Re: [NTG-context] switching font encodings

2006-07-19 Thread Thomas A. Schmitz
On Jul 18, 2006, at 8:51 PM, Mojca Miklavec wrote: There is no defined bodyfont at 20pt, and that is what is causing the error (indirectly). Add this: \definebodyfont [20pt] [ss] [tf=Sanssa 1, bf=SansBoldsa 1, it=SansItalic sa 1, sl=SansSlanted

Re: [NTG-context] infinite paper height

2006-07-19 Thread Hans Hagen
Mojca Miklavec wrote: Most articles will be shorter than 2m anyway, I hope. If not, smaller font size is surely one of the possibilities, but I'll worry about that later (I don't doubt that I'll be bitten by enough ConTeXt bugs before that will happen). do you mean real bugs or misuse of

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

2006-07-19 Thread Johan Sandblom
The R module (and R program) may also be worth a look for any stats and data visualization tasks. Johan 2006/7/18, Aditya Mahajan [EMAIL PROTECTED]: On Tue, 18 Jul 2006, Aditya Mahajan wrote: On Sat, 15 Jul 2006, Adam Lindsay wrote: Hans Hagen wrote: Idris Samawi Hamid wrote: Yes,

Re: [NTG-context] switching font encodings

2006-07-19 Thread Hans Hagen
Thomas A. Schmitz wrote: On Jul 18, 2006, at 8:51 PM, Mojca Miklavec wrote: There is no defined bodyfont at 20pt, and that is what is causing the error (indirectly). Add this: \definebodyfont [20pt] [ss] [tf=Sanssa 1, bf=SansBoldsa 1, it=SansItalic

Re: [NTG-context] tempdir support in texexec.rb

2006-07-19 Thread Hans Hagen
Mojca Miklavec wrote: I would vote for that feature too. With LaTeX you only get approximately two or three additional files which is still acceptable, keep in mind that the truckload of extra files is related to all kind of runtime plug ins, so one gets what he/she asks for -) but esp.

[NTG-context] Metapost/Metafun/Tex/Context question

2006-07-19 Thread WN
Hi all, I am trying to do the following in Metapost but my new math symbol is not recognized. Context knows about it but Tex does not. How can I make this work ? Kind regards Wim Neimeijer % = Test code \loadmapfile[original-youngryu-tx.map]

[NTG-context] splitting a pdf into multiple volumes

2006-07-19 Thread Ralf Schmitt
Hi all, I'm trying to split a large document for printing to multiple volumes/books. The first volume should contain a table of contents (but no index/list of figures), the second volume should have consecutive pagenumbers, and the last volume should contain an index and the list of figures of

Re: [NTG-context] Metapost/Metafun/Tex/Context question

2006-07-19 Thread Hans Hagen
WN wrote: Hi all, I am trying to do the following in Metapost but my new math symbol is not recognized. Context knows about it but Tex does not. How can I make this work ? Kind regards Wim Neimeijer % = Test code

Re: [NTG-context] Metapost/Metafun/Tex/Context question

2006-07-19 Thread Taco Hoekwater
Hans Hagen wrote: make sure that mp knows about the definitions: - first extend the math collection (use decimen, since there is a linesplit bug with here) - then load the times font Math family mc has to be txexa or something similar before the code actually shows the integral

Re: [NTG-context] Metapost/Metafun/Tex/Context question

2006-07-19 Thread Aditya Mahajan
On Wed, 19 Jul 2006, WN wrote: Hi all, I am trying to do the following in Metapost but my new math symbol is not recognized. Context knows about it but Tex does not. How can I make this work ? Hans and Taco have already explained the correct way to do this, so I will not go into that.

Re: [NTG-context] Metapost/Metafun/Tex/Context question

2006-07-19 Thread WN
[EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: WN wrote: Hi all, I am trying to do the following in Metapost but my new math symbol is not recognized. Context knows about it but Tex does not. How can I make this work ? Kind regards Wim Neimeijer % = Test code

Re: [NTG-context] Metapost/Metafun/Tex/Context question

2006-07-19 Thread WN
[EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hans Hagen wrote: make sure that mp knows about the definitions: - first extend the math collection (use decimen, since there is a linesplit bug with " here) - then load the times font Math family mc has to be txexa or something similar

Re: [NTG-context] Metapost/Metafun/Tex/Context question

2006-07-19 Thread WN
[EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Wed, 19 Jul 2006, WN wrote: Hi all, I am trying to do the following in Metapost but my new math symbol is not recognized. Context knows about it but Tex does not. How can I make this work ? Hans and Taco have already explained the correct way to do

[NTG-context] Rescaling pages

2006-07-19 Thread Olaf Mersmann
Hi List, I have a booklet typset on A5 paper with an A5 pagesize (one page per sheet). The printer-shop wants the pages enlarged to A4, so that they can scale them back down to A5 and imposition 2 on an A4 sheet. Don't ask me why they want this. I don't know. Is it possible to easily do this

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

2006-07-19 Thread Idris Samawi Hamid
On Tue, 18 Jul 2006 12:55:32 -0600, Aditya Mahajan [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Tue, 18 Jul 2006, Aditya Mahajan wrote: There is also the ultimate reference http://zoonek.free.fr/LaTeX/Metapost/metapost.html Check out example from 285 onwards. That is a nice resource; thnx for pointing it

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

2006-07-19 Thread Idris Samawi Hamid
On Wed, 19 Jul 2006 02:07:38 -0600, Johan Sandblom [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: The R module (and R program) may also be worth a look for any stats and data visualization tasks. What is this exactly? any links? I've heard esoteric references to R on this list but have no idea what it's about

[NTG-context] Problem with \typefile

2006-07-19 Thread John R. Culleton
I use the lines: \typefile {samp.tex}{samp.tex} \page[yes] \stoptext % For debugging purposes The file samp.tex contains ascii tex from the sample files knuth, zapf and tufte, concluded by the single tag \bye. The document compiles fine and displays fine in xpdf or kpdf (Linux). But Acrobat

Re: [NTG-context] splitting a pdf into multiple volumes

2006-07-19 Thread Taco Hoekwater
Ralf Schmitt wrote: Hi all, I'm trying to split a large document for printing to multiple volumes/books. The first volume should contain a table of contents (but no index/list of figures), the second volume should have consecutive pagenumbers, and the last volume should contain an index

Re: [NTG-context] splitting a pdf into multiple volumes

2006-07-19 Thread Hans Hagen
Taco Hoekwater wrote: Ralf Schmitt wrote: Hi all, I'm trying to split a large document for printing to multiple volumes/books. The first volume should contain a table of contents (but no index/list of figures), the second volume should have consecutive pagenumbers, and the last volume

Re: [NTG-context] Rescaling pages

2006-07-19 Thread Hans Hagen
Olaf Mersmann wrote: Hi List, I have a booklet typset on A5 paper with an A5 pagesize (one page per sheet). The printer-shop wants the pages enlarged to A4, so that they can scale them back down to A5 and imposition 2 on an A4 sheet. Don't ask me why they want this. I don't know. Is it

Re: [NTG-context] Rescaling pages

2006-07-19 Thread Taco Hoekwater
Olaf Mersmann wrote: Hi List, I have a booklet typset on A5 paper with an A5 pagesize (one page per sheet). The printer-shop wants the pages enlarged to A4, so that they can scale them back down to A5 and imposition 2 on an A4 sheet. Don't ask me why they want this. I don't know. Is

[NTG-context] table numbering

2006-07-19 Thread Peter Münster
Hello, in the following example, the first table gets the number 1 and the second table the number 0 ! Could someone help please? Cheers, Peter \setupoutput[dvi] \starttext \placetable[][tab1]{bla}{ \bTABLE \bTR\bTD bla\eTD\eTR \eTABLE} \placetable[][tab2]{bla}{ \bTABLE

Re: [NTG-context] texshow-web

2006-07-19 Thread Peter Münster
On Tue, 18 Jul 2006, Patrick Gundlach wrote: I've updated texshow-web. It's a complete rewrite. This is now database driven and I have tried hard to preserve all comments and examples from the old texshow-web. Please report any errors (preferrable include me in cc: if you post them on the

Re: [NTG-context] Problem with \typefile

2006-07-19 Thread Taco Hoekwater
John R. Culleton wrote: The document compiles fine and displays fine in xpdf or kpdf (Linux). But Acrobat Reader 7.0 (Linux) comes up with the message there was a problem with this document and displays two blank pages instead. It will however display the rest of the document if the

[NTG-context] Conflict with chapter definition and header

2006-07-19 Thread Confused Scientist
Hello,I'm trying to put together a couple of examples I found in the ConTeXt manual, the wiki and the maling list archive. Unfortunately, I've broken my headers/footers in the process. What I am trying to do is have a double-sided layout where (at the beginning of each chapter) a famous quote is

Re: [NTG-context] splitting a pdf into multiple volumes

2006-07-19 Thread Ralf Schmitt
Hans Hagen wrote: Taco Hoekwater wrote: Ralf Schmitt wrote: Hi all, I'm trying to split a large document for printing to multiple volumes/books. The first volume should contain a table of contents (but no index/list of figures), the second volume should have consecutive pagenumbers,

Re: [NTG-context] texshow-web

2006-07-19 Thread Patrick Gundlach
Hello Peter (and Taco and others), if I update some description in texshow-web, will it then appear automatically in the normal texshow of the next ConTeXt-release? I didn't think of _that_ question. I guess Taco and I have to figure that out, but I suppose the answer is currently no, but

Re: [NTG-context] Context Quiz?

2006-07-19 Thread Patrick Gundlach
Hello Hans, Maybe we should first start a Context Quiz? sounds ok to me; we can use the wiki for that and or something similar (maybe patrick can install something like http://rubymanual.org on the wiki server) Hmm, this looks like 'texshow' to me!?!? Patrick -- ConTeXt wiki and

[NTG-context] font errors

2006-07-19 Thread Patrick Gundlach
Hi, I have updated my context and I run into errors. Don't ask me what the old version was that worked, but it was about two monthts ago: \usetypescript[palatino][\defaultencoding] \setupbodyfont[palatino] \enableregime[il1] \mainlanguage[de] \starttext Once upon a time, in a distant galaxy

Re: [NTG-context] splitting a pdf into multiple volumes

2006-07-19 Thread Peter Münster
On Wed, 19 Jul 2006, Ralf Schmitt wrote: texexec --pdfselect --selection=1:10 yourfile.pdf --result=anotherfile That would work. The problem I have is that I don't know where to split the pdf file (but I know where to split the context file). If you know about make, you could write a nice

Re: [NTG-context] Context Quiz?

2006-07-19 Thread Hans Hagen
Patrick Gundlach wrote: Hello Hans, Maybe we should first start a Context Quiz? sounds ok to me; we can use the wiki for that and or something similar (maybe patrick can install something like http://rubymanual.org on the wiki server) Hmm, this looks like 'texshow'

Re: [NTG-context] font errors

2006-07-19 Thread Hans Hagen
Patrick Gundlach wrote: Hi, I have updated my context and I run into errors. Don't ask me what the old version was that worked, but it was about two monthts ago: \usetypescript[palatino][\defaultencoding] \setupbodyfont[palatino] \enableregime[il1] \mainlanguage[de] \starttext Once

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

2006-07-19 Thread Mojca Miklavec
On 7/19/06, Idris Samawi Hamid wrote: On Wed, 19 Jul 2006 02:07:38 -0600, Johan Sandblom [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: The R module (and R program) may also be worth a look for any stats and data visualization tasks. What is this exactly? any links? I've heard esoteric references to R on this

Re: [NTG-context] font errors

2006-07-19 Thread Mojca Miklavec
On 7/19/06, Patrick Gundlach wrote: Hi, I have updated my context and I run into errors. Don't ask me what the old version was that worked, but it was about two monthts ago: \usetypescript[palatino][\defaultencoding] \setupbodyfont[palatino] \enableregime[il1] \mainlanguage[de]

Re: [NTG-context] splitting a pdf into multiple volumes

2006-07-19 Thread Ralf Schmitt
Peter Münster wrote: On Wed, 19 Jul 2006, Ralf Schmitt wrote: texexec --pdfselect --selection=1:10 yourfile.pdf --result=anotherfile That would work. The problem I have is that I don't know where to split the pdf file (but I know where to split the context file). If you know about make,

Re: [NTG-context] Problem with \typefile

2006-07-19 Thread John R. Culleton
On Wednesday 19 July 2006 11:21, Taco Hoekwater wrote: John R. Culleton wrote: The document compiles fine and displays fine in xpdf or kpdf (Linux). But Acrobat Reader 7.0 (Linux) comes up with the message there was a problem with this document and displays two blank pages instead. It

Re: [NTG-context] table numbering

2006-07-19 Thread John R. Culleton
On Wednesday 19 July 2006 13:30, Peter Münster wrote: Hello, in the following example, the first table gets the number 1 and the second table the number 0 ! Could someone help please? Cheers, Peter \setupoutput[dvi] \starttext \placetable[][tab1]{bla}{ \bTABLE \bTR\bTD

Re: [NTG-context] Figure. 3

2006-07-19 Thread Mojca Miklavec
On 7/18/06, David Arnold wrote: All, Anyone know how to get a period after Figure in figure caption. Is \setuplabeltext[figure=Figure. ] the one that you're looking for? Mojca ___ ntg-context mailing list ntg-context@ntg.nl

Re: [NTG-context] infinite paper height

2006-07-19 Thread Mojca Miklavec
On 7/19/06, Hans Hagen wrote: Mojca Miklavec wrote: Most articles will be shorter than 2m anyway, I hope. If not, smaller font size is surely one of the possibilities, but I'll worry about that later (I don't doubt that I'll be bitten by enough ConTeXt bugs before that will happen).

[NTG-context] Can't get texmfstart to work

2006-07-19 Thread The Wizard
All - I had not updated my install for quite some time, so I thought today might be a good time to try. I downloaded all the latest cont-*.zip files from the Pragma site, and did what I normally do to update: 1) Unzip all the new files in my texmf-local directory 2) texhash 3) texexec --make

[NTG-context] Centring text on a page

2006-07-19 Thread Jeffrey Drake
I have a title page I would like to centre some text on. I can easily do the horizontal text with: \startalignment[middle] ... \stopalignment But I can't figure out how to get it to do verticle centring. A \startlocal block modifying the layout might work, but I wonder if there is a better