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When I compile my .tex file in TeXWorks, PDFLaTex tells me that my OS/2 table version is 0004, and therefore incompatible. Thing is, I tried generating the font (In FontForge) as OS/2 versions 0001 through 0003, but TexWorks still insists that the OS/2 version is 0004. Every time I re-generate the font, I create a new .tfm file (through the .ttf file through ttf2tfm, though I tried .pfb/.afm (with afm2tfm) and otf).

Still, it gives me the same message of

!pdfTeX error: miktex-pdftex.exe (file ./Lotrazian.ttf): unknown version of OS/2 table (0004)

FontForge insists that the OS/2 version is 3 (or 2 or 1...): Lotrazian is OS/2 Version 3!

I tried the instructions from this guide, but to no avail.

My working environment (with the font files) can be found here

I am not sure if this is a PDFTeX, FontForge, or personal issue, but I would appreciate any help I can get

Update: I opened the .ttf file in FontForge itself, and there it says it is OS/2 Version 4. I corrected it and saved the file again, but it didn't work. Looks like this is FontForge's problem

  • I haven't seen that behavior in FontForge before. Maybe it is platform-specific, or transient during a recent change. – user139954 Apr 26 '18 at 16:05
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    @RobtAll I’m raising my concerns on the issues tab of their github page, if anything works from there on I’ll close up this question – TheBigFootsDad Apr 26 '18 at 16:06
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According to this comment that I missed, having "Really Use typo metric" (on the OS/2 Metrics tab), and "Weight, width, slope only" (on the OS/2 Misc. tab) will silently upgrade the OS/2 version back to version 4. Make sure to check this if you have this problem!

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    Although that's not a TeX thing, it is worth knowing. And, that's why I never saw the problem. – user139954 Apr 26 '18 at 16:53

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