[OS X TeX] Snow Leopard font problems

David Watson dewatson at me.com
Fri Oct 23 17:23:33 CEST 2009

On Oct 23, 2009, at 10:00 AM, Stephen Anderson wrote:

> I haven't been following this list closely lately, so something  
> similar may already have been discussed.  If so, I'm sorry for the  
> duplication, and will be grateful for a pointer to information that  
> I should have seen.
> Since "upgrading" to Snow Leopard, I find that anything calling for  
> courier fonts (maybe others - this is what I've noticed) shows up in  
> the output as empty space.  That is, invoking the url package and  
> putting \usr{foo at bar.com} in a document results in a long blank  
> space in the pdf at that point.  Likewise \texttt{foo at bar.com}.
> I'm using the TexLive 2008 distribution, and everything was fine  
> before moving from Leopard to SnowLeopard.  In fact, in files that  
> were processed in the past, the courier stuff shows up fine in the  
> old pdf, but when I rerun LaTeX/XeTeX on the file, it disappears.
> I don't have any idea where this problem resides: something similar  
> happened to me in a Micr$oft Word document when I set some text to  
> "courier std" instead of plain "courier".  But it's in what I do in  
> LaTeX that I really care....

You may want to open the Font Book application, then choose "Resolve  
Duplicates" from the Edit menu.

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