[NTG-context] How to use Helvetica Neue Light (OS X)?

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Wed Feb 10 15:13:37 CET 2016


On 2/10/2016 2:51 PM, Nicola wrote:
> On 2016-02-10 12:48:32 +0000, Hans Hagen said:
>
>> On 2/10/2016 12:36 PM, Nicola wrote:
>>
>>> (1) I conclude that .dfont fonts are not dealt properly by ConTeXt, or
>>> that I am missing some configuration step.
>>
>> indeed the latest mkiv does not support dfonts any longer
>
> Ok, good to know. Any suggestion on how to select a font within a .ttc?

normally by name

> Btw, I read in the wiki(*) that “the current version of LuaTeX (0.60)
> has severe problems dealing with the new TrueType collection fonts in
> Snow Leopard (Mac OS 10.6).”

0.60 is ancient ... we have approx 0.90 now

> Is that still the case with the current LuaTeX (I am on El Capitan)? That
> might explain my results.

i don't use osx but others can tell you

> What is the best practice: do you recommended using only ttf and otf fonts?

ttc is okay

Hans


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