[NTG-context] Apostrophes not converting to typographical curly apostrophes

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Thu Mar 22 22:43:44 CET 2012


On 22-3-2012 07:32, John Magolske wrote:
> I'm having difficulty getting straight 0x0027 apostrophes to convert
> into typographical single-quotes when using a given typescript.
>
> In the following example, \quote{single quotes} generates curly
> typographical single quotes, but the apostrophe comes out as a
> straight apostrophe in the PDF output:
>
>      \usetypescriptfile[type-lemonde]
>      \usetypescript[lemonde-1]
>      \setupbodyfont[lemonde,ss,11pt]
>      \starttext
>      Why don't the apostrophes show up as \quotation{curly}? The
>      \quote{single quotes} and \quotation{double quotes} are fine\ldots{}
>      \stoptext
>
> The only way I can generate curly apostrophes is by placing 0x2019
> characters into the source. However, when I comment out those first
> three lines, the output displays a curly apostrophe fine in the default
> font. Am I doing something wrong with how I've set up my typescript?
>
> ~/texmf/tex/context/user/type-lemonde.tex looks like this:
>
> \starttypescript [serif] [lemonde]
>      \definefontsynonym [LeMondeLivre-Roman]  [name:lemondelivrenormalosf]
>      \definefontsynonym [LeMondeLivre-Bold]   [name:lemondelivreboldosf]
>      \definefontsynonym [LeMondeLivre-Italic] [name:lemondelivreitalicosf]
>      \definefontsynonym [Serif]               [LeMondeLivre-Roman]
>      \definefontsynonym [SerifBold]           [LeMondeLivre-Bold]
>      \definefontsynonym [SerifItalic]         [LeMondeLivre-Italic]
> \stoptypescript
>
> \starttypescript [sans] [lemonde]
>      \definefontsynonym [LeMondeSans-Roman]   [name:lemondesansnormalosf]
>      \definefontsynonym [LeMondeSans-Bold]    [name:lemondesansboldosf]
>      \definefontsynonym [LeMondeSans-Italic]  [name:lemondesansitalicosf]
>      \definefontsynonym [Sans]                [LeMondeSans-Roman]
>      \definefontsynonym [SansBold]            [LeMondeSans-Bold]
>      \definefontsynonym [SansItalic]          [LeMondeSans-Italic]
> \stoptypescript
>
> \starttypescript [lemonde-1]
>      \definetypeface [lemonde] [rm] [serif]    [lemonde]
>      \definetypeface [lemonde] [ss] [sans]     [lemonde]
> \stoptypescript
>
>
> This is using MkIV, recently updated minimals.

search the wiki for 'features' ... you need to tell context what 
features to use for an opentype font

btw, the quote remapping is a old-time tex thing and should be avoided 
by either using proper unicodes or by using \quote and \quotation

Hans


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