[NTG-context] LMTX and system fonts

Pablo Rodriguez oinos at gmx.es
Sun Apr 28 11:01:58 CEST 2019

On 4/27/19 11:06 PM, Aditya Mahajan wrote:
> On Sat, 27 Apr 2019, Pablo Rodriguez wrote:
>> [...]
>> If the soft symlink for the fonts directory is itself tex/texmf-fonts/,
>> ConTeXt LMTX handles the fonts right.
> The texmf-fonts directory must follow TDS (tex document structure).
> Assuming that ~/Documents/ousia-fonts simply contains a bunch of
> directories with opentype fonts...

It contains a bunch of fonts, no directory.

> I'd try symlinking it to
> tex/texmf-fonts/font/opentype/data

It doesn’t work.

Adding a link in tex/texmf-fonts/ for each font file is the only thing
that works fine.

And I wonder what may be wrong with the fonts from c:\windows\fonts\ not
being read in Win7.

Many thanks for your help,


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