ConTeXt distribution's Fonts

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A collection of fonts is called a typescript in ConTeXt. The following typescripts are available for fonts distributed with ConTeXt (the name of the typescript is shown as typescriptname):

  • The Latin Modern font family, which is a modern version of standard TeX font Computer Modern:
    • modern: synonym modern-base
    • modernvariable: synonym modern-variable (a variable width typewriter font)
  • The TeX Gyre Collection of Fonts, cross-platform OpenType formats.
    • pagella: synonym palatino
    • termes: synonym times
    • heros: synonym helvetica
    • bonum: synonym bookman
    • scholas: synonym schoolbook
    • adventor: synonym avantgarde
    • cursor: synonym courier
    • chorus: synonym chancery
  • The DejaVu font family : dejavu and dejavu-condensed
  • 6 additionals fonts (covering serif, sans serif, and monospaced)
    • Gentium : gentium
    • Antykwa Poltawskiego : antykwa-poltawskiego
    • Antykwa Toruńska: antykwa-torunska
    • Kurier : kurier
    • Iwona: iwona
  • 3 additional math fonts:
    • Euler: eulernova
    • STIX2: stix
    • XITS: xits
Name Serif Sans serif Monospaced Class Similar to
Latin Modern


latinmodernroman


latinmodernsans


latinmodernmono

Didone, current TeX standard, [1]. Computer Modern
Tex Gyre Adventor -


texgyreadventor

- Geometric sans-serif ITC Avant Garde Gothic
Tex Gyre Bonum


texgyrebonum

- - Old Style, Serif transitional, ITC Zapf Chancery
Tex Gyre Chorus


texgyrechorus

- - Script ITC Zapf Chancery
Tex Gyre Cursor - -


texgyrecursor

Monospaced, Slab serif Courier
Tex Gyre Pagella


texgyrepagella

- - Old Style, Serif Palatino
Tex Gyre Schola


texgyreshola

- - Serif transitional Century Schoolbook
Tex Gyre Termes


texgyretermes

- - Old Style transitional Times (new) Roman
DejaVu


dejavuserif


dejavusans


dejavusansmono

Sans-serif, Humanist Bitstream Prima
Gentium


gentium

- - Old Style
Antykwa Poltawskiego


antykwapoltawskiego

- Antiqua
Antykwa Toruńska


antykwatorunska

- - Antiqua
Kurier -


kurier

- Sans serif
Iwona -


iwona

- Sans serif, alternative to Kurier
Arabic-Latin Modern Fixed - -


almfixed

extension of TeX-Gyre LM Mono 10
Euler


neoeuler

- - An upright cursive typeface, for maths.
STIX2


stixtwotext

- - Scientific and Technical Information Exchange fonts.For scientific typesetting with proper mathematical support Times (new) Roman
XITS


xits

- - Clone of STIX font Times (new) Roman

Overview

%= Specific layout for rendering on the wiki
\definepapersize[sheet][width=16cm,height=11cm]
\setuppapersize[sheet]
\setuplayout[topspace=0.5mm,            
             backspace=0.5mm,
             header=0pt,
             headerdistance=0pt,
             footer=0pt,
             footerdistance=0pt,
             width=15cm,
             height=11cm]
%
\setupbodyfont[modern]
\setupbodyfont[10pt]
\setupinterlinespace[4ex]
%
\starttext

\startbuffer[line]
The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog
\stopbuffer

\startitemize[none,packed]
                                \item default: \getbuffer[line]\\
\switchtobodyfont[modern]  \item lmserif: \getbuffer[line]\\
\switchtobodyfont[modern]  \item \ss lmsans: \getbuffer[line]\\
\switchtobodyfont[modern]  \item \tt lmmono: \getbuffer[line]\\
\switchtobodyfont[adventor]     \item adventor: \getbuffer[line]\\
\switchtobodyfont[bonum]        \item bonum: \getbuffer[line]\\
\switchtobodyfont[chorus]       \item chorus: \getbuffer[line]\\
\switchtobodyfont[cursor]       \item cursor: \getbuffer[line]\\
\switchtobodyfont[pagella]      \item pagella: \getbuffer[line]\\
\switchtobodyfont[shola]        \item shola: \getbuffer[line]\\
\switchtobodyfont[termes]       \item termes: \getbuffer[line]\\
\switchtobodyfont[dejavu]       \item dejavuserif: \getbuffer[line]\\
\switchtobodyfont[dejavu]       \item \ss dejavusans: \getbuffer[line]\\
\switchtobodyfont[dejavu]       \item \tt dejavumono: \getbuffer[line]\\
\switchtobodyfont[gentium]      \item gentium: \getbuffer[line]\\
\stopitemize

\stoptext

This produces:

Symbols

Distribution also provides with:

A page is dedicated to Symbols