[OS X TeX] Minion Pro questions

Richard Seguin riseguin at earthlink.net
Mon Jul 9 17:59:53 EDT 2012

On Jul 9, 2012, at 4:19 PM, Michael Sharpe wrote:

> On Jul 9, 2012, at 11:26 AM, Richard Seguin wrote:
>> \documentclass[11pt]{memoir}
>> \renewcommand{\ttdefault}{lmtt}
>> \usepackage[frak=boondox,bb=boondox,cal=boondoxo]{mathalfa}
>> \usepackage{MinionPro}
>> \usepackage[T1]{fontenc}
>> is constant in the following examples. The following gives \reserved at b ->\relax … error (on the last line before \end{document}. The align* environment actually isn't crucial to the error, but I'm showing to give the context of "\text{( by continuity of $\psi$)}" to which this error message is dependent upon.
> Richard,
> Please try the new version of mathalfa I just posted to
> http://dl.dropbox.com/u/3825336/TeX/index.html
> In my tests with memoir, the ams classes and the article class, it fixed the problems you mentioned, but with \usepackage[…]{mathalfa} coming after loading MinionPro so that my basic preamble read something like:
> \documentclass[11pt]{memoir}
> \renewcommand{\ttdefault}{lmtt}
> \usepackage{MinionPro}
> \usepackage[T1]{fontenc}
> \usepackage[frak=boondox,bb=boondox,cal=boondox]{mathalfa}
> Michael


That fixed everything! Thanks!

What is the purpose of \renewcommand{\ttdefault}{lmtt}? My document typesets with or without it, but I'm not sure if it is affecting anything. Is there an advantage to keeping it?


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