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

Khaled Hosny khaledhosny at eglug.org
Tue Feb 8 15:46:05 CET 2011

On Tue, Feb 08, 2011 at 03:13:11PM +0100, Hans Hagen wrote:
> 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.

I keep it as minimal as possible (I've even some "feature requests" to
keep our local changes more smaller, but no time to check it now).


 Khaled Hosny

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