[luatex] Reading registry to find Windows fonts
p.stephani2 at gmail.com
Sun May 31 08:41:05 CEST 2015
A few years ago I implemented a library to retrieve the list of fonts on
Windows, OS X, and Linux: https://www.ctan.org/pkg/lualatex-platform
I don't think it's widely used, but when I wrote it it worked reliably an
all three OSes (http://tracker.luatex.org/view.php?id=555), and could be
used as a starting point.
Élie Roux <elie.roux at telecom-bretagne.eu> schrieb am Sa., 30. Mai 2015 um
> Dear All,
> An issue was raised recently, from a user who had fonts installed
> under Windows, recognized by his softwares but not LuaTeX (nor XeTeX).
> Apparently the fonts are installed through a mechanism documented by
> MS consisting in adding the font in the list of fonts in the Windows
> Lua has several modules allowing to read the registry, there's an entry
> in the FAQ, and another module not listed in the FAQ.
> As ConTeXt may also benefit from reading the registry (there's a ConTeXt
> user in ), what do you think would be the best solution to access the
> registry from LuaTeX? Should a module like lua-winreg be distributed (as
> a dll) in TeXLive? Should it be built in LuaTeX?
> Thank you very much,
> : https://github.com/lualatex/luaotfload/issues/270
> : http://forum.high-logic.com/viewtopic.php?f=12&t=5612&p=25551#p25552
> : http://www.luafaq.org/#T3.7
> : https://github.com/moteus/lua-winreg
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