[OS X TeX] XeLaTeX, fontspec and Latin Modern fonts: It doesn't seem to work

Franck Pastor pastor at fusl.ac.be
Sat Feb 17 07:38:04 EST 2007

Le 17-févr.-07 à 13:08, Jonathan Kew a écrit :

> On 17 Feb 2007, at 11:40 am, Franck Pastor wrote:
>> Hello everybody,
>> I am doing my first steps with XeTeX-XeLaTeX (coming from the  
>> latter TeXLive 2007, installed with MacTeX), with this document  
>> (saved in UT8-Unicode encoding of course) typesetted with TeXShop  
>> 2.10beta8:
>> \documentclass{article}
>> \usepackage{fontspec}% to use the Latin Modern fonts by default
> Yes, this will default to LM in place of CM. But the method it uses  
> to load the LM fonts (specifying them directly by .otf filenames)  
> is not supported by the xdv2pdf driver, hence the error message:
>> ## xdv2pdf: use of uninstalled fonts (specified by filename) such as
>> ##   [/usr/local/texlive/2007/texmf-dist/fonts/opentype/public/lm/ 
>> lmroman10-regular.otf]
>> ## is not supported; try using the xdvipdfmx driver instead.
> To use xdvipdfmx in place of xdv2pdf, you need an alternate TeXShop  
> engine in ~/Library/TeXShop/Engines. If you have a sufficiently  
> recent TeXShop, you might have a folder ~/Library/TeXShop/Extras  
> containing "XeLaTeX-xdvipdfmx.engine", and you can simply move it  
> to Engines and restart TeXShop. Then choose the appropriate engine  
> from the toolbar pop-up or using a "%!TEX TS-program = xelatex- 
> xdvipdfmx" line in your document.

This "XeLaTeX-xdvipdfmx.engine" is to be found in ~/Library/TeXShop/ 
Engines/Inactive/XeTeX actually. I had not noticed this directory!!!   
Now it works perfectly. Many thanks for your kind and quick answer!

Franck Pastor

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