[NTG-context] \definetype breaks down ---

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Tue Nov 14 20:08:02 CET 2006


Aditya Mahajan wrote:
> On Tue, 14 Nov 2006, Hans Hagen wrote:
>
>   
>> Aditya Mahajan wrote:
>>     
>>> Hi Hans,
>>>
>>> I just noticed a bug with the type mechanism. It breaks down the
>>> kerning for ---. Minimal example:
>>>
>>> \definetype[typeTEX][option=tex]
>>>
>>> \starttext
>>> \typeTEX|\example|. this---breaks---down.
>>> \stoptext
>>>
>>> Any workarounds?
>>>
>>>
>>>       
>> taco, is \noligatures global? i.e. how do we turn on ligatures then?
>>
>>
>>   \def\verbatimfont{\redoconvertfont\dosetfontattribute{\currenttypingclass\currenttyping}\c!style\normalnoligatures\font}%
>>     
>
> Adding \verbatimfont to mktype seems to do the trick.
>
> \unprotect
> \def\mktype#1% was \dotype
>    {\bgroup
>     \verbatimfont%<----------Added
>     \resumecoloraftergroup % a problem is that we can still be in color 
> mode, tricky hack
>     \strut % new, enables leading space in \type { abc } at par start
>     \let\currenttypingclass\??ty
>     \edef\currenttyping{#1}%
>     \catcode`\<=\@@other
>     \catcode`\>=\@@other
>     \futurelet\next\dodotype}
> \protect
>
> \setuptype[option=TEX]
> \definetype[typeTEX][option=tex]
>
> \starttext
> \type{\example}. this---breaks---down.
>
> \typeTEX{\example}. this---breaks---down.
>
> \stoptext
>
>   
ok, i'll fix that (is a side effect of mkiv code split-off)

the fact that the noligatures is global meant that the in this case non 
verbatim font was affected;

Hans


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