[NTG-context] simpleslides help needed

Aditya Mahajan adityam at umich.edu
Wed Jul 18 17:18:39 CEST 2012

On Tue, 17 Jul 2012, Pavneet Arora wrote:

> Hello all,
> I am here at TUG 2012 updating the presentation that I am to give in the 
> morning.
> I have had a couple of lingering questions regarding simpleslides that I
> thought I would put out there.  They are not show stoppers, and I have
> lived with them in my other presentations.  It is just that with my
> brain on TeX (and ConTeXt) for the past few days, I thought that I would
> try to resolve them once and for all.
> 1.  Fonts
> I would like to specify separate mainfont and bodyfont using the
> simplefonts module (or some other consistent mechanism).
> I have read the thread from:
> http://www.ntg.nl/pipermail/ntg-context/2011/056495.html
> and have tried to split up Wolfgang's suggestion into the two parts.  I
> have tried:
> \usemodule[simplefonts][size=18pt]
> \setmainfont[grandesignneueserif]
> \setupbodyfont[dejavuserif]

With simplefonts, you do not need \setupbodyfont! The following example 
works fine on my old installation (2012.06.08)


\setmainfont[DejaVu Serif]

   [title={Presentation Title},
    date={Date / Occasion}]



\SlideTitle{Test Slide}

\input knuth



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