# bold font when using figures

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### pjanssen

Aug 25, 2009, 1:22:28 PM8/25/09
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Hi all,

Could you guys help me solve a mysterie (to me at least). I am working
on an article in two columns. When I insert images using the graphicx
package. All figure labels and the text on the page the figures are
placed show a bolder font than regular. I tried almost anything. Code
used:

\begin{figure}
\centering
\end{figure}

Am I doing something wrong???

Peter

### Donald Arseneau

Aug 25, 2009, 2:49:03 PM8/25/09
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On Aug 25, 10:22 am, pjanssen <pjanssen.scie...@gmail.com> wrote:
> Could you guys help me solve a mysterie (to me at least). I am working
> on an article in two columns. When I insert images using the graphicx
> package. All figure labels and the text on the page the figures are
> placed show a bolder font than regular. I tried almost anything.

Bug in adobe acrobat reader: when a png with an alpha channel is
included on a page, the alpha declaration applies to the whole page
contents. Adobe declared that such nonsense is correct behavior
so now it is a bug in pdftex. (When you say you tried almost
anything,
I gather that doesn't include viewing the pdf with anything other than
adobe products.) I understood it is "fixed" in recent pdftex.

Donald Arseneau

### km

Aug 28, 2009, 12:17:46 AM8/28/09
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> Bug in adobe acrobat reader: when a png with an alpha channel is
> included on a page, the alpha declaration applies to the whole page
....

> adobe products.)  I understood it is "fixed" in recent pdftex.

thank you for this information - I have been working on a slide
presentation &
been rather puzzled and annoyed with a colour bias (too bright) in
acrobat
reader, but not xpdf (Texlive 2007, as distributed with ubuntu 8.04).
Encouraged by your post, I replaced pdftex (which was 1.40.3) with the
latest
version - and it fixed it! Eureka!!

karin

### pjanssen

Sep 2, 2009, 8:24:44 AM9/2/09
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Indeed I did not test my viewer (did try different computers). I'll
read the information and see what fits me best.

Peter

On Aug 25, 8:49 pm, Donald Arseneau <a...@triumf.ca> wrote:
> On Aug 25, 10:22 am, pjanssen <pjanssen.scie...@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > Could you guys help me solve a mysterie (to me at least). I am working
> > on an article in two columns. When I insert images using the graphicx
> > package. All figure labels and the text on the page the figures are
> > placed show a bolder font than regular. I tried almost anything.
>
> Bug in adobe acrobat reader: when a png with an alpha channel is
> included on a page, the alpha declaration applies to the whole page
> contents.  Adobe declared that such nonsense is correct behavior
> so now it is a bug in pdftex.  (When you say you tried almost
> anything,
> I gather that doesn't include viewing the pdf with anything other than
> adobe products.)  I understood it is "fixed" in recent pdftex.
>