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Font handling in ConTeXt is “strange” for LaTeX users. It's a system of abstraction and aliases, complex and mighty … But there's help:
- Adam Lindsay's page focuses on typography (OpenType, Unicode etc.), esp. on MacOS X
- Bill McClain's ConTeXt beginners page has also a lot about fonts
- font installation with texfont by Pragma
- ConTeXt's font mechanism in detail by Pragma
- making outlines by Pragma
- Here you can try out several TeX fonts online (PDF interface!)
- Tips from experience - getting specific fonts to work; including: Century Gothic.
- examples of using typescripts by Pragma
- example typescripts for free and commercial fonts, by Hraban
- typescripts for some fonts from the FontSite500 CD on the Font Site page, by Holger Sch�ner
- typescripts for lazy font combinations on the Flexi Face page
- some pointers on extending typescripts to accommodate access to “variants,” like old-style figures, are on the Font Variants page
- Fonts in XeTeX gives some details about the XeTeX-specific typescripts in type-xtx
- Using psnfss metrics in ConTeXt
- Matt Gushee about virtual fonts
- Fonts rely on Encodings and Regimes, and it helps to know what happens underneath the hood, from time to time.
- Configuration of fonts for Vietnamese.
- In newer distributions, map files belong in …/fonts/map/pdftex/context!
- Don't forget to look at cont-sys.tex!