[NTG-context] Curly quotes was TTF fonts and MKIV

John Culleton john at wexfordpress.com
Mon Jan 31 21:45:11 CET 2011


On Sunday 30 January 2011 16:52:55 Wolfgang Schuster wrote:
> Am 30.01.2011 um 17:29 schrieb John Culleton:
> > Thanks for your reply. Are you telling me that \input foo no
> > longer works the way it used to?
>
> \input works but \environment is the “ConTeXt Way” to load your
> personal settings for a document, environment prevents also
> multiple loading of the file when you use context’s document
> structure.
>
> > Let me simplify the example:
> > -----------------------------------------------------------
> > \setupoutput[pdftex]
>
> simplefonts is mkiv only, so remove this or don’t use simplefonts
>
> > \definepapersize[bok][width=7.0in,height=10.0in]
> > \setuppapersize[bok][bok]
> > \usemodule [simplefonts]
> > \setmainfont [georgia]
> > \starttext
> > Here is ``foo''.
> > \stoptext
> > ---------------------------------
> > I still get the same wrong results. In a ttf font like georgia
> > the close quote looks OK but the open quote are two left tick
> > marks. In Bitstream Charter the close quote is the inch sign and
> > the open quote is again two left tick marks. So my original
> > question remains: Why do the double quote codes not work as they
> > have since the days of plain tex?
>
> Use “…” or \quotation{…}, we have 2011 and Unicode is available
> since years.
>
> Wolfgang
>
> 
> ___________________________________________________________________
>________________

\quotation{} works, but nothing else does. 

It is not clear how one sets the main font size. Is this correct?
\setmainfont[charterbt][size=11pt]
?
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