[NTG-context] TTF fonts and MKIV

David Rogers davidandrewrogers at gmail.com
Sat Jan 29 06:42:59 CET 2011


* John Culleton <john at wexfordpress.com> [2011-01-28 16:39]:

>Is there a short, simple guide somewhere that shows how to use TTF and
>OTF fonts in Context? I downloaded the new Fonts chapter but it goes
>deep into the weeds on typescripts etc.  I am looking for a method
>that allows me to do in Context what I can already do in most other
>DTP programs: simply designate for use a font or font family that
>exists in /usr/share/fonts without typescripts, complex and confusing
>aliasing schemes or tfm files.


The Simplefont module by Wolfgang Schuster is very good for my (not
highly demanding) purposes. Certainly it is intended to do just what you
describe.

-- 
David


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