[OS X TeX] My ! has disappeared in Times
bvoisin at mac.com
Thu Apr 27 01:41:20 CEST 2006
Le 26 avr. 06 à 22:53, Ronald Bruck a écrit :
> 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".
Trying to understand what you mean: did you do exactly the following:
- Put PFB files inside /Library/teTeX/share/texmf.local/fonts/type1/.
- Put TFM files inside /Libraryl/teTeX/share/texmf.local/fonts/tfm/.
- Put VF files inside /Library/teTeX/share/texmf.local/fonts/vf/.
- Put AFM files inside /Library/teTeX/share/texmf.local/fonts/afm/
(not necessary for standard LaTeX use, only for dvipdfm IIRC).
- Put MAP files inside /Library/teTeX/share/texmf.local/fonts/map/.
- Put plain TeX support files (generally with .tex extension), if
any, inside /Library/teTeX/share/texmf.local/tex/plain/.
- Put LaTeX support files (generally with .sty and .fd extension)
- Run in Terminal "sudo -H mktexlsr" (or "sudo -H texhash", which is
exactly the same).
- Run in Terminal, assuming a MAP file mtpro.map, for example, "sudo -
H updmap-sys --enable Map mtpro.map".
Things should work afterwards. Don't ever edit updmap.cfg (any of
In case you have run updmap instead of updmap-sys previously, this
has probably created files psfonts.map etc. inside ~/Library/texmf/
fonts/map/, and .fmt files together with updmap.cfg inside ~/Library/
texmf/web2c/: these shouldn't exist, delete them.
> 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 ???!!!
Might be you are having aliases, which the Mac OS X Finder
understands but the Unix TeX back-end doesn't understand, instead of
symlinks (aka symbolic links) which both the Finder and the Unix TeX
Symlinks can't (AFAIK) be created directly by the Finder, they are
created in Terminal by using "ln -s". Here are for example what an
alias and a symlink look like using "ls -l" in Terminal:
Portable-de-Bruno:~/Desktop brunovoisin$ ln -s "Wanadoo 2006-03.pdf"
Portable-de-Bruno:~/Desktop brunovoisin$ ls -l
-rw-r--r-- 1 brunovoi wheel 15640 Apr 25 08:27 Wanadoo
-rw-r--r-- 1 brunovoi staff 0 Apr 27 01:34 Wanadoo alias.pdf
lrwxr-xr-x 1 brunovoi staff 19 Apr 27 01:35 Wanadoo
symlink.pdf -> Wanadoo 2006-03.pdf
Another possible explanation is a permission problem. Did you try to
repair permissions in Disk Utility?
Hope this helps,
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