[OS X TeX] Wishing YouTube Instructions ...

David Derbes loki at uchicago.edu
Wed Nov 4 15:26:04 EST 2009

There are three or four people (at least) who could do this  
brilliantly, but whether or not they have the time I do not know. I  
wish I were among 'em.

Jonathan Kew, the maintainer of XeTeX; Luci Ellis at verbeia.com, and  
I think Herb Schultz are really good at this stuff, I think. With  
luck maybe one of them
can steal the time from their very busy lives to do this.

(Don't be mad at me if you are one of these three geniuses! It's not  
my fault you are so capable! :-) And there are of course several  

David Derbes
U of Chicago Laboratory Schools

On Nov 4, 2009, at 1:56 PM, Iraj Kalantari wrote:

> To the Experts on the list:
> Like many others, I wish to use TexShop and use different fonts.
> As a '201-level' user of TexShop and after having learned much from  
> this group, I can do many things but am not yet currently willing  
> to attack installation and use of fonts because of its complexity.   
> Now, I love to read and figure things out, but for some tasks the  
> amount of  risk (and work) involved does hold *me* back; recent  
> discussion on the list and sharing of available helpful documents  
> suggests I might not be alone.  So I imagine if there were  
> (commercial) *video lessons* that showed various projects for  
> TexShop, I, and perhaps others, would be simply grateful.
> But since commercialization appears unlikely, here is a wish: It  
> would be nice for some experts to prepare and show the rest of us  
> how to handle fonts (and other things) with the help of those  
> software that video-capture all action on the screen, and post that  
> capture on YouTube.  (I find very useful lessons about PhotoShop on  
> YouTube and wonder about the same for TexShop.)
> I do know that there are two or three *introductory* YouTube  
> lessons prepared by Richard Koch, but I am speaking of creation of  
> *intermediate* level of instruction in the same style and how nice  
> that would be.
> (I do wonder if such preparation would go beyond the level of  
> willingness on the part of even this generous group.)
> Sincerely,
> Iraj.
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