[tex-k] Feature requests: otf/ttf, font expansion

Michael Zedler Michael.Zedler at tum.de
Sat Jan 14 22:36:15 CET 2006

Reinhard Kotucha schrieb:
>   >  1) cfftot1 from the lcdf typetools
> Are there stand alone CFF fonts?  I suppose that you are talking
> about CFF in OTF.  But this will certainly be part of the planned OTF
> support in pdfTeX.

cfftot1 is part of the lcdf typetools and converts otf->pfb.

>   >  2) Type42 conversion (from, e.g., fontforge)
> The problem is to create a subset from a TTF before converting it to
> Type42. 

Not needed, this can be done in the ps->pdf stage.

>   >  3) the autoexpand feature of pdftex
> It's not easy to make it work with dvips.  

Could you explain why this is problematic? pdftex has to do hz and 
metrics expansion, dvips just the latter.


More information about the tex-k mailing list