Using fonts from the LaTeX Font Catalogue

Paulo Ney de Souza pauloney at
Sat May 8 22:45:53 CEST 2021

On Sat, May 8, 2021 at 1:28 PM Bob Tennent <rdtennent at> wrote:

> Paulo: If you don't trust me (author and maintainer of
> dozens of font packages), whom would you trust?

Let me say out-loud: I DO trust you, I always had and most likely will,
Every piece of advice I have gotten from you have been sharp, on the mark
saved me tons.

The point here is that you are fixed on the word "Error" which is what the
runs puts out.  The problem is something completely different -- it is

No newbie to TeX will read a 41-page post-installation manual and grasp
that they
will need to do an "fc-check" for running the files of the LaTeX Font

On TeXLive,
> packages not *in* TeXLive have to be installed from CTAN
> (unless they're available via getnonfreefonts). On MiKTeX,
> packages not in MiKTeX have to be installed from CTAN.
> You may not like this but it is a fact. Sorry.

I know -- that is the fact, but it is a sorry state of affairs --
especially for a new user.

Paulo Ney
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