# [NTG-context] handling fonts with missing math (was: math signs in itemize)

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Tue Sep 27 19:44:39 CEST 2011

On 26-9-2011 08:46, Mojca Miklavec wrote:
> On Sat, Sep 24, 2011 at 11:29, R. Ermers wrote:
>>
>> Snippets from log file:
>>
>> ! Math error: parameter \Umathquad\displaystyle is not set.
>
> Independent of everything else that has been said in that thread:
> wouldn't it be nice to simply fall back on Latin Modern for math when
> some font doesn't provide accompanying math glyphs instead of giving
> up in the middle of the run? Of course that will give suboptimal
> result (in particular everything inside $math$ will be in LM as
> opposed to original font), but at least it won't complain about a
> missing $\bullet$ and one can always use $\frac{\text{1}}{\text{2}}$
> or something similar :).

there is some fall back mechanism that does that but as soon as one
defined his/her own typescript that can interfere

Hans

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