[lucida] Installation Question

Ulrich Groh ugroh at mac.com
Sun Aug 31 15:46:19 CEST 2008

Axel, thanks a lot. Indeed, everything is ok (looking at Adobe).

Thanks again.


Am 31.08.2008 um 15:28 schrieb Axel E. Retif:

> On  31 Aug, 2008, at 07:52, Ulrich Groh wrote:
>> Axel, I don't know how TeX is loading fonts in this case. I have
>> also out-commented the line \usepackage{lucidabr} in the lucida-
>> amsmath.tex file and I got no real error. But with this line
>> uncommented I got a bunch of error messages. Therefore I am
>> interested to scheck wether my installation is ok (but how?) and how
>> do I see if I have lucida on the paper I am printing.
> Absolutely no errors at all! LaTeX is just informing you that it will
> use Lucida fonts instead of the default Computer Modern: that's all
> the Infos.
> And the couple of warnings shouldn't be really: it's telling you that
> it will use T1 encoding (as it should) instead of the old OT1 (which
> is still the default encoding to LaTeX). Lucida doesn't work with OT1
> encoding, but only with LY1 and T1, so it's doing the right thing.
> You can use Adobe Reader to see that your document is in fact using
> the Lucida fonts (I'm sure it is): open your document in Reader and,
> in the File menu, choose Properties...; in the window that opens
> choose the Fonts tab: there you'll see the fonts your document uses.
> (If you still don't have it, remember Adobe Reader is free.)
> Best,
> Axel

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