[NTG-context] "overscored" or "overlined" text … (or whatever it should be called)

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Wed Jan 25 13:17:49 CET 2012

On 25-1-2012 13:14, Robert Blackstone wrote:
> Dear all,
> I am trying to reproduce with ConTeXt an old french text that contains numerous abbreviations, mostly of two types:
> - words cut off by means of a "period", with the last letter of the complete word as a superscript above the period.
> - "overscores"
>    --either for single characters, for instance in words with double consonances, like "comme". One of these is sometimes omitted and replaced by an "overscore" on the previous vowel
>    -- or on an entire abbreviation, such as "coe" for "comme" and "nre" for "notre"; they become coe and nre overscored.


btw, never do a \setupframed globally as it will infect many derived 
frames components ... best do a \defineframed ... then


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