[NTG-context] Scaling down symbols and emojis

Wolfgang Schuster wolfgang.schuster.lists at gmail.com
Fri Jan 18 12:47:18 CET 2019

User 19087 schrieb am 17.01.19 um 14:30:
> On Wed, Jan 16, 2019 at 4:24 PM Wolfgang Schuster
> <wolfgang.schuster.lists at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> % Which factor should I use to match \tfxx?
>>> \symbol[ShortForty]
>>> \scale[factor=4]{\symbol[ShortForty]}
>> x = 0.8
>> xx = 0.6
> That's what the ConTeXt Reference Manual also says, but that doesn't
> seem to match what ConTeXt does. The 'x' ratio is 0.835 and the 'xx'
> ratio is 0.6667.
The default sizes (12pt, 14.4pt etc,) set the x and xx sizes to a fixed 
size which leads
to differences and the scale factor.

Below are the settings for the 12pt size from font-pre.mkiv:



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