[NTG-context] Defining symbols and symb-*.tex files
mckaymeister at gmail.com
Sun Jun 19 18:00:04 CEST 2005
I have been using fleurons in a couple of documents I have been producing by
using the context commands \loadmapfile and \definesymbols of the fleurons I
want to use, in each document. This is becoming a bit laborious so I though
I could create a symb-*.tex file with all my fleurons defined in it which I
could use in future documents.
I had a look through 'Fonts in Context', and Section 12 Symbols and Glyphs
described how to define the euro symbol which looked pretty straight
forward. I also looked on the Wiki and reread Adam Lindsay email in reply
to my earlier fleuron problem. So, suitably educated I wrote the following
symbol-fle.tex file with a few fleurons defined and saved it in
F:\isoimage\usr\local\context\tex\texmf-local\tex\context\base where other
symb-*.tex filed are stored.
\definefontsynonym [Fleurons] [texnansi-fleurons]
I then wrote a short test to show these fleurons but no success
\symbol[Fleurons] [Frog]%%%%%%%%%%%%%Result - No Frog fleuron only Frog
\symbol[Fleurons] [SmallAngel]%%%%%%%Result - No SmallAngel fleuron only
\symbol[Fleurons] [BigAngel]%%%%%%%%%Result - No BigAngel fleuron only
\symbol[Fleurons] [Mouse]%%%%%%%%%%%%Result - No Mouse fleuron only Mouse
The result is the text identifier of the fleurons. I must be missing
something fundamental in these definitions. Any suggestions?
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