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Why does otftotfm report "No such file or directory"?

Hi try to run otftotfm on my machine to convert a font. The exact same command I use worked in the past without a problem, but calling it now results in C:\Program Files\MiKTeX\miktex\bin\x64\otftotfm....
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Is there an option --use-x-height for otftotfm?

I am converting a font and otftotfm tells me: otftotfm.exe: warning: font x-height and height of 'x' differ by 100% (The height of 'x' is usually more reliable than the x-height, so I'm using that. Or ...
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Is it possible to use private unicode positions in encoding files?

I am currently in the process of converting a large icon font into something usable for LaTeX. So far everything worked well, I wrote a script that converts the accompanied documentation into encoding ...
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Where can I find LCDF tools for Windows?

I am grateful for the LCDF tools for font conversion in LaTeX, that can be found at https://www.lcdf.org/type/ However for me the FTP that hosted the Windows binaries on http://w32tex.org/ is not ...
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miktex-makemf does not find .cfg or metric file for font - where do I get these?

I tried to manually install a font from a .ttf file, let's call it XYZ, in pdfLaTeX (LuaLatex etc are not an option; I tried that and I could not get it working because it caused to much problems with ...
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After converting Adobe Garamond Pro with autoinst, only f_i and f_l ligatures available in pdfLaTeX

I need to use Adobe Garamond in my document and therefore acquired the font package from https://www.myfonts.com/fonts/adobe/garamond?tab=familyPackages to get access to the OTF files. As with other ...
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Handwriting font and ligatures with otftotfm and autoinst

I have a proprietary handwriting font in OTF format (which I unfortunately cannot share) and want to convert it for the use with PDFlatex. However to nicely merge all characters, according to the font ...
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Is there a way to see how small caps of an OTF should look like?

I am in the dilemma of convertig an OTF for the use with PDFlatex and I am making good progress with the German description at https://www.mrunix.de/forums/showthread.php?67058-(verh%E4ltmism%E4ssig)-...
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How to setup OTFTOTFM in MiKTeX?

I am trying to convert OTF font to be used with pdflatex, using otftotfm. Following direction from these links How do I use TrueType Fonts with PDFTeX using otftotfm? and Installing OpenType Fonts in ...
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How to install different font series files in Latex to compile with pdftex?

I have a problem with compiling my otf "Thesis" font. I have different font families like TheSerif, TheSans and TheMix. Every font family consists of different font series for example bold, italic, ...
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Using OTF fonts with pdflatex

I'm trying to use a .otf font I downloaded with pdflatex. I know that I could just use XeLaTeX to make it work, but I want to stick with pdflatex. Having downloaded the latest version of LCDF-...
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Modifying or creating a new autoinst encoding

I am trying to modify an autoinst encoding. Ideally, I would like to patch it with a command line argument or the like so that the process could be easily reproducible. If that is unreasonable I would ...
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How to convert the OTF font to win Type1 font (Pfb)

I have lot of OTF fonts I am using normal LaTeX (I am not familiar with xelatex), I want to install the font in MiKTeX, How to convert the OTF font to win Type1 font (Pfb) for font conversion in LaTeX,...
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Using TrueType Fonts with pdfTeX, otftotfm doesn't get kerning right

I want to use the font Junicode with pdfTeX. Unfortunately, there is no Type1 version, so I had to manually convert it using the otftotfm utility. Unfortunately, while I can get it to show up, it ...
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Mapping a combination of characters to a ligature manually with otftotfm

I'm trying to convert a sizeable OTF font to TeX font metrics. Inevitably, I have to make some choices about what ligatures, kerns, and so on to use. The otftotfm manual mentions a --ligkern=<...
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Error after installing font using otftotfm - "unknown version of OS/2 table (0004)"

I want to use an open-source .TTF font in my document named Lato. It's a family of fonts, that can be downloaded free of charge at http://www.latofonts.com/. I tried using otftotfm with the following ...
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Font installation in LaTeX: otftotfm mktexupd failed

I'm using otftotfm tools with a Windows/MiKTeX 2.8 installation, when I run something like otftotfm -a --verbose -e ec -fkern -fliga Ubuntu-R.ttf T1--Ubuntu--Regular I receive an error message that ...
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