# [NTG-context] mimimal typescripting

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Sun Aug 12 19:41:19 CEST 2007

```Vyatcheslav Yatskovsky wrote:
> Dear Hans,
>
> I fully understand that such complex typescripts can be the only way to use full-featured professional fonts.  But if I have only one ttf with one kind of typeface in it, should I write it all? XeTeX style was very appealing for many people, and verbose font definitions may distract these users.

i dunno what xetex style means here, but

is as minimum as it can gets but normally you want to set up a whole
bunch of related things

> But anyway, thank you for escaping us from TeX-specific font hell :)
>
> Let me restate my question: is the following definition is really MINIMAL or it can be further reduced in some way?
>
>  \stoptypescript
>  \stoptypescript
>
> \setupbodyfont

\setups[font:fallback:serif]
\stoptypescript

\stoptypescript

by adding the setups call, you make sure that your bold etc also uses
the same font as fallback

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