[OS X TeX] missing symbols in mathptmx with pdftex

Nathan Sanders Nathan.Sanders at williams.edu
Tue Jan 29 05:58:08 CET 2008

On Jan 28, 2008, at 11:12 PM, Gary L. Gray wrote:
> I am using TeXLive 2007 as installed by the MacTeX installer, so  
> that is one difference, though my console output looks to be very  
> similar. Since it is a missing character, it could be the dreaded  
> corrupt font cache problem. You might try and grab something like  
> Font Finagler or Font Nuke, delete all your font caches, and see if  
> that fixes it. See:
> http://homepage.mac.com/mdouma46/fontfinagler/
> http://www.jamapi.com/pr/fn/
> Good luck and let us know if deleting font caches fixes the problem.

No luck with the font cache deletion, unfortunately.  The old PDF was  
still missing the symbol, and re-compiling the document didn't change  
the results.

> By the way, you can install TeXLive 2007 with the MacTeX installer  
> and you will be able to use either gwtex or TeXLive by switching  
> distributions with the preference pane that gets installed.

Thanks, I'll try that out.  I'm downloading it now, and I'll report  


Nathan Sanders
Linguistics Program
Williams College

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