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Re: Mathematica fonts, pdflatex, and MiKTeX 2.4

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  • Subject: [mg44394] Re: Mathematica fonts, pdflatex, and MiKTeX 2.4
  • From: Jens-Peer Kuska <kuska at>
  • Date: Sat, 8 Nov 2003 04:50:39 -0500 (EST)
  • Organization: Universitaet Leipzig
  • References: <boft0e$5mr$>
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  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at


a) Math2.pfa is a old Mathematica font (< 4.2), these fonts
   are not supported anymore
b) try to regenerate the graphics with a actual Mathematica
c) it is a bug in pdflatex ?


Ron Lee wrote:
> I have figures that use Mathematica fonts.  (The pdf figures
> were converted from eps format either using Perl script or
> Imagemagic.)  After updating to MiKTeX 2.4 pdflatex can no
> longer work with the figures (no problems for dvips).  It shows
> the following error message:
>   Error: pdflatex (file Math2.pfa): CharStrings dict: more
>   entries than dict size  (223)
>   ==> Fatal error occurred, the output PDF file is not finished!
> How may I solve the problem?  Thanks.
> Regards,
> Ron Lee

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