[OS X TeX] Lucida and MathTime installation instructions: (1) Lucida

Axel E. Retif axretif at igo.com.mx
Thu Jan 18 18:42:37 CET 2007


On Jan 18, 2007, at 09:44, Chris Goedde wrote:

> On Jan 16, 2007, at 8:01 PM, Bruno Voisin wrote:
>
>> Here are installation instructions for the Lucida Bright and  
>> Lucida New Math fonts, on the two most recent OS X TeX  
>> distributions to date: gwTeX installed via i-Installer, and  
>> TeXLive-2007 (the full version) installed via MacTeX.
>>
>> The instructions are aimed primarily at people who purchased the  
>> fonts at the time of their original release circa 1995, most  
>> likely from Blue Sky Research (the makers of Textures), and who  
>> can't or won't update for now.
>>
>> For those who can or will, it makes more sense to update, by  
>> purchasing the current version of the fonts from either TUG  
>> <http://tug.org/store/lucida/> or PCTeX <http://www.pctex.com/ 
>> Lucida_Fonts.html>. For one thing, with the update you'll get the  
>> Euro symbol missing from the original fonts, as well as correction  
>> of any bug that may have been found in the fonts in the meantime.
>
> [Detailed but UGLY installation instructions deleted---thanks Bruno!]
>
> Question: What (or where) are the installation instructions for the  
> current version of the fonts? The page you linked to (http:// 
> tug.org/store/lucida/) doesn't seem to have installation  
> instructions (unless I'm overlooking them). Are the new fonts "plug  
> and play"? That in itself would be incentive for me to upgrade at  
> some point.

I bought the fonts from the TUG store and installed them without  
problems. Instructions, by Walter Schmidt, are brief but enough, and  
after I bought them Karl Berry said they will try to improve those  
instructions to cover different platforms.


Best,

Axel

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