[NTG-context] Symbola font glyph size

Taco Hoekwater taco at elvenkind.com
Sun Feb 13 09:26:52 CET 2011


On 02/13/2011 09:18 AM, Vianney le Clément wrote:
> On Sun, Feb 13, 2011 at 08:03, luigi scarso<luigi.scarso at gmail.com>  wrote:
>> No, it's a truetype font with 2048 UnitsPerEm.
>> This font has not kerning at all: it is only usable as .. symbol ! :-)
>
> It is indeed what I want: use it as a symbol font. But even when
> trying to access symbols like this:
>
>      \definesymbol[Masks][{\definedfont[file:Symbola602.otf sa *]\char"1F3AD}]
>
> I still have the problem that the glyphs are too small. Do you have a
> better way to access the symbols and have them at the right size?

It is an error in the context font loader, apparently. It seems it
assumes that .otf == postscript. Something for Hans to look at.

Renaming the font to Symbola602.ttf is a usable workaround (but you
have to clear the font cache).

Best wishes,
Taco


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