[NTG-context] font scaling in typescripts

Thomas A. Schmitz thomas.schmitz at uni-bonn.de
Fri Oct 14 09:50:16 CEST 2005


Please disregard this question; I was being stupid. The proper way to  
do the scaling is

\definetypeface [MyAGaramond] [tt] [mono] [agaramondsemi] [default]  
[rscale=0.9,encoding=texnansi]

Sorry for the noise.

Thomas


On Oct 14, 2005, at 7:55 AM, Thomas A. Schmitz wrote:

> This may be a bug, or I may be missing something... I have defined  
> a typescript for my Adobe Garamond, and I want Courier as the  
> monotype font accompanying it. Since Courier is a bit too big  
> compared to Garamond, I want to scale it down, so I have this line  
> in my typescript (yes, I have adapted my own Courier, I have given  
> up on all the changes in names etc. in the latest teTeX releases):
>
>   \definefontsynonym [Courier]             [texnansi-Courier sa  
> 0.9]  [encoding=texnansi]
>
> This works almost perfectly; Courier is scaled exactly like I want  
> it. There's one small problem: the first occurrence of monotype in  
> the document will print "sa 0.9 at 12.0pt" just before the passage  
> in monotype. This happens only once in the document, but it doesn't  
> look very nice. Bug or feature?
>
> Best
>
> Thomas
>
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