[NTG-context] Setting up minimals (saw: Re: distro info)

Wolfgang Schuster schuster.wolfgang at googlemail.com
Fri Jun 27 08:15:32 CEST 2008

On Fri, Jun 27, 2008 at 3:43 AM, Aditya Mahajan <adityam at umich.edu> wrote:
> On Fri, 27 Jun 2008, Andrea Valle wrote:
>> Perfect, all seems to work
> Great. If you found certain instructions on the wiki confusing, please add
> details there.
>> So back to the other questions
>> - This means I can use something like this if I call the xtx switch?:
>> \definetypeface[Optima][rm][Xserif][Optima]
>> \definetypeface[Optima][tt][Xmono][LM Typewriter Regular]
>> \definetypeface[Garamond][rm][Xserif][Garamond]
>> \setupbodyfont[Optima]
>> - How does font selection work under luatex?
> I don't know font selection in XeTeX, and understand font selection in
> luatex only marginally, so I'll let someone else answer this.

I never used the short definition for XeTeX but fonts defined with the longer
form can be used with XeTeX and LuaTeX, you could use the same typescripts.


You can find more threads in the list archive.

>> - What have I to do to use bibtex?
> Suppose your file is called thesis.tex (Ok, I had to test things to ensure
> what I was saying was true, and that is the only test file that I have
> currently :). Now run
>        $context thesis
> This will create a lot of warnings about missing references, ignore them.
> Then run
>        $bibtex thesis
> This will create tesis.bbl. Now run context, and all those warnings will
> be gone. You only need to run bibtex once (unless you change your bib
> file).
> This situation is temporary. When Hans implements intermediate run's in
> mtxrun, you will not need to run bibtex by hand.
> Aditya


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