[NTG-context] custom command \myframedsection does not always work. Bug?

2011-10-30 Thread Curiouslearn
Hi All, Please see the working example below. I have defined a command called \myframedsection. It works the first two times I use it, but not the third time. I think it has something to do with using \startitemize...\stopitemize before the command is used the third time. But I am not sure. Can

Re: [NTG-context] custom command \myframedsection does not always work. Bug?

2011-10-30 Thread Curiouslearn
Hi Wolfgang, Thanks very much. Your command worked great. Regards, Bharat On Sun, Oct 30, 2011 at 1:42 PM, Wolfgang Schuster schuster.wolfg...@googlemail.com wrote: Am 30.10.2011 um 16:00 schrieb Curiouslearn: Hi All, Please see the working example below. I have defined a command called

[NTG-context] margin in TEXpage

2011-04-20 Thread Curiouslearn
Hello All, In the following minimal example there is no whitespace around the figure. Is it possible to add some white space around the figure when using \startTEXpage \stopTEXpage environment. Thank you. \usemodule[tikz] \starttext \startTEXpage \starttikzpicture \draw[fill=blue!20]

Re: [NTG-context] margin in TEXpage

2011-04-20 Thread Curiouslearn
Awesome! Thanks so much, Khaled. On Wed, Apr 20, 2011 at 10:41 AM, Khaled Hosny khaledho...@eglug.org wrote: On Wed, Apr 20, 2011 at 10:25:15AM -0400, Curiouslearn wrote: Hello All, In the following minimal example there is no whitespace around the figure. Is it possible to add some white

Re: [NTG-context] What are the best fonts to use

2011-03-16 Thread Curiouslearn
Cecil, thanks for asking this question. Even though the answers may/will be subjective, it is quite likely that there are people here who have given some thought to font choice. I agree with previous responses that reading a book on typography would certainly be helpful. Nevertheless, I am

Re: [NTG-context] slide steps again

2011-03-07 Thread Curiouslearn
Thanks for pointing me to this, Dalyoung. On Sun, Mar 6, 2011 at 7:17 PM, Jeong Dalyoung hak...@me.com wrote: Hi, If you want to reveal parts of a drawing sequentially, you may try MetaFun and AdobeReader. There is a sample  in 13.6 Growing graphics, metafun manual(metafun-p). It needs

[NTG-context] problem with tikz remember picture and overlay.

2011-03-07 Thread Curiouslearn
Hello, I am trying to use tikz's remember picture and overlay for absolute positioning. With the code below, the content in the tikz picture appears on a new page after the slide title. I want it to appear on the same page. Please see the minimal example below. I have explained with comments

Re: [NTG-context] problem with tikz remember picture and overlay.

2011-03-07 Thread Curiouslearn
. Thanks Peter for that (and of course, Hans for everything). But would still like to learn if Tikz's absolute positioning is incompatible with Context. Bharat On Mon, Mar 7, 2011 at 8:02 AM, Curiouslearn curiousle...@gmail.com wrote: Hello, I am trying to use tikz's remember picture and overlay

[NTG-context] Layers for absolute positioning

2011-03-07 Thread Curiouslearn
Hi, I have been trying to learn the best way to position text on a page. From the messages it appears that a good way to do so, is to use layers. But it seems that to activate them I need to set them as background of the page. However, that removes the background color. How can I get both layers

Re: [NTG-context] Layers for absolute positioning

2011-03-07 Thread Curiouslearn
Curiouslearn: Hi, I have been trying to learn the best way to position text on a page. From the messages it appears that a good way to do so, is to use layers. But it seems that to activate them I need to set them as background of the page. However, that removes the background color. How can I

[NTG-context] Can Layers be combined with \startitemize

2011-03-07 Thread Curiouslearn
The following does not work as expected. All the items are on the same line and they overlap each other. Can someone please let me know if Layers can be combined with \startitemize...\stopitemize and if so, how to do it. Thanks, Bharat \setupcolors[state=start] \setupcolor[xwi]

Re: [NTG-context] Can Layers be combined with \startitemize

2011-03-07 Thread Curiouslearn
Thanks very much Wolfgang. This is very helpful. Regards, Bharat On Mon, Mar 7, 2011 at 5:14 PM, Wolfgang Schuster schuster.wolfg...@googlemail.com wrote: Am 07.03.2011 um 23:09 schrieb Curiouslearn: The following does not work as expected. All the items are on the same line

[NTG-context] slide steps again

2011-03-06 Thread Curiouslearn
Hi All, I am making some slides using the Swoosh style in simpleslides module. I wanted to reveal some content sequentially. I read the messages here and learn about pre-stepwise. I tried the following. It does not, however, work. \usemodule[simpleslides][style=Swoosh]

Re: [NTG-context] slide steps again

2011-03-06 Thread Curiouslearn
, Curiouslearn wrote: I am making some slides using the Swoosh style in simpleslides module. I wanted to reveal some content sequentially. simpleslides does not support stepwise presentation of material. I occasionally use the following macros for quick and dirty stepwise effects

[NTG-context] vertical alignment in simpleslides

2011-03-05 Thread Curiouslearn
Hi Today I started making lecture slides for one of my classes and decided to try out simpleslides. First of all, thanks to Thomas and Aditya for writing the module. I had a question regarding vertical alignment. Consider the following minimal example:

Re: [NTG-context] vertical alignment in simpleslides

2011-03-05 Thread Curiouslearn
and the second is at the bottom. I would like them to be near the center. Something like what 'middle' does for horizontal alignment with two words, I want to do for vertical alignment. Thanks. On Sat, Mar 5, 2011 at 11:23 PM, Aditya Mahajan adit...@umich.edu wrote: On Sat, 5 Mar 2011, Curiouslearn

Re: [NTG-context] vertical alignment in simpleslides

2011-03-05 Thread Curiouslearn
: On Sat, 5 Mar 2011, Curiouslearn wrote: Thanks for the response, Aditya. However, the first method   \setupitemize[before=\vfill,after=\vfill] does not change anything for me. The items are still at the top. Didn't realize that you were using the Swoosh style, that sets its title using

Re: [NTG-context] vertical alignment in simpleslides

2011-03-05 Thread Curiouslearn
Thanks very much!! That makes it very clear. On Sun, Mar 6, 2011 at 12:28 AM, Aditya Mahajan adit...@umich.edu wrote: On Sun, 6 Mar 2011, Curiouslearn wrote: Awesome!! This worked great. I need to understand what 2fill and 3fill does. I will try looking at Victor Eijkhout's book. But if you

Re: [NTG-context] problems with bib

2011-02-28 Thread Curiouslearn
I had the same problem a few months back (the bibliography includes all references not only the ones I have cited in my document) I still have this problem. I think Thomas Schmitz is going to fix this. Any ideas on when this is going to be fixed? Can I request that this be fixed soon as it is

Re: [NTG-context] problems with bib

2011-02-28 Thread Curiouslearn
, 2011 at 12:00 PM, Thomas Schmitz tschm...@uni-bonn.de wrote: On Mon, 28 Feb 2011 11:41:02 -0500  Curiouslearn curiousle...@gmail.com wrote: I had the same problem a few months back (the bibliography includes all references not only the ones I have cited in my document) I still have

Re: [NTG-context] increase space on the left of pages included using \copypages

2011-02-23 Thread Curiouslearn
Anyone? If it cannot be done, I would appreciate if someone can say that. I Thanks you. On Tue, Feb 22, 2011 at 9:16 AM, Curiouslearn curiousle...@gmail.com wrote: Can someone please help me with this? I suppose I have not received an answer because there is no minimal example. I thought

Re: [NTG-context] increase space on the left of pages included using \copypages

2011-02-23 Thread Curiouslearn
again. Context is really awesome. On Wed, Feb 23, 2011 at 6:21 AM, Hans Hagen pra...@wxs.nl wrote: On 23-2-2011 12:11, Curiouslearn wrote: Anyone? If it cannot be done, I would appreciate if someone can say that. I i have no time now, but you can always do \startTEXpage \hskip1cm

Re: [NTG-context] increase space on the left of pages included using \copypages

2011-02-23 Thread Curiouslearn
suppose I should ask that as a new question. Thanks for your help. Bharat On Wed, Feb 23, 2011 at 6:33 AM, Thomas A. Schmitz thomas.schm...@uni-bonn.de wrote: Curiouslearn (if you're older than 13 years, I'd appreciate a real name), it's not easy to see what you want to do. The included pages

Re: [NTG-context] increase space on the left of pages included using \copypages

2011-02-23 Thread Curiouslearn
Feb 2011, Curiouslearn wrote: I will try to do this using lua loop. I should learn it. I am learning so many new things currently that I have not had a chance to learn Lua. I was wondering if Aditya's filter module could be used to use Python instead of Lua, but I suppose I should ask

Re: [NTG-context] increase space on the left of pages included using \copypages

2011-02-22 Thread Curiouslearn
to include pages from the pdf file. I want to increase the left side margin on the pages on which included file is present. Thank you in advance. On Mon, Feb 21, 2011 at 10:58 AM, Curiouslearn curiousle...@gmail.com wrote: Hello, I am trying to use the \copypages command to include a pdf file, say

[NTG-context] increase space on the left of pages included using \copypages

2011-02-21 Thread Curiouslearn
Hello, I am trying to use the \copypages command to include a pdf file, say file3pages.pdf with three pages in my context document. First, I issued the command: \copypages[file3pages.pdf] The pages from file3pages.pdf are too close to the left margin. There is not enough white space on the

[NTG-context] Installation context minimals

2010-12-15 Thread Curiouslearn
Hello, Can someone please tell me if the instructions for installation/updating of minimals given on http://wiki.contextgarden.net/ConTeXt_Minimals#Unix-like_platforms_.28Linux.2FMacOS_X.2FFreeBSD.2FSolaris.29 are still valid. I went to my /Applications/ContextMinimals folder (on Mac OSX) and

Re: [NTG-context] Installation context minimals

2010-12-15 Thread Curiouslearn
I just want to update my post to include the following information: I had forgotten to run the following step during the installation: source /Applications/ContextMinimals/tex/setuptex I did that and ran the three commands mtxrun --selfupdate luatools --generate context --make

Re: [NTG-context] Installation context minimals

2010-12-15 Thread Curiouslearn
OkayI think the following was missing. In addition to the three commands I needed mtxrun --generate I have update the Wiki by adding this command to making formats. Let me know if this is incorrect. On Wed, Dec 15, 2010 at 7:41 PM, Curiouslearn curiousle...@gmail.com wrote: I just want

Re: [NTG-context] Bibliography contains references not cited in the text

2010-12-01 Thread Curiouslearn
Thanks a ton for doing all of this, Hans. Thanks also to all other developers of Context. On Wed, Dec 1, 2010 at 4:24 AM, Hans Hagen pra...@wxs.nl wrote: On 30-11-2010 11:02, Curiouslearn wrote: Perhaps, by coincidence the example that I sent had the bbl file sorted. But the full file does

Re: [NTG-context] Bibliography contains references not cited in the text

2010-11-30 Thread Curiouslearn
Perhaps, by coincidence the example that I sent had the bbl file sorted. But the full file does not have the references sorted. Does this mean I have to first get the bbl file sorted. If so, how do I do that? Why is Hans quiet if this is a bug? He usually always says something about when he will

Re: [NTG-context] Bibliography contains references not cited in the text

2010-11-26 Thread Curiouslearn
Thanks to all who replied to this. If there is a bug, I am sure Hans will fix it. That is assuring. Robert, your suggestion helps removing uncited articles from the references...however, the references I got were not sorted anymore. On Fri, Nov 26, 2010 at 1:11 PM, Robert Blackstone

[NTG-context] Bibliography contains references not cited in the text

2010-11-25 Thread Curiouslearn
Hi All, I am having trouble with the bib module. The bibliography section of my article contains references that I have not cited in the text. These are in my .bib file, but it seems to me that references that were not cited in the text were ignored when constructing the bibliography. This is a

Re: [NTG-context] interaction fails with footnotes (was: xml with interaction fails in footnotes)

2010-03-14 Thread Curiouslearn
Have you updated to the latest context minimals version. That might solve the problem. I had a similar problem with including a clickable URL in a footnote. Updating solved it. On 3/14/10, Philipp Gesang pges...@ix.urz.uni-heidelberg.de wrote: On 2010-03-15 00:12:03, Philipp Gesang wrote: Good

[NTG-context] Why is the figure not centered

2010-03-12 Thread Curiouslearn
Can someone please tell me why the code below does not (horizontally) center the figure? The caption is in the middle but the figure is not. Thanks. \usemodule[pgfplots] \starttext \placefigure[here][fig:demand]{Demand Curve} {\starttikzpicture \startaxis[line width=1pt,

Re: [NTG-context] Why is the figure not centered

2010-03-12 Thread Curiouslearn
That worked great! Thanks. On Fri, Mar 12, 2010 at 11:50 AM, Aditya Mahajan adit...@umich.edu wrote: On Fri, 12 Mar 2010, Curiouslearn wrote: Can someone please tell me why the code below does not (horizontally) center the figure? The caption is in the middle but the figure is not. Thanks

[NTG-context] Mac installation-file not found error

2010-03-09 Thread Curiouslearn
Hi, I tried updating my context minimal installation today (on Mac OSX 10.5.8) using the command sh ./first-setup.sh --extras=all Somewhere during the installation process the terminal gave me an error saying something like file \loadmarkfile{node-mig} not found. Enter another file name. I

Re: [NTG-context] What do you miss in ConTeXt?

2010-02-08 Thread Curiouslearn
Nice thread. Thanks for starting this Wolfgang. First of all, Context is great and I love it. I think I miss the geometry package of the latex. It makes setting margins very easy. I think setting margins (left, right, top and bottom) could be easier in Context. I am glad that tikz has started

Re: [NTG-context] natural table row color

2010-01-25 Thread Curiouslearn
Do you mean background color or do you just want the text highlighted? If you mean the background color, and assuming that the row you referring to is the first row, you could add before \bTABLE: \setupTABLE[row][1][background=color,backgroundcolor=blue] On Mon, Jan 25, 2010 at 4:16 PM,

Re: [NTG-context] Natural Tables Cell Borders

2010-01-06 Thread Curiouslearn
Thanks very much Wolfgang. Will try to play with this during this week. On Wed, Jan 6, 2010 at 6:54 AM, Wolfgang Schuster schuster.wolfg...@googlemail.com wrote: Am 05.01.2010 um 04:02 schrieb Curiouslearn: Thanks Wolfgang. I am not yet proficient enough in Metapost or Context

Re: [NTG-context] defineenumeration does not work with MKIV. Works with MKII

2010-01-05 Thread Curiouslearn
. On Mon, Jan 4, 2010 at 11:03 PM, Vladimir Lomov lomov...@gmail.com wrote: Hi. I'm newbie with ConTeXt but have experience with LaTeX. 2010/1/5 Curiouslearn curiousle...@gmail.com: Minimal example \setuppapersize[letter][letter] \starttext \defineenumeration[problem][text= ,location

Re: [NTG-context] defineenumeration does not work with MKIV. Works with MKII

2010-01-05 Thread Curiouslearn
Thanks! That worked great. On Tue, Jan 5, 2010 at 8:52 AM, Wolfgang Schuster schuster.wolfg...@googlemail.com wrote: Am 05.01.2010 um 14:22 schrieb Curiouslearn: Vladimir, I am not sure that the settings are incorrect. Why does it work with MKII then? Also it worked with MKIV before

[NTG-context] defineenumeration does not work with MKIV. Works with MKII

2010-01-04 Thread Curiouslearn
Minimal example \setuppapersize[letter][letter] \starttext \defineenumeration[problem][text= ,location=inleft] \setupenumerations[problem][stopper=)] \problem problem 1 \problem problem 2 \stoptext In MKIV there are numbers do not appear. Thanks.

Re: [NTG-context] Natural Tables Cell Borders

2010-01-04 Thread Curiouslearn
cell through simple options. Thanks. On Mon, Jan 4, 2010 at 11:55 AM, Wolfgang Schuster schuster.wolfg...@googlemail.com wrote: Am 31.12.2009 um 23:04 schrieb Curiouslearn: Help needed! The fifth \setupTABLE command below reduces the rulethickness of the bottomframe in cells (2,5) and (3,5

[NTG-context] Natural Tables Cell Borders

2009-12-31 Thread Curiouslearn
Help needed! The fifth \setupTABLE command below reduces the rulethickness of the bottomframe in cells (2,5) and (3,5). Is there a way to avoid that? I just want the rightframe to be thin in these cells, but the bottomframe to be thick. Thanks a ton! \starttext \start \setupTABLE[frame=off]

Re: [NTG-context] Using ConTeXt for a thesis?

2009-12-20 Thread Curiouslearn
In addition to the advantages others have mentioned, I have found that typesetting tables is much easier in Context. I use Natural Tables for the purpose. It is easy and intuitive to use. I really like the way it is designed. On Sun, Dec 20, 2009 at 2:15 PM, luigi scarso luigi.sca...@gmail.com

Re: [NTG-context] Metapost label - Truncating digits after decimal point

2009-12-15 Thread Curiouslearn
Thanks for this solution. Sounds small and clean. I need to learn Lua I guess. On Tue, Dec 15, 2009 at 5:34 AM, Aditya Mahajan adit...@umich.edu wrote: On Sat, 28 Nov 2009, Curiouslearn wrote: Hi, Is it possible to truncate the digits after decimal point in Metapost when using textext

Re: [NTG-context] Math Alignment - start equation at left margin

2009-12-15 Thread Curiouslearn
, Curiouslearn wrote: Hi, Can someone please help with the alignment of  the equation so that it starts at left. I tried flushleft and other options (such as without \NC \NR, with align=left etc.). None of them result in the equation starting at the left margin. The equation is either placed

Re: [NTG-context] margin option in itemize

2009-12-12 Thread Curiouslearn
? Is there a reason why \kern is better than \hskip? Thanks. On Sat, Dec 12, 2009 at 1:37 AM, luigi scarso luigi.sca...@gmail.com wrote: On Tue, Dec 8, 2009 at 4:11 PM, Curiouslearn curiousle...@gmail.com wrote: Can someone please explain why the margin command does not work in this example? What can I do

Re: [NTG-context] margin option in itemize

2009-12-11 Thread Curiouslearn
but that does not do what I want. It inserts the space between the item symbol and the item text. I want the space before item symbol. Thanks. On Fri, Dec 11, 2009 at 8:32 AM, Taco Hoekwater t...@elvenkind.com wrote: Curiouslearn wrote: Can someone please say whether it is possible to do what

[NTG-context] Division symbol \div does not work

2009-12-11 Thread Curiouslearn
How to obtain the division symbol? Command \div does not work. \setuppapersize[letter][letter] \starttext $ a \div b $ \stoptext gives output a div b ___ If your question is of interest to others as well, please

Re: [NTG-context] Division symbol \div does not work

2009-12-11 Thread Curiouslearn
Thanks Jason. You are right, it works well with MKII. The problem seems to be with MKIV. On Fri, Dec 11, 2009 at 10:33 PM, Jason Earl je...@notengoamigos.org wrote: Curiouslearn curiousle...@gmail.com writes: How to obtain the division symbol? Command \div does not work. \setuppapersize

Re: [NTG-context] margin option in itemize

2009-12-10 Thread Curiouslearn
Can someone please say whether it is possible to do what I am trying to do below? Thanks. On Tue, Dec 8, 2009 at 10:11 AM, Curiouslearn curiousle...@gmail.com wrote: Can someone please explain why the margin command does not work in this example? What can I do to obtain the margin. Thanks

[NTG-context] margin option in itemize

2009-12-08 Thread Curiouslearn
Can someone please explain why the margin command does not work in this example? What can I do to obtain the margin. Thanks. \setuppapersize[letter][letter] \starttext \input tufte \startitemize \item This is the first item of outer list. \startitemize[a][stopper=)]

Re: [NTG-context] Bibliography help - some problems I have noticed

2009-12-06 Thread Curiouslearn
Thanks very much Taco. This is very helpful. Regards, Bharat On Sun, Dec 6, 2009 at 4:40 AM, Taco Hoekwater t...@elvenkind.com wrote: Hi, Curiouslearn wrote: (0)  Do I need bibltx for latex databases? No. These days, the ConTeXt core defines \newcommand so the bibltx module is obsolete

[NTG-context] Bibliography help

2009-12-05 Thread Curiouslearn
Hi, Is it possible to use .bib files that I had made for latex (it is a bibtex database), with Context? Do I need to use the module bibltx for these? When I compile my source code the Log window says, module bibltx not found (log file is pasted below). I tried the first example in the

Re: [NTG-context] Bibliography help - some problems I have noticed

2009-12-05 Thread Curiouslearn
I was trying to figure out the problem and I found that the database I was referring to was empty. I perhaps forgot to save it. When replaced with the appropriate .bib file I do get the references at the end of the document. But I observed the following. Would really appreciate if someone could

[NTG-context] Metapost code does not work - Can you find the problem?

2009-12-01 Thread Curiouslearn
Can someone please tell me why the code below does not work? Thanks a ton. \starttext \startuseMPgraphic[CS] u:=1cm; pickup pencircle scaled 2pt; %Paths path demandCS; demandCS := (0,5u) -- (10u,0);

Re: [NTG-context] Metapost code does not work - Can you find the problem?

2009-12-01 Thread Curiouslearn
Sorry for the question. I figured it out. I have square brackets instead of braces in the \startuseMPgraphic line. On Tue, Dec 1, 2009 at 3:52 PM, Curiouslearn curiousle...@gmail.com wrote: Can someone please tell me why the code below does not work? Thanks a ton. \starttext

Re: [NTG-context] Math Alignment - start equation at left margin

2009-11-30 Thread Curiouslearn
\starttext From Aditya's \type{mathalign.pdf}, where he defines in fact a \type{\definemathalignment[flalign]}, (but I prefer \type{FLalign]…)} one has \definemathalignment[FLalign] [m=2, distance=5em plus 1 fil] %We need to set a default value for m Curiouslearn'  input was: \startformula

Re: [NTG-context] Metapost label - Truncating digits after decimal point

2009-11-29 Thread Curiouslearn
Thanks so much, Taco. I will try out the code below. Good to know that Metapost has functions such as substring. On Sun, Nov 29, 2009 at 3:32 AM, Taco Hoekwater t...@elvenkind.com wrote: Curiouslearn wrote: Hi, Is it possible to truncate the digits after decimal point in Metapost when

[NTG-context] Math Alignment - start equation at left margin

2009-11-29 Thread Curiouslearn
Hi, Can someone please help with the alignment of the equation so that it starts at left. I tried flushleft and other options (such as without \NC \NR, with align=left etc.). None of them result in the equation starting at the left margin. The equation is either placed in the middle or is aligned

[NTG-context] Math Alignment - start equation at left margin (Bug in latest beta)

2009-11-29 Thread Curiouslearn
at 6:45 PM, Curiouslearn curiousle...@gmail.com wrote: Hi, Can someone please help with the alignment of  the equation so that it starts at left. I tried flushleft and other options (such as without \NC \NR, with align=left etc.). None of them result in the equation starting at the left margin

[NTG-context] Metapost label - Truncating digits after decimal point

2009-11-28 Thread Curiouslearn
Hi, Is it possible to truncate the digits after decimal point in Metapost when using textext()? Please see the minimal example below which produces 1.84375. Can I just keep the first digit and have it produce 1.8 ? Thanks. \setuppapersize[letter][letter] \setupcolors[state=start] \starttext

Re: [NTG-context] Layout - once again!

2009-11-26 Thread Curiouslearn
. On Wed, Nov 25, 2009 at 11:45 PM, Mojca Miklavec mojca.miklavec.li...@gmail.com wrote: On Thu, Nov 26, 2009 at 05:19, Curiouslearn wrote: Why does the following does not center the text? I am choosing a letter size paper which is 8.5 inches wide. I have both margins at 1.5in That's width of box

Re: [NTG-context] Metapost - Seems like weird behavior. Is it a bug?

2009-11-25 Thread Curiouslearn
Taco, thanks for the suggestions. I will try using intersectiontimes. It would be great if, as you said, this is solved with Metapost 2.0. Any idea when that version is coming out? Thanks. On Wed, Nov 25, 2009 at 2:47 AM, Taco Hoekwater t...@elvenkind.com wrote: Taco Hoekwater wrote: The

[NTG-context] Layout - once again!

2009-11-25 Thread Curiouslearn
Why does the following does not center the text? I am choosing a letter size paper which is 8.5 inches wide. I have both margins at 1.5in and all other distances equal to 0 in. Should the text be not centered. Thanks. \setuppapersize[letter][letter]

[NTG-context] Adjusting the size of a figure when using placefigure

2009-11-24 Thread Curiouslearn
Please see the figure generated by the following minimal example. Due to the dimensions chosen in the figure, the figure is wider than the text width. Is there an option in \placefigure or another command that can help to make this figure smaller (without changing the code of the original figure)?

Re: [NTG-context] Adjusting the size of a figure when using placefigure

2009-11-24 Thread Curiouslearn
Thanks Luigi. I did not know where exactly to put the width command. Your solution works great. On Tue, Nov 24, 2009 at 9:20 PM, luigi scarso luigi.sca...@gmail.com wrote: On Wed, Nov 25, 2009 at 2:44 AM, Curiouslearn curiousle...@gmail.com wrote: Please see the figure generated

[NTG-context] Metapost - Seems like weird behavior. Is it a bug?

2009-11-24 Thread Curiouslearn
The code below shows a cyclic path that I am interested in creating (it is in red if you run the code). The example works fine as long as I have, u:=1cm, as in the code below. But if I replace it by , u:=0.6cm, there is no output. There is an error saying that paths 4 and 3 do not intersect. Is

[NTG-context] Metapost Code works with MKII not with MKIV

2009-11-18 Thread Curiouslearn
Hi, I am back to trying Metapost. I spent sometime yesterday and today learning about clipping, buildcycles etc. to fill areas with patterns. I think I will try to write a simple tutorial with it. Meanwhile, I just updated my installation of Context minimals. The following simple Metapost code

Re: [NTG-context] Metapost Code works with MKII not with MKIV

2009-11-18 Thread Curiouslearn
Thanks. That was a stupid mistake. It works fine now. On Wed, Nov 18, 2009 at 8:43 PM, luigi scarso luigi.sca...@gmail.com wrote: On Thu, Nov 19, 2009 at 2:31 AM, Curiouslearn curiousle...@gmail.com wrote: Hi, I am back to trying Metapost. I spent sometime yesterday and today learning about

Re: [NTG-context] Pstricks and Asymptote

2009-11-17 Thread Curiouslearn
to read it. Thanks. On Tue, Nov 17, 2009 at 2:13 AM, Alan BRASLAU alan.bras...@cea.fr wrote: On Monday 16 November 2009 23:57:28 Curiouslearn wrote: Thanks everyone for replying. Alan, the tikz module does not work with MKIV. From what I have read before, it seems it will not unless the creator

Re: [NTG-context] Pstricks and Asymptote

2009-11-17 Thread Curiouslearn
Thanks, Hraban. On Tue, Nov 17, 2009 at 8:55 AM, Henning Hraban Ramm hra...@fiee.net wrote: 2009/11/17 Curiouslearn curiousle...@gmail.com: The reason I am looking at Asymptote and pstricks is because they have libraries or functionality which Metapost lacks. For example, the tree drawing

Re: [NTG-context] Pstricks and Asymptote

2009-11-17 Thread Curiouslearn
Thanks to all who made some suggestions about where I can find Metapost libraries. Will look into those. It seems Asymptote + Tikz is a good way to go and also try out Metapost again. Mojca, you said that number of pstricks users are decreasing. Is this amongst Context users, or in general

Re: [NTG-context] Pstricks and Asymptote

2009-11-17 Thread Curiouslearn
it. Thanks. On Tue, Nov 17, 2009 at 2:59 PM, Mojca Miklavec mojca.miklavec.li...@gmail.com wrote: On Tue, Nov 17, 2009 at 20:35, Curiouslearn wrote: Thanks to all who made some suggestions about where I can find Metapost libraries. Will look into those. It seems Asymptote + Tikz  is a good way

Re: [NTG-context] setupsystem command with an example

2009-11-16 Thread Curiouslearn
\stopitem \stopitemize \stoptext On Sun, Nov 15, 2009 at 1:42 PM, curiouslearn curiousle...@gmail.comwrote: I wanted to bring this to your attention. It seems that setupsystem[random= ] command does not work with MKIV. If I use different numbers for [random= ] option the arrangement of items

Re: [NTG-context] setupsystem command with an example

2009-11-16 Thread Curiouslearn
-en.lui --backend=pdf ./Test_setupsystem.tex MTXrun | total runtime: 1.200 On Mon, Nov 16, 2009 at 8:58 AM, Taco Hoekwater t...@elvenkind.com wrote: Curiouslearn wrote: The following is an example. Randomization occurs with MKII, but not with MKIV

Re: [NTG-context] setupsystem command with an example

2009-11-16 Thread Curiouslearn
luigi.sca...@gmail.com wrote: On Mon, Nov 16, 2009 at 2:55 PM, Curiouslearn curiousle...@gmail.com wrote: The following is an example. Randomization occurs with MKII, but not with MKIV. \setupsystem[random=123] \starttext \startitemize[a,random]     \startitem This is item 1 \stopitem

Re: [NTG-context] setupsystem command with an example

2009-11-16 Thread Curiouslearn
Thanks Taco. I will try that. On Mon, Nov 16, 2009 at 9:09 AM, Taco Hoekwater t...@elvenkind.com wrote: Curiouslearn wrote: Thanks Taco. I am not sure, why it does not work for me. I am copying and pasting the log file. Could please someone take a look and let me know what the problem might

[NTG-context] Pstricks and Asymptote

2009-11-16 Thread curiouslearn
I apologize if this has been asked before, but would appreciate if anyone could answer this again. (a) Is there an easy way to incorporate asymptote code in a Context document, like there exists in Latex. In latex you can include it between \begin{asy} \end{asy} (b) Is there an easy way to

Re: [NTG-context] Pstricks and Asymptote

2009-11-16 Thread Curiouslearn
wrote: On Monday 16 November 2009 15:29:14 Thomas A. Schmitz wrote: On Nov 16, 2009, at 3:12 PM, curiouslearn wrote: I apologize if this has been asked before, but would appreciate if anyone could answer this again. (a) Is there an easy way to incorporate asymptote code in a Context

[NTG-context] setupsystem command

2009-11-15 Thread curiouslearn
I wanted to bring this to your attention. It seems that setupsystem[random= ] command does not work with MKIV. If I use different numbers for [random= ] option the arrangement of items changes when compiled with MKII but do not change when compiled with MKIV. I tried emailing the above message

Re: [NTG-context] reducing the space after the enumeration heading

2009-11-12 Thread Curiouslearn
No one wants to help on this? I would appreciate any help. Am I missing something too obvious? I tried some other options but they do not help. Thanks. On Wed, Nov 11, 2009 at 5:16 PM, Curiouslearn curiousle...@gmail.comwrote: Hello All, I have defined the following enumeration

[NTG-context] Changing the formatting of Natural Tables

2009-11-12 Thread Curiouslearn
Hello, I am using natural tables to make tables in my document. Can someone please tell me how I can prevent context from applying features I choose for an earlier table to a table that appears later in the document. Following is an example of two tables. Even though I choose

Re: [NTG-context] reducing the space after the enumeration heading

2009-11-12 Thread Curiouslearn
] \Problem The addition of distance option reduces the space. Do I have to play around with this? \stoptext On Thu, Nov 12, 2009 at 4:28 PM, Wolfgang Schuster schuster.wolfg...@googlemail.com wrote: Am 12.11.2009 um 22:18 schrieb Curiouslearn: No one wants to help on this? I would appreciate

Re: [NTG-context] reducing the space after the enumeration heading

2009-11-12 Thread Curiouslearn
Thanks Wolfgang. 'width=fit,distance=...' option does the trick. On Thu, Nov 12, 2009 at 5:03 PM, Wolfgang Schuster schuster.wolfg...@googlemail.com wrote: Am 12.11.2009 um 22:56 schrieb Curiouslearn: Thanks Wolfgang. Here is a working example. The use of distance reduces the space if I

[NTG-context] reducing the space after the enumeration heading

2009-11-11 Thread Curiouslearn
Hello All, I have defined the following enumeration: \defineenumeration [Problem] [location=top, text=Problem, between=\blank, before=\blank, after=\blank] Now for one of the problems, I want the heading Problem 13 to appear not on the top, but on the left. So before this particular problem I

[NTG-context] List of fonts that comes with context minimals

2009-08-18 Thread Curiouslearn
Hi, I wanted to check the fonts that are properly installed with (that come with) the default installation of Context Minimals. As mentioned on the Context Garden, I entered the following command at the terminal prompt *mtxrun --script fonts --list* After doing some things, the terminal gives

Re: [NTG-context] List of fonts that comes with context minimals

2009-08-18 Thread Curiouslearn
MTXrun | fontnames: globbing path /Library/Fonts/**.dfont MTXrun | fontnames: globbing path /System/Library/Fonts/**.dfont font loading failed for /System/Library/Fonts/Keyboard.dfont Thanks. On Tue, Aug 18, 2009 at 11:16 AM, Taco Hoekwater t...@elvenkind.com wrote: Curiouslearn wrote: Hi

Re: [NTG-context] List of fonts that comes with context minimals

2009-08-18 Thread Curiouslearn
Thanks Taco. After you release a new Luatex version tomorrow, I will update my Context installation (to the beta version). Thanks so much. On Tue, Aug 18, 2009 at 11:23 AM, Taco Hoekwater t...@elvenkind.com wrote: Curiouslearn wrote: Hi Taco, Thanks for replying. Sorry for not being

Re: [NTG-context] Bold letters in math and does tikz work

2009-08-14 Thread Curiouslearn
...@umich.edu wrote: On Wed, 12 Aug 2009, Curiouslearn wrote: Aditya, thanks very much for your reply. Is the default font in context, a unicode font. The layout of my file is No. It is a virtual font created from latin modern math font. I do NOT get bold with $ {\bf x} $ command

[NTG-context] Alignment in tables

2009-08-14 Thread Curiouslearn
Can someone please tell me why the following does not center the text in the first row? Thanks in advance. \setupTABLE[row][1][align={middle}] \setupTABLE[column][1][width=2.5in,align={lohi}] \setupTABLE[column][2][width=3in,align={lohi}] \bTABLE \bTR \bTD {\bf Concept} \eTD

Re: [NTG-context] Alignment in tables

2009-08-14 Thread Curiouslearn
Can someone please tell me why the following does not center the text in the first row? Thanks in advance. \setupTABLE[row][1][align={middle}] \setupTABLE[column][1][width=2.5in,align={lohi}] This setup overwrites the previous one, write them in reverse order and it will work.

Re: [NTG-context] Alignment in tables

2009-08-14 Thread Curiouslearn
...@googlemail.com wrote: Am 14.08.2009 um 15:04 schrieb Curiouslearn: I tried \setupTABLE[column][1][width=2.5in,align={lohi}] \setupTABLE[column][2][width=3in,align={lohi}] \setupTABLE[row][1][align={middle}] But that does not work either. weird but this works \setupTABLE[row

Re: [NTG-context] Bold letters in math and does tikz work

2009-08-14 Thread Curiouslearn
You can get bold upright symbol in math fonts. There was a bug in math-vfu.lua, for which I gave a patch in my previous email. If you apply that patch to math-vfu and then regenerate formats, ${\bf A}$ will give upright bold math. If you do not want to patch math-vfu on your own, wait for the

Re: [NTG-context] Buggy source code-- references disappears when I put sections and If I put subjects, \completecontent has void list.

2009-08-12 Thread Curiouslearn
Hello, Can someone please tell me how to get bold math symbols in Context. I am using ConTeXt ver: 2009.06.14 21:01 MKIV fmt: 2009.7.7 int: english/english Also, does Tikz work with the latest version of context minimals? Thank you for your help.

[NTG-context] Bold letters in math and does tikz work

2009-08-12 Thread Curiouslearn
Sorry for sending this again. I forgot to change the subject in the previous email and as a result my post got tagged on to an unrelated post. Can someone please tell me how to get bold math symbols in Context. I am using ConTeXt ver: 2009.06.14 21:01 MKIV fmt: 2009.7.7 int: english/english

[NTG-context] Bold letters in math and does tikz work

2009-08-12 Thread Curiouslearn
} $ command. It is upright, but not bold. Thanks for your help. On Wed, Aug 12, 2009 at 10:31 AM, Aditya Mahajan adit...@umich.edu wrote: On Wed, 12 Aug 2009, Curiouslearn wrote: Hello, Can someone please tell me how to get bold math symbols in Context. I am using ConTeXt ver

Re: [NTG-context] [***SPAM***] Re: Fraktur symbol in subscript

2009-07-09 Thread curiouslearn
Mojca Miklavec mojca.miklavec.lists at gmail.com writes: You can fix it manually from Taco's post or you can use --context=experimental, but then you need to compile LuaTeX by yourself. Hans' version of ConTeXt doesn't work with current LuaTeX beta, so updating is not possible before next

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