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Re: Font Problem: Mathematica 4.01 + Xfree86 4.02

  • To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
  • Subject: [mg28494] Re: Font Problem: Mathematica 4.01 + Xfree86 4.02
  • From: Konstantin L Kouptsov <klk206 at nyu.edu>
  • Date: Sun, 22 Apr 2001 01:30:25 -0400 (EDT)
  • Organization: New York University
  • References: <97qbuo$ndr@smc.vnet.net>
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

Denis Pollney wrote:

> I get the errors:
> 
> X Error of failed request:  BadName (named color or font does not exist)
>   Major opcode of failed request:  45 (X_OpenFont)
>   Serial number of failed request:  101
>   Current serial number in output stream:  104
> 
> I have downloaded the new Type1.tar.gz fonts available from the
> Wolfram site (according to their support pages, the original Type1
> fonts included with Mathematica 4.0 were buggy), but this does not solve
> the problem.

Mathematica looks up the font by its aliased name rather than its full name.
There must be some missing alias in fonts.alias or in fonts.dir.


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