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

Herbert Schulz herbs at wideopenwest.com
Fri Nov 16 11:24:59 EST 2007

On Nov 16, 2007, at 9:13 AM, Gary L. Gray wrote:

> 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:
> http://tug.org/pipermail/macostex-archives/2007-November/032733.html
> Since then I have discovered that TinkerTool has an even nicer  
> interface for doing this kind of thing -- see:
> http://www.bresink.com/osx/TinkerTool.html
> -- Gary


Do you mean TinkerTool System (shareware)? See (<http://www.bresink.com/osx/TinkerToolSys.html 

I don't see any cache cleaning in TinkerTool.

Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
(herbs at wideopenwest.com)

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