[OS X TeX] installing ifmath fonts?

Jung-Tsung Shen jushen at gmail.com
Fri Jul 29 03:48:14 CEST 2005


I know absolutely nothing about font installation. But I was wondering
why there's no "installer" that automatically put every bit and piece
into the right place? ... ... ...

JT

On 7/28/05, Morten Høgholm <morten.hoegholm at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Fri, 29 Jul 2005 03:29:54 +0200, Gary L. Gray <gray at engr.psu.edu> wrote:
> 
> > I purchased the ifmath fonts today (I think they will work nicely with
> > Keynote and LaTeXiT) and installed them in my local tetex tree.
> > Everything seems to be working, but I would like to describe how and
> > where I installed them with the hope that someone more knowledgeable
> > about fonts will tell me if I got things close to right.
> >
> > The files:
> >
> > ifb.afm         ifex10.afm      ifo.afm         ifsy10.afm
> > ifbo.afm        ifmi10.afm      ifrg.afm
> >
> > were put in:
> >
> > ~/Library/texmf/fonts/afm/ifmath
> 
> It usually goes into /fonts/afm/<vendor>/<name>/
> 
> > ----------
> > The files:
> >
> > cm.enc          mv.enc
> >
> > were put in:
> >
> > ~/Library/texmf/fonts/enc
> 
> Here it should be /fonts/enc/dvips/ifmath/
> 
> > ---------
> > The file:
> >
> > iffonts.map
> >
> > was put in:
> >
> > ~/Library/texmf/fonts/map/ifmath/
> 
> /fonts/dvips/ifmath/
> 
> >
> > ----------
> > The files:
> >
> > ifbo10cm.tfm    ifbxsl10.tfm    ifmi10.tfm      ifrb10cm.tfm
> > ifro10cm.tfm
> > ifsy10.tfm      ifbx10.tfm      ifex10.tfm      ifr10.tfm
> > ifrm10cm.tfm
> > ifsl10.tfm
> >
> > were put in:
> >
> > ~/Library/texmf/fonts/tfm/ifmath/
> 
> Like afm: add /<vendor>/
> 
> >
> > ----------
> > The files:
> >
> > ifb.pfb         ifex10.pfb      ifo.pfb         ifsy10.pfb
> > ifbo.pfb        ifmi10.pfb      ifrg.pfb
> >
> > were put in:
> >
> > ~/Library/texmf/fonts/type1/ifmath/
> 
> Ditto.
> 
> >
> > -------------------
> > Finally, the files:
> >
> > iffonts.cfg     lv1ifri.fd      lv1iptt.fd      lvsienc.def
> > lvsiifsy.fd
> > omsifr.fd       infomath.sty    lv1ifrp.fd      lvlienc.def
> > lvsiifr.fd
> > lvxiifex.fd     omsifsy.fd      lv1enc.def      lv1iftt.fd
> > lvliifm.fd
> > lvsiifri.fd     omlifm.fd       omxifex.fd      lv1ifr.fd
> > lv1iitt.fd
> > lvliifr.fd      lvsiifrp.fd     omlifr.fd       ot1ifr.fd
> >
> > were put in:
> >
> > ~/Library/texmf/tex/latex/ifmath/
> 
> Yup.
> 
> > I then ran:
> >
> > sudo texhash
> >
> > and the ran:
> >
> > sudo updmap --enable Map iffonts.map
> 
> Yup.
> 
> > Does this all make sense? Is this what I was supposed to do?
> 
> Almost. There is the tradition with a vendor folder but the search
> mechanism doesn't care.
> --
> Morten
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