[NTG-context] Easy insertion of Unicode symbols?

cormullion at mac.com cormullion at mac.com
Thu Jan 4 22:08:16 CET 2007


On 2007-01-04, at 19:42.0, Mojca Miklavec wrote:

> On 1/4/07, cormullion at mac.com wrote:
>>> The following example is not very ConTeXt-ish, but it should work  
>>> (if
>>> you got the unicode glyph right):
>>>
>>> \font\astro='name of your font with astro symbols or unicode font'
>>> \def\neptune{{\astro ♆}}
>>>
>>> \starttext
>>> \neptune
>>> \stoptext
>>
>>
>> Thanks - these will need the font metrics file installed
>
> No, you don't need them. XeTeX can work with any OpenType font
> installed on your system.


OK - I'll download XeTeX and give it a go.

Thanks!


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