[texhax] Please help recognize font
rodolfo.medina at gmail.com
Mon Jul 2 21:48:05 CEST 2018
Reinhard Kotucha <reinhard.kotucha at web.de> writes:
> According to the web site cited by Ben the font is available as OTF
> only, so Rodolfo can only choose between between xetex and luatex
> Rodolfo, coming back to your question:
> In order to use CharisSIL-Roman and CharisSIL-Bold with LuaTeX I wrote
> \font\CSr=file:CharisSIL-R.ttf at 10pt
> \font\CSb=file:CharisSIL-B.ttf at 10pt
> This is quite different from [pdf]TeX where you have to call a font by
> the basename of the associated .tfm file.
> At least when using LuaTeX you can load a font either by _font name_
> or by _file name_. Admittedly I don't have any experience with XeTeX.
> LuaTeX requires that luaotfload is loaded. It's supposed to work with
> both, LaTeX and plain TeX. XeTeX supports OTF fonts natively but
> without a Lua engine under the hood it is less flexible.
Many thanks... If the font really *has* to be purchased, the problem though
now is a mere question of money... Too expensive, I'm afraid...
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