[OS X TeX] Trump Med. & dvips

Bruno Voisin bvoisin at mac.com
Wed Oct 6 12:25:52 CEST 2004

Le 6 oct. 04, à 12:10, Ingo Reich a écrit :

> Am 06.10.2004 um 11:48 schrieb Peter Dyballa:
>> Since you mention Ghostscript you should add to Fontmap.GS entries 
>> describing your fonts.
>> The file is in the fonts directory of the Ghostscript distribution, 
>> i.e. /sw/share/ghostscript/fonts/. This directory too needs copies of 
>> the afm and pfb files -- or at least symlinks pointing to them 
>> somewhere under /usr/local/teTeX/share/
>> Symlinks are created as "ln -s source target". When your pwd (present 
>> working directory) is in /sw/share/ghostscript/fonts/ (or wherever 
>> your gs fonts are) you simply can type "ln -s source" for every afm 
>> and pfb file.
> are you sure this is really necessary? I didn't have to do this when I 
> installed the lucida fonts or the mathtime fonts and they work fine 
> (although the respective afm- and pfb-files are not present in the 
> folder you mentioned).

In case that helps, here is what Tom Kiffe (the author of CMacTeX, 
MacDviX and MacGhostView) has sent me a couple of weeks ago, regarding 
making Mathematica fonts known to Ghostscript:

> If you want to configure ghostscript to use the pfa Mathematica fonts 
> you need to do three things.
> 1) Copy all of the Mathematica pfa files to 
> /usr/local/share/ghostscript/fonts.
> 2) Add the line
> (Fontmap.Wolfram) .runlibfile
> to /usr/local/share/ghostscript/8.13/lib/Fontmap.
> 3) Move the attached Fontmap.Wolfram to 
> /usr/local/share/ghostscript/8.13/lib.

As for the attached Fontmap.Wolfram, it contained a number of lines 

> % Old Mathematica Fonts
> /Math1				(Math1.pfa) ;
> /Math1-Bold			(Math1-Bold.pfa) ;
> /Math1Mono			(Math1Mono.pfa) ;
> /Math1Mono-Bold		(Math1Mono-Bold.pfa) ;

Bruno Voisin

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