I am an absolute beginner with Latex. I have Texnic Centre and MikTex 2.8. I just want to be able to use the truetpe or opentype fonts from my
C:/Windows/Fonts folder. How hard can it be? Very apparently.
I have found a page that says I can use Xetex, but I have absolutely no idea how to use Xetex. I think it's installed - it came with MikTex, but I don't know how to get it working. I'd really appreciate some "baby steps" on how I can get this working.
I have tried konrad's suggestion below and got a fontsec.cfg error. However, using the following:
I got it to work. I don't know why the first failed and this one worked, but it does appear to be using system fonts :)