[OS X TeX] More font problems

Stephen Anderson sra at yale.edu
Tue Nov 3 13:43:34 EST 2009

In trying to deal with the Snow Leopard font problem I have already  
asked about on this list, I discovered that I had inadvertently been  
using gwTeX even after installing TexLive 2008, because of a path  
coded into TeXShop.  I also downloaded and installed TexLive-2009,  
hoping that would solve my other problem (it didn't).  But now I  
discover a new problem.

I have some other fonts (Adobe Garamond, most notably) that aren't in  
the TeX distribution and that I use all the time.  I installed them  
long ago, and thus all of the relevant support files for LaTeX use are  
on the machine.  But they are in /usr/local/gwTeX/texmf.local/fonts/,  
and when TeXLive200[89] got installed, a directory /usr/local/texlive/ 
texmf.local/fonts/ was created, but my font files from gwTeX weren't  
put there and the relevant fonts weren't enabled.  I have been  
protected from this knowledge by the mistake that led me to go on  
using gwTeX even after I thought I had switched.....

I know this is an incredibly tedious question that has been asked (and  
answered) many times, but could some kind soul take the time to answer  
it again for me?  How do I go about getting the same local font  
functionality in TeXLive that I had in gwTeX?  Since the internal  
structure of the texmf.local/fonts directory seems to be different  
from that in the old one, and in any case I don't remember the magical  
incantations to make things work after this directly is properly  
populated, I need help.

Thanks in advance,


Steve Anderson

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