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Re: TrueType font caution
In article <397889DB.FC634@ssrl.slac.stanford.edu>, Harvey Rarback
> This reminds me of some more disadvantages I found comparing IDL's TT fonts
> with hardware fonts on the X device:
> - Drawing is much slower (about a factor of 4 for Helvetica fonts displayed
> to an Exceed PC X server)
> - They look lousier.
I find the TT fonts to be unreadable in a medium-sized X window. I've
decided to use Hershey fonts for X display (2D or 3D), PS for printed
2D output, and TT only for printed 3D output. I should have pointed
out that the PS files with TT fonts *print* fine if all I do is send
the file to the printer. The problems occur when I try to edit the
graphs in Illustrator.