.0.2/texk/xdvik/) appears to be missing the x permission. On my linux system the x-permission was set (by install -- the default is 755 which

Re: Context, teTeX and Times, Helvetica, Courier

2003-02-26 Thread George White
... It is far from easy to diagnose problems with fonts. Add to that the need to support many different encodings and the fact that many programs don't tell the truth about which fonts are actually being used. -- George White [EMAIL PROTECTED] Head of St. Margarets Bay, Nova Scotia

Re: Saving counter values to .aux

2003-02-26 Thread George White
Quoting David C Hendry [EMAIL PROTECTED]: I'm trying to write a document which includes financial data, towards the end I sum up various costs using a counter (\newcounter and all that) and some simple macros. This works fine and gets me the total costs at the end of the document. But I

Re: europs.sty in 2.0(.1)

2003-02-21 Thread George White
, but if there is a Type 1 font that is commonly installed beside Times-Roman, then it makes sense for a new TeX to make it easy to use them. The other consideration is whether it is easier to make europs just work for systems that have the font or to explain why it doesn't work. -- George White [EMAIL PROTECTED

Re: How can I instruct dvips to use outline fonts instead of the CM ones?

2003-01-31 Thread George White
CMBSL10Type 1 Custom Embedded Subset Type 1 CMR10 Type 1 Custom Embedded Subset Type 1 -- George White [EMAIL PROTECTED] Head of St. Margarets Bay, Nova Scotia

Re: Problems with teTeX on FreeBSD 4.7

2002-12-26 Thread George White
was to solve a problem one of our students was having with pdftex on a Win95 PC (the install .DLL versions didn't suit either fptex or MikTeX, and she needed to run some lab instrumentation software so it didn't make sense to risk updating DLL's just for pdftex). -- George White [EMAIL PROTECTED] Head of St

Re: LaTeX packages from MiKTeX --- teTeX?

2002-12-10 Thread George White
option would be to install texlive. -- George White [EMAIL PROTECTED] Head of St. Margarets Bay, Nova Scotia

Re: incredibly strange problem distilling a LaTeX--based .ps file

2002-12-09 Thread George White
on sourceforge? Is this bug #524292 (present in gs7.03-7.10, but not 6.51, now marked as closed): http://sourceforge.net/tracker/?group_id=1897atid=101897func=detailaid=524292 -- George White [EMAIL PROTECTED] Head of St. Margarets Bay, Nova Scotia

Re: new dvips

2002-11-27 Thread George White
mouse). If your linux system is connected to the internet, there are command-line tools to download files such as wget. Also, text-mode browsers such as links and lynx have a download command. -- George White [EMAIL PROTECTED] Head of St. Margarets Bay, Nova Scotia

Re: Font problem or not?

2002-10-31 Thread George White
in the .tex file, it is at least clear which fonts you intended to use, and it will be obvious if the required map files aren't present. -- George White [EMAIL PROTECTED] Head of St. Margarets Bay, Nova Scotia

Re: running texconfig on a console

2002-10-29 Thread George White
as BSD and linux. My SGI does indeed use tcdialog. -- George White [EMAIL PROTECTED] Head of St. Margarets Bay, Nova Scotia

Re: dvips-ing TETEXDOC.dvi

2002-10-24 Thread George White
that worked -- it is installed on a laptop that is locked up for the night in my office). -- George White [EMAIL PROTECTED] Head of St. Margarets Bay, Nova Scotia

Re: teTeX 1.0.7 doesn't install

2002-09-18 Thread George White
sample2e, etc. -- George White [EMAIL PROTECTED] Halifax, Nova Scotia

Re: Release / status of teTeX

2002-05-30 Thread George White
shifting remains useful in situations where you want to import a PS file or translate it to another format. One notable exception was NeXTStep, which used Display PS and Objective-C. -- George White [EMAIL PROTECTED] Halifax, Nova Scotia

Re: question about adding packages and fonts

2002-05-21 Thread George White
files you can make sure that you are using any update that you install. With kpathsea there isn't a significant runtime penalty to having multiple trees with old and new versions of latex, and the disk space required for a latex distribution is rarely a concern these days. -- George White [EMAIL

Re: Dvips and type 1 font trouble

2002-05-21 Thread George White
. There are too many ways to misconfigure dvips so it reads the wrong configuration files and it is easy to make a mistake in the configuration files. The debugging option can be used to see exactly which files are being used. -- George White [EMAIL PROTECTED] Halifax, Nova Scotia

Re: inverting ps/pdf

2002-04-24 Thread George White
On Wed, 24 Apr 2002, Kalyan Mukherjea wrote: Hi, To resume (briefly) an off-topic query that has elicited a number of responses (George White, Krzysztof Leszczynski amongst them)--- I had asked of the possibility of a reverse video switch (similar in function to the one in xdvi

Re: Avoiding dvi files

2002-03-27 Thread George White
to handle Illustrator PS files. -- George White [EMAIL PROTECTED] Halifax, Nova Scotia

Re: PDFLATEX version

2002-01-18 Thread George White
and SGI Irix without problems, and last night I installed it on my home Mandrake system without difficulty (but haven't tested it beyond building the formats, so there could be some bugs). -- George White [EMAIL PROTECTED] Halifax, Nova Scotia

Re: [Q] searching for psfonts.map

2001-11-14 Thread George White
, but it is commercial and runs on Win32. -- George White [EMAIL PROTECTED] Halifax, Nova Scotia

Re: TeTeX on Redhat and shared texmf TeXLive 6

2001-07-12 Thread George White
printer), so just updating the texmf tree doesn't solve the problem. -- George White [EMAIL PROTECTED] Halifax, Nova Scotia

Re: embedding times for distilling to pdf

2001-07-02 Thread George White
examine the texmf.cnf file you may find that it supports a user TEXMF tree that is searched before the system tree (e.g., ~/texmf). Failing that, you may be able to use your own texmf.cnf by setting the TEXMFCNF variable (see the documentation). -- George White [EMAIL PROTECTED] Halifax, Nova

Re: teTeX releases

2001-05-25 Thread George White
their PATH and set TEXMFCNF. -- George White [EMAIL PROTECTED] Halifax, Nova Scotia

Re: URW fonts

2001-05-01 Thread George White
names of the font files on disk will appear in exactly one table, and could easily accomodate a variety of naming schemes. -- George White [EMAIL PROTECTED] Halifax, Nova Scotia

Re: pdflatex vs. latex | dvips | ps2pdf

2001-04-23 Thread George White
it is to administer commercial licenses. Even those who have access to distiller should periodically check for problems with pdfwrite and file bug reports as required. -- George White [EMAIL PROTECTED] Halifax, Nova Scotia

Re: WG: japan pictures (fwd)

2001-04-21 Thread George White
hardcoded. I guess we need yet another font map file to map Adobe PDF font names to the ones used in a particular vendor's X server configuration. -- George White [EMAIL PROTECTED] Halifax, Nova Scotia

Re: japan pictures

2001-04-20 Thread George White
were not altogether pleasant. This has been discussed before. A central problem is that the current version is not GPL'd, and many teTeX users do need (in fact, help to create) the new features. On some systems (SGI) DPS is provided, so not everyone needs gs. -- George White [EMAIL PROTECTED] Halifax, Nova Scotia

Re: Ä in dvi file

2000-10-06 Thread George White
need to narrow down the search by throwing out \input files and chunks of the document until the problem goes away. At this point in time quite a few people are migrating from DOS or OS/2 to Linux and teTeX, so the "ae" problem is sufficiently common that it probably should be the teTeX F

Re: ConTeXt formats

2000-09-20 Thread George White
On Wed, 20 Sep 2000, Hans Hagen wrote: At 07:02 PM 9/19/00 -0300, George White wrote: Note: this thread started out as a discussion of whether the ConTeXt formats should be enabled by default in teTeX. Behind this is an underlying concern that many system administrators will only support

Re: ConTeXt formats

2000-09-20 Thread George White
unintentionally. This implies extra workload for TeX gurus who will then have to explain to these users that they have to purchase table.tex and Lucida fonts in order to compile a document that they brought with them from their previous school or obtained from a colleague. -- George White [EMAIL PROTECTED

Re: ConTeXt formats

2000-09-18 Thread George White
ge my view with respect of context so day... Thomas There are some restrictions in the ConTeXt license, so it is probably better to require that someone (presumably one who has read the documentation!) has to explicitly enable ConTeXt. -- George White [EMAIL PROTECTED] Halifax, Nova Scotia

Re: thumbnail problem

2000-06-11 Thread George White
$ thumbpdf sample2e THUMBPDF 2.4, 2000/04/10 - Copyright (c) 1999, 2000 by Heiko Oberdiek. *** make png files / run Ghostscript *** ... -- George White [EMAIL PROTECTED] Halifax, Nova Scotia

Re: OT: Vector graphics in pdfTeX

2000-04-08 Thread George White
fonts work properly in multiple platforms and applications. -- George White [EMAIL PROTECTED] Halifax, Nova Scotia