[NTG-context] manipulate ttf-fonts loaded with luatex

Aditya Mahajan adityam at umich.edu
Wed Oct 27 20:35:46 CEST 2010


On Wed, 27 Oct 2010, Ulrike Fischer wrote:

> Hello,
>
> I'm currently a bit playing around with the idea to add some support
> in the (LaTeX) package "chessfss" (which handle chess fonts) for
> fonts loaded with the luaotfload package. As luaotfload use the
> context code to load the font I'm hoping that someone here can help
> me with some of my problems.
>
> Chess fonts are highly unstandard. The different authors of the
> fonts did put the chars quite randomly in the character table and
> also used various glyphs name. So in the psfonts.map almost every
> font has its own encoding vector:

What is the unicode support for chess fonts. Are there unicode glyphs for 
each symbol (just like card suits, I guess)?

Aditya


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