[OS X TeX] The Font Cache Problem

Roberto Avanzi roberto.avanzi at gmail.com
Fri Apr 18 15:56:34 EDT 2008

On 13.04.2008, at 18:05, Richard Koch wrote:

> Folks,
> Many of you are aware of the following bug: you'll be running one  
> or more TeX front ends and/or utilities and suddenly the  
> mathematical symbols will disappear in the preview output. Further  
> inspection shows that a different font without these symbols has  
> been substituted for the correct font. Once one application has the  
> problem, other TeX apps also have font problems, even if closed and  
> restarted. To fix the problem, it is necessary to reboot the  
> machine or use a utility to clear the font cache.

Well, I am running Tiger, on a PPC machine, and I stumble on this  
problem very often. So in my case it is not Rosetta under Leopard.


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