Re: [NTG-context] Ugly hack for multiple MSWord docs.

2006-06-19 Thread luigi scarso
It's also true that On 8 May 2006, the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) approved the OpenDocument Format (ODF) for release as ISO/IEC 26300 ODF can be an important xml format in next years. luigi

[NTG-context] figure in the middle of the page

2006-06-19 Thread andrea valle
Hi to all, Sorry if it's obvious. I'm preparing some slides and I'd like to have a figure in the middle of the slide. With \placefigure I place it center-justified horizontally. How can I force to be in the center of the text? Thanks Best -a- Andrea Valle DAMS - Facoltà di Scienze della

Re: [NTG-context] figure in the middle of the page

2006-06-19 Thread Hans Hagen
andrea valle wrote: Hi to all, Sorry if it's obvious. I'm preparing some slides and I'd like to have a figure in the middle of the slide. With \placefigure I place it center-justified horizontally. How can I force to be in the center of the text? you mean middle of a page of its own?

Re: [NTG-context] figure in the middle of the page

2006-06-19 Thread andrea valle
Yes, a page for me represents a slide. So I want to have a figure centered in the slide: | -- figure -- | Thanks -a- On 19 Jun 2006, at 12:21, Hans Hagen wrote: andrea valle wrote: Hi to all, Sorry if it's obvious. I'm preparing some slides and I'd like to have a

Re: [NTG-context] Metapost: point along path and metaobj

2006-06-19 Thread Taco Hoekwater
Aditya Mahajan wrote: Hi, Something goes wrong while using metaobj and point something along somepath. I do not know if point ... along... is a mp core command or something introduced by metafun. Is this metafun's fault, metaobj's fault or simply a metapost issue (and thus I should ask

[NTG-context] Bibliography: Cite by author with (co)author index and page number

2006-06-19 Thread Tobias Burnus
Hello, I saw the following nice feature in a book, which I also like to use for a longer work. The author uses a cite by author style (Sharma, 1979) and in the citation index: Nobody, N. B. and N. N. Nonomens, J. Improper Sci. 12, 199 (2007). 5 Nonomens, N. N., See Sharma, R. R; Nobody, N.

Re: [NTG-context] figure in the middle of the page

2006-06-19 Thread Aditya Mahajan
On Mon, 19 Jun 2006, andrea valle wrote: Yes, a page for me represents a slide. So I want to have a figure centered in the slide: | -- figure -- | This is what I do for my slides \startslide \vfill \externalfigure[name][width=\textwidth] \vfill \stopslide where I have

Re: [NTG-context] Bibliography: Cite by author with (co)author index and page number

2006-06-19 Thread Taco Hoekwater
Tobias Burnus wrote: Hello, I saw the following nice feature in a book, which I also like to use for a longer work. The author uses a cite by author style (Sharma, 1979) and in the citation index: Nobody, N. B. and N. N. Nonomens, J. Improper Sci. 12, 199 (2007). 5 Nonomens, N. N.,

Re: [NTG-context] figure in the middle of the page

2006-06-19 Thread andrea valle
Thanks for the suggestion. But it's after using \vfill that I decided to write to the list. I had this code, which resembles your one: \vfill {\externalfigure[oggettiSonori/tipologia/spaziotipo][width=\textwidth] } \vfill \page here's the output

Re: [NTG-context] figure in the middle of the page

2006-06-19 Thread Hans Hagen
andrea valle wrote: Thanks for the suggestion. But it's after using \vfill that I decided to write to the list. I had this code, which resembles your one: \vfill {\externalfigure[oggettiSonori/tipologia/spaziotipo][width=\textwidth] } \vfill \page here's the output

[NTG-context] PsTRICKS in Context

2006-06-19 Thread batela
To all, I am the author of a physics booklet written in LATEX+PsTRICKS. Now, my I intend is to make one improved version in Context, but I have many schems with PSTRICKS commands. Did you know a easy way to make the migration? Thanks a lot Jorge

Re: [NTG-context] figure in the middle of the page

2006-06-19 Thread Thomas A. Schmitz
On Mon, 2006-06-19 at 17:36 +0200, andrea valle wrote: Thanks for the suggestion. But it's after using \vfill that I decided to write to the list. I had this code, which resembles your one: \vfill {\externalfigure[oggettiSonori/tipologia/spaziotipo][width=\textwidth] } \vfill \page

Re: [NTG-context] PsTRICKS in Context

2006-06-19 Thread Hans Hagen
batela wrote: To all, I am the author of a physics booklet written in LATEX+PsTRICKS. Now, my I intend is to make one improved version in Context, but I have many schems with PSTRICKS commands. Did you know a easy way to make the migration? there is a module, m-pstric.tex

Re: [NTG-context] figure in the middle of the page

2006-06-19 Thread andrea valle
Thanks Thomas, it works nice. I still have not understood: what does \strut mean? Best -a- On 19 Jun 2006, at 17:45, Thomas A. Schmitz wrote: On Mon, 2006-06-19 at 17:36 +0200, andrea valle wrote: Thanks for the suggestion. But it's after using \vfill that I decided to write to the list. I

Re: [NTG-context] PsTRICKS in Context

2006-06-19 Thread batela
Thanks. But, in this LATEX_to_Context migration, I need to convert at hand several latex commands. For example: \begin{itemize} to \startitemize \end{itemize} to \stopitemize \begin{table}_to_\starttable and so on. this is a very hard task. Perhaps I need to make: perl -ps

Re: [NTG-context] figure in the middle of the page

2006-06-19 Thread Thomas A. Schmitz
Andrea, I'm not a real expert, but what I've understood: \strut is an invisible character with no width but the maximum lineheight (cont-eni, p. 72). TeX discards glue such as \vfill or \hfill at the beginning of horizontal or vertical boxes, so you have to fool it into believing there is

Re: [NTG-context] t-bib and hyperlinkded references?

2006-06-19 Thread Taco Hoekwater
Johannes Graumann wrote: Hi, Is it possible to make the ConTeXt/t-bib combo producing hyperlinks from the citation in the text to the bibliography list entry ... used to do that all the rime with hyperref and LaTeX and don't seem to be able to figure it out for t-bib ... At the moment, it

Re: [NTG-context] Page breaking problem

2006-06-19 Thread nico
On Mon, 19 Jun 2006 18:45:32 +0800, Helin Gai [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Thanks Hans for the prompt reply. I tried the following code: \definetextbackground[A] [frame=off,location=paragraph,backgroundcolor=gray] \setuptyping[before={\starttextbackground[A]},after= {\stoptextbackground}]

Re: [NTG-context] Page breaking problem

2006-06-19 Thread nico
On Mon, 19 Jun 2006 12:20:05 +0200, Hans Hagen [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Helin Gai wrote: Hi, I'm new to ConTeXt and I'm preparing a document for my own reference. The source code is below. I came across a few weird issues: 1) I don't quite understand why the page break occurs on because of

Re: [NTG-context] t-bib and hyperlinkded references?

2006-06-19 Thread Johannes Graumann
Taco Hoekwater wrote: Can be fixed rather easily (tomorrow) That would be marvelous! Joh ___ ntg-context mailing list ntg-context@ntg.nl http://www.ntg.nl/mailman/listinfo/ntg-context

Re: [NTG-context] figure in the middle of the page

2006-06-19 Thread Hans van der Meer
A strut is something with height and depth which is not really what you want, because it takes some vertical space away. Ususally what I use is a TeX primitive \null that typesets an empty box; I don't think its typesetting will differ significantly from typesetting a strut: \page \null

Re: [NTG-context] figure in the middle of the page

2006-06-19 Thread andrea valle
Thanks to all. (Thomas, I keep on customizing the presentation template you sent me one year ago...) -a- On 19 Jun 2006, at 17:40, Hans Hagen wrote: andrea valle wrote: Thanks for the suggestion. But it's after using \vfill that I decided to write to the list. I had this code, which

Re: [NTG-context] texexec

2006-06-19 Thread John R. Culleton
On Thursday 04 May 2006 18:03, Hans Hagen wrote: Hi, I'd like to make the ruby version of texexec the default. Are there any strong objections to this? Also, i'd like the stubs to run texmfstart as launcher. For that purpose i'll add a /scripts/context/stubs/[mswin|unix] path with the

Re: [NTG-context] figure in the middle of the page

2006-06-19 Thread Hans Hagen
Hans van der Meer wrote: A strut is something with height and depth which is not really what you want, because it takes some vertical space away. Ususally what I use is a TeX primitive \null that typesets an empty box; I don't think its typesetting will differ significantly from

Re: [NTG-context] texexec

2006-06-19 Thread Hans Hagen
John R. Culleton wrote: On Thursday 04 May 2006 18:03, Hans Hagen wrote: Hi, I'd like to make the ruby version of texexec the default. Are there any strong objections to this? Also, i'd like the stubs to run texmfstart as launcher. For that purpose i'll add a

Re: [NTG-context] figure in the middle of the page

2006-06-19 Thread Hans Hagen
Hans van der Meer wrote: A strut is something with height and depth which is not really what you want, because it takes some vertical space away. in addition to this: using \showstruts will make struts visible -

[NTG-context] showelements in x-contml documentatation

2006-06-19 Thread Aditya Mahajan
When I try to process contml module's documentation, the system seems to go in an infinite loop. No error is produced, but the process takes 100% memory and does not produce anything for a loong time. If I comment all the strings containing \showelements and \showXDScomponent, documentation is

Re: [NTG-context] Page breaking problem

2006-06-19 Thread Helin Gai
Hi, The wrapping was indeed caused by the mail program. I attached source code and the log file below. BTW, I'm using the 6/17/06 distribution. Thanks! Commands.tex Description: application/applefile Commands.tex Description: Binary data Commands.log Description: Binary data On Jun