# Re: [NTG-context] Converting normal font into bold

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> >> May be ConTeXt experts would have better suggestions, till then you
> >> may want to look at the fake bold option in simplefonts -
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> >> http://wiki.contextgarden.net/Simplefonts#Faking_italics_and_bold_fonts
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> > Unfortunately I did not manish to work with this font by simplefonts. I use the following simple setup:
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> > \definefont[arabic][file:bliblablup_0.ttf*arabic at 15pt]
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> \definefontfeature[fakebold][extend=1.1]
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> \definefont[arabic][file:<fontname>*arabic,fakebold at 15pt]
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> > \starttext
> > \arabic\setupalign[r2l] ٱللَّهُ لَآ إِلَـٰهَ إِلَّا هُوَ ٱلْحَىُّ
ٱلْقَيُّومُ
> > \stoptext
> >
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> > How can I get these "fake bolds" with this setup? Or is it absolutely necessary to use Simplefont for these fake-bolds?
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> The feature is unrelated to simplefonts.
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> Wolfgang```
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Thanks Wolfgang, but that does not seem to work with this font. See attachment, the font is wider, but not bold.
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\definefont[arabic][file:bliblablup_0.ttf*arabic at 15pt]
\definefont[arabics][file:bliblablup_0.ttf*arabic at 15pt]
\definefontfeature[fakebold][extend=1.2]
\definefont[arabic][file:bliblablup_0.ttf*arabic,fakebold at 15pt]

\starttext
\arabic\setupalign[r2l]
ٱللَّهُ لَآ إِلَـٰهَ إِلَّا هُوَ ٱلْحَىُّ ٱلْقَيُّومُ
\blank\arabics\setupalign[r2l]
ٱللَّهُ لَآ إِلَـٰهَ إِلَّا هُوَ ٱلْحَىُّ ٱلْقَيُّومُ
\stoptext
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Huseyin
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fake-bold-arabic_context.pdf
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