[OS X TeX] Re: [TxMt] LaTeX fonts (psgreek)

Peter Dyballa Peter_Dyballa at Web.DE
Thu Mar 8 23:54:21 CET 2007

Am 08.03.2007 um 19:02 schrieb Charilaos Skiadas:

>> I'm trying to set up the psgreek package.  While I have moved all  
>> the files in the package to the correct directories, I'm not sure  
>> how to tell TeX to use the new fonts.  The package documentation  
>> suggests three ways to do this: (1) editing the file .../textmf/ 
>> web2c/updmap.cfg (adding the line "Map psgreek.map"); (2)  
>> editing .../texmf/pdftex/pdftex.cfg by adding "map +psgreek.map"';  
>> (3) editing .../texmf/vtex/config/pdf.fm and adding "cm-super.ali"  
>> to the TYPE1 section.
>> I don't see any of these files on my system.  I'm wondering if I  
>> should be looking somewhere else for these files or I should  
>> create them from scratch.  I'd also appreciate any advice on which  
>> of these three methods to use (if it makes a difference).

The usual way to reach the aim today is, after installing (putting)  
the files into the right places:

	sudo texhash (or sudo maketexlsr)
	sudo updmap-sys --nohash --enable Map=psgreek.map

The last line should put the PS Greek MAP file fragment into the MAP  
files for use with dvips, dvipdfm, or pdfTeX.

(The third example is for a commercial TeX system VTeX, which runs on  
OS/2, AFAIR. The first two examples are meant for pretty old systems.  
Can you imagine to use UTF-8 encoded files and an up-to-date XeTeX/ 
XeLaTeX? This TeX system uses the computer's fonts and you can  
typeset in real Greek.)



"Computers are good at following instructions,
but not at reading your mind."
D. E. Knuth, The TeXbook, Addison-Wesley 1984, 1986, 1996, p. 9

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