[NTG-context] \placeinitial query

Alan Bowen bowenalan03 at gmail.com
Wed May 7 23:20:01 CEST 2014


Thanks, Hans. That works perfectly.

Best, Alan


On Wed, May 7, 2014 at 5:02 PM, Hans Hagen <pragma at wxs.nl> wrote:

> On 5/6/2014 1:51 PM, Alan Bowen wrote:
>
>> In the following:
>>
>> \definefallbackfamily[mainface][serif][IFAO Grec Unicode]
>> [range={02BB-1D513}]
>>
>> \definefontfamily[mainface][serif][Tex Gyre Termes][]
>>
>> \setupbodyfont[mainface,10pt]
>>
>> \defineinitial[Greek]
>> [location=margin,
>> font={Regular sa 3},
>> n=2,
>> distance=-1em,
>> hoffset=1.25em]
>>
>> \starttext
>>
>> \placeinitial[Greek]Διὰ τί του ἡλίου Διὰ τί του ἡλίου Διὰ τί του ἡλίου
>> Διὰ τί του ἡλίου Διὰ τί του ἡλίου Διὰ τί του ἡλίου Διὰ τί του ἡλίου Διὰ
>> τί του ἡλίου
>>
>> \blank
>>
>> \placeinitial[Greek]Ⲇιὰ τί του ἡλίου Ⲇιὰ τί του ἡλίου Ⲇιὰ τί του ἡλίου
>> Ⲇιὰ τί του ἡλίου Ⲇιὰ τί του ἡλίου Ⲇιὰ τί του ἡλίου Ⲇιὰ τί του ἡλίου Ⲇιὰ
>> τί του ἡλίου
>>
>> \stoptext
>>
>> the first \placeinitial works but the second does not. I can get both if
>> I make IFAO Grec the main font and Termes the fallback. But then I will
>> lose italics and so forth. Are there some keys or values that I have
>> missed?
>>
>
> the first drop comes from termes .. here is a solution
>
> \definefontsynonym[DropFont][name:IFAO Grec Unicode]
>
>
> \definefallbackfamily[mainface][serif][IFAO Grec
> Unicode][range={02BB-1D513}]
>
> \definefontfamily[mainface][serif][Tex Gyre Termes][]
>
> \setupbodyfont[mainface,10pt]
>
> \defineinitial[Greek]
>   [location=margin,
>    font={DropFont sa 3},
>    n=2,
>    distance=-1em,
>    hoffset=1.25em]
>
>
>
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