[NTG-context] Switching fonts changes framedtext justification

Thangalin thangalin at gmail.com
Fri Apr 8 21:41:03 CEST 2022


I certainly can't claim credit for the speech bubbles!

https://wiki.contextgarden.net/index.php?title=Speech_bubble
https://mailman.ntg.nl/pipermail/ntg-context/2011/056496.html

I modified Wolfgang's code to provide a control for the tail, and,
thanks to Pablo, a decent font for embedding emojis.

There are a couple of problems with the speech bubbles that could use
fixing. First, the ability to have a fixed offset for the tail (e.g.,
2 em from the left and 2 em from the right). Second, when the speech
bubble is too short (e.g., a single emoji), the tail gets mangled.

Here's a screenshot showing speech bubbles using annotated Markdown:

https://github.com/DaveJarvis/keenwrite/releases

The ::: bubbletx eventually becomes a startbubbletx/stopbubbletx pair.

Greets!

On Fri, Apr 8, 2022 at 12:27 AM Henning Hraban Ramm via ntg-context
<ntg-context at ntg.nl> wrote:
>
> Am 08.04.22 um 02:25 schrieb Thangalin via ntg-context:
> > Works flawlessly, thank you!
> >
> > Here's a demo with left and right speech bubbles:
>
> Thank you for the speech bubbles! This is something I need for the
> messenger chats in my novel. Will be a good learning experience to adapt
> your solution to my ideas.
>
> Hraban
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