[OS X TeX] fonts in leopard

Gary L. Gray gray at engr.psu.edu
Fri Nov 2 21:47:31 EDT 2007

On Nov 2, 2007, at 8:22 PM, Adam R. Maxwell wrote:

> On Nov 2, 2007, at 5:09 PM, Herbert Schulz wrote:
>> On Nov 2, 2007, at 7:03 PM, Christopher Menzel wrote:
>>> I would guess that this must have something to do with those  
>>> "ATSFontFindFromContainer failed: count = 2" and (in the case of  
>>> TeXniscope) "no glyphs present" errors, but I don't know anything  
>>> at all about OS X internals.  Anyone have a clue?  Something  
>>> definitely seems systematically wrong here.
>> i hate to say it... but one word comes to mind... PDFKit. That  
>> seems to me to be the common divisor for all but Adobe Reader and,  
>> supposedly, that works. Have you made sure that the fonts are  
>> actually included in the file?
> I'd try using Font Book to verify all of your fonts.  It sounds like  
> ATS is choking on a bad font.  You could also try a new user  
> account, assuming you don't have custom fonts installed in /Library/ 
> Fonts.

I would also delete your font caches (there are a number of tools that  
will do this, just search VersionTracker; you can also do so in the  
Terminal). When this happens to me, deleting font caches has always  
fixed the problem (at least under Tiger -- it hasn't happened to me  
with Leopard).

-- Gary

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