[NTG-context] strange behaviour of \definedfont['Some Name'] in XeTeX

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Tue Dec 12 18:19:47 CET 2006


Mojca Miklavec wrote:
> Hello,
>
> I'm probaby misusing the feature (most robably because I just didn't
> take time to study how to do it properly), but it behaves really
> strange.
>
> In XeTeX I first did
>
> \font\f='Some Name' \f
>
> which worked OK. But when I tried the same with
>      \definedfont['Some Name']
> it resulted in strange behaviour. For some fonts, metapost has been
> invoked and complained, but the resulting document had the proper font
> plus "scaled 1000" written on the first page where the font has been
> selected. For other fonts it failed completely.
>
> What's actually the most clean way of including an "uc-encoded" font
> at a specific font size, but without the need of bold or any other
> "typefaces" (just for a title for example)? (Which basically means: I
> only want the same behaviour as the plain TeX expression above + uc
> encoding.)
>   
hm, that's Adam Lindsay's teritory; does "bla" work? (double quotes) 


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