[NTG-context] how to choose a font variant "book" / LMTX

Heinrich Paeßens paessens at me.com
Wed May 4 19:14:56 CEST 2022


'both' would be the way to go, how can I set this up?

I don’t use typescripts just the definefontfamily and I suppose the book variant belongs to the family but is maybe an unloved relative ...

> On 4. May 2022, at 18:51, Henning Hraban Ramm via ntg-context <ntg-context at ntg.nl> wrote:
> 
> Do I understand correctly that you want the "Book" variant as regular? Or do you need both?
> 
> Have a look into typescripts, e.g. https://wiki.contextgarden.net/Alegreya_Typescript
> You probably won’t need the features.
> 
> Hraban
> 
> Am 04.05.22 um 18:44 schrieb Heinrich Paeßens via ntg-context:
>> Hi there
>> I have a quick question:
>> I was successful to install and use a new font in LMTX (New Computer Modern). All good except that I’d like to use the »Book« variant instead of the »Regular« variant (NewCM10-Book.otf vs NewCM10-Regular.otf). Trying many ways but the right one.
>> please advise,
>> can I define something similar like \bf for bold — maybe \bk for book?
>> … all I get is
>> hp at mbp16 ~ % pdffonts page1.pdf
>> name                                 type              encoding         emb sub uni object ID
>> ------------------------------------ ----------------- ---------------- --- --- --- ---------
>> CRBMBE+NewCM10-Regular               CID Type 0C       Identity-H       yes yes yes      1  0
>> my definitions are:
>> \definefontfamily [newCM] [rm] [newcomputermodern10]
>> \definefontfamily [newCM] [ss] [newcomputermodernsans10]
>> \definefontfamily [newCM] [tt] [newcomputermodernmono10] [scale=0.85, features=none]
>> \definefontfamily [newCM] [mm] [newcomputermodernmath]
>> \setupbodyfont[newCM, rm, 10pt]
>> Many thanks
>> Heinrich
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