[NTG-context] Font goodies color schemes by Unicode number

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Sun Mar 25 16:44:07 CEST 2012


On 24-3-2012 21:23, Khaled Hosny wrote:
> On Sat, Mar 03, 2012 at 12:09:11AM +0100, Hans Hagen wrote:
>> On 29-2-2012 14:57, Khaled Hosny wrote:
>>> Hi all,
>>>
>>> Was exploring font goodies and color schemes and so far works great,
>>> very nice feature, thanks Hans.
>>>
>>> Now I've to small questions/feature requests:
>>> Can color schemes be
>>> defined using Unicode code points, e.g.: { 0x064E, 0x064F } instead of
>>> glyph names (e.g. I'd like to have a font independent goody to color
>>> Arabic combining marks and no glyph substitution is involved so Unicode
>>> code points should work for most fonts).
>>>
>>> Second question, can it be (ab)used to color a whole font with the same
>>> color (can be handy sometimes), e.g. using a special wildcard or
>>> something: { "*" }.
>>
>> the next beta supports "*" as well as ranges "0x0030:0x0035"
>>
>> (I adapted demo.lfg and goodies-002.tex)
>
> Thanks Hans, it took me a while to get around testing it but I'm happy
> to report that it works as expected :) I don't have a generic Arabic
> file per se (but I'll right one someday), but the request was mainly
> inspired by this question (though it is something I wanted to explore
> for a while):
> http://tex.stackexchange.com/a/46240/729

A nice example (someone should copy it to the wiki as part of the font 
goodies section).

Hans


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