[NTG-context] xits font in ~/.fonts

Thomas A. Schmitz thomas.schmitz at uni-bonn.de
Wed Aug 18 21:03:52 CEST 2010


On Aug 18, 2010, at 1:06 PM, Khaled Hosny wrote:

> On Wed, Aug 18, 2010 at 01:01:13PM +0200, Taco Hoekwater wrote:
>> 
>> 
>> Khaled Hosny wrote:
>>> 
>>> Dunno then, it is very confusing, some fonts are found by file name and
>>> some are not. Putting them in TEXMF tree makes them found.
>> 
>> Wild guess: could it be related to the dot in ".fonts" ?
> 
> Other fonts in that directory are found, font names works for all fonts
> there too.
> 

May I chime in here? Hans, a couple of weeks ago, I reported a similar problem: none of the fonts in my personal texmf-trees ends up in the database. I can still reproduce the problem:

luatools AGaramondPro-Regular.otf
/Users/tas/texmf/fonts/opentype/adobe/agaramond/AGaramondPro-Regular.otf

mtxrun --script fonts --list --all "agaramond*"

(i.e. nothing found). I can only use all these personal fonts via the file: syntax; name: does not work. Maybe these problems are related? Something's not quite kosher in the font database...

Thomas



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