dvipng/miktex 2.5 usetex problem

Just to archive this in case anyone else has this problem, it seems
like Times as the serif font and Helvetica as the sans-serif are the
magic combination for Miktex-2.5. I can make any other fonts work
with true type fonts and usetex: true.

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On 10/28/06, Darren Dale <dd55@...163...> wrote:

On Saturday 28 October 2006 10:20 am, you wrote:
> Thanks Darren. type1cm got installed on the fly by miktex the first
> time I ran this, but that must not have taken effect fast enough or
> something. The miktex package manager now shows it as installed and
> deleting my matplotlib tex.cache and ttfont.cache and re-running my
> test leads to the usual, beautiful results (without changing the
> default fonts).
>
> Thank again,

You're welcome.

Darren

> On 10/28/06, Darren Dale <dd55@...163...> wrote:
> > You could try changing your font settings in matplotlibrc, maybe times
> > for serif and helvetica for sans-serif. dvipng is trying to locate a font
> > that hasn't been (or cannot be) generated. This is usually an issue with
> > bitmapped fonts, which are generated on demand, so you would get lots of
> > these messages when working with a new Miktex install.
> >
> > I dont know why bitmapped fonts are being used though, since usetex
> > specifically asks for type1 fonts. Maybe you need to go into your miktex
> > package manager and make sure you have type1cm available on your system.
> >
> > Darren
> >
> > On Saturday 28 October 2006 12:25 am, Ryan Krauss wrote:
> > > I am trying to use latex with matplolib on Windows XP with MikTex 2.5
> > > and dvipng 1.8.
> > >
> > > I am getting this warning:
> > > dvipng warning: font cmsy10 at 512 dpi not found, characters will be
> > > left blank
> > >
> > > when I do this:
> > >
> > > t=arange(0,1,0.01)
> > > y=sin(2*pi*t)
> > > plot(t,y)
> > >
> > > and this
> > > ylabel('$y(t)$')
> > >
> > > leads to
> > > dvipng warning: font cmr17 at 356 dpi not found, characters will be
> > > left blank
> > >
> > > with no ylabel.
> > >
> > > I am also getting a lot of other output (see below).
> > >
> > > How do I fix this?
> > >
> > > Thanks,
> > >
> > > Ryan
> > >
> > > ==============================================
> > > Trying to make PK font cmmi12 at 512 DPI...
> > > Creating cmmi12.pk...
> > > Running mf...
> > > This is METAFONT, Version 2.71828 (MiKTeX 2.5)
> > >
> > > (C:\Program Files\MiKTeX 2.5\fonts\source\public\cm\cmmi12.mf
> > > (C:\Program Files\MiKTeX 2.5\fonts\source\public\cm\cmbase.mf)
> > > (C:\Program Files\MiKTeX 2.5\fonts\source\public\cm\mathit.mf
> > > (C:\Program Files\MiKTeX 2.5\fonts\source\public\cm\romanu.mf [65] [66]
> > > [67] [68] [69] [70] [71] [72] [73] [74] [75] [76] [77] [78] [79] [80]
> > > [81] [82] [83] [84] [85] [86] [87] [88] [89] [90])
> > > (C:\Program Files\MiKTeX 2.5\fonts\source\public\cm\itall.mf [97] [98]
> > > [99] [100] [101] [102] [103] [104] [105] [106] [107] [108] [109] [110]
> > > [111] [112] [113] [114] [115] [116] [117] [118] [119] [120] [121]
> > > [122]) (C:\Program Files\MiKTeX 2.5\fonts\source\public\cm\greeku.mf
> > > [0] [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9] [10])
> > > (C:\Program Files\MiKTeX 2.5\fonts\source\public\cm\greekl.mf [11] [12]
> > > [13] [14] [15] [16] [17] [18] [19] [20] [21] [22] [23] [24] [25] [26]
> > > [27] [28] [29] [30] [31] [32] [33] [34] [35] [36] [37] [38] [39])
> > > (C:\Program Files\MiKTeX 2.5\fonts\source\public\cm\italms.mf [64] [96]
> > > [123] [124] [125] [126] [127])
> > > (C:\Program Files\MiKTeX 2.5\fonts\source\public\cm\olddig.mf [48] [49]
> > > [50] [51] [52] [53] [54] [55] [56] [57])
> > > (C:\Program Files\MiKTeX 2.5\fonts\source\public\cm\romms.mf [40] [41]
> > > [42] [43] [44] [45] [46] [47] [58] [59] [60] [61] [62] [63] [91] [92]
> > > [93] [94] [95]) ) )
> > > Font metrics written on cmmi12.tfm.
> > > Output written on cmmi12.512gf (128 characters, 25960 bytes).
> > > Transcript written on cmmi12.log.
> > > METAFONT failed for some reason
> > > ignoring 0 strange path(s)
> > > Running gftopk...
> > > This is GFtoPK, Version 2.3 (MiKTeX 2.5)
> > > 'METAFONT output 2006.10.27:2322'
> > > 25960 bytes packed to 14164 bytes.
> > > dvipng warning: font cmmi12 at 512 dpi not found, characters will be
> > > left blan Trying to make PK font cmr17 at 356 DPI...
> > > Creating cmr17.pk...
> > > Running mf...
> > > This is METAFONT, Version 2.71828 (MiKTeX 2.5)
> > >
> > > (C:\Program Files\MiKTeX 2.5\fonts\source\public\cm\cmr17.mf
> > > (C:\Program Files\MiKTeX 2.5\fonts\source\public\cm\cmbase.mf)
> > > (C:\Program Files\MiKTeX 2.5\fonts\source\public\cm\roman.mf
> > > (C:\Program Files\MiKTeX 2.5\fonts\source\public\cm\romanu.mf [65] [66]
> > > [67] [68] [69] [70] [71] [72] [73] [74] [75] [76] [77] [78] [79] [80]
> > > [81] [82] [83] [84] [85] [86] [87] [88] [89] [90])
> > > (C:\Program Files\MiKTeX 2.5\fonts\source\public\cm\romanl.mf [97] [98]
> > > [99] [100] [101] [102] [103] [104] [105] [106] [107] [108] [109] [110]
> > > [111] [112] [113] [114] [115] [116] [117] [118] [119] [120] [121]
> > > [122]) (C:\Program Files\MiKTeX 2.5\fonts\source\public\cm\greeku.mf
> > > [0] [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9] [10])
> > > (C:\Program Files\MiKTeX 2.5\fonts\source\public\cm\romand.mf [48] [49]
> > > [50] [51] [52] [53] [54] [55] [56] [57])
> > > (C:\Program Files\MiKTeX 2.5\fonts\source\public\cm\romanp.mf [36] [38]
> > > [63] [62]) (C:\Program Files\MiKTeX
> > > 2.5\fonts\source\public\cm\romspl.mf [16] [17] [25] [26] [27] [28])
> > > (C:\Program Files\MiKTeX 2.5\fonts\source\public\cm\romspu.mf [29] [30]
> > > [31]) (C:\Program Files\MiKTeX 2.5\fonts\source\public\cm\punct.mf [33]
> > > [60] [35] [37] [39] [40] [41] [42] [43] [44] [46] [47] [58] [59] [61]
> > > [64] [91] [93] [96]) (C:\Program Files\MiKTeX
> > > 2.5\fonts\source\public\cm\accent.mf [18] [19] [20] [21] [22] [23] [24]
> > > [32] [94] [95] [125] [126] [127]) (C:\Program Files\MiKTeX
> > > 2.5\fonts\source\public\cm\romlig.mf [11] [12] [13] [14] [15])
> > > (C:\Program Files\MiKTeX 2.5\fonts\source\public\cm\comlig.mf [34] [45]
> > > [92] [123] [124]) ) )
> > > Font metrics written on cmr17.tfm.
> > > Output written on cmr17.356gf (128 characters, 24612 bytes).
> > > Transcript written on cmr17.log.
> > > METAFONT failed for some reason
> > > ignoring 0 strange path(s)
> > > Running gftopk...
> > > This is GFtoPK, Version 2.3 (MiKTeX 2.5)
> > > 'METAFONT output 2006.10.27:2322'
> > > 24612 bytes packed to 11084 bytes.
> > > dvipng warning: font cmr17 at 356 dpi not found, characters will be
> > > left blank
> > >
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