# [NTG-context] simplefonts

Herbert Voss Herbert.Voss at FU-Berlin.DE
Sat Nov 13 19:37:52 CET 2010

Am 13.11.2010 19:32, schrieb Aditya Mahajan:
> On Sat, 13 Nov 2010, Herbert Voss wrote:
>
>> I want to use \bf and \it with sinplefonts.
>> Is this the only way to get a bold style? Without it
>> I didn't get a bold style.
>
> I don't know how to do this in simplefonts, but ...
>
>> \usemodule[simplefonts]
>> \setmainfont[NexusSerif-Regular]
>> \definesimplefont[bf][NexusSerif-Bold][size=12pt]
>
> ... this certainly is not the right way. For example, with this \bf\it
> will not give you bold italic.

I know, but this is not my problem, I want to know, why I
do _not_ get a bold without such a definition. I thought
that simplefonts will do the job ...

\usemodule[simplefonts]
\setmainfont[NexusSerif-Regular]
\starttext

\rm\bf is not in bold! Why?

\stoptext

Herbert