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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
- Integrating TrueType Fonts into ConTeXt by Thomas A. Schmitz (PracTeX Journal)
- ConTeXt's font mechanism in detail by Pragma
- making outlines by Pragma
- Here you can try out several TeX fonts online (PDF interface!)
- Troubleshooting: solving TeXfont problems.
- The ConTeXt way of using fonts are TypeScripts.
- Installing a TrueType font, step by step. If you just need to install a TrueType font, this may be what you are looking for.
- Installing Expert Fonts: Minion Pro by Idris Samawi Hamid; contains step-by-step instructions, from preinstallation to writing typescripts
- URW Garamond
- Font Handling Internals
- Pseudo Small Caps by Vit Zyka
- 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.
- In newer distributions, map files belong in …/fonts/map/pdftex/context!
- Don't forget to look at cont-sys.tex!