>What's wrong with: >% Ditto for MF. >MFINPUTS = .:$TEXMF/mf//:$PRIVATE/fonts//src//:$TEXMF/fonts//src// This works if the users are well behaved and put their fonts where I tell them to. As it happens, at this site, I doubt if anyone will ever install a font other than me, so I don't think it's a worry. This isn't necessarily true the world over though... Alan.