[OS X TeX] Computer Modern Font Catalog Installation

Franck Pastor franck.pastor at skynet.be
Tue Jun 10 12:48:26 EDT 2008

Le 10-juin-08 à 18:24, Franck Pastor a écrit :

> Le 10-juin-08 à 17:45, Arcadio Rubio García a écrit :
>> Hi everyone,
>> I'm trying to find a LaTeX font that provides good math support  
>> and install it as native in OS X. The reason is that I'd like to  
>> use it in native programs such as OmniGraffle to produce figures  
>> for my LaTeX documents.
>> So far, Computer Modern seems to be the best choice provided that  
>> I don't purchase any commercial fonts. Isn't it?
>> CTAN has Computer Modern in TTF format, recognized by the Font  
>> Catalog of OS X. However, when I install them, they aren't grouped  
>> under the Computer Modern item. Instead, each of them appears as a  
>> separate typeface. Does anyone know how to fix this?
>> Thanks in advance.
>> - Arcadio
> I think it would be better to use the Latin Modern fonts, that  
> exist in OpenType format. They have exactly the same shapes as the  
> Computer Modern fonts, but have also much more glyphs, in  
> particular almost all the accented and diacritical characters used  
> by any Latin-alphabet-based European language.
> If you have MacTeX installed on your computer, you can retrieve the  
> Latin Modern Opentype fonts at /usr/local/texlive/2007/texmf- 
> distfonts/opentype/public/lm and install then in your local Library/ 
> fonts directory (for example).
> HTH,
> Franck Pastor

Sorry, the true path is:


(I forgot the slash between “texmf-dist” and “fonts”)

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