[OS X TeX] Need help for hebrew fonts

Herb Schulz herbs at wideopenwest.com
Mon Feb 28 15:57:32 CET 2005

On 2/28/05 6:32 AM, "Will Robertson" <will at guerilla.net.au> wrote:

> Hello
> I believe I can fix the problem.
> There have been some recent changes to the way pdftex accesses map
> files, which I don't understand at this stage. All I know is that the
> problem can be fixed by explicitly declaring the map file in the
> (La)TeX document itself. So, using pdftex, I get the correct results
> with:
> \documentclass{article}
> \pdfmapfile{+cjhebrew.map}
> \usepackage{cjhebrew}
> \begin{document}
> test \<'bgd>
> \end{document}
> If you need to go the dvips->ps->pdf route, I don't know what's going
> wrong. Sorry :( Font encodings and map files have been a bit of a weak
> spot for me.
> If you have time, you may wish to experiment some with XeTeX for lots
> of multilingual typesetting...
> Best of luck!
> Will


If you have one of the LT2004 gwTeX distributions the personal map file
should be put in ~/Library/texmf/fonts/map/dvips/ not in
~/Library/texmf/dvips/ as in the older distributions. Is that where you have
Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
(herbs at wideopenwest.com)

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