I'm new on LaTeX, can you tell me how to install
byzfonts ("Byzantine Music Font") on TeX Live? I've downloaded it from CTAN, but there is no installation manual for it.
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I started trying to answer this but I can't understand the package well enough.
There are a lot of files here and the file names don't make sense to me. For example, the
.sty files are certainly not LaTeX packages. So they are 'style' files in some other sense I'm not familiar with. Moreover, there do not seem to be any
.fd files to support the use of the fonts with LaTeX, although there is certainly support for LaTeX in
.tex files defining new commands.
Are these meant to be installed as fonts at all? Or are they meant to be used in some other way?
What worked for me on MacOSX (you didn't specify your own platform yet):
Defsdirectories into the
texdirectory of your personal TEXMF directory (here on MacOSX in
~/Library/texmf/tex/byzfonts, arborescence to be created if needed, on other Unixes it would be probably
Alphabetfolder, the XAP folders and the
bzal.mffiles in the
~/Library/texmf/fonts/source/byzfontsdirectory (also create this arborescence if needed);
~stands for your personal HOME directory, that is
You can choose to install those files in you local texmf directory instead,
/usr/local/texlive/texmf-localon MacOSX (and other Unixes as well it seems), but then you'll have to enter, after the previous steps, the
texhashinstruction on the command line, as a "super user" (in MacOSX,
If I compile the file
tst.texI get this: