Re: [NTG-context] positionoverlays problem

2006-07-12 Thread Taco Hoekwater
Hans van der Meer wrote: I more or less guess there are only a restricted number of overlays possible? Could that be a correct conclusion? Whenever you say something like \setupbackgrounds[page][background={foreground,#1}] you redefine the list of backgrounds that are applied to the

Re: [NTG-context] Disappearing chapter numbers

2006-07-12 Thread Hans Hagen
David Arnold wrote: All, We are wondering why we don't get a chapter number in our header in what follows. However, if we change \setupheadnumber[chapter][-1] \setupheadnumber[chapter][0], we do get a chapter number in the running head. this is probably related to page breaks (works

Re: [NTG-context] positiongraphics

2006-07-12 Thread Taco Hoekwater
Hans van der Meer wrote: I send the offending mpgraph.mp file. It has ;'s all over. There are so many ;;'s and even some ;;;'s that I am tempted to think that one of the translation scripts is the culprit, adding a ; per newline maybe? I am sorry not having taken a look into the ruby

[NTG-context] Common counter for enumerations, way=bysection

2006-07-12 Thread David Arnold
All, 2 questions: (1) why don't my chapter numbers turn off, and (2), why doesn't the counter start over in the new section? \setupwhitespace[medium] \setupindenting[medium,yes] \def\N{{\Bbb N}} \def\W{{\Bbb W}} \def\Z{{\Bbb Z}} \def\Q{{\Bbb Q}} \def\R{{\Bbb R}} \defineenumeration

Re: [NTG-context] ConTeXt, Charts, and transparency

2006-07-12 Thread Taco Hoekwater
Idris Samawi Hamid wrote: Dear fellow gangsters, 2 questions: QUESTION 1) Does ConTeXt have a graphical charts module, a la flowcharts module? Not that I know of (something looking like the png example, I mean). QUESTION 2) Not really a direct context question but is needed for a

[NTG-context] small new feature on the wiki

2006-07-12 Thread Patrick Gundlach
Hi there, since there might be some users here who edit pages on the wiki and who don't read the 'recent changes' page: you can now say context source=yes text=produces \your \TeX \code=here /context this will typeset the source with the texcode/texcode highlighter/formatter, then output

[NTG-context] texgyre - first release

2006-07-12 Thread Hans Hagen
Hi, At http://www.gust.org.pl/e-foundry/tex-gyre/ you can fetch the first release of the texgyre collection. This font project aims at merging the existing free fonts (now spread over original, quasi and vn collections). The first stage is a mere merge and as with latin modern, the authors

[NTG-context] Footnotes and spacing.

2006-07-12 Thread Elliot Clifton
Hi,I'm having trouble with footnotes. How can I add space between each note? I've tried using \setupfootnotes[after=\blank], but it doesn't work? I'm not sure how one can control the spacing between blocks of text anyway, as I'm still a ConTeXt newbie. :-) Elliot

Re: [NTG-context] Common counter for enumerations, way=bysection

2006-07-12 Thread Taco Hoekwater
David Arnold wrote: All, 2 questions: (1) why don't my chapter numbers turn off, and I do not know. You had a comma missing after the before= line, and the stopper= is superfluous i think, but both appear unrelated. (It is probably related to the change to using CommonCtr, but I do not see

Re: [NTG-context] Common counter for enumerations, way=bysection

2006-07-12 Thread David Arnold
This seems to be what I want, but the two uses of sectionnumber=no seem so redundant. \setupwhitespace[medium] \setupindenting[medium,yes] \def\N{{\Bbb N}} \def\W{{\Bbb W}} \def\Z{{\Bbb Z}} \def\Q{{\Bbb Q}} \def\R{{\Bbb R}} \defineenumeration[definition][text=Definition]

[NTG-context] Version Numbers in Download File Names

2006-07-12 Thread Matthias Wächter
Hi! Pardon me for requesting more support from pragma-ade prior to ever using the mailing list for general support questions. Maybe I should post this one directly to Hans but others might be interested in this issue as well. Despite my little but growing knowledge of Context I am currently

[NTG-context] slightly OT: presentation tool

2006-07-12 Thread Thomas A. Schmitz
As the subject line says, this is slightly OT, but it may be of interest to some. If you produce your presentations in ConTeXt and want to show the resulting pdf, you have to use a pdf-viewer. I just hate Adobe Reader with its bloat and its intrusiveness; other solutions (such as evince

Re: [NTG-context] Version Numbers in Download File Names

2006-07-12 Thread Taco Hoekwater
Matthias Wächter wrote: Is there a strong motivation against having versioned package file names, possibly with some months/years of history? Or is this archive available but I am unable to find it? ;) There is an archive of old releases and file versions on-line, but at a different

Re: [NTG-context] slightly OT: presentation tool

2006-07-12 Thread Johan Sandblom
Looks amazing. Looking at the license it appears in fact to be free as in speech (distributed under GPL 2 or later), which of course only makes it more attractive! Johan 2006/7/12, Thomas A. Schmitz [EMAIL PROTECTED]: As the subject line says, this is slightly OT, but it may be of interest to

Re: [NTG-context] Version Numbers in Download File Names

2006-07-12 Thread Matthias Wächter
Taco Hoekwater schrieb: Matthias Wächter wrote: Is there a strong motivation against having versioned package file names, possibly with some months/years of history? Or is this archive available but I am unable to find it? ;) There is an archive of old releases and file versions on-line,

Re: [NTG-context] slightly OT: presentation tool

2006-07-12 Thread Renaud AUBIN
Very nice but since GS doesn't seem to be happy with javascript... I can't use it for my ConTeXt-made slides (with javascript steps and animations) Anyway, it's nice to know it exists... Thomas A. Schmitz a écrit : As the subject line says, this is slightly OT, but it may be of interest to

Re: [NTG-context] slightly OT: presentation tool

2006-07-12 Thread Hans Hagen
Johan Sandblom wrote: Looks amazing. Looking at the license it appears in fact to be free as i suppose that it more or less has to be free anyway because gs and python are used Hans -

Re: [NTG-context] slightly OT: presentation tool

2006-07-12 Thread Hans Hagen
Thomas A. Schmitz wrote: screen with your mouse pointer. There are some disadvantages: it has a lot of pythonish dependencies (on OS X, I could install them via darwinports, but it's a lot more difficult on most linux distros), it needs opengl support, and a reasonably fast machine. But

Re: [NTG-context] Version Numbers in Download File Names

2006-07-12 Thread Hans Hagen
Matthias Wächter wrote: Is there a strong motivation against having versioned package file names, possibly with some months/years of history? Has this support feature ever been considered by pragma-ade or asked for by their (non-)paying customers? Or is this archive available but I am

Re: [NTG-context] Version Numbers in Download File Names

2006-07-12 Thread Taco Hoekwater
Matthias Wächter wrote: Two comments nevertheless. https://foundry.supelec.fr/frs/?group_id=14 gives me quite some versions of Context, but the download paths for each precise version is not related to the release date or the SVN revision, Correct. SVN release ids have numbers, not

Re: [NTG-context] slightly OT: presentation tool

2006-07-12 Thread Adam Lindsay
Nice one, Thomas. A few comments for the Mac folks: Thomas A. Schmitz wrote: screen with your mouse pointer. There are some disadvantages: it has a lot of pythonish dependencies (on OS X, I could install them via darwinports, but it's a lot more difficult on most linux distros), it I

[NTG-context] hyphenation of urls in french docs

2006-07-12 Thread Taco Hoekwater
Hi (mostly for Hans), Is there a clean way to get around this problem: \useencoding[ffr] \mainlanguage[fr] \starttext \hyphenatedurl{http://somewhere.to/go} \stoptext It gives: ! Undefined control sequence. argument \discretionarytoken because of the active : , but I

Re: [NTG-context] Version Numbers in Download File Names

2006-07-12 Thread Matthias Wächter
Taco Hoekwater wrote: Matthias Wächter wrote: https://foundry.supelec.fr/frs/?group_id=14 gives me quite some versions of Context, but the download paths for each precise version is not related to the release date or the SVN revision, Correct. SVN release ids have numbers, not dates, and

Re: [NTG-context] Version Numbers in Download File Names

2006-07-12 Thread Taco Hoekwater
Matthias Wächter wrote: So you take the official, newly released .zip file, unpack it to the checked out Subversion copy, and commit the changes using your name and the release date as commit text (no change tracking using information from the Release Notes or the prime version control

Re: [NTG-context] Install minimal context distribution

2006-07-12 Thread Hans Hagen
Aditya Mahajan wrote: On Tue, 4 Jul 2006, Saji Njarackalazhikam Hameed wrote: Dear Context-ers, I would like to install the minimal context distribution, but have no idea of which zip files to download and how to configure the system. I have seen that there are many zip files in the

Re: [NTG-context] texexec --nokeep ?

2006-07-12 Thread Peter Münster
On Tue, 11 Jul 2006, Taco Hoekwater wrote: texexec generates now files with extension .mp.keep. And texutil --purgeall does not delete them. I thought this was fixed in the beta, but I can be mistaken. Yes, it's fixed, thanks. But with the beta, the \AR command does no more work. The

Re: [NTG-context] ConTeXt, Charts, and transparency

2006-07-12 Thread Idris Samawi Hamid
Dear syndicate, So it's not a graphical charts module but I'm curious anyway: Could someone explain why the following sample file apparently does not work or what I am missing? :-) Best Idris = % output=pdf interface=en \usemodule[m-steps] % A simple

[NTG-context] Need a couple of refresher examples.

2006-07-12 Thread David Arnold
All, Could someone give a couple of snippets of code, (1) that would over a Metapost ellipse around a chapter head and number, and another that would overlay a pair of Metapost lines underneath chapter head and number. Looking for examples to study to get my skills back. Thanks.

Re: [NTG-context] slightly OT: presentation tool

2006-07-12 Thread nico
On Wed, 12 Jul 2006 14:52:24 +0200, Hans Hagen [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Johan Sandblom wrote: Looks amazing. Looking at the license it appears in fact to be free as i suppose that it more or less has to be free anyway because gs and python are used Don't know for gs, but you there's no need

Re: [NTG-context] Need a couple of refresher examples.

2006-07-12 Thread Hans Hagen
David Arnold wrote: All, Could someone give a couple of snippets of code, (1) that would over a Metapost ellipse around a chapter head and number, and another that would overlay a pair of Metapost lines underneath chapter head and number. Looking for examples to study to get my

Re: [NTG-context] BBEdit

2006-07-12 Thread Hans van der Meer
I am using BBEdit and have nothing to complain of, allthough the problem you mention hadn't occurred to me. I suppose you want to exclude things within []'s from spellchecking. I doubt if BBEdit can be educated to do that other than programming some extension to it. At least not to my

Re: [NTG-context] positiongraphics

2006-07-12 Thread Hans van der Meer
On Jul 12, 2006, at 10:21, Taco Hoekwater wrote: Hans van der Meer wrote: I send the offending mpgraph.mp file. It has ;'s all over. There are so many ;;'s and even some ;;;'s that I am tempted to think that one of the translation scripts is the culprit, adding a ; per newline

Re: [NTG-context] positionoverlays problem

2006-07-12 Thread Hans van der Meer
On Jul 12, 2006, at 10:20, Taco Hoekwater wrote: Hans van der Meer wrote: I more or less guess there are only a restricted number of overlays possible? Could that be a correct conclusion? Whenever you say something like \setupbackgrounds[page][background={foreground,#1}] you

Re: [NTG-context] minor console file queries

2006-07-12 Thread Alan Bowen
On Jul 2, 2006, at 7:12 AM, Hans Hagen wrote: Alan Bowen wrote: I processed a file using texmfstart texexec. In the console file, I see the lines (/usr/local/teTeX/share/texmf.local/tex/context/base/type-akb.tex) (/Users/acbowen/Library/texmf/tex/context/type-alanmodern.tex)

[NTG-context] ConTeXt + XeTeX + Adobe Bembo Std = ???

2006-07-12 Thread Paul Hoffman
I've been trying to figure out how to use Bembo Std (an OpenType font from Adobe) in ConTeXt + XeTeX. The example on the _Fonts in XeTeX_ page in the wiki works fine except for small caps, which (not surprisingly) don't show up in this first attempt:

[NTG-context] Typing some blocks in single column, some in two columns.

2006-07-12 Thread David Arnold
All, We have a bunch of questions and answers in blocks. \beginquestion \startquestion \stopquestion \endquestion \beginlonganswer \startquestion \stopquestion \endlonganswer \beginshortanswer \startquestion \stopquestion \endshortanswer The difficulty is some long answers are to complex to

[NTG-context] \endproof

2006-07-12 Thread David Arnold
All, I'd like to have a little \endproof or \endexample mark to put at the end of proofs or examples. I'd like to have something a little fancier than just a little square or diamond. Has anyone done anything like this, maybe with overlays and metafun, that they'd like to share?

Re: [NTG-context] ConTeXt + XeTeX + Adobe Bembo Std = ???

2006-07-12 Thread Mojca Miklavec
On 7/12/06, Paul Hoffman wrote: The example on the _Fonts in XeTeX_ page in the wiki works fine except for small caps, which (not surprisingly) don't show up in this first attempt: \definetypeface[bembo][rm][Xserif][Bembo Std] \setupbodyfont[bembo] \starttext Bembo {\bf Bembo}

[NTG-context] Bold in math mode

2006-07-12 Thread David Arnold
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Re: [NTG-context] Bold in math mode

2006-07-12 Thread David Munger
David, The method I use to get bold math is on the wiki: http://wiki.contextgarden.net/Bold_Math under Wrapping in a \hbox. Then, to get a bold x, I would use $\boldsymbol{x}$. Regards, David David Arnold : How do I get a bold x in math mode? ___