[OS X TeX] Help for FontForge needed
abellaic at math.jussieu.fr
Thu Aug 31 22:51:12 CEST 2006
Le 31 août 06 à 09:54, Bruno Voisin a écrit :
> Le 31 août 06 à 03:50, André Bellaïche a écrit :
>> In the directory sent by the vendor, you see three font files, and
>> two AFM:
>> - TimesTen SC&OsF
>> - TimesTenRomSC
>> - TimesTenRomOsF
>> - TimesTenRomSC.afm
>> - TimesTenRomOsF.afm
>> But do you think my 22 euros are lost?
> Fortunately not. From the file names, from the accompanying AFM
> files and from the description of your attemps in FontForge and
> Font Book, it seems the fonts are resource fonts in Mac OS Classic
> - A FFIL suitcase "TimesTen SC&OsF" containing bitmap versions of
> the small caps and old style fonts for screen display. It should
> have an icon with FFIL on it in OS X, and be called "Font Suitcase"
> in the Info window.
> - Two LWFN files TimesTenRomSC and TimesTenRomOsF containing
> vectorial PostScript versions of the fonts for printer use. They
> should have icons with LWFN on them in OS X, and be called
> "PostScript Type 1 outline font" in the Info window.
> It's only the last two files that are necessary for TeX. The
> tutorial "Installing Fonts for LaTeX on OS X" tells how to deal
> with them: see <http://tug.org/mactex/fonts/fonttutorial-
> current.html#sec2-classic>. You don't need FontForge actually, only
> t1unmac. In short, in Terminal, cd to the directory where the fonts
> are and type in:
> t1unmac -r TimesTenRomSC/rsrc TimesTenRomSC.pfb
> t1unmac -r TimesTenRomOsF/rsrc TimesTenRomOsF.pfb
> t1unmac doesn't need to be downloaded, it's included already in
> gwTeX at /usr/local/teTeX/bin/powerpc-apple-darwin-current/t1unmac
> and /usr/local/teTeX/bin/i386-apple-darwin-current/t1unmac.
> One supplementary check you can make: if you use "ls -l" in the
> directory where the fonts are, it will report that the font files
> have 0 size, as in:
> -rw-r--r-- 1 brunovoi admin 0 May 15 1998 Euro Sans
> -rw-r--r-- 1 brunovoi admin 0 May 15 1998 EuroSanBol
> -rw-r--r-- 1 brunovoi admin 0 May 15 1998 EuroSanBolIta
> -rw-r--r-- 1 brunovoi admin 0 May 15 1998 EuroSanIta
> -rw-r--r-- 1 brunovoi admin 0 May 15 1998 EuroSanReg
> This is because the font code is contained inside the resource
> forks of the files, and these forks are invisible to ls.
> The rest of what you have to do in order to make TeX aware of your
> font files should follow from the rest of the tutorial, with more-
> or-less obvious updates. For example:
> - It's not really necessary to look for Karl-Berry-style file
> names, you can just use the original file names TimesTenRom*.
> - The place to put additional .map files is now /usr/local/teTeX/
> share/texmf.local/fonts/map/ (system-wide setup) or ~/Library/texmf/
> fonts/map/ (per-user setup).
> - Be sure to use "sudo -H updmap-sys" in the first case, and updmap
> in the second case. (It's best if someone else on this list can
> confirm this, as I'm still uncomfortable with the foo vs. foo-sys
> Good luck,
It seems that I understand everything I need, now.
I am confident all you say should work.
I'll tell you when it is over.
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