[NTG-context] Consolas

Florian Wobbe Florian.Wobbe at awi.de
Fri Oct 1 23:41:31 CEST 2010


On Oct 1, 2010, at 23:26 , Hans Hagen wrote:
> On 1-10-2010 12:42, Florian Wobbe wrote:
>> On Sep 30, 2010, at 21:01 , Patrick Gundlach wrote:
>> 
>>> Hi,
>>> 
>>> several days ago I asked about companions to Cambria, and Wolfgang kindly gave me this:
>>> 
>>> \definetypeface [mainface] [rm] [serif] [cambria]  [default]
>>> \definetypeface [mainface] [ss] [sans]  [corbel]   [default] [rscale=auto]
>>> \definetypeface [mainface] [tt] [mono]  [consolas] [default] [rscale=auto]
>>> \definetypeface [mainface] [mm] [math]  [cambria]  [default]
>>> 
>>> 
>>> which works fine, except for consolas. Shouldn't consolas be defined like
>>> 
>>> \starttypescript [mono] [consolas] [name]
>>>   \setups[\s!font:\s!fallback:\s!sans]
>>>        \definefontsynonym [\s!Mono]           [\s!file:consola]  [\s!features=\s!default]
>>>        \definefontsynonym [\s!MonoBold]       [\s!file:consolab] [\s!features=\s!default]
>>>        \definefontsynonym [\s!MonoItalic]     [\s!file:consolai] [\s!features=\s!default]
>>>        \definefontsynonym [\s!MonoBoldItalic] [\s!file:consolaz] [\s!features=\s!default]
>>>    \stoptypescript
>>> 
>>> instead of
>>> 
>>> Sans.... ? It's much more a monospace font then a Sans.
>>> 
>>> Thanks
>>> 
>>> Patrick
>> 
>> It seems, the ClearType fonts come with different filenames, so I had to define them by name like Cambria is in type-otf (\definefontsynonym [CambriaSerif] [name:cambria]):
> 
> btw, we need to make decisions here ... in tex live such fonts get different names so do we follow that convention or do we opt for the official files
> 
> Hans

Actually, what I meant was that there are no common official filenames for these MS Fonts. In Windows they are like calibri.ttf, calibrib.ttf, calibrii.ttf, ... In Office for Mac the font files are named Calibri.ttf, Calibri Bold.ttf, Calibri Italic.ttf, etc. So going by name is explicit.

Florian



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