[OS X TeX] Curious xelatex font problem
herbs at wideopenwest.com
Sun Sep 7 02:25:18 CEST 2008
On Sep 6, 2008, at 11:48 AM, Reinaert Albrecht wrote:
> I have a curious xelatex font problem. I'm using mactex (tested both
> 2007 and
> 2008 version) and when I use a user font with fontspec xelatex
> complains about
> tfm-files not being found but only when run from the command line.
> When I
> compile the exact same file with texshop everything works fine.
> Using system fonts gives me no problem at all curiously.
> Moving the user installed fonts to the system directory changes
> nothing. As
> far as I can check both the command line and texshop use the exact
> same binary
> of xelatex. The environment is also the same. I checked this in the
> 2007 and
> 2008 version of mactex and both give me the same problem.
> Does anybody have an idea of what is going on here?
> Kind regards,
> Reinaert Albrecht
What are the contents of your xelatex.engine file (found in ~/Library/
TeXShop/Engines/) and what is your command line call?
Also note that by default running
in MacTeX 2007 the xdvi-pdf processing is done with xdv2pdf while the
same command under MacTeX 2008 uses xdvipdfmx.
(herbs at wideopenwest.com)
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