# [NTG-context] Bold italic font in Math (\definefallbackfamily)

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Thu Sep 15 18:50:57 CEST 2016

On 9/15/2016 6:33 PM, Hans Åberg wrote:
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>> On 10 Sep 2016, at 17:13, Aditya Mahajan <adityam at umich.edu> wrote:
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>> On Sat, 10 Sep 2016, Hans Åberg wrote:
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>>>> On 10 Sep 2016, at 16:06, Hans Hagen <pragma at wxs.nl> wrote:
>>>> On 9/10/2016 12:57 PM, Hans Åberg wrote:
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>>>>> The STIX fonts, and XITS then, support Unicode math semantic styles. So perhaps the TeX commands should expand to these:
>>>> what tex commands ... we're talking characters and they don't expand
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>>> If one writes ASCII ${\bf x} {\bi x}$, it would expand to the expected Unicode $𝐱 𝒙$.
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>> That is already the case.
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> FYI, I found a neat trick:
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> If one does not know the Unicode character, because the translation is correct, one can typeset using legacy TeX commands, and copy from the output PDF. It can then be used in the input file, if one so likes.