fourier: problem with font lookup

Michel Bovani michel.bovani at
Mon Dec 23 17:01:06 CET 2019

> Le 23 déc. 2019 à 01:32, Norbert Preining <norbert at> a écrit :
> Hi Michel,
> Norbert from the TeX Live project here.
> Thanks for your work on the Fourier fonts. I would like to report a
> problem that appears with the current setup: The file
> 	fourier-orns.sty
> uses fontconfig lookup to find the fonts:
>        \newfontfamily\FourierOrns{FourierOrns}
> which means that the font is only searched via fontconfig and **not**
> via kpathsea.
> But on most systems, the fonts in the various TeX directories are
> **not** searched for system fonts and they need to be activated
> manually.
> I think it would be better to search the fonts via kpathsea/filename
> lookup, by changing the above line to
>  \newfontfamily\FourierOrns{FourierOrns-Regular.otf}[
>    BoldFont   = FourierOrns-Bold.otf ,
>    ItalicFont = FourierOrns-Italic.otf ,
>    BoldItalicFont = FourierOrns-BoldItalic.otf ]
> Thanks a lot for considering

Hi Norbert,

You are right and I already had a report from Marcel Krüger.

It will be fixed for the next Fourier release (January, I hope).

Best regards

Michel Bovani
Michel.Bovani at

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