[OS X TeX] MinionPro on MacTeX 2012

Herbert Schulz herbs at wideopenwest.com
Wed Feb 13 16:28:47 CET 2013

On Feb 13, 2013, at 9:01 AM, Theo Moore <tsgmoore at gmail.com> wrote:

> Dear all,
> I've been trying to install MinionPro to be used with pdflatex and
> mactex 2012. I've been using the guide here:
> http://codealamode.blogspot.co.uk/2012/08/installing-minionpro-for-latex-on-mac.html
> which seems to go without a hitch (at least no errors are displayed).
> However, upon trying to compile a minimal example listed on the
> website, I get the errors:
> kpathsea: Running mktexpk --mfmode / --bdpi 600 --mag 0+545/600 --dpi
> 545 MinionPro-It-Base-ad
> mktexpk: don't know how to create bitmap font for MinionPro-It-Base-ad.
> mktexpk: perhaps MinionPro-It-Base-ad is missing from the map file.
> kpathsea: Appending font creation commands to missfont.log.
> )
> (see the transcript file for additional information)
> !pdfTeX error: /usr/texbin/pdflatex (file MinionPro-It-Base-ad): Font MinionPro
> -It-Base-ad at 545 not found
> ==> Fatal error occurred, no output PDF file produced!
> Any hints of tracking down the problem? I was wondering if the
> instructions were meant to work with Mactex 2012 or that it migh have
> something to do with my directory structure.
> Thanks.


One more thing... those instructions tell you to install MnSymbol but that already seems to be part of TeX Live 2012 which is installed by MacTeX.

Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
(herbs at wideopenwest dot com)

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