[NTG-context] German ß

Wolfgang Zillig wolfgang.zillig at student.kuleuven.be
Mon Oct 17 10:03:19 CEST 2005


I tried following things:
1.    \enableregime[win]
        äöü is working; ß is shown as SS
2. \enableregime \[il1]
       öäü and ß comes wrong
3.  \enableregime[win]
     \definecharacter ssharp 255
    äöü is working; ß is shown as SS
    \ssharp results in ß
4. \enableregime[il1]
     \definecharacter ssharp 255
    äöü are wrong; ß is shown as ß

5. and completely strage: using \ss in the text changes from there on to 
the font LMSans12! And there ß and öäü is working.

I really have to state that I don't understand the font font handling 
completely but I think some things changed here in the last time.

I hope that anybody can give me a hint how to use fonts (especially that 
ones from the latex-hfbright package)


Mojca Miklavec schrieb:

>Wolfgang Zillig <wolfgang.zillig at student.kuleuven.be> wrote:
>>i have some problems with an selfcreated typescriptfile. Until one of
>>the last context-updates everythin works fine. The font I use is from
>>the hfbright package (the hfbright package is a free version of the
>>cmbright font) but when I created that typescript I did't relalize that
>>a full font package was available and I renamed the fonts (therefore I
>>will not provide that ugly typescript file here). I don't know what has
>>changed but the german ß is not working any more. I use as font encoding
>>ec and as regime win.
>>I'm a bit confused where exactly my problem lies: either the encoding is
>>wrong, but I do't know which one is right because in the latex package
>>hfbright the encoding is called OT1. Has anyone an idea how to fix this
>>problem or can anyone help me to set up a context module like the
>>Many thanks
>Out of curiosity: what happens if you add the following line somewhere
>after the definition of encoding and after font switching?
>    \definecharacter ssharp 25
>Also try to test a word like "bi\ssharp chen" (this should prevent
>problems with input regime).
>If this works, it's necessary to add support for OT1 (if this is not
>already default), see
>http://source.contextgarden.net/enco-ec.tex for example.
>Ec is not supposed to work properly (in LaTeX it's known under the
>name T1), texnansi also has other character positions, but ssharp
>could work there.
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