# [OS X TeX] trouble with bold in fouriernc

Michael Sharpe msharpe at ucsd.edu
Tue Apr 2 17:20:07 EDT 2013

On Apr 2, 2013, at 5:55 AM, Herbert Schulz <herbs at wideopenwest.com> wrote:

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> On Apr 2, 2013, at 3:22 AM, Leo Alonso <leo.alonso at usc.es> wrote:
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>> HI all
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>> El 01/04/2013, a las 02:49, Michael Sharpe escribió:
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>>> On Jun 8, 2012, at 8:48 AM, Leo Alonso <leo.alonso at usc.es> wrote:
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>>>> Both \boldsymbol{\Gamma} and \mathbf{\Gamma} work fine using fourier. But I want to use New Century Schoolbook (or a clone) as my text font and fouriernc seemed to work fine until I reached the bold greek letters...
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>>>>> Can you get the source for the fouriernc-symbol document. That should show you what you need to do.
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>>>> The source is readily available but I can't get much of it. I suspect there is a bug on it. If you have any idea or suggest an alternative way to get New Century I'll appreciate.
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>>>> Thanks for the responses,
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>>> I'm sorry this is not a timely response, but I did finally look at the fontinst source for fouriernc and found an error which causes the problem with bold Greek. I made a correction and placed the resulting patch for the package (two files, fncmib.{tfm,vf}) at
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>>> http://dl.dropbox.com/u/3825336/TeX/index.html
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>> Thanks Michael for the fix. I wonder if this will be available through TeXLive utility.
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>> Greetings to all.
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>> Leo ALonso
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> Howdy,
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> For it to be available via TeX Live Utility the fixes must be submitted to, and accepted by, the maintainer of the package and then submitted to CTAN as an update to the package. Once on CTAN it will get carried over to TeX Live.
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> The main problem now is that I expect that TeX Live 2012 will be frozen soon in preparation for the final development of TeX Live 2013. Once that happens there will no longer be any updates made to TeX Live 2012.
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> Good Luck,
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> Herb Schulz
> (herbs at wideopenwest dot com)
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Michael Zedler, the originator of the fouriernc package, said that he is no long in the loop in the TeX world, and told me to feel free to update the package on CTAN. I just submitted the update---hope it's in time for TeXLive 2012.

Michael