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Searching for fonts in the font database. It needs Lua 5.3 which will be included in at least Lua 1.09 (Live 2019)


The syntax of luafindfont

luafindfont [options] <font name> 

parameter handling

  • -h,–help
  • -n,–nosymbolicnames
  • ,–no-symbolic-names
  • -o,–otfinfo (default 0)
  • -i,–info (default 0)
  • -I,–Info (default 0)
  • -x, –xetex
  • -v, –verbose
  • -V, –version
  • -m,–maxstring (default 90)
  • (string)


-luafindfont times 
-luafindfont palatino -o 3
-luafindfont -i 3 -m 50 arial


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luafindfont – Search fonts in the Lua font database

This Lua script searches for fonts in the font database.

Version0.11 2022-11-03
LicensesThe Project Public License 1.3c
Copyright2021–2022 Herbert Voß
MaintainerHerbert Voß
Contained inTeX Live as luafindfont
MiKTeX as luafindfont
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