[NTG-context] LuaTeX finds font, mtxrun --fonts does not list it?

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Thu May 28 09:28:19 CEST 2015

On 5/27/2015 10:10 PM, Sandra Snan wrote:
> I'm trying to add a ttf font (Futura) so I can use it in ConTeXt.
> I've ran
> mtxrun --script fonts --list --all |less
> looked at a ttf font that was there, copied my Futura ttfs to the same
> directory it was in, and ran
> mtxrun --script fonts --reload --force
> But I still can't find it in
> mtxrun --script fonts --list --all |less
> nor can I use it in ConTeXt.
> (The filenames don't have spaces.)
> The curious thing is that the luatex cache has it.
> It's listed in
> /home/sandra/.texmf-var/luatex-cache/generic/names/luaotfload-names.luc
> under various names, all starting with "futuralt".
> Curiously,
> /home/sandra/.texmf-var/luatex-cache/context/[number]/fonts/otf/futuralt-book.tm[ac]
> exist.
> But the only "book-" related name in luaotfload-names.luc is
> futuraltbook, not futuralt-book. Neither worked in ConTeXt, though.
> How do I move forward with this, how do I add ttfs so that ConTeXt
> understand them?

when resolving fonts context makes safe filenames for fonts so don't 
worry about the - being gone

the fact that there is a luc file means that the font has been loaded so 
the question is: how does your tex code look

what happens if you put file: before a name?


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