[lucida] Cannot find lbc.pfb on new Mac OS X Installation

Axel E. Retif axel.retif at mac.com
Tue Oct 20 08:38:09 CEST 2009

On  20 Oct, 2009, at 00:51, Karun Dambiec wrote:

> On 20/10/2009, at 4:30 PM, Axel E. Retif wrote:
>> On  19 Oct, 2009, at 15:51, Karun Dambiec wrote:
>>> Hello,
>>> I am trying to install the lucida fonts on Texlive/MacTex 2008 on  
>>> Mac OS X.
>>> I have gone through the installation instructions provided however  
>>> keep receiving the following message.
>>> !pdfTeX error: /usr/texbin/pdflatex (file lbc.pfb): cannot open  
>>> Type 1 font fil
>>> e for reading
>> lbc.pfb is Lucida Calligraphy Italic, which is part of the Complete  
>> Font Set. Did you buy Lucida's complete font set?
>> [...] how did you use updmap to enable lucida.map?
>> Best,
>> Axel
> Hello,
> I bought the basic set and am trying to test it through processing  
> of lucida-sample.tex that is in docs/lucidabr.

I guess you can't run lucida-sample successfully because it calls  
fonts not included in the basic set. Try the other sample document:  

> I used updmap to enable lucida map.

Yes, but I mean *how*:

sudo updmap-sys --enable Map=lucida.map


updmap --enable Map=lucida.map



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