[OS X TeX] Where to install local fonts?

Herbert Schulz herbs at wideopenwest.com
Fri May 23 09:52:29 EDT 2008

On May 23, 2008, at 7:45 AM, Jacques André wrote:

> In his Font installation guide, Lehman suggests to install fonts  by  
> using, for example,
> cp *.afm /usr/local/share/texmf/fonts/afm/adobe/sabon/
> According to the structure done by Texlive 2007, shoud I write
> cp *.afm /usr/local/texlive/2007/texmf/fonts/afm/adobe/sabon/
> ??
> --
> Jacques ANDRÉ


If you want the font available for all users place the files in


and don't forget to run

sudo texhash

also. You'll need to update the map files using

sudo updmap-sys -enable Map yourmapfile.map


Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
(herbs at wideopenwest.com)

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