[NTG-context] Two minor questions

Stefan Nedeljkovic tsar.srb at gmail.com
Tue Jun 7 12:34:49 CEST 2022


I tried \setupspacing[fixed] but it didn't help. To prove that the font
characters really are half a cell wide I added the line \emdash
\dorecurse{39}{ \emdash}. Files on drive are updated.

On Tue, Jun 7, 2022 at 7:25 AM Stefan Nedeljkovic <tsar.srb at gmail.com>
wrote:

> Thank you very much Wolfgang! But, there is still something weird going on
> with the font. I updated the files on Drive. Please see line 19, the last
> word "and". It is clearly out of alignment with the gid. I tested the
> alignment in MP and it should work, ie 2 characters are indeed one grid
> cell (semms from the fact that IBM Plex Mono was designed from a typewriter
> typeface where 12 characters are exactly 1 inch long).
>
> On Mon, Jun 6, 2022 at 10:52 PM Wolfgang Schuster via ntg-context <
> ntg-context at ntg.nl> wrote:
>
>>
>>
>> Stefan Nedeljkovic via ntg-context schrieb am 06.06.2022 um 22:07:
>> > Wolfgang, Aditya, thank you both very much!
>> >
>> > I have 2 more questions:
>> >
>> > Observe the files here:
>> >
>> https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/18ve5_F-BKOa-TxCWmD02mhPqNXQvNyWK?usp=sharing
>> >
>> > 1. I'd like to shift the text area down so that the red lines
>> > align with the blue lines (I think this amount is called depth). How
>> > would I do that?
>>
>> Quick and dirty:
>>
>> \setuplayout
>>    [...,
>>     topspace=\dimexpr5\measured{base}+2bp+\strutdp\relax,
>>     ...]
>>
>> > 2. The font is such that exactly 2 characters fit into the grid cell,
>> > but I see that towards the end of the line it gets out of sync with
>> > the grid. How would I ensure that all text rendered is strictly
>> > monospaced without any stretching/shrinking trickery?
>>
>> Change the text alignment:
>>
>> \setupalign[flushleft,broad]
>>
>> Wolfgang
>>
>>
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