[OS X TeX] Hi, an introduction post!

Gerben Wierda Gerben.Wierda at rna.nl
Wed Nov 30 19:42:28 EST 2005

On 29 Nov 2005, at 00:22, Vicky Lamburn wrote:

> Hiya,
> A quick email to say hello, as this is my first e-mail to this  
> mailing list.  I have been using TeX/LaTeX for a little under a  
> week now and I have found it very easy to fall in love with.
> So much so it has really reinvigorated my pleasure in writing that  
> sometimes using a word processor lacks, and the output is wonderful!
> You can read and see more about myself on my website http:// 
> www.lilserenity.com which I designed especially for clarity and an  
> excellent showcase for content, perhaps showing that I was destined  
> to use a system such as TeX/LaTeX all along!
> I do a lot of writing, some technically orientated, some  
> fictionally based when there isn't a paintbrush, wacom tablet pen  
> or camera in my hands :)
> My first proper document is one about installing Type 1 fonts on a  
> Mac OS X system for TeX.  I am all too aware that many excellent  
> documents exist, but at the time I did not make sense of it all and  
> it took me some piecing together.  So in an attempt to document  
> this, and have a really good practice at making my first proper  
> document this was the result:
> http://www.lilserenity.com/FontInstall.pdf (source: http:// 
> www.lilserenity.com/FontInstall.tex)

Make sure you say


and not

	sudo updmap

because the latter will write root-owned files in your personal texmf  
tree. If you want a system wide effect, install in /usr/local/teTeX/ 
share/texmf.local, run texhash and use "sudo -H updmap-sys"

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