[OS X TeX] GUI Latin Modern Fonts?

Gerben Wierda Gerben.Wierda at rna.nl
Fri Apr 16 04:46:04 EDT 2004

On Apr 16, 2004, at 09:00, Bruno Voisin wrote:

> Le 16 avr. 04, à 07:41, Juan Manuel Palacios a écrit :
>> 	Hmmmm, a little bit confused here. I just updated my TeX tree with 
>> the latest package (2004/03/26 23:31:01) and aimed at getting the GUI 
>> Latin Modern Fonts. After doing the whole configure dance I realized 
>> I didn't get any panel asking me if I wanted to install them, so I 
>> did a little digging. Upon reading the "i-Package README File" I 
>> realized I needed PfaEdit, so I went ahead and installed that. 
>> Reconfigured TeX and still didn't get a panel asking me if I wanted 
>> the GUI version of the Latin Modern Fonts. Alas, they are nowhere to 
>> be found in /Library/Fonts/Latin Modern/ nor in ~/Library/Fonts/, so 
>> I guess they just didn't get installed....
> Hi Juan,
> I think you need to delete the folder /Library/Fonts/Latin Modern/, 
> and re-run the TeX i-Package (making sure the installation of Latin 
> Modern fonts is selected). As far as I remember, when installing these 
> fonts i-Installer checks whether PfaEdit (now FontForge) is available 
> first, and then if the above folder exists. If this folder exists, 
> then i-Installer considers the fonts have already been converted for 
> GUI use, and skips this step.

This is true and it reminded me that I still had to fix this because 
when PfaEdit is not available, the directory is created so that a 
second time around (i.e. after installing PfaEdit) conversion is not 
executed. This has now been fixed and package building & uploading is 
in progress.

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