Re: [NTG-context] eating up

2006-07-14 Thread Hans Hagen
Hans van der Meer wrote: On Jul 13, 2006, at 22:27, Hans Hagen wrote: Hans van der Meer wrote: I want to do something with in tables (making it an active column separator). Now I have a macro with two arguments for parameters in Context style:

[NTG-context] frames in natural tables

2006-07-14 Thread wwl
Hallo! In the following example with two nearly identical tables: -- \starttext \setupTABLE[r][each][frame=off] \setupTABLE[r][first][bottomframe=on,rulethickness=.05em] \bTABLE \bTR \bTD Nr.\ \eTD \bTD Eintrag \eTD \eTR \bTR \bTD 1 \eTD

Re: [NTG-context] New bib module release (2006.07.13)

2006-07-14 Thread Taco Hoekwater
Hans Hagen wrote: thanks for the new version! I didn't have time to play with your latest beta, but the new release appears to have a problem: numbered references don't seem to work! I found an older post to the list by Hans' comment below this point was right, but in this case it really

[NTG-context] colored box background

2006-07-14 Thread Hans van der Meer
Say I have a box, e.g. \setbox\thebox=\vbox{} with dimensions \wd\thebox etc.What then is the most efficient and economic (in terms of complexity and speed) way to generate a colored background for it? I know I can use \framed, but this I wish to avoid because it seems overly complex for this

Re: [NTG-context] colored box background

2006-07-14 Thread Taco Hoekwater
Hans van der Meer wrote: Say I have a box, e.g. \setbox\thebox=\vbox{} with dimensions \wd\thebox etc. What then is the most efficient and economic (in terms of complexity and speed) way to generate a colored background for it? If you really want your code to be as efficient and

[NTG-context] Context 2006.07.13 released

2006-07-14 Thread Taco Hoekwater
Hello all, I am pleased to announce that the new ConTeXt release from Hans Hagen can be downloaded as of now from the Pragma ADE website or one of its mirrors. http://www.pragma-ade.com/context/current/cont-tmf.zip http://context.aanhet.net/context/current/cont-tmf.zip

Re: [NTG-context] colored box background

2006-07-14 Thread Hans Hagen
Hans van der Meer wrote: Say I have a box, e.g. \setbox\thebox=\vbox{} with dimensions \wd\thebox etc. What then is the most efficient and economic (in terms of complexity and speed) way to generate a colored background for it?� I know I can use \framed, but this I wish to avoid because

Re: [NTG-context] colored box background

2006-07-14 Thread Taco Hoekwater
Hans Hagen wrote: \backgroundline[red]{...} As you can see, there are plenty commands even I had not heard about yet :-) Taco ___ ntg-context mailing list ntg-context@ntg.nl http://www.ntg.nl/mailman/listinfo/ntg-context

Re: [NTG-context] colored box background

2006-07-14 Thread luigi scarso
On 7/14/06, Taco Hoekwater [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hans Hagen wrote: \backgroundline[red]{...} As you can see, there are plenty commands even I had not heard about yet :-) ...call for modules.pdf ? ___ ntg-context mailing list

[NTG-context] tracingmacros

2006-07-14 Thread Hans van der Meer
Usually I employ \tracingmacros=1 in order to find nasty problems in my macros.Font operations then produce a lot of noise in the log.Is it possible to shutdown these selectively? Hans van der Meer ___ ntg-context mailing list ntg-context@ntg.nl

Re: [NTG-context] New bib module release (2006.07.13)

2006-07-14 Thread Thomas A. Schmitz
On Jul 14, 2006, at 10:19 AM, Taco Hoekwater wrote: Hans' comment below this point was right, but in this case it really didn't work. I've just finished uploading a new version that should be better. Cheers, Taco Of course Hans was right, but the problem persisted. Thanks for the new

Re: [NTG-context] colored box background

2006-07-14 Thread Hans van der Meer
Thanks, I will try the suggestions. As for Taco's remark: If you really want your code to be as efficient and minimalist as possible, you are better of with the plain format than with ConTeXt in any case. Personally I prefer to optimize on complexity and readability of my sources instead of

Re: [NTG-context] eating up

2006-07-14 Thread Peter Rolf
Hans van der Meer wrote: I want to do something with in tables (making it an active column separator). Now I have a macro with two arguments for parameters in Context style: \def\starttablex{\dodoubleargument\dostarttablex} Shouldn't this be

[NTG-context] Misplaced \noalign

2006-07-14 Thread Peter Münster
Hello, after update to version 2006.07.14, I get the following error: ! Misplaced \noalign. \TABLEnoalign -\noalign \bgroup \let \noalign \relax \let \next = \insertTABLEtail -\TABLEnoalign {\global \settrue \preventTABLEbreak \globa...

Re: [NTG-context] tracingmacros

2006-07-14 Thread Taco Hoekwater
Hans van der Meer wrote: Usually I employ \tracingmacros=1 in order to find nasty problems in my macros. Font operations then produce a lot of noise in the log. Is it possible to shutdown these selectively? Not at the moment, no. Greetings, taco

Re: [NTG-context] Misplaced \noalign

2006-07-14 Thread Hans Hagen
� wrote: Hello, after update to version 2006.07.14, I get the following error: ! Misplaced \noalign. \TABLEnoalign -\noalign \bgroup \let \noalign \relax \let \next = \insertTABLEtail -\TABLEnoalign {\global \settrue

Re: [NTG-context] Context 2006.07.13 released

2006-07-14 Thread Hans van der Meer
On Jul 14, 2006, at 11:54, Taco Hoekwater wrote: New features since 2006.05.11: * The use of \sometxt in MetaPost figures (instead of \textext) can remove the need for indirect texexec runs, resulting in a massive speed improvement for heavy documents. Do I understand correct that

Re: [NTG-context] Context 2006.07.13 released

2006-07-14 Thread Hans Hagen
Hans van der Meer wrote: On Jul 14, 2006, at 11:54, Taco Hoekwater wrote: New features since 2006.05.11: * The use of \sometxt in MetaPost figures (instead of \textext) can remove the need for indirect texexec runs, resulting in a massive speed improvement for heavy documents.

Re: [NTG-context] eating up

2006-07-14 Thread Hans van der Meer
Hans van der Meer wrote: I want to do something with in (my homemade) tables (making it an active column separator). Now I have a macro with two arguments for parameters in Context style: \def\starttablex{\dodoubleargument\dostarttablex} \def\dostarttablex[#1][#2]{% Now for

Re: [NTG-context] eating up

2006-07-14 Thread Taco Hoekwater
Hans van der Meer wrote: Therefore I conclude to the following: on inspecting the next character with \doifnextcharelse[% the character which is compared is the . It is more technically correct to say that the \doifnextcharelse compares the first token of the expansion of '' with the

Re: [NTG-context] eating up

2006-07-14 Thread Hans Hagen
Hans van der Meer wrote: There might be no solution for this within TeX's limitations. But maybe you can confirm cq. deny that from your knowledge of TeX (which certainly is greater than mine). there is undoubtely a solution but it quickly becomes messy as soon as preambles and such

Re: [NTG-context] eating up

2006-07-14 Thread Mojca Miklavec
On 7/13/06, Hans van der Meer wrote: I want to do something with in tables (making it an active column separator). I didn't follow this discussion closely (I have to catch up with the mails from this week), so I might have missed the point, but does something like this satisfy your needs?

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

2006-07-14 Thread Hans Hagen
Idris Samawi Hamid wrote: 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? did you look into m-chart (flow charts) Hans

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

2006-07-14 Thread Hans Hagen
Taco Hoekwater wrote: Idris Samawi Hamid wrote: 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? FWIW: Doesn't work here either. can someone

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

2006-07-14 Thread Idris Samawi Hamid
On Fri, 14 Jul 2006 09:33:13 -0600, Hans Hagen [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Idris Samawi Hamid wrote: 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? did you

Re: [NTG-context] positionoverlays problem

2006-07-14 Thread Hans Hagen
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? The elegant way would have been being able to define separate positionoverlays for each picture, imho. However I found a practical solution in

Re: [NTG-context] BBEdit

2006-07-14 Thread Hans Hagen
David Arnold wrote: Hi, Anyone on this list use BBEdit for the Context editing? all i know is that in the context data path there are bbedit files (ctxtools --bbedit) but htese are generated based on user specs Hans -

Re: [NTG-context] positionoverlays problem

2006-07-14 Thread Hans Hagen
Taco Hoekwater wrote: Hans van der Meer wrote: Thanks, I guess that is the case. If the number of \hpos's will not overflow it shouldn't be a big problem. Can you confirm that all these positional graphics are generated one by one, or are they collected in a list that might overflow

Re: [NTG-context] eating up

2006-07-14 Thread Hans van der Meer
On Jul 14, 2006, at 16:18, Mojca Miklavec wrote: On 7/13/06, Hans van der Meer wrote: I want to do something with in tables (making it an active column separator). I didn't follow this discussion closely (I have to catch up with the mails from this week), so I might have missed the

Re: [NTG-context] eating up

2006-07-14 Thread Hans van der Meer
On Jul 14, 2006, at 15:57, Taco Hoekwater wrote: Hans van der Meer wrote: Therefore I conclude to the following: on inspecting the next character with \doifnextcharelse[% the character which is compared is the . It is more technically correct to say that the \doifnextcharelse compares

Re: [NTG-context] Here's what is done.

2006-07-14 Thread Hans Hagen
David Arnold wrote: Hans, Taco, See: http://online.redwoods.edu/IntAlgText/ that's an impressive project it would be nice to have links to such projects on the wiki Hans - Hans

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

2006-07-14 Thread Hans Hagen
The problem is in the arrows ... \startMPinclusions def set_ahlength (text t) = % ahlength := (ahfactor*pen_size(_op_ t)) ; % _op_ added % problem: _op_ can contain color so a no-go, we could apply the transform % but i need to figure out the best way (fakepicture and take components). ahlength

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

2006-07-14 Thread Hans Hagen
Idris Samawi Hamid wrote: Yes, but that seems mainly geared towards flow charts, not graphical charts. Can m-chart do things like the example png attached at the start of the thread? i lost that one; actually, willy egger is the most experienced chart user but he's on vacation Hans

[NTG-context] regenerating formats

2006-07-14 Thread Alan Bowen
I downloaded the latest ConTeXt and tried regenerating the hyphenation patterns and formats (to get hyphenation with Thomas’ Greek module). The first step texmfstart ctxtools --patwas successful. But sudo texmfstart texexec --make --all(which worked with the last ConTeXt installation)and sudo -H

Re: [NTG-context] small new feature on the wiki

2006-07-14 Thread Hans Hagen
Patrick Gundlach wrote: 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

Re: [NTG-context] regenerating formats

2006-07-14 Thread Peter Münster
On Fri, 14 Jul 2006, Alan Bowen wrote: sudo texmfstart texexec --make --all (which worked with the last ConTeXt installation) and sudo -H texmfstart texexec --make --all failed with the error message sudo: texmfstart: command not found. Does it matter that I have the

Re: [NTG-context] regenerating formats

2006-07-14 Thread Paul Hoffman
On Jul 14, 2006, at 2:23 PM, Alan Bowen wrote: I downloaded the latest ConTeXt and tried regenerating the hyphenation patterns and formats (to get hyphenation with Thomas’ Greek module). The first step texmfstart ctxtools --pat was successful. But sudo texmfstart texexec

Re: [NTG-context] frames in natural tables

2006-07-14 Thread Hans Hagen
[EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: in the second table neighter \setupTABLE[frame=off] nor \setupTABLE[r][each][frame=off] switched frames off the bottomframe in row 1 survives from the first table! One has explicitly use use grouping \start \setupTABLE[r][each][frame=off]

Re: [NTG-context] Context Quiz?

2006-07-14 Thread Aditya Mahajan
On Tue, 11 Jul 2006, Hans Hagen wrote: (There is this Best Of Ruby Quiz book, maybe we should make a Best Of Context Quiz one ... ) Maybe we should first start a Context Quiz? Aditya ___ ntg-context mailing list ntg-context@ntg.nl

[NTG-context] align question

2006-07-14 Thread David Arnold
On another matter, I'm having some alignment issues. Consider the following code: \starttext \startformula \startalign[n=4,{left, middle, middle, middle}] aaabd\\ abbbcddd \stopalign \stopformula \stoptext Compile this and you will notice that the alignment parameters {left, middle,

Re: [NTG-context] align question

2006-07-14 Thread Aditya Mahajan
On Fri, 14 Jul 2006, David Arnold wrote: On another matter, I'm having some alignment issues. Consider the following code: \starttext \startformula \startalign[n=4,{left, middle, middle, middle}] aaabd\\ abbbcddd \stopalign \stopformula \stoptext Compile this and you will