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I have been unsuccessful in getting the mtpro2 package to work.

I am running WinEdt 7 and MiKTeX 2.9 in Windows 7.

I'm about to give up on it, but I really want the \widehat feature to produce really wide hats (as per Really wide hat symbol)

Does anyone have a guide for dummies? Perhaps a video on how to do this?

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What about this guide? – mafp Apr 26 '13 at 16:25
Well, let's start from the beginning. Have you include the package by typing: \usepackage{mtpro2} at the preamble of your document? – Mario S. E. Apr 26 '13 at 16:28
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Download the MTpro2 Lite package (http://pctex.com/mtpro2.html#MTPro2_Lite). You will get a file mtp2lite.zip.tpm. Despite the ending you can unzip it to some folder e.g. with 7zip. You will get beside other a folder texmf. Open miktex settings and add this texmf folder as a new root. Then either add to your document \pdfmapfile{=mtpro2.map} or add the map permanantly to your system by following the description in the documentation of miktex http://docs.miktex.org/2.9/manual/advanced.html#psfonts.

Use the package with the lite-option. E.g

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Thanks! Everything is working now. Your instructions were more clear than what they have on the site. the problem was that instructed me to move the contents of textmf to a folder and point to that as root. rather than point to textmf. – Javi Apr 27 '13 at 1:37
Also, I use notepad to add # MathTimePro II Map mtpro2.map to the bottom of my updmap.cfg file located in C:\Program Files (x86)\MiKTeX 2.9\miktex\config but that doesn't work. adding \pdfmapfile{=mtpro2.map} directly to my .tex does, however, work perfectly. Not sure why. – Javi Apr 27 '13 at 1:42
Don't change the main updmap.cfg. Follow the instruction in the miktex documentation in the link instead. – Ulrike Fischer Apr 27 '13 at 7:35
initexmf --edit-config-file updmap opened up a blank looking file for me... strange. I just manually edited it and then ran initexmf --edit-config-file updmap and it worked. :) Thank you! – Javi Apr 27 '13 at 11:41
Naturally it is blank the first time. The command opens your local configuration file. – Ulrike Fischer Apr 27 '13 at 12:00

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