[NTG-context] OSFONTDIR and Windows 10

Huseyin Özoguz h.oezoguz at mmnetz.de
Thu Aug 15 08:36:38 CEST 2019

Ok, solved. The problem was that Windows 10 by default installs new 
fonts only for the current User, not for all. I changed that, now 
everything is back to normal.

Huseyin Özoguz
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Am 15.08.2019 um 08:08 schrieb Huseyin Özoguz:
> Hello,
> I just moved to Win 10 (coming from Win 7) with a fresh system and 
> installed Context.
> My problem: The manual installed fonts are not stored in 
> "Windows/Font" like before, but in 
> "AppData/Local/Microsoft/Windows/Fonts" – the default Fonts, which 
> came with windows, are still there in Windows/Font.
> If I change OSFONTDIR to the new path and execute "mtxrun --script 
> font --reload" after that, the new fonts are found by Context, but 
> that seems no good way, because now the default-fonts are not found.
> How to solve this situation? How can I prevent Win10 from installing 
> manual installed fonts into this other path and instead install it 
> into "Windows/Font"directly? (Other programs like Corel etc. have no 
> problems finding those other fonts, regardles of there location or 
> Another solution: Give Context two pathes to look for fonts, is that 
> possible?
> Thank you.

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