[NTG-context] Using Gill Sans on macOS

Gerben Wierda gerben.wierda at rna.nl
Mon Feb 22 18:34:59 CET 2021


> On 22 Feb 2021, at 17:59, Henning Hraban Ramm <texml at fiee.net> wrote:
> 
> 
> 
>> Am 22.02.2021 um 16:14 schrieb Gerben Wierda <gerben.wierda at rna.nl>:
>> 
>> I’m normall using Optima Nova on my system, e.g. by defining a font like this:
>> 
>> 
>> \definefontfamily
>>    [archimate]
>>    [ss]
>>    [Optima nova LT Pro]
>>    [tf=style:Medium,
>>     bf=style:Bold,
>>     it=style:Medium Italic,
>>     bi=style:Bold Italic]
>> \setupbodyfont[archimate]
>> 
>> I would like to experiment with Gill Sans, but that fails with
>> 
>> fonts           > defining > unable to define 'GillSans.ttc' as 'archimate-14pt-ss-tf-0--0'
>> 
>> It is here:
>> 
>> /System/Library/Fonts/Supplemental/GillSans.ttc
>> 
>> What should I do to be able to use that font?
> 
> Hi Gerben!
> 
> Sometimes ConTeXt can’t find the subfonts in TTCs, e.g.:
> 
> $ mtxrun --script fonts --list --all --pattern=Gill
> identifier            familyname   fontname              filename                      subfont   instances
> 
> gillsans              gillsans     gillsanslightitalic   /Library/Fonts/GillSans.ttc   9
> gillsanslight         gillsans     gillsanslightitalic   /Library/Fonts/GillSans.ttc   9
> gillsanslightitalic   gillsans     gillsanslightitalic   /Library/Fonts/GillSans.ttc   9
> 
> 
> Only after
> $ mtxrun --script fonts --reload --force

Hi Henning!

Thanks, that was what I needed. Apparently, the update from macOS Mojave to macOS Catalina had moved the Gill Sans font so I had to do teh reload.

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> I got:
> 
> $ mtxrun --script fonts --list --all --pattern=Gill
> identifier               familyname   fontname                 filename                      subfont   instances
> 
> gillsans                 gillsans     gillsans                 /Library/Fonts/GillSans.ttc   1
> gillsansblack            gillsans     gillsansultrabold        /Library/Fonts/GillSans.ttc   7
> gillsansbold             gillsans     gillsansbold             /Library/Fonts/GillSans.ttc   2
> gillsansbolditalic       gillsans     gillsansbolditalic       /Library/Fonts/GillSans.ttc   4
> gillsansitalic           gillsans     gillsansitalic           /Library/Fonts/GillSans.ttc   3
> gillsanslight            gillsans     gillsanslight            /Library/Fonts/GillSans.ttc   8
> gillsanslightitalic      gillsans     gillsanslightitalic      /Library/Fonts/GillSans.ttc   9
> gillsansnormal           gillsans     gillsans                 /Library/Fonts/GillSans.ttc   1
> gillsansregular          gillsans     gillsans                 /Library/Fonts/GillSans.ttc   1
> gillsanssemibold         gillsans     gillsanssemibold         /Library/Fonts/GillSans.ttc   5
> gillsanssemibolditalic   gillsans     gillsanssemibolditalic   /Library/Fonts/GillSans.ttc   6
> gillsansultrabold        gillsans     gillsansultrabold        /Library/Fonts/GillSans.ttc   7
> 
> Please check this on your system, and then try the names of the first column.
> 
> 
> Hraban
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