[OS X TeX] GW Extras and i-Installer
herbs at wideopenwest.com
Fri Feb 5 18:09:15 EST 2010
On Feb 5, 2010, at 4:18 PM, R. Vijay Krishna wrote:
> On Feb 5, 2010, at 4:30 PM, Herbert Schulz wrote:
>> Do still have access to a gwTeX which has the gtamac fonts installed? If so you need only move the files from the locations in texmf.gwTeX to the corresponding location in texmf-local. You DON'T enable the maps since the fonts will only work with pdflatex because the fonts were converted to ttf (via fondu) and the sty files tell pdflatex to load the maps on the fly. After moving all the fonts over you need only run
>> Hope that helps.
>> Good Luck,
>> Herb Schulz
>> (herbs at wideopenwest dot com)
> Unfortunately, I don't have gwTeX. So I tried to install an old gwTeX based on TeX Live (2006) which is available as an i-Installer package. Happily, it downloaded without a worry, but then I got the same message that started this thread:
> Prepare stage completed
> Unarchive stage failed
> Is it hopeless?
Don't bother to even try to install gwTeX since you still won't be able to install the gtamac fonts since the Hoefler Text font (and probably others) are now ttc rather than ttf fonts and fondu won't be able to deal with it. Sigh...
(herbs at wideopenwest dot com)
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