# [OS X TeX] cmr8 not in mapping file

Herbert Schulz herbs at wideopenwest.com
Thu Dec 31 16:54:02 EST 2009

On Dec 31, 2009, at 2:35 PM, Jean-Claude DE SOZA wrote:

> Bonsoir Herbert,
>
> Le 31 déc. 2009 à 19:42, Herbert Schulz a écrit :
>
>>
>> On Dec 31, 2009, at 12:37 AM, David Arnold wrote:
>>
>>> Michael et al,
>>>
>>> No, I don't think this the problem, as I had the same problem with the last release of Mactex. The trouble comes when I latex the attached file, then try this:
>>>
>>> david-arnolds-macbook-pro-2:chapter4 darnold$dvips -o Untitled_pics.ps UntitledThis is dvips(k) 5.98 Copyright 2009 Radical Eye Software (www.radicaleye.com) >>> ' TeX output 2009.12.30:2235' -> Untitled_pics.ps >>> dvips: Font cmr8 used in file Untitled.1 is not in the mapping file. >>> dvips: Font cmr10 used in file Untitled.1 is not in the mapping file. >>> >>> >>> I think I need to do some sort of update-sys and enable combination, but I cannot remember. >>> >>> David. >>> >>> >>> <Untitled.tex> >>> >>> On Dec 30, 2009, at 9:18 PM, Michael Sharpe wrote: >>> >>>> >>>> On Dec 30, 2009, at 8:55 PM, David Arnold wrote: >>>> >>>>> All, >>>>> >>>>> Had to reinstall Mactex. Now, when I use dvips I am getting this error: >>>>> >>>>> david-arnolds-macbook-pro-2:chapter4 darnold$ dvips -Ppdf -o Untitled_pics.ps Untitled
>>>>> ' TeX output 2009.12.30:2028' -> Untitled_pics.ps
>>>>> dvips: Font cmr8 used in file Untitled.1 is not in the mapping file.
>>>>> dvips: Font cmr10 used in file Untitled.1 is not in the mapping file.
>>>>>
>>>>> How do I enable the computer modern map again?
>>>> If you had to reinstall Mactex, it is likely because of some problem in your personal trees, not in the system trees. Without knowing more about your setup, the first thing to try is to remove the hidden personal tree.
>>>>
>>>> Remove ~/.texlive2009 using
>>>> rm -R ~/.texlive2009
>>>>
>>>> Then try again.
>>>>
>>>> Michael
>>>>
>>
>> Howdy,
>>
>> I get the same warning. However I've checked pdftex.map, dvips.map and psfonts.map and they all contain cmr8. I don't know anything about metapost so I have no idea what map file it is using.
>>
>
> The David's file uses the emp package that let you insert MetaPost code between \begin{empfile}  and \end{empfile} in a TeX file.
> David uses too some pst packages ; so you need to typeset with TeX and DVI and not pdfTeX.
>
> Jean-Claude DE SOZA

Howdy,

No, I compiled using latex, then ran the generated mp file through MetaPost and finally ran latex->dvips->ps2pdf to generate the final result. The figure that was included did NOT have the caption and those warning messages about cmr8 appeared on the console.

Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
(herbs at wideopenwest dot com)