[OS X TeX] Problem in installing fonts
msharpe at ucsd.edu
Fri Mar 7 11:10:43 EST 2014
On Mar 7, 2014, at 6:56 AM, Vinay K. Ingle <vingle at ece.neu.edu> wrote:
> Hi Herb:
> The mathpi.map file is placed in
> Mountain Lion was updated about a year ago. When I tried using the mathpi fonts through the mathalfa package (I am using mathcal font)
> I am got the following:
> kpathsea: Running mktexpk --mfmode / --bdpi 600 --mag 1+77/600 --dpi 677 mh2scr
> mktexpk: don't know how to create bitmap font for mh2scr.
> mktexpk: perhaps mh2scr is missing from the map file.
> kpathsea: Appending font creation commands to missfont.log.
> !pdfTeX error: pdflatex (file mh2scr): Font mh2scr at 677 not found
> ==> Fatal error occurred, no output PDF file produced!
> Collected error summary (may duplicate other messages):
> pdflatex: Command for 'pdflatex' gave return code 17920
> Latexmk: Use the -f option to force complete processing,
> unless error was exceeding maximum runs of latex/pdflatex.
> Latexmk: Errors, so I did not complete making targets
> If I remove the above two red lines the typesetting works. So something is not installed correctly.
> Vinay K. Ingle
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> On Fri, Mar 7, 2014 at 9:32 AM, Herbert Schulz <herbs at wideopenwest.com> wrote:
> On Mar 7, 2014, at 8:21 AM, Vinay K. Ingle <vingle at ece.neu.edu> wrote:
> > Hi Herb:
> > Thanks. The typesetting in Texshop works fine. Using your tex file, /usr/texbin is now in $PATH. I tried font update and I got the following in the terminal which means update seems to be working, although the map file was not updated.
> > vinaymacbook:~ vinay$ sudo mktexlsr
> > mktexlsr: Updating /usr/local/texlive/2011/../texmf-local/ls-R...
> > mktexlsr: Updating /usr/local/texlive/2011/texmf/ls-R...
> > mktexlsr: Updating /usr/local/texlive/2011/texmf-config/ls-R...
> > mktexlsr: Updating /usr/local/texlive/2011/texmf-dist/ls-R...
> > mktexlsr: Updating /usr/local/texlive/2011/texmf-var/ls-R...
> > mktexlsr: Done.
> > vinaymacbook:~ vinay$ sudo -H updmap-sys --enable Map=mathpi.map
> > Config file: "/usr/local/texlive/2011/texmf-config/web2c/updmap.cfg"
> > /usr/local/texlive/2011/texmf-config/web2c/updmap.cfg unchanged. Map files not recreated.
> > /usr/texbin/updmap: Updating ls-R files.
> > vinaymacbook:~ vinay$
> > Thanks again.
> > ---------
> > Regards,
> > Vinay K. Ingle
> Where did you place the .map file? Does the font actually work properly now? Finally, did you update to Mountain Lion recently?
> Good Luck,
> Herb Schulz
> (herbs at wideopenwest dot com)
The necessary support files and instructions are available under the name mathpiTDS.zip from
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