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Re: Mathematica fonts in LaTeX

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  • Subject: [mg46076] Re: Mathematica fonts in LaTeX
  • From: Jens-Peer Kuska <kuska at>
  • Date: Thu, 5 Feb 2004 04:02:56 -0500 (EST)
  • Organization: Universitaet Leipzig
  • References: <bvfvre$qef$>
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  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at


prevent dvips font reencoding aud use the -j0 switch.


Simo K Kivelä wrote:
> I'm trying to use Mathematica (version fonts in LaTeX documents
> (Windows, MiKTeX). The installation is correct, I think, but when running
> dvips I get the following error message and dvips stops:
> <wttbo8a.pfa> Second number not found in Char string of '/FontName'
> I have met the same problem earlier with an earlier version of Mathematica
> and MiKTeX, but I don't remember how I fixed it. There is also some
> information about similar problem in the WRI FAQ list, but it does not
> concern this font.
> I'm using pfa fonts, because the distribution does not contain pfb fonts
> (required in the file, where I have made the change pfb -> pfa).
> Running the same tex file with pdflatex gives correct result.
> Has anyone met the same problem? How should it be fixed or are the
> fonts corrupt?
> Thanks in advance!
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