[NTG-context] xetext-pdftex differences

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Thu Apr 12 12:41:13 CEST 2007


Steffen Wolfrum wrote:
> On Wed, 11 Apr 2007 19:22:39 +0200, Hans Hagen wrote:
>
>   
>> luatex itself has still the pdftex machinery around, so you can use map 
>> files to handle things when you use for instance type one fonts.
>>     
>
>
> Does this mean for document with different fonts 
> I will be able to use my good old mapfiles like
>
> pads8r  AGaramond-Semibold       "TeXBase1Encoding ReEncodeFont" <8r.enc <pads8a.pfb
> ....
>
> and also an opentype fonts like 
>
> DecoTypeNaskh.ttf
>
> together in one ConTeXt document, typeset with luatex?
>   
indeed

- pads8r is a rather dump tfm file, so that goes through the normal tex machinery
- DecoTypeNaskh.ttf is an open type font and can be used directly 

\definefont[whatever][DecoTypeNaskh] 

should be enough


Hans 

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