[OS X TeX] Screen font problems

Herbert Schulz herbs at wideopenwest.com
Sat Nov 22 14:07:27 CET 2008

On Nov 22, 2008, at 6:35 AM, pacotomi wrote:

> Le 21 nov. 08 à 21:59, Chris Skeels a écrit :
>> I have MacTeX-2008 on an intel iMac running 10.5.5 and I am  
>> suffering what
>> looks like a classic example of MacTeX FAQ Q0.1.  Specifically,  
>> certain
>> glyphs are missing when trying to view documents on the screen.   
>> Mostly
>> these are things like Greek characters, minus signs, etc, although  
>> they may
>> just be the ones I am noticing.  This is the case for TeXniscope,  
>> Skim and
>> Preview.  Acrobat works just fine.  I have followed the advice there:
>> downloaded the appropriate version of OnyX, cleaned the font cache  
>> and
>> rebooted.  Sometimes after this process Skim will open the file  
>> correctly
>> the first time but if I update the file, or look at it with any other
>> viewer, then the problem reappears.  Any suggestions of what else  
>> would be
>> worth a try?
> Same (recent) problem here. With fourier, greek, italic, small caps  
> characters are replaced by a kind of generic font.
> Pacotomi


What version of the OS are you using? Are you using an equation editor  
besides LaTeXiT? Are you using MS Word? If so, what version?

Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
(herbs at wideopenwest dot com)

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