All of the font installation instructions in the ConTeXt Wiki say to use TeXfont.

To my great despair, I can't seem to access TeXfontin my TeX Live installation on Windows. Given that I've installed all of the packages from TeXfont, how else should I install fonts into TeX Live 2012?

  • I'm pretty sure I'm doing it wrong. Looking at other pages I find (Building the Font Database) [wiki.contextgarden.net/… Aug 3, 2012 at 6:13
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    You don't need texfont if you use LuaTeX. To use a font, simply follow the instructions you linked to.
    – Marco
    Aug 3, 2012 at 6:14

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It's a perl script called texfont.pl belonging to ConTeXt. On my TeX Live 2012 installation it's in the scripts subdirectory:


Further resources on how to use it:

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