[OS X TeX] My ! has disappeared in Times
herbs at wideopenwest.com
Wed Apr 26 23:02:02 CEST 2006
On Apr 26, 2006, at 3:53 PM, Ronald Bruck wrote:
> OK, I am going quietly crazy. None of the things that Bruno
> suggested worked, and so I thought I would install a more modern
> version of the MathTime fonts, the MathTime Pro collection I bought
> about a year ago (including Supplement A and Supplement B) from
> PCTeX, but never got around to installing.
> So the first thing I have to do is fix my texmf.local. I take all
> the files which PCTeX provides and copy them into the correct
> places in my texmf.local. I patch web2c/updmap.cfg, run updmap,
> then look at the log. None of the mtpro maps "took".
> Hmmm. Why not? I use the terminal to go into /usr/local/teTeX/
> share/texmf.local/fonts/type1, and an ls shows me that the mtpro
> folder I had copied into it doesn't exist!
> From the terminal I do an ln -s from the type1 directory to my
> desktop. The alias appears, I double-click it: and there's the
> mtpro folder!
> I can see it from the Finder, but I can't see it in Terminal.
> So I understand why teTeX punts to Metafont (which fails, since
> there are no .mf files): when I ran updmap, it never saw the font
> files, so it didn't use the map files. (As I saw when I read the
> log.) But why not? Where'd they go?
> Presumably I have some aliases which are pointing somewhere I don't
> realize they're pointing, but---nothing SHOWS to be an alias.
> Any ideas what gives? BTW, my Concrete fonts from Micropress work
> fine. I used the same technique with them ???!!!
> This is Mac OS X Server 10.4.6.
> --Ron Bruck
Did you run
after installing the files? You must do that if you install in
texmf.local rather than your home folder.
Also, did you run
sudo -H updmap-sys
rather than updmap?
(herbs at wideopenwest.com)
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