[NTG-context] XeTeX and precise font sizes

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Thu Jul 10 10:19:34 CEST 2008


Neiaglov Dmitry wrote:
>>> you mis-googled :-)
>> http://www.google.com/cse?q=gentium&cx=016640200293943433883:w-6slqs1kjg&cof=FORID:0&sa=Special+Search
> 
> I really couldn't think that problem was font-dependent :)
> 
>> following code should be work.
>>
>> \starttypescript[serif][gentium-basic]
>> \definefontsynonym[Serif]          [GentiumBasic]
>> \definefontsynonym[SerifItalic]    [GentiumBasicItalic]
>> \definefontsynonym[SerifBold]      [GentiumBasicBold]
>> \definefontsynonym[SerifBoldItalic][GentiumBasicBoldItalic]
>> \stoptypescript
>>
>> ...
>>
>> \stoptext
> 
> 
> Yes, thanks, works fine, but does it really use XeTeX? The wiki says:  
> "XeTeX offers some nice features in terms of automatically finding  
> related fonts in a family" which would be really convenient to use. I  
> really can't find docs on the difference between XeTeX and non-XeTeX  
> font handling in ConTeXt.

there is (and will be) no support for 'related fonts'

Hans


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