[NTG-context] Typesetting abbreviations

Alan Braslau braslau.list at comcast.net
Sun Oct 28 01:11:08 CEST 2018


frenchpunctuation ;-)


On Sun, 28 Oct 2018 00:04:37 +0300
"Clyde Johnston" <context at couthies.com> wrote:

> What is the correct way to typeset an abbreviation in ConTeXt?  The space
> after the full stop seems too big and if I use \thinspace, I cannot use
> ties.
> 
>  
> 
> No command - space is too big
> 
> \starttext
> 
> Mr. John Doe
> 
> \stoptext
> 
>  
> 
> With tie - space is too big
> 
> \starttext
> 
> Mr.~John Doe
> 
> \stoptext
> 
>  
> 
> With \thinspace - looks right except at an end of line
> 
> \starttext
> 
> Mr.\thinspace John Doe
> 
> \stoptext
> 
>  
> 
> Any suggestions are welcome!
> 
>  
> 
> Thanks,
> 
> Clyde
> 


-- 
Alan


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