[NTG-context] "Fonts in ConTeXt" is now available from boekplan.com

luigi scarso luigi.scarso at gmail.com
Mon Feb 28 11:27:16 CET 2011


On Mon, Feb 28, 2011 at 11:20 AM, Thomas Schmitz <tschmit1 at uni-bonn.de> wrote:
> On Mon, 28 Feb 2011 10:45:52 +0100
>  Taco Hoekwater <taco at elvenkind.com> wrote:
>>
>> After some delays, thankfully the book "Fonts in ConTeXt" is now
>> finally available for immediate ordering.
>>
>> "Fonts in ConTeXt" describes how to define and use fonts in ConTeXt
>> MkIV. In this book, for the first time all existing documentation
>> related to fonts has been combined into a single document. In 128
>> pages, the reader is guided through everything there is to know about
>> fonts in ConTeXt MkIV. The earlier chapters deal with the theory behind
>> the font subsystem of ConTeXt and explain how to use the font switching
>> macros. The later chapters deal with defining fonts, for both single
>> (symbolic) fonts and complete typescripts for font families. Finally,
>> there are chapters on extending the ConTeXT font system and font
>> installation.
>>
>> "Fonts in ConTeXt" costs 19 euro + p&p, and can be ordered from
>>
>>  http://www.boekplan.com/
>>
>>
>> Hans and I have decided that there will not be a free PDF version;
>> ordering a hardcopy is the only way to get this book. Please note
>> that besides receiving a useful book, you will also be sponsoring
>> ConTeXt development by doing so!
>>
>>
>> Taco Hoekwater
>> (also for Hans Hagen)
>>
>>
> I ordered as well - very nice and clean interface for the web shop! Looking
> forward to reading my copy, and thanks for all the work you've put in; 19
> Euros is more than fair, and I'm happy that part of the money will be going
> into development!
Why don't put original signs and dedications of the authors on each
copy after, let's say, the first 5 orders after 1hour  the annuncement
in this mailing list ?
-- 
luigi


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