[NTG-context] Dangerous bends symbol in manfnt.afm accidentally chopped by LMTX?

Hans Hagen j.hagen at xs4all.nl
Sun Jan 2 12:43:50 CET 2022


On 1/2/2022 11:30 AM, Benjamin Buchmuller via ntg-context wrote:
> Hi list,
> 
> using this example from the wiki, the dbend symbol appears cropped on the left side on my machine (ConTeXt  ver: 2021.12.10 11:41 LMTX  fmt: 2021.12.14), but not on the ConTeXt live server? Any possible reasons?
> 
> \definefontsynonym [bends] [file:manfnt.afm]
> 
> \startsymbolset [Dangerous Bends]
>      \definesymbol [dbend]   [\resolvedglyphdirect{bends}{n:char_7e}]
>      \definesymbol [lhdbend] [\resolvedglyphdirect{bends}{n:char_7f}]
> \stopsymbolset
> 
> \setupsymbolset [Dangerous Bends]
> 
> \starttext
>      \symbol{dbend}\quad \symbol{lhdbend}
> \stoptext
The lhdbend renders funny anyway. Maybe Taco is willing to have a look 
at it. It might actually make sense to make an opentype font and get rid 
of the afm/pfb here.

Hans

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