[NTG-context] newotf, problem with .ttc fonts

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Sun Jul 12 01:34:50 CEST 2015


On 7/11/2015 11:27 PM, Rik Kabel wrote:
> It appears that the newotf mechanism does not handle .ttc fonts. The
> following MWE uses fonts found on Windows 8.1:
>
>       \usemodule     [newotf]
>     %% the following fonts, all .ttc, fail in the same way:
>     % C:/ConTeXt/tex/texmf-context/tex/context/base/font-oup.lua:651:
>     bad argument #1 to '(for generator)' (table expected, got nil)
>     %\definefont    [testfont] [MSMincho sa 1]
>     %\definefont    [testfont] [MingLiU sa 1]
>     %\definefont    [testfont] [Gulim sa 1]
>     %\definefont    [testfont] [Batang sa 1]
>     %\definefont    [testfont] [msyh sa 1]  % Microsoft YaHei
>     %\definefont    [testfont] [msjh sa 1]  % Microsoft JhengHei
>     %\definefont    [testfont] [SimSun sa 1]
>     %% the following, none .ttc, work:
>     %\definefont    [testfont] [arialuni sa 1] % Arial Unicode MS
>     %\definefont    [testfont] [yugothic sa 1] % Yu Gothic
>     %\definefont    [testfont] [yumin sa 1] % Yu Mincho
>     %\definefont    [testfont] [kaiu sa 1] % DFKai-SB Regular
>     %\definefont    [testfont] [simfang sa 1] % FangSong Regular
>     %\definefont    [testfont] [simhei sa 1] % SimHei Regular
>       \definefont    [testfont] [simkai sa 1] % KaTi Regular
>
>     \starttext
>        Confucius’ {\em Analects} ({\testfont 論語} {\em LunYu}).
>     \stoptext
>
> Without the new module, this works with all of the test fonts.

font-otl.lua, around line 254:

         data = otfreaders.loadfont(filename,sub or 1)

add the "or 1"

Hans

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