> Am 02.10.2021 um 10:34 schrieb Wolfgang Schuster via ntg-context > <email@example.com>: > > Rik Kabel via ntg-context schrieb am 27.09.2021 um 00:49: >> >> Wolfgang (off-list), >> >> It is simply wrong to say that \italicface as defined gives only \it or \bi >> as a result. Look at the definition. If the current fontalternative is it >> \it it will give a \tf result. It is sensitive to the current state in a >> similar way that \em and \emph are, but it will always give an italic or >> roman result. >> > > If we leave the comparisons between \em and \italicface aside and talk only > about the results from \italicface we have a common ground. > > You're right the results from \italicface aren't predictable and a fix is > needed but the same applies also to \boldface, \slantedface and \typeface. > > Attached is the output from a modified version of the styling command (the > \sc column is the fallback style). \swapface is unchanged and I'm not sure > about its output because it uses the \em code for italic and slanted which > means \setupbodyfontenvironment[default][em=blue] affects also the \swapface > results.
Thank you very much for attacking and clarifying this! It confused me from the beginning... Hraban ___________________________________________________________________________________ If your question is of interest to others as well, please add an entry to the Wiki! maillist : firstname.lastname@example.org / http://www.ntg.nl/mailman/listinfo/ntg-context webpage : http://www.pragma-ade.nl / http://context.aanhet.net archive : https://bitbucket.org/phg/context-mirror/commits/ wiki : http://contextgarden.net ___________________________________________________________________________________