[OS X TeX] Three typeset versions in Leopard?

Gary L. Gray gray at engr.psu.edu
Wed Nov 21 22:11:34 CET 2007

On Nov 20, 2007, at 11:08 PM, Shawn Allgeier wrote:

> I installed Leopard on a new computer and then installed the TexLive  
> 2007 distribution.  Tonight I observe some peculiar behavior when  
> typesetting.
> Typeset #1 = Expected output in TeXShop preview window.
> Typeset #2 = Font has changed to something generic and math renders  
> mostly (large parenthesis show up as ascii characters stacked in  
> columns to form the brackets)
> Typeset #3 = Math renders properly but fonts are still generic.
> Typesetting a 4th time returns back to proper output and the cycle  
> continues.  I am not changing the tex file between type settings  
> (simply pressing apple-t repeatedly).  It is not too alarming since  
> I can just keep type setting until I get the proper output, however  
> this is new behavior as of tonight.
> Have I accidently changed a preference or is this a Leopard glitch?   
> My other computer is running Tiger and TexLive 2007 as well.

I suspect it is your font caches -- delete them. See:


-- Gary

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