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My original question was: How to improve rendering

The answer that seems suitable to my cause is to install cm-super. I did that (using package manager [winxp 32 bit, MikTex installation 2.9 recently updated]). But still the command


yields an error.

User H Cavendish suggested to run updmap-sys, but I am not sure about how to do that on WinXP.

2011 November 04 edit: I made it sure that I have installed 'cm-super' - but still get the same error: cm-super error

I have also tried updating the file name databases - but no avail.

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The cm-super INSTALL is pretty clear on how to install cm-super. Did you follow the instructions for MiKTeX correctly? – Werner Nov 3 '11 at 23:42
My apologies for not answering your question in the previous topic. I did not notice it and generally lack free time these days. – Harold Cavendish Nov 4 '11 at 11:46
@HarroldCavendish np np... Because of your help I could solve the problem... Thanks! – Shashank Sawant Nov 7 '11 at 0:02
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Under miktex, you should open the "MiKTeX Settings" program and click on the "Refresh FNDB" button (located under the "General" tab). This should update the MiKTeX's file name database.

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I am not sure which is the answer that helped, Ulrike's or yours, but somehow your answer seems more likely. Ulrike's answer is more informative and I think I need to dig deeper. – Shashank Sawant May 16 '12 at 7:03

Miktex doesn't know updmap-sys. The miktex version of this command is updmap --admin or initexmf --admin --mkmaps. But miktex does run this command at install so if it didn't worked for you probably have a multi-user installation and a user map file. In this case you should run updmap as user (without the --admin part.) To do this open a command prompt and type updmap and then hit enter. (The command prompt window can be opened by entering "cmd" (without quotes) into Start-Run or through Start-All Programs-Accessories.)

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