[NTG-context] access to system fonts under MacOSX
oinos at gmx.es
Sun Dec 21 17:01:21 CET 2014
On 12/21/2014 11:51 AM, j. van den hoff wrote:
> On Sat, 20 Dec 2014 23:26:29 +0100, Pablo Rodriguez wrote:
>> You don’t need to define a typescript. \definefontfamily is the command
>> you need.
>> Typeface should be defined only once ([rm] and [serif] are redundant).
> essentially, I copied/pasted this from contextgarden and my understanding
> was that `rm' and `serif' are aliases?
> also: why does the typescript definition does not work in the first place?
"rm" and "serif" are aliases
Your typescript definition seems to be lacking previous definitions,
according to http://wiki.contextgarden.net/Paratype_typescript_for_mkiv.
I must say that never defined typescripts, because I never needed them.
>> I think it is easier to invoke typefaces with the system font name. I
>> mean, use the same name as you use in Word or any other MacOS X program.
> understood. OTOH, ` mtxrun --script font --list --name --pattern=*' lists
> the fonts using a different convention (lower case, no blanks), so I am
> undecided what might be the "best practice" here?
I would say that best practice is the one that suits your needs best.
If there is one, I don”t know it. But Using system names is easier to
remember (I think).
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