[NTG-context] MnSymbol in ConText

Taco Hoekwater taco at elvenkind.com
Mon Feb 21 09:05:28 CET 2011


On 02/20/2011 09:01 PM, Florian Wobbe wrote:
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> Florian Wobbe
> Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research
> Division of Geosciences, Section of Geophysics
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> 27515 Bremerhaven
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> On Feb 20, 2011, at 20:38 , Khaled Hosny wrote:
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>> On Sun, Feb 20, 2011 at 08:30:53PM +0100, Florian Wobbe wrote:
>>>>> Is there any way to use MnSymbol in context?
>>>>
>>>> It is, but somebody needs to write support for it. Both for MKII and MKIV.
>>>
>>> The problem is, that luatex refuses to load any of the MnSymbol*.otf
>>> font files available from CTAN with an error message. I don't know
>>> what is broken with the fonts.
>>
>> Reporting the errors would help finding what is wrong.
>
> Hi Khaled,
>
> luatax says:
>   )<texmf/fonts/opentype/public/mnsymbol/MnSymbol12.otf
> !LuaTeX error (file texmf/fonts/opentype/public/mnsymbol/MnSymbol12.otf): Invalid character.


It is the CFF parser in the backend that gives up on the font. I have no 
idea why that is, but a (re-)"generate fonts" in fontforge fixed
it for me.

Best wishes,
Taco


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