[Ipe-discuss] LaTeX symbol

Yang Zhang fz15 at cse.msstate.edu
Fri Mar 20 13:40:14 CET 2009

Thanks very much for the clarification.  Also is there a way to search
the list archive at: http://mail.cs.uu.nl/pipermail/ipe-discuss/  I
don't seem to find a way to search the past discussions.


On Fri, Mar 20, 2009 at 7:20 AM, Otfried Cheong <otfried at ipe.airpost.net> wrote:
> Yang Zhang wrote:
>> I am using Ipe 6 preview 30.  Is it possible to use LaTeX symbols such
>> as dingbat provided by the package "bbding"?  I tried to put them in
>> the text label object and Ipe reported "Something is wrong with the
>> PDF file generated by PdfLaTeX. Please consult the stderr output to
>> identify the problem."
> bbding uses metafont fonts, which generate bitmapped fonts (Postscript Type3
> fonts).  Ipe cannot handle those - this came up a few times on this list.
> You can only use packages that are based on true outline fonts.
> Otfried

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