[NTG-context] \definefallbackfamily issues
oinos at gmx.es
Sun Feb 23 21:55:19 CET 2014
On 02/23/2014 07:26 PM, Wolfgang Schuster wrote:
> Am 23.02.2014 um 11:00 schrieb Pablo Rodriguez <oinos at gmx.es>:
>> How can I define one fallback with more than one range preset? (I tried
>> many combinations, but none of them worked.)
> Your example above uses two presets and both are used, the problem
> is that both presets set a value for the range key and you end up
> with this setup:
> \definefallbackfamily[…][…][…][range=<range setup for
> greek>,range=<range setup for cyrillic>]
> When you have now multiple settings for the same key only the last
> setting is used and all of the previous ones are ignored. What you can
> foo in this caseis to set either the range value by yourself or add
> multiple fallback setting where you load only one preset, e.g.
Many thanks for your reply and the explanation, Wolfgang.
Now it is clear to me what was wrong with my presets.
>> I cannot get a different italic fallback font if the fallback typeface
>> specified in the third argument has an italic font. What am I doing
>> wrong here?
> The \em command uses the slanted alternative by default, to use
> italic for \em add this to your document:
My fault. And a very silly one. This is something I knew, but I didn’t
realize it was the missing piece in this context.
>> Is it possible to scale only the italic font in a fallback definition
>> and not whole typeface? (In some cases, the feature is extremely handy.)
> Not yet, I can add this feature but it will only work for fallback
> fonts and not for the normal fonts which are set with \definefontfamily.
It would be great to have such a feature.
Many thanks for your help again,
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