[OS X TeX] Wishing YouTube Instructions ...

Lee Witt leedwitt at gmail.com
Wed Nov 4 22:13:36 EST 2009

I think there are some latex-related videos at the tug.org website.
They were taken at past conferences. I can't say with certainty
whether they deal with font installation, but it might be worth a

On 11/4/09, David Derbes <loki at uchicago.edu> wrote:
> 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
> others.)
> 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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