[texworks] xelatex template does not compile

Daniel Becker daniel.becker at uni-rostock.de
Thu Aug 13 18:28:12 CEST 2009

Am 13.08.2009 um 18:00 schrieb David Arnold:

> All, and the XeLaTeX template also fails to compile on my Mac OS X,
> fairly recent MacTex, TeXLive-2008.
> (/usr/local/texlive/2008/texmf-dist/tex/latex/base/
> fixltx2e.sty))kpathsea: Invalid fontname `Charis SIL', contains ' '
> ! Font \zf at basefont="Charis SIL" at 10.0pt not loadable: Metric (TFM)
> file or i
> nstalled font not found.
> \zf at fontspec ...ntname \zf at suffix " at \f at size pt
> \unless \ifzf at icu \zf at set@...
> l.14 \setmainfont{Charis SIL}
> % set the main body font (\textrm), assumes Ch...
> ?
> Probably because I don't have that font, but perhaps a "standard"
> template should use a font that will be on most, if not all, systems.
> David.

... try to delete (or rename) the folder TeXworks in your user-Library- 
folder, that is /Users/yourusername/Library/TeXworks, and restart  
TeXworks. This will recreate You seem to have an old version of that  
folder in there.


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