[OS X TeX] Query about package installation (TeX Live Utility)

Martin Costabel costabel at wanadoo.fr
Mon Oct 4 08:24:55 EDT 2010

On 3/10/10 23:44, Herbert Schulz wrote:
> On Oct 3, 2010, at 3:43 PM, Michael Sharpe wrote:
>> On Oct 3, 2010, at 12:13 PM, Rob Hunt wrote:
>>> I'm sending this in the hope someone can help - I've tried many times myself to no avail!
>> There may be a capitalization issue at the root of the problem. The .fd file is named uOrnementsADF.fd. After copying it into ~/texlive/tex/latex/adforn and renaming it to UOrnementsADF.fd, it seemed to work. (I did not need to run updmap-sys.)
> That seems to do the trick alright. I'll tell them on the tex-live list so it will get fixed up.

Looking at the latex sources (latex.ltx), one sees that latex creates 
the fd file name by prepending the encoding (here "U") to
the font family (here "OrnementsADF"). Then it tries to load the fd file 
first in all lowercase and if this does not succeed, then as is. Thus 
there are two possibilities to name this file correctly:
"uornementsadf.fd" or "UOrnementsADF.fd", but not the mixed version 
currently in the package.

CCing the maintainer of the adforn package.


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