[NTG-context] font switches: bold, slanted, etc.

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Sat Feb 13 12:42:06 CET 2016


On 2/13/2016 12:23 AM, Alan BRASLAU wrote:
> Hi,
>
> Basic font switches are bold (\bf), italic (\it), slanted (\sl), ...
> and one can have bolditalic (\bi), boldslated (\bs), etc.
> We also have style=bold, style=slanted, etc.
>
> Is there some way to manipulate font switches so that
> \bold{This text is \slated{bold}}
> for example, would put the word "bold" into boldslanted?

normally \em will adapt itself

> A natural use of this is, e.g. headers that get typeset in bold. What
> if the title contains a word, say, in slanted (or, worse, some
> mathematics)?

guess why we need real 'bold math fonts' (a project related to the gyre 
fonts but not yet started)

Hans

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