[luatex] otf fonts (ligatures, cache, etc.)

Khaled Hosny khaledhosny at eglug.org
Wed Apr 8 15:38:40 CEST 2009

On Wed, Apr 08, 2009 at 03:07:53PM +1000, وفا خلیقی wrote:
>     Are you sure you have that font somewhere kpse can find it, like the
>     current directory? May be your font has a .otf extension? You can omit
>     the extension part if not sure. Also, try:
> That makes sense.
> The font is at /home/vafa/.fonts/microsoft-adobearabic/AdobeArabic-Regular.ttf
> But it seems  In general, XeTeX's font handling is much richer than what this
> code does.

This code provides basic functionality, if you have the latest ConTeXt
distribution, you can run 'mtxrun -script fonts -names' which will
generate a font names database that will even include fonts under
/usr/share/fonts and ~/.fonts, some one have to make such tool work
independent of context, or write an equivalent to it. But, by all means,
luatex gives us more fine control on what is going on, which xetex


 Khaled Hosny
 Arabic localiser and member of Arabeyes.org team
 Free font developer
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