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I've tried using tlmgr to install the concmath package, but I keep getting the following error:

! Font T1/ccr/m/n/10=eorm10 at 10.0pt not loadable: Metric (TFM) file not found
.<to be read again>

what should I do to install it correctly? I've also tried installing beton, concrete and ccfonts using tlmgr, all to no avail. Installing the concrete package gave me bitmap (pixely) fonts though (only when I omit \usepackage[T1]{fontenc}).

I'm using this document:





NOTE: I also use microtype, which makes the need for the non-pixel version even more pressing. Microtype can't do expansion on these things..

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Did you install the full MacTeX? If so, things should just work. You do need the T1 encoding to get the Type1 versions of the fonts, so that's not surprising. But on my system, your document works without any prior installation. How did you invoke tlmgr? – Alan Munn May 22 '11 at 18:55
Your example compiles fine for me. I'm using the latest available version of MacTeX (TeXlive 2010) with updates. Try using TeX Live Utility instead of tlmgr directly, you might find it easier. – Frédéric May 22 '11 at 18:57
I've installed MacTex, but note that I have used the BasicTex installation, which doesn't install ALL the packages. When I use one, I manually add it by invoking tlmgr from the command line (there is also no GUI app for TeX Live Manager). – romeovs May 22 '11 at 19:01
I agree with Frédéric: even with BasicTeX you can still use the TeXLive Utility GUI. It will cause you fewer problems, I think. Also "manually add it by invoking tlmgr isn't enough information. Are you using sudo tlmgr or just tlmgr when you run from the command line? – Alan Munn May 22 '11 at 19:11
This has come up in other questions: Unless computer memory is critical, you are probably better off with a full install. In particular, this will make it easier to use files from other sources. Another reason is that your document would now be compiling; there might be dependencies that aren't obvious to determine. – Frédéric May 22 '11 at 20:47
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You need to install the packages ecc (for the T1 encoded Concrete fonts) and cm-super (for the Type1 version necessary for microtype).

I agree with @Frédéric about the full install of MacTeX.

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I've installed full mactex now.. Yet there is a bunch of unused material in it (why would I install Bibleref if I don't need it?). I liked the sparse install because it made my tex-tree a bit more see through. – romeovs May 23 '11 at 16:52
installation of these package isn't enough either – romeovs May 23 '11 at 18:59
@romeovs I've a complete and up-to-date MacTeX and your example compiles perfectly. What's the problem? – egreg May 23 '11 at 19:23
Noone seems to get I do not want to install Full MacTex. Althoug this might fix this particular problem it doesn't feel right. Perhaps I'm being oversensitive 'bout this, but I want to be aware of what's inside my tex tree and why it's there. I've installed ecc, cm-super and concmath, which should be enough right? Then why doesn't it work? Using the "full-install" blackbox doesn't fulfill my needs. – romeovs May 23 '11 at 19:36
@romeovs What's in TeX Live has been checked by many people. It's hard to tell what you need; your example seems to require only ccfonts, concmath, ecc and cm-super. There may be a font map problem: what's the answer of kpsewhich pdftex.map (from the terminal)? – egreg May 23 '11 at 19:40

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