[OS X TeX] Leo.1 and cgpdftops -- something has changed

Gary L. Gray gray at engr.psu.edu
Fri Nov 16 10:13:53 EST 2007

On Nov 16, 2007, at 9:52 AM, RA Friedrich Vosberg wrote:

> Obviously Apple has changed something concerning the creation and  
> display of PDF files when using TeXShop. In 10.5 the PDF files were  
> displayed correctly but TeXShop has crashed when trying to print  
> such a file.
> Now in 10.5.1 the old style numbers are displayed in a Helvetica  
> narrow style font. The PDF file isn't printable, the printer ignores  
> the file, but nothing crashes. Adobe reader displays and prints  
> correctly Mathpazo old style numbers in the PDF file.
> The most curious is: When I typeset a file like
>  \documentclass{ltxdoc}
>  \begin{document}
>  Test
>  \end{document}
> TeXShop doesn't typeset it in the normal CM font, but in a font like  
> Helvetica Narrow.
> What's wrong?

The smells like a corrupted font cache. The first thing I would do is  
delete your font caches and see if that fixes it. See the message I  
posted last week for instructions:


Since then I have discovered that TinkerTool has an even nicer  
interface for doing this kind of thing -- see:


-- Gary

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