[OS X TeX] Font problem

Erich Neuwirth erich.neuwirth at univie.ac.at
Wed Feb 6 17:05:01 CET 2008

I installed Onyx, cleaned the font cache, and the problem disappeared.

On Feb 6, 2008, at 1:11 PM, Herbert Schulz wrote:

> On Feb 5, 2008, at 2:56 PM, Erich Neuwirth wrote:
>> I am using MacTex, Skim and TextMate. Previewing is behaving very  
>> erratically. Sometimes the CMR fonts are displayed, and sometmes  
>> the files is dsplayed in Helvetica (or a simlar font). Sometimes it  
>> is even more strange: the text body is displayed in CMR and the  
>> headings are displayed in Helevtica.
>> Because I rely on eps files for graphics I have to use latex, I  
>> cannot use pdflatex as the primary typestting engine.
>> What are the configuration options controlling this behavior, and  
>> how can I configure dvips and then ghostscript to always embed the  
>> font outlines in the ps and pdf files so that any display program  
>> will always display the correct fonts?
>> Erich Neuwirth
> Howdy,
> I believe this is a case of messed up font caches. Get a program  
> like Onyx (make sure to get the version for your OS) from <http://www.titanium.free.fr/pgs/english.html 
> >, or one of the many other maintenance applications, and clean out  
> the font caches.
> Good Luck,
> Herb Schulz
> (herbs at wideopenwest.com)
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