[NTG-context] Using virtual fonts defined with lua-code

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Tue Feb 8 15:13:11 CET 2011

On 8-2-2011 10:40, Ulrike Fischer wrote:
> Hello,
> The luatex documentation contains in section "7.2.2 Example virtual
> font" an example how to define a virtual font "cmr10-red". The font
> is defined by adding the code to the define_font callback.
> Does some interface exists in contex/mkiv which allows to use such
> virtual fonts together with the normal font loading code? E.g. could
> I move the code for the font to some file ("cmr10-red.vflua") so
> that a request \font\mytest="cmr10-red" will simply find this file
> and use the code like vf, tfm or otf-files are found and used when
> needed?

It's relatively easy to add support for that. However, when I've done 
that Khaled has to make sure that it also works in his wrapper code as I 
don't know to what extend he overloads code. I can only test in the 
plain variant and context.


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