[NTG-context] ansi codes

Alan Stone software.list.1es9s at gmail.com
Wed Oct 1 14:57:59 CEST 2008


Wonderful !

Is there a (preferably free) Linux or Windows font tool out there which
allows to print a font's characters and corresponding character codes ?


On Tue, Sep 30, 2008 at 4:16 PM, Taco Hoekwater <taco at elvenkind.com> wrote:

>
>
> Alan Stone wrote:
> > On Tue, Sep 30, 2008 at 1:37 PM, Taco Hoekwater <taco at elvenkind.com
> > <mailto:taco at elvenkind.com>> wrote:
> >
> >     On Tue, 30 Sep 2008 12:23:56 +0200
> >     "Alan Stone" <software.list.1es9s at gmail.com
> >     <mailto:software.list.1es9s at gmail.com>> wrote:
> >
> >      > How do you typeset font characters by their ansi code number, ex.
> >     Alt+33
> >      > (21h) ?
> >
> >     \char "21 % hex
> >     \char 33  % decimal
> >
> >
> > Thanks Taco.
> >
> > It didn't work as expected. It outputs exclamation points.
>
> OK, fetched the font.
>
> > \starttypescript [sans] [combinumerals]
> >      \setups [font:fallback:sans]
> >      \definefontsynonym [sans]                    [CombinumeralsRegular]
> >      \definefontsynonym [sansBold]            [CombinumeralsBold]
> > \stoptypescript
>
> Two changes are needed here
>
> [Sans]       instead of   [sans]
> [SansBold]   instead of   [sansBold]
>
> > \starttext
> > %\showcharacters
> > %\page
>
> Have to add a font switching command here:
>
>   \switchtobodyfont[combinumerals,ss]
>
> Best wishes,
> Taco
>
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