[OS X TeX] Re: Font Installation MacTeX-2012

ThomasSchl thomas.schloemer at uni-konstanz.de
Wed Aug 8 10:48:09 EDT 2012


> >>> - I copied my font step-by-step into /usr/local/texlive/texmf-local as 
> >>> follows: 
> >>> cp *.fd ../texmf-local/tex/latex/gentium 
> Just out of curiosity, is this the actual command you used?  If so, what was your current working directory?  In other words, where are the .fd files stored? 

I was in a special folder that contained all the files from the TTF-converted gentium font. The folder is included in the ZIP file I sent around with the last email.

> > In the sentence about using `sudo` with `updmap`, for completeness I should have added that you MUST use `sudo -H` when using `updmap-sys`. 
> As a habit this is probably okay, but not necessary with TL 2012 and later. 

As I understand it, I had to use sudo -H because I copied the font to the global texmf-local folder, not within ~/Library.

Thomas S.

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