Type1 Fonts

Richard W. Knight rick at rlknight.com
Sat Oct 20 18:06:53 CDT 2001

lawson_whitney at juno.com wrote:

>On Fri, 19 Oct 2001, Richard W. Knight wrote:
>>I've narrowed the my Cups printing problem down to Wine not loading my
>>Type 1 fonts.
>>I have several Type 1 fonts installed in 3 places, all of which are in
>>my fontpath ("xset q" lists them). I can use the Type 1 fonts in X and
>>with KDE-2.2.1 even as AntiAliased, however, when I try to print from an
>>app under wine I get a memory error and a message at the command line
>>stating that I need to add some .AFM files to use winepsdrv. The AFM
>>files are there in the path. Why won't wine see them?
>if you mean in [wine]
>"Path" =
>I think that is nothing to do with where wineps looks for .afm files
>You need for them to be in
>; List of all directories directly contain .AFM files
>"1" = "/usr/share/ghostscript/fonts"
>"2" = "/usr/share/a2ps/afm"
>"3" = "/usr/share/enscript"
>"4" = "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/Type1"
>>I'm running Wine-20010824, XF86 4.3 and RH 7.1
>>I've attached error messages
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Thanks Lawson,

In my wine config I have ..

"1" = "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/Type1"

That entry is correct, X usesthe fonts in that directory. Wine just 
doesn't see them.
Any other suggestions?

Rick Knight
(rick at rlknight.com)

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