[NTG-context] showfont with xetex (syntax changed?)

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Mon Dec 10 13:09:36 CET 2007


Wolfgang Schuster wrote:
> On Fri, 07 Dec 2007 20:09:33 +0100
> Hans Hagen <pragma at wxs.nl> wrote:
> 
>> Wolfgang Schuster wrote:
>>> 2007/12/6, Steffen Wolfrum <context at st.estfiles.de>:
>>>> Am 06.12.2007 um 14:48 schrieb Hans Hagen:
>>>>
>>>>> something numbers=oldstyle could be supported but i see no real reason
>>>>> for it since then we end up in endless lists of possibilities
>>>>> (given all
>>>>> kind of combinations)
>>>> I have not yet played with Lua, thus I can't follow your and Mojca's
>>>> discussion at that point.
>>>> But to have a handy way to switch on/off oldstyle figures would be
>>>> very useful!
>>>>
>>>> "numbers=oldstyle" shouldn't be considered as a theoretical
>>>> possibility, it is needed quite often.
>>>>
>>>> Steffen
>>> The following should work, can't test it at the moment
>>>
>>> \definefontfeature[enableoldstyle][onum=yes]
>>> \definefontfeature[disableoldstyle][onum=no]
>>>
>>> \starttext
>>>
>>> 123 \setfontfeature{enableoldstyle} 456 \setfontfeature{disableoldstyle} 789
>>>
>>> \stoptext
>> btw, these are attributes and therefore can be used grouped
>>
>> 123 {\setfontfeature{enableoldstyle} 456} 789
> 
> Is it also possible to inherit the values from the previuos change,
> e.g. I have enabled smallcaps and I want to enable oldstyle numerals
> with another command, I tried this but the old setting is forgotten and
> only the new setting work, how can I do this.
> 
> \usetypescript[palatino]
> \setupbodyfont[palatino]
> 
> \definefontfeature[caps][smcp=yes,lnum=yes]
> \definefontfeature[onum][onum=yes]
> 
> \def\sc{\setfontfeature{caps}}
> \def\os{\setfontfeature{onum}}
> 
> \starttext
> 
> Text 123 \sc Text 123 \os Text 123

i assume ...

	Text 123 {\sc Text 123 \os Text} 123

... is meant

> \stoptext

accumulated features is something on the agenda, but we need a proper 
definition interface for that; sometimes one wants to accumulate, 
sometines not; sometime one even wants to kill features

> PS: Will the smallcaps key also work in a feature release of the latin
> modern fonts, thid didn't work at the moment and I was forced to use
> the Pagella fonts.

maybe there will be a lmroman10 once that has the features merged

Hans

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