# [NTG-context] How to use a true type font?

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Wed Sep 22 12:23:38 CEST 2010

```On 22-9-2010 12:16, Mojca Miklavec wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 22, 2010 at 12:06, Mojca Miklavec wrote:
>> 2010/9/22 Procházka Lukáš wrote:
>>>
>>> 1) What's the best destination where the BrickToBrick.ttf should be placed?
>>> (Now, I've copied the file to c:\ConTeXt\tex\texmf-local\BrickToBrick.ttf.)
>>
>> You need to put it to
>> a) c:\ConTeXt\tex\texmf-local\data\<politebutnotneededtoputfontnamefolderhere>\BrickToBrick.ttf
>> b) c:\ConTeXt\tex\texmf-local\fonts\opentype\brick\BrickToBrick.ttf
>> (or truetype instead of opentype; I'm not sure what kind of font it
>> is, but on the other hand I don't think that it really matters)
>
> An interesting observation: the font won't work if you put it under
> opentype, it only works if you put it under truetype or data. But your
> input works fine.

This is specific for tds (I never understood why the distinction was
made). However, if you use the flat fonts/data approach then you can mix
filetypes.

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