[Dev-luatex] How to use an OpenType font.

Taco Hoekwater taco at elvenkind.com
Wed Oct 1 11:47:21 CEST 2008



Javier Múgica wrote:
> I am trying to use an open type font. In the manual I can see a piece of 
> Lua code for loading such a font. I "suppose" that I have to enclose it 
> within \direclua0{}, so I wrote

The table format that is returned by fontforge cannot be used
immediately as a return table from define_font, it needs to be
converted first, that is why your test didn't work out.

There is (or at least used to be) a wiki page about TrueType/OpenType 
loading on the http://luatex.bluwiki.com , and that should help you
get started.

Best wishes,
Taco


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