[NTG-context] Computer Modern Typewriter Proportional

Raymond LeClair raymond.leclair at synterein.com
Mon Jan 10 14:32:10 CET 2011


This is terrific! Thank you.

On Jan 10, 2011, at 3:36 AM, Philipp Gesang wrote:

> On 2011-01-09 <19:31:24>, Raymond LeClair wrote:
>> Does anyone know how the "Computer Modern Typewriter Proportional" font would be specified in ConTeXt?
>> 
>> In Latex is is specified as follows:
>> 
>> \usepackage[T1]{fontenc}
>> \renewcommand*\ttdefault{cmvtt}
>> \renewcommand*\familydefault{\ttdefault} %% Only if the base font of the document is to be typewriter style
>> 
>> See: http://www.tug.dk/FontCatalogue/cmvtt/
>> 
>> Any help would be appreciated!
> 
> Hello Raymond,
> 
> there’s two ways I know of: 1. for *latin* modern, use the
> typescript “modern-variable”; 2. for *cm unicode*, redefine the
> mono typefaces. (Of course, if yow need exactly cm then this
> might not help you at all, sorry.) Here’s an example to
> demonstrate both.
> 
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> 
> \usetypescriptfile[type-cmu]
> 
> \unprotect
> \starttypescript [\s!mono] [computer-modern-unicode] % by default cmu does not define the variable width mono faces
>    \setups[\s!font:\s!fallback:\s!mono]
>    \definefontsynonym [\s!Mono]           [CMUTypewriter-Variable]       [\s!features=\s!default]
>    \definefontsynonym [\s!MonoItalic]     [CMUTypewriter-VariableItalic] [\s!features=\s!default]
> \stoptypescript
> \protect
> 
> \usetypescript [computer-modern-unicode]  % for cmu
> \usetypescript [modern-variable]          % for lm
> %\usetypescript [modern-variable-light]    % alternative for lm
> 
> \setupbodyfont [computer-modern-unicode]
> 
> \starttext
> 
> {\tt\input knuth\par}                                   % testing cmu
> {\tt\italic\input knuth\par}                            % testing cmu-it
> {\switchtobodyfont[modernvariable]\tt\input knuth\par}  % testing lm
> 
> \stoptext
> 
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> 
> Regards, Philipp
> 
> Btw, modern-variable causes different line breaks than ordinary
> lm-tt but it does not appear to be as proportional as the cmu
> version. Did I do something wrong?
> 
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