[OS X TeX] [off-topic] best font set for using Times?
Axel E. Retif
axretif at igo.com.mx
Wed May 9 06:34:36 EDT 2007
On 8 May, 2007, at 18:32, Gary L.Gray wrote:
> Partially answering my own question, it appears that I can modify
> the following line in texmf.cnf to fix the "Not enough room left."
> font_mem_size = 1200000
> to be something like:
> font_mem_size = 2000000
> I have copied the file, modified the line above as shown, and
> placed it in:
> but TeX is not seeing it.
> What is the best way to modify texmf.cnf?
I had the same problem. Here is Thomas A. Schmitz's reply to my post:
> On Feb 28, 2007, at 2:00 AM, Axel E. Retif wrote:
>> Subject: Font *** not loaded: Not enough room left
>> From: "Axel E. Retif" <axel.retif at mac.com>
>> Date: Tue, 27 Feb 2007 02:07:11 -0600
>> Dear TeXperts:
>> Typesetting a document with MinionPro in TeXLive-2007 (pdfLaTeX, not
>> XeLaTeX) I ran into
>> ! Font T1/MinionPro-TOsF/bx/n/11.5=MinionPro-Semibold-tosf-t1 at
>> 11.5pt not loaded: Not enough room left.
>> It typesets fine in gwTeXLive, so I guess it's a memory problem,
>> right? If so, as far as I remember, I have to increase the memory in
>> texmf.cnf and rebuild formats ---is this correct?
>> Thank you in advance.
> Yes, that's right. Locate the texmf.cnf that your installation is
> using (kpsewhich texmf.cnf), open and edit it. The value you're
> looking for is font_mem_size (around line 520, I think), and you
> can set it to a value up to 4000000; the default is too low for use
> with fonts with extended kerning information (like many Adobe fonts).
Now ---putting a modified texmf.cnf in ~/Library/texmf didn't work
for me. I had to modify the one in /usr/local/texlive/2007/texmf/
web2c/texmf.cnf *and* rebuild formats.
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