LyX says Tex Gyra Schola is not installed, but I installed it

Steve Litt slitt at
Fri Jun 18 00:19:12 UTC 2021

Ricardo Berlasso said on Thu, 17 Jun 2021 19:02:08 +0200

>El jue, 17 jun 2021 a las 16:15, Steve Litt
>(<slitt at>) escribió:
>> Hi all,
>> The only font readable enough for my books is Century Schoolbook. All
>> the rest are too faint. Most Century Schoolbook implementations don't
>> work with LyX, or at least I haven't been able to get them to work.
>> With one exception...
>> Tex Gyra Schola is a Century Schoolbook implementation that has been
>> working for me for the past 5 years. But now, When I
>> Document->Settings->Fonts and select a Serif font, Tex Gyre Schola is
>> listed, but the words "(not installed)" are appended, and in fact
>> when I compile the document, the font in the PDF is definitely not
>> TeX Gyre Schola.
>While there are metafont versions out there, all TexGyre fonts are
>distributed as opentype fonts. In the font settings dialogs, select to
>use non-TeX fonts and then you'll see it.

I'll try again. I just uninstalled all my distro's texlive package and
installed straight from CTAN. But earlier today when I selected non-TeX
fonts, my document didn't compile.


>BTW, you can also try Michael Sharp's ScholaX, which is an extension of
>TeXGyre Schola
>This is also an opentype font. I briefly reviewed it in my blog

:-) I went there earlier while researching Century Schoolbook, and
based on your blog entry, I installed Scholax. But now I reinstalled
texlive, so I'll need to do it again.

Thanks for your help!


Steve Litt 
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