# [NTG-context] fontsize changes not understood

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Tue May 24 16:04:38 CEST 2016

On 5/24/2016 3:04 PM, Meer, Hans van der wrote:
>
> Can someone explain to me the changes in fontsize in the following example?
> Enclosing the fontswitches in a group did not change the behaviour.
>
> \setupbodyfont[dejavu,12pt]
> \def\MarkMasterA{\inmargin[location=left]{\bgroup\switchtobodyfont[9pt]\red
> Master\egroup}}
> \def\MarkMasterB{\inmargin[location=left]{\bgroup\usebodyfont[9pt]\red
> Master\egroup}}
> \starttext
> \startsection[title=\MarkMasterA First title]
> \input hawking
> \MarkMasterA
> \input hawking
> \stopsection
> \startsection[title=\MarkMasterB First title]
> \input hawking
> \MarkMasterB
> \input hawking
> \blank
> contextversion=\contextversion
> \stopsection
> \stoptext
>
> In the first section the absolute value of 9 pt appears not to be
> honoured but it looks as if there is a reduction relative to the
> surrounding font.
> In the second section the size does not change and looks even bigger
> than the first one above.
>
> I am baffled and do not understand why not all fontsizes are the same
> absolute 9pt as requested?

inmargin also has a style parameter that can be set (and maybe it is)

\setupbodyfont is a global font switch that should be used local (as it
affects the headers footers, spacing etc

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