Quoting Geoffrey Lloyd:
I am having issues with the palatino font. It prints beautifully but
when viewed in Acrobat Reader it looks awful, as if it doesn't quite
scale. Things look crunched an the letters are consistently the same
shape. If I zoom in then it gets better but you can't view a document
I have T1 font encoding and am using the textcomp package.
Interestingly disabling either of these makes no difference.
I attach a sample page from the pdf created with pdflatex
Any advice greatly appreciated as I like the printed output but also
need to have an online version of the document that looks
It shows up fine in KGostView and also in Acrobat Reader 7 (SuSE). I
it on another machine (Fedora) and it appears all nice and shiny. I think you
have a case of missing fonts, which is not surprising when one uses Palatino,
which is beautiful, but nonetheless it is not as widely-suppored as Times, for
example. I think you can (should) publish with Palatino and not worry much.
Roy S. Schestowitz