[NTG-context] font features in XeTeX

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Mon Jul 6 10:05:49 CEST 2015

On 7/6/2015 9:13 AM, Robert Zydenbos wrote:
> Dear ConTeXt folk,
> Is there any simple way to pass font features as a parameter to
> XeConTeXt? i am thinking of things like what in LaTeX would be (between
> square brackets) "\setromanfont [AutoFakeSlant=0.5, AutoFakeBold=0.5]
> {Doulos SIL Phon}".
> There has to be some way to do this, but I seem unable to find it in the
> documentatioin I have.

you can just append the directives to the font names (see type -xtx.mkii 
for examples). I don't know if AutoFakeBold is some built in feature. Is 
there a reason why you can't use mkiv with luatex?


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