[NTG-context] Selecting fonts using the built-in simplefonts module

Pavneet Arora pavneet_arora at waroc.com
Sun Mar 29 21:45:27 CEST 2015


Perfect.  This is an appropriately succinct syntax.

> \definefontfamily [mainface] [ss] [Junction] [tf=* Light,bf=* Regular]

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> Date: Sun, 29 Mar 2015 21:31:30 +0200
> From: Wolfgang Schuster <schuster.wolfgang at gmail.com>
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> Subject: Re: [NTG-context] Selecting fonts using the built-in
> 	simplefonts	module
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> > Am 29.03.2015 um 20:33 schrieb Jörg Weger <joerg73.muc at googlemail.com>:
> > 
> >> You need the familyname of the font, you use the font manager of your OS
> >> to get the name.
> >> 
> >> \definefontfamily [junction] [rm] [Junction]
> >> \definefontfamily [junction] [mm] [Latin Modern Math]
> >> 
> >> \definefontfamily [junction-light] [rm] [Junction]
> >> [tf=style:light,bf=style:regular]
> > 
> > I just had it made working this way:
> > 
> > \definefontfamily[mainface]
> > 	[ss]
> > 	[EgalobhierFarinUrlaubodersonstwasoderwersteht]		
> > 	[tf=Junction Light, bf=Junction Regular]
> 
> \definefontfamily [mainface] [ss] [Junction] [tf=* Light,bf=* Regular]
> 
> > It seems that as soon as you define your own weights (which you can mix from different font families) in the fourth pair of brackets, there can be anything in the third pair of brackets (family name).
> > 
> > \definefontfamily[mainface]
> > 	[sans]
> > 	[Anything]		
> > 	[regularfont=Junction Light, boldfont=Junction Regular]
> > 
> > works as well and is more self-explaining.
> 
> This will only work when you set a upright font or you will get problems.
> 

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