[NTG-context] Capitalized headings
atl at comp.lancs.ac.uk
Wed May 4 00:58:56 CEST 2005
Ville Voipio said this at Wed, 4 May 2005 00:32:59 +0300:
>As \uppercase is a plain TeX macro, fixing it is not a good
>choice, especially because it is known to be bad. However,
>if \WORD could be built on \cap but without the font size
>changing, it would work fine. The odd behaviour of \uppercased
>(and the reasons to use it instead of the other choices) remains
>unclear to me.
I'm not entirely sure what's going on here, either, but as you've
observed, the smallcaps mechanism handles these things very robustly. I
was mucking about in this area recently, so here's a hack that hooks into
that mechanism (hopefully without ruining the rest of the smallcaps).
Insert disclaimers here ;)
This is new stuff to me, so I can't really articulate what's happening at
the moment. The code in core-fnt.tex isn't too tough to follow, though,
if you want to examine further.
Adam T. Lindsay, Computing Dept. atl at comp.lancs.ac.uk
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