[NTG-context] ONE upright beta, please!

Peter Münster pmlists at free.fr
Tue Apr 22 15:52:30 CEST 2008


On Tue, Apr 22 2008, Steffen Wolfrum wrote:

> my whole project is set in Times without problems - except at one spot  
> there is a "beta" needed. Just this single time!
> 
> But, unfortunately, I only get it italic:
> 
> \starttext
> 
> \usetypescript[postscript][\defaultencoding]
> \setupencoding[default=texnansi]
> \enableregime[utf]
> \setupbodyfont[postscript,10pt] \setupinterlinespace[line=12pt]
> 
> $\beta$
> 
> β% same in unicode
> 
> \stoptext
> 
> 
> For it is just this one character, used one single time, I don't feel  
> encouraged to start messing around with typescripts.
> 
> Someone can give me a quick(-and-dirty) advice??

No messing around with typescripts needed (but very dirty):

\rotate[rotation=15]{$\beta$}


And now a more serious answer:

% engine=luatex
\starttext
\usetypescript[postscript]
\setupbodyfont[postscript]
β % beta in unicode
\stoptext

Cheers, Peter

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