Hi, I do use ConTeXt for typesetting mathematics, and actually I began to use ConTeXt several years ago for my work as a mathematician: up to now I haven’t encountered a single instance in which ConTeXt would not give the expected result, and as a matter of fact the out-of-the-box capabilities and the quality of the typestting when using ConTeXt seems to me quite superior to plain TeX or LaTeX. I use ConTeXt for writing exercise sheets, lecture notes, and drafts of papers and all the presentations for my talks. It is true that when submitting my papers to journals, unfortunately I have to switch back to LaTeX, but even so I prefer using ConTeXt in all the preparation steps because it is more convenient to use, and also I can use these notes directly for my lecture notes and presentations.
Now coming to answer your questions: > I have a few questions: > > 0. Do you think that this is only a problem for beginners of ConText or it is > a general problem of ConTeXt? All depends on how complex one's document is, and how deep one’s knowledge of TeX and ConTeXt is. > 1. How many of ConTeXt users use this tool for typesetting of non-elementary > mathematics? I cannot say anything about the overall number of users, but as I said above I use it for the kind of maths I am doing: some of it is really not elementary… > 2. Are you satisfied with the results, which produces ConTeXt (thinking in > the field of mathematics rate)? I am absolutely satisfied with the results. > 3. What things do you need to have in ConTeXt study that one could bet > mathematics at a reasonable level? My knowledge of TeX and ConTeXt is rather elementary, but this does not prevent me to use ConTeXt. Moreover in the rare situations in which I don’t know how to achieve a certain result, there a good group of gurus on the mailing list to help solve my problem. > 4. Is ConTeXt able to substitute LaTeX to typesetting of math (e.g. in the > future)? For sure it is: the reason for which ConTeXt is seldom used among mathematicians (or other scientists) is the fact that journals have developped specific macros for their layout and despite the fact that the quality and shortcomings of LaTeX are well-known, publishers of these journals are more than reluctant to switch to a more modern macro package of TeX, such as ConTeXt. > 5. Can you think of any more questions that should be here? Maybe one can imagine a script which would downgrade a file written in ConTeXt to a LaTeX file, once one accepts to lose the quality of the typesetting… Best regards: OK On 9 févr. 2014, at 20:09, Jaroslav Hajtmar <hajt...@gyza.cz> wrote: > Hello ConTeXist. > I am very sorry for this OFF TOPIC contribution. > > For writing of this text led me several hours of searching on internet. I was > looking for ways to typing of non-elementary math in ConTeXt > > Already a long time I use ConTeXt typesetting lot of different things and I > am very satisfied. In the many things, of which I typed, was maths > represented only marginally and minimally. Now I need to type some > mathematics (at secondary school level) and I found that I came across > borders of my knowledge of ConTeXt, or on possibilities of ConTeXt for > typesetting of mathematics. > I do not in any way call into question the ability of ConTeXt typesetting > mathematics, although I think that who wants to type mathematics then use > LaTeX. > I want find experience of users of ConTeXt for real using of ConTeXt for > typesetting of mathematics. I wonder how users use possible math modules > (exist anything?) to be usable results. > > I have a few questions: > > 0. Do you think that this is only a problem for beginners of ConText or it is > a general problem of ConTeXt? > 1. How many of ConTeXt users use this tool for typesetting of non-elementary > mathematics? > 2. Are you satisfied with the results, which produces ConTeXt (thinking in > the field of mathematics rate)? > 3. What things do you need to have in ConTeXt study that one could bet > mathematics at a reasonable level? > 4. Is ConTeXt able to substitute LaTeX to typesetting of math (e.g. in the > future)? > 5. Can you think of any more questions that should be here? > > > I hope that my question will help other beginners who would like to typing of > mathematics use ConText - this unique and useful tool. > > Thanks for all the answers. > > Jaroslav Hajtmar > > > ___________________________________________________________________________________ > If your question is of interest to others as well, please add an entry to the > Wiki! > > maillist : email@example.com / http://www.ntg.nl/mailman/listinfo/ntg-context > webpage : http://www.pragma-ade.nl / http://tex.aanhet.net > archive : http://foundry.supelec.fr/projects/contextrev/ > wiki : http://contextgarden.net > ___________________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________________ 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://tex.aanhet.net archive : http://foundry.supelec.fr/projects/contextrev/ wiki : http://contextgarden.net ___________________________________________________________________________________