[NTG-context] Typing environment on non-ASCII

Hans Åberg haberg-1 at telia.com
Sun May 22 16:00:03 CEST 2016


> On 22 May 2016, at 15:15, Hans Hagen <pragma at wxs.nl> wrote:
> 
> On 5/21/2016 8:39 PM, Hans Åberg wrote:

>> The code below works. One can alternatively put it on the \starttyping command, admitting mixing with traditional monospace code at other places. The idea here is to display Unicode input files as is, so finding a monospace font for all those characters may be difficult. Just changing to sans did not work though.
>> 
>> \setupbodyfont[xits,10pt]
>> \setuptyping[style=normal]
>> 
>> \starttyping %[style=normal]
>> ∀(i, k) ∈ I×K: C(i, k) ≔ ∑_(j∈J) A(i, j)·B(j, k)
>> \stoptyping
> 
> in the near future there will be a monospaced font with math for this purpose (the tex gyre project has it on it's agenda, but it all depends on funding and time)

For me, the above without translation suffices, as one did not necessarily use monospace in the past, which worked fine: keywords might be in bold, and that and indentation was handled automatically in one Pascal editor (on MacOS 9).

One could think though of several different translations:

Monospace only on a range, like ASCII, or translate ASCII letters and numbers to the Math Alphanumeric range, with keywords optionally in bold. But then copy-paste from the PDF into a computer program will not work.




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