I am trying to compile a CV template using XeLateX. I have always used Pdflatex, so I created a XeLaTeX command as described here: Use XeLaTeX in Texmaker instead of pdfLaTeX. I then downloaded the font and installed it (as described here: http://www.fontspring.com/support/installing/how-do-i-install-fonts-on-my-mac). I now get the error "Error : could not start the command" instead of "process exited normally" and in the log file the error ist "font-not-found." when running XeLaTeX (in Texmaker). At the same time the font appears in finder as well as in Textedit, OpenOffice etc.

\documentclass[a4paper,10pt]{article} % Default font size and paper size

\usepackage{fontspec} % For loading fonts
\setmainfont[SmallCapsFont = Fontin SmallCaps]{Fontin} % Main document font
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    With the latest versions of Texmaker, you don't have to create a special command to use XeLaTeX. There is a "quick build" mode for "xelatex+View Pdf" (Options -> Configure Texmaker -> Quick Build)
    – user27168
    Sep 23, 2013 at 16:44
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    Which TeX distribution do you use, and which vintage are XeLaTeX and LuaLaTeX programs you use. For what it's worth, under MacTeX2013, your code -- suitably augmented to produce output -- runs fine.
    – Mico
    Jan 19, 2014 at 20:25
  • Where did you obtain the font and which version did you use? For example, if you obtained it from exljbris.com/fontin.html, you would want to download the OpenType or TTF fonts (probably OpenType) - not the Type1, which almost certainly won't work at all with XeLaTeX.
    – cfr
    Jan 20, 2014 at 23:41


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