[NTG-context] ... and emoticons

Wolfgang Schuster schuster.wolfgang at googlemail.com
Sat Mar 19 12:40:56 CET 2011


Am 19.03.2011 um 09:21 schrieb Mojca Miklavec:

> If font supports the emoticons in the first place, one could also
> define ligatures to create them automatically with
>    :-)
> etc. But personally I would prefer to use \externalfigure and find
> some really nice images out there as opposed to using whatever limited
> set of black-and-white images a font provides.

You can also do a lot with symbol fonts [1]:

\startTEXpage[offset=5mm]
\definedfont[file:Dingbats2SamplerOT at 80pt]%
\dontleavehmode\hsmash{\yellow\fontchar{d.alt001}}\hsmash{\orange\fontchar{d.alt002}}\fontchar{d}
\stopTEXpage

[1] http://www.ffdingbatsfont.com/

Wolfgang
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