[OS X TeX] LaTeX Font warnings: Font shape

Alain Schremmer schremmer.alain at gmail.com
Mon Oct 22 17:46:52 EDT 2007

On Oct 22, 2007, at 4:43 PM, Bruno Voisin wrote:

> Le 22 oct. 07 à 22:04, Alain Schremmer a écrit :
>> LaTeX gives me the following:
>> 	LaTeX Font Warning: Font shape `T1/lmr/bx/sc' undefined
>> 	(Font)              using `T1/lmr/bx/n' instead on input line 67.
>> 	LaTeX Font Warning: Font shape `T1/lmss/m/sc' in size <10> not  
>> available
>> 	(Font)              Font shape `T1/lmr/m/sc' tried instead on  
>> input line 96.
>> [...]
>> Since the errors are not fatal and the output suits me, I don't  
>> really care but I am curious. How can I find out what is going on?
>> [...]
> These are not errors but warnings: there were no available fonts  
> for some combinations of attributes (here Latin Modern serif bold  
> small caps, and Latin Modern sans serif small caps), and LaTeX  
> informs you of the substitutes it used instead (serif bold  
> lowercase and serif small caps, respectively).
> The substitutions correspond to rules specified somewhere in .fd  
> files.
> Nothing to worry about: just ignore the warnings. These are  
> customary LaTeX useless log file verbosity. There is somewhere a  
> switch to tell LaTeX to stop producing them, I think, but I don't  
> remember what it is.

I don't need the switch as I have just decided not to look at the  
console except at the last, generally uninformative lines when LaTeX  
refuses to typeset. :-))

Grateful regards
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