[NTG-context] Ligaturing in footnotes.

Philipp Gesang pgesang at ix.urz.uni-heidelberg.de
Sun Apr 18 12:27:00 CEST 2010


On 2010-04-18 <10:07:35>, Wolfgang Schuster wrote:
> Am 17.04.10 12:49, schrieb Philipp Gesang:
> >After switching to the "smallcaps” font feature set, the surrounding
> >“default” set is not restored when leaving the group if and only if
> >the \bgroup was the first token inside the footnote.
> >
> >(I know lm doesn't offer smcp as font feature but the problem is the
> >same with the font I'm using.  Try it e.g. on Minion from the acroread
> >free fonts.)
> When you take a closer look you can see kerning is also lost in the first
> footnote but when you need smallcaps only for the regular font you can
> use typescripts.

Thanks, I'll adapt my typescripts, then.  But shouldn't setting font
features work as well?  Seems odd that the behaviour that disables
kerning and ligaturing occurs in exactly this particular context.

Philipp

> \definefontfeature [default] [default] [mode=node,onum=yes]
> \definefontfeature [smallcaps] [default] [smcp=yes]
> 
> \starttypescript [serif] [minion]
> \setups[font:fallback:serif]
> \definefontsynonym [Serif] [file:minionpro-regular] [features=default]
> \definefontsynonym [SerifItalic] [file:minionpro-it] [features=default]
> \definefontsynonym [SerifBold] [file:minionpro-bold] [features=default]
> \definefontsynonym [SerifBoldItalic] [file:minionpro-boldit]
> [features=default]
> \definefontsynonym [SerifCaps] [file:minionpro-regular] [features=smallcaps]
> \stoptypescript
> 
> \definetypeface[mainface][rm][serif][minion][default]
> 
> \setupbodyfont[mainface]
> 
> \starttext
> \footnote{ \bgroup \sc Test -- \egroup Test -- .}
> \footnote{ -- \bgroup \sc Test -- \egroup Test -- .}
> \footnote{ \bgroup Test -- \egroup Test -- .}
> \footnote{ \bgroup \it Test -- \egroup Test -- .}
> \stoptext
> 
> Wolfgang
> 
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