[OS X TeX] Disappearing characters issue in LaTeXiT

Herbert Schulz herbs at wideopenwest.com
Fri Mar 20 21:19:52 CET 2009

On Mar 20, 2009, at 2:38 PM, Chris Fonnesbeck wrote:

> I like using the nice LaTeXiT utility for generating equations for use
> in Keynote and the like. However, I repeatedly run into the problem
> that random characters will be missing from equations when I go to run
> the presentations. I use the LaTeXiT graphics by dragging them from
> the LaTeXiT window (as pdf images, apparently) to the target Keynote
> slide. I then resize the graphic as needed in Keynote. However, often
> I come back to a slide later only to find that a character is missing.
> That is, the majority of the equation will be visible, but particular
> variables are missing. This appears to happen most often with greek
> letters. They are there when I drag the equation over, but they
> sometimes (not all the time) disappear when I later return to review
> the slide.
> Thanks in advance for any advice here.


What version of LaTeXiT are you using and what version of OS X? This  
sounds like a font cache problem that might be solved by using Onyx.

Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
(herbs at wideopenwest dot com)

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