[NTG-context] issues with typeface selection

Wolfgang Schuster schuster.wolfgang at gmail.com
Sat Aug 8 11:44:20 CEST 2015


> Pablo Rodriguez <mailto:oinos at gmx.es>
> 7. August 2015 18:52
> Dear list,
>
> I have the following sample:
>
> \definefontfamily[timesnew][serif][FreeSerif]
> \definefontfamily[droidserif][serif][Droid Serif]
> \setupbodyfont[palatino, 12pt]
> \starttext
> I want to have \type{\timesnew\ttfx} and \type{\droidserif\ttfx}
> in each cell, but \type{foregroundstyle} doesn’t seem to work
> (compilation crashes).
> \startxtable
> \blank
> \startxrow
> \startxcell \ConTeXt\ is awesome!\stopxcell
> \startxcell \ConTeXt\ is awesome!\stopxcell
> \stopxrow
> \stopxtable
> \blank
> Typeface selection doesn’t seem to work even with paragraphs:
> \defineparagraphs[timesdroid][each][n=2, before=\blank]
> \defineparagraphs[timesdroid][1][style=\newtimes]
> \defineparagraphs[timesdroid][2][style=\droidserif]
> \starttimesdroid
> \ConTeXt\ is awesome!
> \timesdroid
> \ConTeXt\ is awesome!
> \stoptimesdroid
> \stoptext
>
> All I need is to be able to have a text with a given font family and a
> smaller font size on the left and the same text with the same font size
> but another font family on the right.
>
> I have failed with both xtables and paragraphs.
>
> Wnat am I missing in each case?
There is no \ttfx font switch command, what ConTeXt has is \tfx (with 
one “t” in the name)
which switches to a smaller size for the upright font and \tttfx (with 
three “t” in the name)
which switches to a smaller size for the upright typewriter font.

Wolfgang
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