[NTG-context] (RSFS) font installation

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Fri Mar 18 19:30:09 CET 2011


On 18-3-2011 5:01, mathew wrote:
> On Fri, Mar 18, 2011 at 09:51, Hans Hagen<pragma at wxs.nl>  wrote:
>> On 18-3-2011 3:40, mathew wrote:
>>> \definetypeface [dingbats][ss][sans][dingbats][default]
>>
>> this assumes a dingbats typescript
>
> Sorry, I omitted that when copying my code...
>
>>> \starttext
>>> {\dingbats \uchar{39}{7}\uchar{39}{13}\uchar{39}{42}}
>>> \stoptext
>>
>> {\getnamedglyphdirect{dingbats}{0x39}}
>
> \starttypescript [sans][dingbats][name]
>    \definefontsynonym [Sans][name:dingbats]
> \stoptypescript
> \definetypeface [dingbats][ss][sans][dingbats][default]
> \starttext
> {\getnamedglyphdirect{dingbats}{0x272a}}
>
> Or here's the character directly: ✪
> \stoptext
>
> ...still not working. But KCharSelect says that the Dingbats font has
> a glyph at 0x272a.
>
> fonts>  fallback modern rm 12pt is loaded
> system>  begin file makeup.tex at line 5
> fonts>  defining>  font with asked name 'dingbats' is not
> found using lookup 'file'
> fonts>  defining>  unknown font dingbats, loading aborted
> fonts>  defining>  unable to define dingbats as \**currentsymbolfont**
> backend>  xmp>  using file
> '/usr/local/context/tex/texmf-context/tex/context/base/lpdf-pdx.xml'
>
> And yet if I run mtxrun --script fonts --list --all --pattern=* | grep dingbats
> immediately after that ConTeXt run, in the same shell session, I see:
> dingbats                             dingbats
> /usr/share/fonts/type1/gsfonts/d050000l.afm
> dingbatsnormal                       dingbats
> /usr/share/fonts/type1/gsfonts/d050000l.afm
>
> Also doesn't work if I reference the afm file directly using
>    \definefontsynonym [sans][/usr/share/fonts/type1/gsfonts/d050000l.afm]

try

name:dingbats

or

file:d050000l

and no path

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