[OS X TeX] Does MacTeX include the Bera fonts?

Gerben Wierda Gerben.Wierda at rna.nl
Mon Apr 9 14:57:45 EDT 2007

On Apr 8, 2007, at 16:38 , Roussanka Loukanova wrote:

> On Sun, 8 Apr 2007, Herbert Schulz wrote:
>> Howdy,
>> Would someone using the MacTeX (TeX Live 2007) distribution be so  
>> kind to run the command
>> kpsewhich fver8a.pfb
>> in Terminal and let me know if the font is found? Just wondering  
>> if the Bera fonts are part of TeX Live 2007.
> As the others already have reported, yes, it is; but it is not in  
> gwTeX.
> For these check ups, I've tried the option of kpsewhich that I've  
> learned today, without having to switch the TeX distribution:
> roussankas-computer:~ rosi$ texdist --texdist=TeXLive-2007  
> "kpsewhich fver8a.pfb"
> /usr/local/texlive/2007/texmf-dist/fonts/type1/public/bera/fver8a.pfb
> roussankas-computer:~ rosi$ texdist --texdist=gwTeX "kpsewhich  
> fver8a.pfb"
> roussankas-computer:~ rosi$

This option also enables the use of a distribution per document.  
Front ends could support that, e.g. you could have a script per  
engine&distribution in TeXShop.

Or at least, that is the theory. I think nobody needs it in practice.


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