[NTG-context] Accessing fonts

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Wed Sep 8 20:39:14 CEST 2010


On 8-9-2010 7:26, Aditya Mahajan wrote:
> Hi,
>
> I can only load some fonts (like Fontin) that are in ~/texmf or ~/.fonts
> if I load it using the file: directive. The name: directive does not
> seem to work, even if the font is in ~/texmf directory.
>
> As a result a lot of my old documents (which generally use typescripts
> or simplefonts module by Wolfgang) have stopped working. I can fix
> things on a case by case basis, but I wonder if others are also facing
> similar problems and there is bug lurking somewhere that is platform
> dependent.

if you want named access, you need to add that path to the fontpath in 
your cnf as then it will be added to the font database (that database is 
not dynamicly adapting to trees that are scanned runtime)

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