Fwd: [OS X TeX] Non OS X fonts with XeTeX

Œistein Andersen oeandersen at wanadoo.fr
Sun Oct 23 09:11:47 EDT 2005

Le 22 oct. 05 à 19:48, Jonathan Kew a écrit :

> On 22 Oct 2005, at 6:09 pm, Œistein Andersen wrote:
>> I get the following error message when I try to use a non OS X  
>> font with XeLaTeX:
>>> exception: SimplePSInterpreterException  reason: condition in if  
>>> is not a boolean
>>> *** font activation failed (status=0): fcc10.pfb
>>> [...]
> [...] what this indicates is that the utility T1Wrap, which  
> repackages .pfb fonts into a form that CoreGraphics can use, is  
> unable to interpret the font.
> [...]
> One thing that *might* work [...] would be to load the font into  
> FontForge [...] and regenerate a fresh .pfb file, as the problem  
> may be related to the particular PostScript code that a certain  
> tool wrote. [...]

Thank you, this did indeed solve the problem.

> (Where does this font come from, by the way? I don't seem to have  
> it on my system.)

This font is a French-style script-font called French Cursive, see  
http://www.pps.jussieu.fr/~beffara/soft/frcursive/ .

Øistein Andersen

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