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Re: 8r encoding still recommended for dvips, right?

>   pcrr8r Courier "TeXBase1Encoding ReEncodeFont" <8r.enc

>Is this right?

This is right.

>A second question: How is dvips passed a request for "pcrr8r"
>instead of the old "pcrr0"?  I don't know anything about the
>internals of .vf files.  Is this where the right extension to
>"pcr" is added?

Indeed.  The VF files contain little bits of dvi file for each of the
glyphs in the font, including the font names and magnifications.


Alan Jeffrey             Tel: +44 1273 678526           alanje@cogs.susx.ac.uk
School of Cognitive and Computing Sciences, Sussex Univ., Brighton BN1 9QH, UK