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ConTeXt Font Database Management


mtxrun --script fonts [ Options ... ] [ FILENAMES ]


ConTeXt Font Database Management



save open type font in raw table


save a tma file in a more readable format


generate new font database (use --force when in doubt)


--simple:generate luatex-fonts-names.lua (not for context!)


--name: list installed fonts, filter by name [--pattern]


--spec: list installed fonts, filter by spec [--filter]


--file: list installed fonts, filter by file [--pattern]


filter files using pattern


key-value pairs


show all found instances (combined with other flags)


give more details


enable trackers


some info about the database


use name instead of unicodes


use specific cache (otl or otf)


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01-01-2023 version 1.00 ConTeXt Font Database Management