Re: [NTG-context] Auto selecting optical sizes for a font

2013-06-25 Thread Hans Hagen
On 6/25/2013 6:16 AM, Andres Conrado Montoya wrote: Thank you so much, Hans. :) It works great!. I must agree, however, with Georg's considerations. I am very grateful for the current solution, but an automatic selection of optical sizes could be insanely good, from a book designer point of

Re: [NTG-context] Auto selecting optical sizes for a font

2013-06-25 Thread Andres Conrado
Thank you so much Hans, for your answer. I understand how difficult it is. The goodie file works very well, and I'm perfectly happy with that. :) Thank you again. Andrés Conrado Montoya El Andi andresconr...@gmail.com http://chiquitico.org Los fines no

Re: [NTG-context] Auto selecting optical sizes for a font

2013-06-24 Thread Keith J. Schultz
HI Georg, All, as such ConTexT should support the use of the size table in its font handling, but as Hans has mentioned design sizes a very special and few actually know what that information means and put it to a useful purpose. Question would be in far this font feature should be

Re: [NTG-context] Auto selecting optical sizes for a font

2013-06-24 Thread Georg Duffner
Am 2013-06-24 10:27, schrieb Keith J. Schultz: as such ConTexT should support the use of the size table in its font handling, but as Hans has mentioned design sizes a very special and few actually know what that information means and put it to a useful purpose. Question would be in far this

Re: [NTG-context] Auto selecting optical sizes for a font

2013-06-24 Thread Hans Hagen
On 6/24/2013 12:28 AM, Georg Duffner wrote: Am 22.06.2013 16:57, schrieb Hans Hagen: We have no feature 'size' (or I must have forgotten about it). As there is no consistency in designsizes and there is always some esthetic choice involved no automatic mechanism is (and will be) build in.

Re: [NTG-context] Auto selecting optical sizes for a font

2013-06-24 Thread Hans Hagen
On 6/24/2013 10:02 AM, Keith J. Schultz wrote: HI Georg, All, as such ConTexT should support the use of the size table in its font handling, but as Hans has mentioned design sizes a very special and few actually know what that information means and put it to a useful purpose. Question would be

Re: [NTG-context] Auto selecting optical sizes for a font

2013-06-24 Thread Hans Hagen
On 6/24/2013 11:49 AM, Georg Duffner wrote: Am 2013-06-24 10:27, schrieb Keith J. Schultz: as such ConTexT should support the use of the size table in its font handling, but as Hans has mentioned design sizes a very special and few actually know what that information means and put it to a

Re: [NTG-context] Auto selecting optical sizes for a font

2013-06-24 Thread Andres Conrado Montoya
Thank you so much, Hans. :) It works great!. I must agree, however, with Georg's considerations. I am very grateful for the current solution, but an automatic selection of optical sizes could be insanely good, from a book designer point of view (I'm a book designer). Just for the curious, these

Re: [NTG-context] Auto selecting optical sizes for a font

2013-06-23 Thread Georg Duffner
Am 22.06.2013 16:57, schrieb Hans Hagen: We have no feature 'size' (or I must have forgotten about it). As there is no consistency in designsizes and there is always some esthetic choice involved no automatic mechanism is (and will be) build in. Hi, There is a 'size' table in opentype fonts

Re: [NTG-context] Auto selecting optical sizes for a font

2013-06-22 Thread Pablo Rodríguez
On 22/06/13 01:43, Andres Conrado Montoya wrote: Hello friends. I'm trying to design a book using the typescript you can find at the end of this message. I'm using the beautiful EBGaramond fonts from Georg Duffner (http://www.georgduffner.at/ebgaramond/). This font provides optical sizes to

Re: [NTG-context] Auto selecting optical sizes for a font

2013-06-22 Thread Hans Hagen
On 6/22/2013 1:43 AM, Andres Conrado Montoya wrote: Hello friends. I'm trying to design a book using the typescript you can find at the end of this message. I'm using the beautiful EBGaramond fonts from Georg Duffner (http://www.georgduffner.at/ebgaramond/). This font provides optical sizes to

[NTG-context] Auto selecting optical sizes for a font

2013-06-21 Thread Andres Conrado Montoya
Hello friends. I'm trying to design a book using the typescript you can find at the end of this message. I'm using the beautiful EBGaramond fonts from Georg Duffner (http://www.georgduffner.at/ebgaramond/). This font provides optical sizes to be used in different sizes (named 12 for 10.1pt or