[NTG-context] Re: Ancient Greek (bodyfont conflict?)

Steffen Wolfrum context at st.estfiles.de
Thu Sep 2 12:29:21 CEST 2004

Sure, THIS one works.

But what I was asking for was 
how to change the font for all the english text (all the non-greek)?

My attempt was to start the document with:


(... and then continue as you have pasted below)

But this gives the error I had sent.
I hope the problem is clearer now. 

Can you help to find a solution?


Hans Hagen <pragma at wxs.nl> wrote:

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> Steffen Wolfrum wrote:
> It works quite well here. I attached the files that i have on my machine.
> Hans


> % The following sample file was submitted to the \CONTEXT\
> % mailing list by Giuseppe Bilotta, along with the right
> % typescripts.
> % already loaded: \usemodule[greek]
> \mainlanguage[english]
> \starttext
> We can easily use plain English for normal text, and then switch
> to greek when we want; as a first try we type the lower and
> upper case 26 letters of the latin alphabet and see how they come
> out in greek:
> \startgreek
> a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z \par
> A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
> \stopgreek
> As it can be observed, some uppercase letters have strange
> outcomes; also, j gives \greek{j} and c gives the
> end-of-word sigma \greek{c}; interestingly, s gives either the
> normal sigma or the end-of-word one, depending on whether it's at
> the end of the word or not: \greek{satrapws}.
> Of course we can use the various diacritical signs: accents
> (\greek{`a, 'a, ~a}), breathings (\greek{<r, >w, a"}) and
> subscribed iotas (\greek{a|, h|, w|}) (these last are pretty ugly in my
> opinion); observe how they automatically get the correct position
> with uppercase letters: (\greek{`A, 'A, ~A, <A, >A, A|}).
> Can the thing be used for serious work?
> \startgreek
> >>'Andra moi >'ennepe, Mo~usa, pol'utropon, >'os m'ala poll`a\hfill\break
> pl'agqjh, >epe`i Tro'ihs <er`on ptol'iejron >'eperse;\hfill\break
> poll~wn d" >anjr'wpwn >'iden >'astea ka`i n'oon >'egnw,\hfill\break
> poll`a d" <'o g" >en p'ontw| p'ajen >'algea <`on kat`a jum'on,\hfill\break
> >>arn'umenos <'hn te yuq`hn ka`i n'oston <eta'irwn.
> \stopgreek
> \stoptext

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