[NTG-context] Help with Times font, footnote symbols and captions

Nicola nvitacolonna at gmail.com
Fri Mar 25 17:25:43 CET 2011

In article <EC21325A-9931-40ED-AC3C-3BA3333B873B at googlemail.com>,
 Wolfgang Schuster <schuster.wolfgang at googlemail.com> wrote:

> Am 25.03.2011 um 12:51 schrieb Nicola:
> > Hi,
> > a document of mine (compiled with the latest mkiv beta) contains the 
> > following setup:
> > 
> > \usetypescript[times][ec]
> > \setupbodyfont[times,10pt]
> \setupbodyfont is enough, you don’t need \usetypescript here and font 
> encoding (i.e. “ec”) are gone.

Ok. Please bear with me, understanding of font handling mechanisms is still 
beyond my reach. This is the best I was able to do so far to use Times New Roman:

\starttypescript [serif] [myfont] 
  \definefontsynonym [Serif]           [name:timesnewroman]
  \definefontsynonym [SerifBold]       [name:timesnewromanbold]
  \definefontsynonym [SerifItalic]     [name:timesnewromanitalic]
  \definefontsynonym [SerifSlanted]    [name:timesnewromanitalic]
  \definefontsynonym [SerifBoldItalic] [name:timesnewromanbolditalic]
\definetypeface [myfont] [rm] [serif] [myfont]
\definetypeface [myfont] [mm] [math]  [times]

\definefont[FigureCaptionStyle][SerifBold at 9pt]

Is this the mkiv way?


ps: for aligning footnote symbols, I have no clue yet.

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