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

Herbert Schulz herbs at wideopenwest.com
Wed Aug 8 11:01:46 EDT 2012

On Aug 8, 2012, at 9:48 AM, ThomasSchl wrote:

> Adam,
>>>>> - 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.
> Regards
> Thomas S.


I guess I assumed you were using .. just to shorten your lines but not literally. Where exactly was the folder that contained all the files? Did you really use .. ? 

Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
(herbs at wideopenwest dot com)

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