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

Mojca Miklavec mojca.miklavec.lists at gmail.com
Wed Dec 13 12:56:19 CET 2006


On 12/12/06, Hans Hagen wrote:
> 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)

No, I tried that as well. As far as I remember this code used to work
already, but I might be wrong.

Mojca


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