[NTG-context] embolden font in LMTX

Pablo Rodriguez oinos at gmx.es
Fri Jul 17 17:48:54 CEST 2020

On 7/16/20 10:36 AM, Hans Hagen wrote:
>> [...]
> I have a fix. This kind of trickery is complicated by the fact that mkiv
> and lmtx follow a bit different route and that there is still mkiv code
> around that does the lmtx backend stuff (mkiv also had a lua pdf backend
> but it was dropped at some point because it made no sense to keep it).
> Features like these effects often are the result of playing around (as i
> always want something weirdly new to present at e.g. a BT or CTX meeting
> or just because it rains outside and I have a stack of new cd's to
> listen to). For sure they can be made better if there is demand.
> The same is true for variables fonts, emoji etc ... all these were
> supported as soon as the fonts showed up providing them, but it's hard
> to predict if any of that is actually used or useful.
> Anyway, you seem to use most trickery so ... fix in next upload (but I
> really do need to strip away old code some day).

Many thanks for your reply, Hans.

I was checking the digitization of »Heraklit« (originally by Hermann
Zapf) and I noticed that embolden didn’t work properly in LMTX.

Just in case anyone is interested, the links for a discussion about the
project and download are https://typedrawers.com/discussion/3569/ and

Many thanksf or your help,


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