# [NTG-context] Why do size changes affect my math font?

Brooks Moses bmoses at stanford.edu
Mon Aug 15 09:58:54 CEST 2005

At 12:33 AM 8/15/2005, Hans Hagen wrote:
>Brooks Moses wrote:
[...]
>>   \starttext
>>   \tfc
>>   The variables are $u$ and $p$.
>>   \stoptext
>>
>>This causes the math to be in roman instead of italic.  (It's not in
>>"text font" per se; an \it after the \tfc will italicise the text but not
>>the math, creating a quite odd effect.)
>>
>>Is there a reason for this?  What's the cleanest way to fix it for all
>>the various size commands?
>
>i'll have a look, for teh moment say:
>\bigmath
>
>at the top of your document (this triggers a more extensive synchronization)

Thanks!  That's exactly the simple and quick workaround that I was hoping
for, for this project that's due tomorrow.  :)

I look forward to the "proper" fix for the future, as well.

- Brooks