[lucida] Installing Lucida on MacOSX 10.4.5 ?
Axel E. Retif
axretif at igo.com.mx
Fri Jun 9 05:12:10 CEST 2006
On Jun 8, 2006, at 1:50 PM, Karl Berry wrote:
> This last paragraph is rather vexing.
> Yes, I actually agree with you. However, I had no way to improve it
> myself, since merely unzipping the files worked for me with the
> system I
> use (TeX Live), and I did not care to guess what invocations might be
> needed on other systems.
> Now that Axel kindly sent the invocation for updmap-sys that he
> I can add that to the documentation.
> Other improvements to the documentation, on this topic or others, are
> most welcome. I tried to write everything I knew about it when I made
> the distribution, so I need contributions to make improvements at this
Unfortunately, there are not straightforward instructions, given the
flexibility we have with gwTeX. I, for example, install fonts
and .map files in my $HOME tree:
then I run
sudo updmap-sys --enable Map=lucida.map
With this, configuration file updated is
Others install in ~/Library/texmf..., but run updmap --enable
Map=lucida.map (without the sudo and -sys) and then I think a
updmap.cfg file is created in
The best would be to follow Gerben Wierda's advice (April 23, 2006,
to TeX on Mac OS X Mailing List):
Personally, I would advise to install in texmf.local and use "sudo -H
updmap-sys" (etc.), that way, the TeX i-Package configuration will be
aware of it and you have only one setup on your system (simpler).
Of course, a dream come true would be to buy the fonts and then have
the option to install manually or through i-Installer or MikTeX.
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