[dev-context] palatino at 10.5pt bold not found when using project structure w/ MkIV

Wolfgang Schuster schuster.wolfgang at gmail.com
Sat Jul 6 08:11:52 CEST 2013


Am 06.07.2013 um 00:36 schrieb Sanjoy Mahajan <sanjoy at olin.edu>:

> From what I can tell, the bold font is not found if all of the following
> are true:
> 
> 1. using the Palatino typescript
> 2. setting the body font to 10.5pt (but 11pt or 12pt works fine)
> 3. using MkIV
> 4. using components (project structure)
> 
> Here's the minimal example (mytest.tex):
> 
> ============================================================
> \startmode[ascomponent]
>  \startcomponent mytest
> \stopmode
> 
> \usetypescript[palatino][ec]
> \setupbodyfont[palatino,10.5pt]
> 
> \startmode[standalone]
>  \starttext
> \stopmode
> 
> {\bold hello}
> 
> \startmode[standalone]
>  \stoptext
> \stopmode
> 
> \startmode[ascomponent]
>  \stopcomponent
> \stopmode
> ============================================================
> 
> Compile the two variants with:
> 
>  context --mode=ascomponent --result=mytest-ascomponent.pdf mytest.tex
>  context --mode=standalone --result=mytest-standalone.pdf mytest.tex
> 
> mytest-standalone.pdf is fine (the "hello" is in bold), but
> mytest-ascomponent.pdf has the "hello" in roman.
> 
> The particular roman font in mytest-ascomponent.pdf is also funny:
> 
>  $ pdffonts mytest-ascomponent.pdf
>  name                                 type              emb sub uni object ID
>  ------------------------------------ ----------------- --- --- --- ---------
>  TZNKGE+TeXGyrePagellaMath-Regular    CID Type 0C       yes yes yes     18  0
> 
> Why is it the math font?
> 
> (A slightly more complex example, using \project to include a project
> file, which includes an environment file that asks for palatino,
> produced the same problem.  But the version above needs just one file,
> mytest.tex, so for simplicity I am describing the problem using it.)
> 
> What I think is happening is that, when running as a component, the
> typescript loading happens too late (after the equivalent of
> "\starttext"), and not everything gets set up properly.  In support of
> that idea, if I shift the two environment lines ("\usetypescript ...")
> to just before the "{\bold hello}"---thus, after the "\starttext"---then
> the standalone version gets the same problem ("hello" in roman).
> 
> What puzzles me is that this problem shows up only with 10.5pt and using
> palatino.  If I just use 10.5pt (i.e. w/ modern), then there's no
> problem.  Or 11pt in Palatino is fine.  There's also no problem using MkII.
> 
> I tested with the context in vanilla TL2013 and in Norbert's latest
> Debian packages--the problem happens in both.

1. Use the normal and not the developer list for such a question.

2. You can omit the \usetypescript line.

3. Move the \setupbodyfont setting *before* \startcomponent.

4. Add \definebodyfontenvironment[10.5pt] to your document.

Wolfgang


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