[NTG-context] Ligatures missing with Times New Roman

Hans Hagen j.hagen at xs4all.nl
Thu Mar 18 15:43:45 CET 2021


On 3/18/2021 2:02 PM, denis.maier at ub.unibe.ch wrote:
> Hi
> 
> I’m have to use Times New Roman for a text, and I’m finding that 
> ligatures don’t seem to work properly.
> 
> \starttext
> 
> \definedfont[name:timesnewromanpsmt*default at 12 pt]
> 
> ff fl
> 
> \definedfont[name:linlibertineo*default at 12 pt]
> 
> ff fl
> 
> \switchtobodyfont[pagella]
> 
> ff fl
> 
> \stoptext
> 
> The ff and fl ligatures work out of the box with Linux Libertine O, and 
> with TeX Gyre Pagella, but not with Times New Roman. I can use the 
> ligatures in MS Word so the font has them, but I don’t see why they 
> shouldn’t work with ConTeXt (LMTX).
the windows version hasn o such ligatures (it has a few arabic ones)

Hans

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