[NTG-context] Font installation help needed!
verhaaggchm at ziggo.nl
Tue Oct 2 20:54:27 CEST 2018
On 01-10-18 01:49, Aditya Mahajan wrote:
> On Sun, 30 Sep 2018, Geert Verhaag wrote:
>> I'm currently using ConTeXt version:
>> mtx-context | ConTeXt Process Management 0.60
>> mtx-context |
>> mtx-context | main context file:
>> mtx-context | current version: 2013.08.11 20:23
> You should update your context installation. This is more than 5 year
>> I'd like to use the Advent Pro font, so I downloaded the font and
>> have 7 ttf files available.
>> After looking around for some manual I found: "Integrating TrueType
>> Fonts into ConTEXt" by Thomas A. Schmitz.
> That is meant for MkII. Unless there is a specific reason for you to
> use MkII (like working with an old setup being used in production),
> you should use MkIV. One of the advantage of MkIV is that it is MUCH
> easier to work with TTF and OTF fonts.
>> I did a standalone installation years ago of this version of ConTeXt,
>> and don't dare to upgrade because I might run into other issues, sorry!
> You can install standalone in a parallel directory. If something goes
> wrong with the installation, you can continue using your current
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Thanks for your advice; but what is the correct MkIV procedure? Is it
the one described at: https://wiki.contextgarden.net/Fonts_in_LuaTeX?
I understand that the texfont way of doing it is out-dated!
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