[tex-live] XeTeX and ConTeXt

Yue Wang yuleopen at gmail.com
Wed Mar 11 01:01:59 CET 2009

> I installed Ruby and can now use ConTeXt in TeX Live 2008. I am not
> quite sure what the advantages of the "new stuff" in Mark IV are for
> my relatively simple documents at the moment.

If you want to use MKIV, don't use TL08, try minimals instead.

> I also discovered that I was accidently using fc-config from Cygwin
> rather than the one supplied with TeX Live. However, having removed
> Cygwin from the system path and making sure that I using the right
> fc-cache, I am still having problems. When I run fc-cache, it seems to

you can use the portable script, and it will automatically set the
local environment.
else, you should place texlive before the cygwin's path.

> find the fonts in c:/windows/fonts. The problem is that when I run
> xelatex or texexec --xtx, I get an error:
> Metric (TFM) or installed font not found

sample files please.

> Any idea what the problem might be?
> John

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