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Cyrillic and microtype: pdfTeX error (font expansion): auto expansion is only possible with scalable fonts [duplicate]

I have a rather huge document and everything worked fine. The problems started when I tried to insert some Russian text. I was able to resolve some issues, but now I'm stuck with the following error: ...
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New ACM Latex compilation error: ! pdfTeX error (font expansion): auto expansion is only possible with scalable fonts [duplicate]

I'm trying to compile the new ACM latex template for my camera ready paper provided in http://www.cs.wustl.edu/~lu/CPSWeek2017-Typesetting/ This template doesn't compile for me and shows following ...
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Typesetting low-resolution text only - LaTeX [duplicate]

Having read this question I have not managed to find any solution to my problem, so decided to make a new post. At first, consider the following code: \documentclass[11pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage[...
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Rare pdflatex “Auto Expansion is only possible with scalable font” on scaleable-font document [duplicate]

I know I am sounding crazy, but this looks like a veritable pdflatex bug to me. even small innocent changes to the file make it go away. \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage[english]{babel} %%...
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How should one maintain and update a MiKTeX installation?

Every once in a while after updating MiKTeX, the installation gets into an inconsistent state. This might be a problem with the packages (an example is described in this question), but sometimes ...
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MiKTeX: “Font ccicons at 600 not found”

I'm using MiKTeX 2.9 and TeXnicCenter 1.0-RC1 (Windows 7) and try to compile the following minimal code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{ccicons} \begin{document} \...
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microtype producing dozens of Unknown slot number warnings

With TeX Live 2017, microtype has started producing dozens of unknown slot number warnings. This does not happen with TeX Live 2016 (fully updated). Here is an MWE: \documentclass{article} \...
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On pdfTeX error (font expansion): auto expansion is only possible with scalable fonts, microtype package

According to this question pdftex-error-font-expansion-auto-expansion-is-only-possible-with-scalable To get rid of the error above, is to load a scalable font like lmodern \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \...
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pdfTeX error (font expansion): auto expansion is only possible with scalable fonts even with \usepackage[T1]{fontenc}

According to this question: On pdfTeX error (font expansion): auto expansion is only possible with scalable fonts, microtype package, to get rid of the error, a scalable font must be loaded. Package ...
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dtx file: how to run it?

I want to clarify first that I am a beginner, and thus my question might be imprecise or inadequate. Anyway: I found this documentation file for the package microtype, can be easily found on ctan. It ...
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Error “Use of \sortlist doesn't match its definition. \sortlist{”

There's a peculiar error when running biber. I have a .tex and .bib file that compile to a fine pdf on one pc, but give the error Use of \sortlist doesn't match its definition. \sortlist{ on the ....
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characters “>>” in LaTeX

I'm writing about programming language Haskell and I need to describe operators named >>= and >>. I wrap all references to names from the programming language in \texttt{ ... }, for ...
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Why do I suddenly get an auto expansion error?

On files that have worked previously, I'm suddenly getting the following error ! pdfTeX error (font expansion): auto expansion is only possible with scalable fonts. This error does not appear if I ...
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Auto expansion only with scalable fonts

From this question I understand that this is due to requesting microtype operations on bitmap fonts. My problem is that the exact code I'm compiling works fine on my laptop (OS X 10.6, TexLive and ...
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hyphsubst conflicts with inputenc

If I load inputenc in combination with hyphsubst the hyphenation works partially. It works for many words, but it does not work for 'Starrkörpertransformationsparameter' if inputenc is loaded ...

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