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I am following the directions in the README at the CTAN entry for MinionPro. I am using the Minion Pro fonts from the Adobe Font Folio 11. I'm running a fully-updated TeX Live 2011 distribution on OS X Lion 10.7.2.

Please note that I'm entirely aware this can be solved by using XeLaTeX (with fontspec), but I wish to use LaTeX in this case.

Running otfinfo -v on any one of the 64 Minion Pro fonts yields,

Version 2.030;PS 2.000;hotconv 1.0.51;makeotf.lib2.0.18671

so naturally I'm using the enc-2.000.zip encoding files.

After unzipping metrics-base.zip, metrics-full.zip, metrics-opticals.zip, and enc-2.000.zip into my /usr/local/texlive/texmf-local directory, I ran sudo mktexlsr, then sudo updmap-sys --enable Map=MinionPro.map, then sudo mktexlsr again.

I then typeset my test file, whose code and output is shown below.


Hello! How are you? This sentence has \textbf{bold}, \textit{italic}, and \textbf{\textit{bold italic}} characters. This sentence has \textsc{small caps}.

Здравствуйте! Как у вас дела? Это предложение имеет \textbf{жирные}, \textit{курсивные}, и \textbf{\textit{жирные курсивные}} буквы. Это предложение имеет \textsc{капительные буквы}.

  \psi_{nlm}(r,\theta,\rho) = \sqrt{\bigg(\frac{2}{na_0}\bigg)^3 \frac{(n - l - 1)!}{2n[(n + l)!]^3}} e^{-\rho / 2} \rho^{l} L_{n - l -1}^{2l + 1}(\rho) \cdot Y_{l}^{m}(\theta, \phi)
  y = x\tan(\theta) - \frac{g\sec^2(\theta)}{2v_0^2}x^2

image of test code output

Note that the openg option also fails to display. This is strange to me, because it seems as if everything is working except for a few characters. Everything works great with XeLaTeX, but not when using the MinionPro package.

Forgive me if I'm being naïve. Thanks.

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the current TeXLive version of MinionPro has no option [openg]. Without it I get the desired result.

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With lualatex and

\setmainfont{Minion Pro}

I get the same output.

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Thanks for your reply, but I'm aware this can be acheived using fontspec. I'm only perplexed as to why it won't work with pdflatex. –  user2473 Jan 16 '12 at 22:40
I used pdflatex, so it is a problem with your font setting. –  Herbert Jan 16 '12 at 22:48
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