[NTG-context] beta/problem with layers

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Wed Feb 2 18:13:14 CET 2011

On 2-2-2011 5:46, Aditya Mahajan wrote:
> On Wed, 2 Feb 2011, Hans Hagen wrote:
>> On 2-2-2011 4:07, Aditya Mahajan wrote:
>>> There is no point in not loading the fonts in the begining if one would
>>> then have to come up with clever ways to force loading of a font. I hope
>>> that there is a more robust solution so that
>> well, it depends ... how many use lm for documents?
> Don't know, but I am pretty sure that layers are used all over the
> place. In most of my documents, I set the layers in an evironment file,
> which is often loaded before \starttext.
>> as Wolfgang mentioned, setting a layer will use the current font which
>> might not be the same as one sets later;
> Oh, that is a bigger problem. That means that the first thing in a style
> should be font loading... if nothing else then just \setupbodyfont[11pt].
> Perhaps \setlayer (or even \hbox!!) should issue a warning if the fonts
> have not been loaded yet.

How about:


   {\definedfont[\s!file:lmmono10-regular sa 1]}

   {\writestatus\m!fonts{beware: no fonts are loaded yet so content will 
not show up}%


   {\global\let\zerostagepreloadfonts  \relax
    \global\let\firststagepreloadfonts \relax
    \global\let\thirdstagepreloadfonts \relax




     test \box0


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