[tex-k] Problem using config.pdf with dvips

Robin Fairbairns Robin.Fairbairns@cl.cam.ac.uk
Fri, 30 Mar 2001 10:25:31 +0100

> on a latex file which includes the package 'times':
>     > latex <file>
>     > dvips -P pdf <file>
> produces a postscript file which has British pound symbols in place of the
> normal text characters 'fi'.  I've found removing the config option 'G' 
> from config.pdf fixes the problem.



this is a well-known problem, and isn't soluble with any one config
file.  hence the faq