[NTG-context] What are the best fonts to use

Willi Egger w.egger at boede.nl
Wed Mar 16 13:59:04 CET 2011


Hi,

Graphic designers describe in this way the font-size and linespacing.

So one can do things like this:

\definedfont[Baskerville at 11pt]\setupinterlinespace[line=12.5pt]...

Willi

On 16 Mar 2011, at 13:50, Charles Doherty wrote:

> Dear all,
> 
> In light of the question on fonts I have wondered how ConTeXt deals with this
> 
> Monotype Baskerville 11/12.5 pt
> 
> or 
> 
> Monotype 11 on 12 point Bembo
> 
> that I see at the beginning of books.
> 
> Are there commands to achieve this. There probably are but I haven't recognised them.
> 
> Thanks,
> Charlie
> 
> 
> On 16 Mar 2011, at 11:45, Curiouslearn wrote:
> 
>> Cecil, thanks for asking this question. Even though the answers
>> may/will be subjective, it is quite likely that there are people here
>> who have given some thought to font choice. I agree with previous
>> responses that reading a book on typography would certainly be
>> helpful. Nevertheless, I am interested in hearing what fonts people
>> like (if they do not mind sharing). I, and perhaps some others, may
>> learn about a few fonts.
>> 
>> Bharat
> 
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