# [NTG-context] Asking context to switch to a different font for a single character in many places

Ajith R ajithramayyan at yahoo.co.in
Sat Jan 1 11:06:13 CET 2022

```On Sat, 01 Jan 2022 14:28:12 +0530
kauśika <citturs at gmail.com> wrote:

> Try with the following:
>
> \definefallbackfamily
>   [malayalam]
>   [serif]
>   [TeX Gyre Pagella][range=controlpictures,force=yes]
> \definefontfamily
>   [malayalam]
>   [serif]
>   [RIT Rachana][features=malayalam-two]
>
> \setupbodyfont[malayalam]
>
>
> I have tested that this works on my system. Ensure that the TeX Gyre
> Pagella font is available on your system (ConTeXt ships with a copy
> of this font). If it still does not work check the log file for any
> messages regarding fallback font.
>
> kauśika
>
>

Hi Kaushika,

Thanks. This is working.
But, I don't understand why this is working while the other wasn't even
when it could display the open box when it was the solo font defined?

Thanks,
ajith

```