# [OS X TeX] Beamer and MacTeX 2008

Herbert Schulz herbs at wideopenwest.com
Sun Aug 30 17:47:55 EDT 2009

On Aug 30, 2009, at 3:02 PM, Joshua Smith wrote:

> Hello all,
>
> I apologize if this has been addressed on this list before, but I
> cannot seem to find an answer using a basic Google search.  I cannot
> get beamer 3.07 to work with MacTeX 2008.  I have the most basic
> example:
>
> \documentclass{beamer}
> \begin{document}
>
> \begin{frame}
> Frame 1
> \end{frame}
>
> \begin{frame}
> Frame 2
> \end{frame}
> \end{document}
>
> When I attempt to compile this, I get
>
> [1{/usr/local/texlive/2008/texmf-var/fonts/map/pdftex/updmap/
> pdftex.map}]
> ! Incompatible list can't be unboxed.
>                  }
> l.10 \end{frame}
>
> which is occurring at the end of the second slide.
>
> Can anyone help me?
>
> Thanks,
> Josh
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Howdy,

Sorry, I'm not having a problem here with beamer 3.07 and MacTeX-2008.
Have you installed fonts on your system? If so, can you tell us how
you installed them? Could you supply us with a complete log file for
the failed compile?

Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
(herbs at wideopenwest.com)