[NTG-context] ⅛ not displayed

Wolfgang Schuster schuster.wolfgang at googlemail.com
Sun Oct 30 11:04:19 CET 2011


Am 30.10.2011 um 09:49 schrieb luigi scarso:

> On Sun, Oct 30, 2011 at 9:44 AM, Wolfgang Schuster
> <schuster.wolfgang at googlemail.com> wrote:
>> 
>> Am 29.10.2011 um 18:27 schrieb Paul Menzel:
>> 
>>> Dear ConTeXt folks,
>>> 
>>> 
>>> some fractions (input using Compose) are not displayed in the resulting
>>> PDF files.
>>> 
>>>        \starttext
>>>        ⅛ ist $\frac18$.
>>> 
>>>        ½, ⅓, ¼, ⅕, ⅙, ⅛
>>>        \stoptext
>>> 
>>> I guess this is a font problem, but maybe fall backs could be added?
>> 
>> You can’t expect from a font to have glyphs for each unicode symbol
>> and automatic fallbacks are problematic because the fallback font should
>> match with the regular font.
> For latin modern we can use Symbola
> http://users.teilar.gr/~g1951d/

They don’t match that well, even when you scale Symbola to fit Latin Modern
you can see a difference (simplefonts use only the 10pt size of LM).

\usemodule[simplefonts]

\setmainfontfallback[Symbola][range=numberforms]
\setmainfont[Latin Modern Roman]

\starttext
½ ⅓ ¼ ¾ ⅕ ⅙ ⅛ ↉
\stoptext

Wolfgang



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