[NTG-context] \sf and bigggg fonts

Xan DXpublica at telefonica.net
Wed Mar 7 20:34:24 CET 2007


En/na Wolfgang Schuster ha escrit:
> 2007/3/7, Aditya Mahajan <adityam at umich.edu>:
>>
>> On Wed, 7 Mar 2007, Xan wrote:
>>
>> > En/na Aditya Mahajan ha escrit:
>> >> On Wed, 7 Mar 2007, Xan wrote:
>> >>
>> >>> Is it possible to have the equivalent in \sf in context?. I tried \sf
>> >>> and I get an error. Strange because \sl, \bf, etc exist
>> >>
>> >> \ss? (I am not sure what \sf is supposed to be, so just guessing)
>> >>
>> >
>> > \sf is Sans Serif (latex)
>> > [\rm roman, \tt typewriter, \sl slanted, \emph empasized, \it italic 
>> \bf
>> > boldface; see "a not so short intro to latex" for example]
>>
>> \ss is plain tex's font command for sans serif, and works with
>> context. I do not know why latex chose \sf (sffamily, textsf) instead
>> of ss.
> 
> 
> You are wrong, \ss is in plain TeX the command to produce the german ß.
> There has never been a predefined command to swith to a sans serif font 
> like
> the corresponding switches for bold and italic.
> 
> 

So, is there any command for that?. How can I get \sf in latex in context?

Thanks,
Xan.


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