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I have context source file containing

\definefont[Dings][name:MarVoSym]

and I import it via \input .

When I run context on my source, I always get

! Font \**Dings**:=MarVoSym at 11.0pt not loadable: Metric (TFM) file not found

I wish I could recall how I made it working on Linux but this machine is Windows with fresh TexLive 2010 installation and I am kind of confused what to do.

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The easiest solution will be to add the font to $OSFONTDIR. Does TL2010 add C:\Windows\Fonts to OSFONTDIR? If so, intall the font as you would normally do in Windows, and then run mtxrun --script font --reload. After that ConTeXt should be able to find the font. –  Aditya Jun 24 '11 at 16:12
    
Where is / should be $OSFONTDIR set ? I've already installed the font but that alone is not enough. As for mtxrun, I'm getting some message : MTXrun | unknown script 'font.lua' or 'mtx-font.lua'. –  binary_runner Jun 24 '11 at 16:15
    
Run mtxrun --generate and then try mtxrun --script. OSFONTDIR s set in either texmf.cnf or texmfcnf.lua` located under $TEXMF/web2c/. You can see the list of all variables using mtxrun --variables (not sure if TL2010 supports that). –  Aditya Jun 24 '11 at 19:04
    
BTW, since you are using a fresh install, I would suggest using ConTeXt minimals rather than texlive. The minimals can be installed in parallel to texlive, so you can still use texlive for latex. The advantage is the the minimals are better tuned for context (and are also updated more frequently, typically 3-4 times a week). –  Aditya Jun 24 '11 at 19:06
    
Installation of ConTeXt minimals failed on my box, therefore I'm trying the oh-so-big TeX live :) –  binary_runner Jun 27 '11 at 16:12
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closed as too localized by lockstep, Joseph Wright Sep 17 '11 at 19:55

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