[lltx] Luaotfload cannot detect third-party fonts installed on the system font directory in TeXLive 2019 for Windows

Ulrike Fischer news3 at nililand.de
Fri Mar 13 13:54:30 CET 2020

Am Thu, 12 Mar 2020 20:58:42 +0100 schrieb Manuel Boni:

> Hello,
> I would like to report a problem that is affecting my current TeXLive 2019
> installation.

You should better report problems with luaotfload in the github of

> but unfortunately it cannot detect third-party fonts installed on Windows'
> 'Fonts' directory.

Are you sure that you installed the fonts in the system wide fonts
folder? Newer versions of windows have also a "user fonts folder"
somewhere and it could be that luaotfload doesn't scan this but the
normal fonts folder should work. 

> it shows that 83 errors have been detected. May this
> be related to the problem I am experiencing?

I doubt it, imho it only says that I forgot to update the
status-file correctly at the last upload. 

Ulrike Fischer 

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