[OS X TeX] font problem

Maarten Sneep maarten.sneep at xs4all.nl
Sat Feb 4 09:39:18 EST 2006

On 4 Feb 2006, at 10:32, Jonathan Kew wrote:

> On 4 Feb 2006, at 9:11 am, Peter Dyballa wrote:
>> Am 04.02.2006 um 03:33 schrieb KL Tah:
>>> !LaTeX Error: Font family `U+times' unknown.
>> I think you are using Times as default roman font and an Unicode  
>> encoding ... Can you show a bit more from the file's header?
>> If my assumption is right you would need to create a Font  
>> Definition (.fd) file that maps an Unicode input encoding to  
>> (some?) font encodings. But honestly, I never tried to use Unicode  
>> in LaTeX!
> Perhaps you're running XeTeX rather than standard pdfTeX?

Question: how did you see the XeTeX was a possibility, and is there a  
way to make the error messages reflect this more clearly? That may  
make support easier.

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