[NTG-context] Simple font size changes command

Alan BRASLAU alan.braslau at cea.fr
Sun Jun 12 17:19:54 CEST 2016


On Thu, 9 Jun 2016 21:47:07 +0000
<josephcanedo at gmail.com> wrote:

> Dear all,
> 
> 
> In a simple document using only 1 font but with different sizes what
> are the easiest switch commands to change font size locally ? I am
> aware of \tfa, \tfx etc …. but they do not seem to size in absolute
> size but rather relatively to current font size. In the following
> MWE :
> 
> 
> \starttext
> 
> 
> {\tfd Foo {\tfx Bar1}} {\tfx Bar2} Baz.
> 
> 
> \stoptext
> 
> 
> 
> Bar1 is typeset much larger than Bar2.
> 
> 
> I’d look to write something like but don’t know who to get \BigSize
> and \SmallSize defined (and have Bar1 and Bar2 of same size) :
> 
> 
> {\BigSize Foo {\SmallSize Bar1}} {\SmallSize Bar2} Baz. 
> 
> 
> Many thanks for any hint.

Perhaps (untested):

\definealternativestyle [BigFont] [{\setbodyfont [12pt]}]
\definealternativestyle [SmallFont] [{\setbodyfont [8pt]}]
\definehighlight [BigSize] [style=BigFont]
\definehighlight [SmallSize] [style=SmallFont]

\BigSize{Foo \SmallSize{Bar1}} \SmallSize{Bar2} Baz.



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