[NTG-context] Ligature color is not reliable

Jan Tosovsky j.tosovsky at email.cz
Mon Apr 11 21:06:15 CEST 2016

On 2016-04-09 Jan Tosovsky wrote:
> for an illustration I wanted to colorize all ligatures, but the
> following method is not reliable for three character ligatures 
> - which ends up black.
> While tested with Palatino, it can be simulated even with 
> a default font (however there are missing ffi and ffl ligatures).
> \definefontfamily[palatino][rm][Palatino Linotype]
> [features={default, quality}]
> \setupbodyfont[palatino]
> \starttext
> Je{\red ff}, the o{\red ffi}ce on the {\red fi}rst {\red fl}oor 
> is o{\red ffl}ine.
> \stoptext
> What is happening here?

Any idea how to properly colorize those ligatures?

Thanks, Jan

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