[NTG-context] urw garamond typescript

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Thu Apr 24 10:10:43 CEST 2008


Peter Münster wrote:
> Great, now it works!  (with luatex-r1188 and context-beta)
> 
> 
> The typescript from Hans at the end of this message works fine.
> Some questions for my understanding:
> - Why 2 \starttypescript-\stoptypescript sections, and not 1?

taste and acess to verbose fontname

> - What does "\setups[font:fallback:serif]" mean?

just grep for font:fallback in type*

> - What is \definetypeface for?

to make a collection out of font with diifferent styles

> - What is the meaning of each parameter of \definetypeface?

see mfonts.pdf

> - Why does the third \starttypescript only have one parameter and no
>   [serif]?

lazynessa, after all, gamamond is a serif

> After playing around with the typescript, I got the following minmal
> typescript, that seems to give the same result:
> 
> \starttypescript [urwgaramond]
>    \definefontsynonym [Serif]           [file:GaramondNo8-Reg]
>    \definefontsynonym [SerifBold]       [file:GaramondNo8-Med]
>    \definefontsynonym [SerifItalic]     [file:GaramondNo8-Ita]
>    \definefontsynonym [SerifBoldItalic] [file:GaramondNo8-MedIta]
>    \definetypeface [\typescriptone] [] [serif] [\typescriptone]
> \stoptypescript
> \usetypescript[urwgaramond]
> \setupbodyfont[urwgaramond]
> 
> I strongly believe, that Hans' typescript is better, could somebody explain
> why?

in a document with multiple fonts it may be handy to be able to say:

\definedfont[Garamond-Regular*default at 36pt]Some Big Title

> Cheers, Peter
> 
> 
> 
> 
> % engine=luatex
> \definefontfeature[complete][liga=yes,kern=yes,compose=yes,tlig=yes,trep=yes]
> 
> \starttypescript [serif] [urwgaramond]
>    \setups[font:fallback:serif]
>    \definefontsynonym [Serif]           [Garamond-Regular]
>    \definefontsynonym [SerifBold]       [Garamond-Medium]
>    \definefontsynonym [SerifItalic]     [Garamond-Italic]
>    \definefontsynonym [SerifBoldItalic] [Garamond-MediumItalic]
> \stoptypescript
> 
> \starttypescript [serif] [urwgaramond]
>    \definefontsynonym [Garamond-Regular]      [file:GaramondNo8-Reg]
> [features=complete]
>    \definefontsynonym [Garamond-Medium]       [file:GaramondNo8-Med]
> [features=complete]
>    \definefontsynonym [Garamond-Italic]       [file:GaramondNo8-Ita]
> [features=complete]
>    \definefontsynonym [Garamond-MediumItalic] [file:GaramondNo8-MedIta]
> [features=complete]
> \stoptypescript
> 
> \starttypescript [urwgaramond]
>    \definetypeface [\typescriptone] [rm] [serif] [urwgaramond] [default]
> \stoptypescript
> 
> \usetypescript[urwgaramond]
> \setupbodyfont[urwgaramond]
> 
> \starttext
> \rm\input knuth
> 
> \it\input knuth
> 
> \bf\input knuth
> 
> \bi\input knuth
> \stoptext
> 
> 


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