[tex-live] Type 1 fonts with windvi.exe

Gavin McCullagh gavin at celt.dias.ie
Wed Mar 2 15:04:32 CET 2005


On Thu, 24 Feb 2005, Wolfgang Fleischer wrote:

> The windvi documentation say that gsftopk ist used to generate pk files
> from type 1 files. So you may check gsftopk on the command line. Try
> 'gsftopk my_pfb_file 600'. This will launch gsftopk and implicit
> ghostscript. On my PC this call fails. No wonder - windvi crashs with a
> file containing type 1 fonts too. I never noticed that before as I almost
> ever use pdflatex.

got this sorted.  It was a matter of environment variables.  The version of
ghostscript within the texlive wasn't working but once I added
s:\gstools\gs7.04\bin\ to the PATH all worked well.

Thanks to all for the help.  I'll try and document this for the win32 page.


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