[NTG-context] Chinese TTC fonts can not be loaded with the beta (2011.02.11)

Taco Hoekwater taco at elvenkind.com
Mon Feb 14 08:30:09 CET 2011


On 02/14/2011 01:40 AM, Li Yanrui (李延瑞) wrote:
> 2011/2/13 Philipp A.<flying-sheep at web.de>:
>>
>> i wanted to load a ttc at one point, too, and failed.
>>
>> i found beer, a free software collection, and ported it’s ttc2ttf tool to
>> python (as a challenge).
>>
>> you can find my port here, but it doesn’t get the magic numbers right. it
>> works for me, though.
>>
>
> In fact  the ttc fonts can be loaded and used in the beta before
> 2011.02.11. For extracting ttf from ttc you can also use fontforge.

This and the problem with the Symbola otf are just bugs. Using fontforge
is possible, but really ConTeXt should be fixed.

Best wishes,
Taco




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