Re: [NTG-context] First example in xml-mkiv.pdf

2018-06-06 Thread Keith McKay
Aah yes, how silly of me to forget to add \starttext... \stoptext! Thanks for your help. Best Wishes Keith On 06/06/2018 14:32, Hans Hagen wrote: On 6/5/2018 10:03 PM, Keith McKay wrote: Dear List, In my continuing effort to improve my ConTeXt skills I thought I would have a look at XML

[NTG-context] First example in xml-mkiv.pdf

2018-06-05 Thread Keith McKay
t did not work. Can somebody explain why no paragraphs are showing up? I'm using: ConTeXt ver: 2018.04.04 00:51 MKIV beta fmt: 2018.6.2 int: english/english LuaTeX, Version 1.07.0 (TeX Live 2018) Thanks and Best

Re: [NTG-context] Saving Metafun Graphic for use outside ConTeXt

2018-04-05 Thread Keith McKay
a standalone image in a pdf. dr. Hans van der Meer On 5 Apr 2018, at 18:45, Keith McKay <mckaymeis...@gmail.com <mailto:mckaymeis...@gmail.com>> wrote: Thanks Nicola and Alan. I'll look into that. Best Wishes Keith On 05/04/2018 17:42, Nicola wrote: On 05/04/2018 18:24, Alan B

Re: [NTG-context] Saving Metafun Graphic for use outside ConTeXt

2018-04-05 Thread Keith McKay
Thanks Nicola and Alan. I'll look into that. Best Wishes Keith On 05/04/2018 17:42, Nicola wrote: On 05/04/2018 18:24, Alan Braslau wrote: On Thu, 5 Apr 2018 15:28:34 +0100 Keith McKay <mckaymeis...@gmail.com> wrote: I use a mac-mini and it seems that mupdf, of which mutools is pa

Re: [NTG-context] Saving Metafun Graphic for use outside ConTeXt

2018-04-05 Thread Keith McKay
. Keith On 05/04/2018 13:39, Hans Hagen wrote: On 4/5/2018 1:10 PM, Keith McKay wrote: Dear Readers, I have been playing about with METAFUN over the last few days trying to get a feel for it. I was wondering if it is possible to save the graphics produced in a context document for use outside

[NTG-context] Saving Metafun Graphic for use outside ConTeXt

2018-04-05 Thread Keith McKay
Dear Readers, I have been playing about with METAFUN over the last few days trying to get a feel for it. I was wondering if it is possible to save the graphics produced in a context document for use outside. On looking at the Metapost manual I see you can using the following commands save a

Re: [NTG-context] Iterate through a directory

2016-07-04 Thread Keith McKay
Thanks Hans I'll give it a try. Best Wishes Keith On 04/07/2016 17:30, Hans Hagen wrote: On 7/4/2016 5:52 PM, Keith McKay wrote: Colleagues I'm preparing a booklet of figures which are stored in a directory, however their is no structure in their naming. I could go through them all

[NTG-context] Iterate through a directory

2016-07-04 Thread Keith McKay
Colleagues I'm preparing a booklet of figures which are stored in a directory, however their is no structure in their naming. I could go through them all and rename them along the lines of Pict1.jpg, Pict2.jpg etc and \dostepwiserecurse as in the example below \setupexternalfigures

[NTG-context] Using Flow Charts

2015-10-21 Thread Keith McKay
to: ___ Forbidden You don't have permission to access /context/ on this server. Thanks and Best Wishes Keith McKay ___ If your question is of interest

[NTG-context] Help with \numexpr

2015-05-04 Thread Keith McKay
Colleagues I've written some code which should extract photos from a directory and a add couple of lines of description to each photo. I'm using a variable (\numberText) as a counter which I was hoping to use with \getfromcommalist[string1, string2,...][\numberText] to add one line of text.

Re: [NTG-context] Help with \numexpr

2015-05-04 Thread Keith McKay
Thanks Hans! With your suggestion and initializing \numberText=1, it workes just the way I wanted. I now have a quick and easy of cataloging my photos. Thanks again Keith On 04/05/2015 18:38, Hans Hagen wrote: On 5/4/2015 5:21 PM, Keith McKay wrote: Colleagues I've written some code

Re: [NTG-context] the new simplefonts stuff

2014-09-05 Thread Keith McKay
Wolfgang's wee bit of code is brilliant for finding out the details of font names. The icing on the cake would be if it printed the details in its own font so we could see what it looked like. But in any case a useful bit of code. Thanks Wolfgang. Best Wishes Keith McKay On 04/09/2014 11

Re: [NTG-context] Internal clickable links

2014-09-03 Thread Keith McKay
\footnote{chocolate used to make chocolate bars} malt secondary fermentation\footnote{fermentation the process of beer making} adjunct \page Lorem\footnote{ipsum} \page \placefootnotes \stoptext Thanks and best wishes Keith Mckay On 02/09/2014 22:54, Wolfgang Schuster wrote: Am 02.09.2014

Re: [NTG-context] Internal clickable links

2014-09-03 Thread Keith McKay
: 2014.9.3 int: english/english However, when I change the typesetting engine to Context(pdftex) or Context(XeTex) it works as you said it should. I think I should maybe upgrade to the latest version of Context. :-[ Thanks for help Best Wishes Keith McKay On 03/09/2014 10:24, Wolfgang

[NTG-context] Framed text and page breaks

2014-09-02 Thread Keith McKay
doesn't seem to honour page breaks and just seems to disappear off the page bottom. Also the framed text starts on a new page which I do not want to happen. Any suggestions on how I may go about solving this problem? Best Wishes Keith McKay Here is an example tex file which shows these effects

Re: [NTG-context] Framed text and page breaks

2014-09-02 Thread Keith McKay
Thank you Aditya! Your hint to using the narrower environment lead me to \startnarrower \stopnarrower on the wiki which was exactly what I was looking for. Thanks again Best Wishes Keith McKay On 02/09/2014 17:22, Aditya Mahajan wrote: If you just want to reduce the width of paragraphs, use

[NTG-context] Internal clickable links

2014-09-02 Thread Keith McKay
the functionality I'm looking for? Thanks Best Wishes Keith McKay ___ If your question is of interest to others as well, please add an entry to the Wiki! maillist : ntg-context@ntg.nl / http://www.ntg.nl/mailman

Re: [NTG-context] ConTeXt epub workflow

2014-07-03 Thread Keith McKay
correspondents have intimated you only get xml output rather than xhtml which is what eReaders require. If you need help feel free to email me privately. Best Wishes Keith McKay Hamilton, Scotland On 02/07/2014 22:12, Idris Samawi Hamid ادريس سماوي حامد wrote: Dear gang, I have an urgent project

Re: [NTG-context] Entering text into layers

2014-05-20 Thread Keith McKay
which file it is likely to be in. Could you give me a few hints on how to do this please? Thanks again for your help. Best Wishes Keith On 19/05/2014 22:45, Hans Hagen wrote: On 5/19/2014 5:43 PM, Keith McKay wrote: Colleagues I have been designing a simple document which comprises of 4

Re: [NTG-context] Entering text into layers

2014-05-20 Thread Keith McKay
Thanks Wolfgang This is really useful and something I will give further study to. Thanks again for your help. Best Wishes Keith On 19/05/2014 22:54, Wolfgang Schuster wrote: Am 19.05.2014 um 17:43 schrieb Keith McKay mckaymeis...@gmail.com mailto:mckaymeis...@gmail.com: Colleagues I

[NTG-context] Entering text into layers

2014-05-19 Thread Keith McKay
of \setlayerframed. The code would look messy this way. Finally, can layers be positioned within layers or would it be better to use overlays? I'm thinking about adding three columns to the Footer layer. Thanks for your help Best Wishes Keith McKay \setuplayout [backspace=0cm, cutspace=0cm

[NTG-context] Problem with pdf output for FeedARead.com

2014-04-15 Thread Keith McKay
Colleagues A friend of mine asked me to produce a small book of three of her short stories for FeedARead.com from a word document. On looking at the site I suggested I do a conversion to pdf since it would look much better and FeedARead recommend uploading pdf over word as well. So I set

Re: [NTG-context] Export to epub

2011-11-30 Thread Keith McKay
Hans Updated Context and ran my test file. It seems to work as I would expect on my computer. The output from Scite is below. Thanks again for your help. Keith McKay mtx-epub| creating paths in tree test.tree mtx-epub| copying toc.ncx to test.tree/OPS/toc.ncx mtx-epub

Re: [NTG-context] Export to epub

2011-11-29 Thread Keith McKay
Hans I'll update and try it tonight. Thanks for your help Keith On 29/11/2011 18:07, Hans Hagen wrote: On 27-11-2011 23:27, Keith McKay wrote: Hans Thanks for the hints. I downloaded inkscape but but still get the same error message. I'm not too concerned about that just now. Unfortunately

[NTG-context] Export to epub

2011-11-27 Thread Keith McKay
is the |export-example.tex file renamed from the Minimals distribution|. Thanks Keith McKay ___ If your question is of interest to others as well, please add an entry to the Wiki! maillist : ntg-context@ntg.nl / http

Re: [NTG-context] Export to epub

2011-11-27 Thread Keith McKay
the test epub in Adobe Digital Editions. I'm used to using Sigil to edit ePubs and Context but luatex is all new territory for me. Thanks Keith On 27/11/2011 14:43, Hans Hagen wrote: On 27-11-2011 14:03, Keith McKay wrote: Hi I've been playing about with Export in Context with a view

Re: [NTG-context] Letters in a square frame

2011-02-01 Thread Keith McKay
On 02/02/2011 06:39, Vyatcheslav Yatskovsky wrote: \starttext \inmargin{A} \stoptext How about \starttext \inmargin{\framed{A}} \stoptext See http://wiki.contextgarden.net/Reference/en/framed for more info. Hope this helps Keith McKay

[NTG-context] Header problem

2011-01-30 Thread Keith McKay
have been on the wiki looking at the command reference syntax for \setupheader and \setuphead and \setupheadertexts to try and solve this problem but I'm a bit stuck understanding the syntax. Reducing the amount of text in the chapter name isn't an option. Any other suggestions Keith McKay

Re: [NTG-context] Context and Windows7

2010-02-02 Thread Keith McKay
- when Hans is happy with it. Thanks again to all. Best Wishes Keith McKay On 02/02/2010 08:42, Hans Hagen wrote: On 1-2-2010 20:59, Thomas Floeren wrote: A good Windows editor is Notepad++. I started out with Scite, then used TeXworks for some time also. TeXworks is nice with the integrated pdf

[NTG-context] Context and Windows7

2010-02-01 Thread Keith McKay
I want to install ConText on my Windows7 computer. I thought that it would be a good idea if I checked the mailing list archive first, to see if there had been any problems with Windows7. I didn't find any messages related to Windows7, but I don't know if this is a good or bad thing. There

Re: [NTG-context] Fwd: Stephen Fry and the Gutenberg Press

2008-04-20 Thread Keith McKay
/b009wynj.shtml It was a brilliant presentation. Best Wishes Keith McKay Hamilton, Scotland, UK ___ If your question is of interest to others as well, please add an entry to the Wiki! maillist : ntg-context@ntg.nl / http

[NTG-context] Helvetica - 50th Birthday

2007-05-09 Thread Keith McKay
I saw this on the BBC News Website and thought it may be of interest http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/magazine/6638423.stm Keith McKay Hamilton, Scotland, UK. No virus found in this outgoing message. Checked by AVG Free Edition. Version: 7.5.467 / Virus Database: 269.6.6/794 - Release Date: 08/05

[NTG-context] CtxTools problem

2007-05-03 Thread Keith McKay
if make sure that you have 'unzip' in your path means something else? Any tips? Thanks Keith McKay Hamilton, Scotland, UK. No virus found in this outgoing message. Checked by AVG Free Edition. Version: 7.5.467 / Virus Database: 269.6.2/785 - Release Date: 02/05/2007 14:16

[NTG-context] CtxTools update problem solved

2007-05-03 Thread Keith McKay
helpful suggestions. Best Wishes Keith McKay Hamilton, Scotland, UK. texmfstart ctxtools --update CtxTools | updating F:/isoimage/usr/local/context/tex/texmf-local CtxTools | fetching cont-tmf.zip CtxTools | extracting cont-tmf.zip unzip: invalid option -- o unzip 1.2.4 (18 Aug 93) usage: unzip

Re: [NTG-context] mswincontext.zip installation

2006-02-28 Thread Keith McKay
And me to! Thanks! Would some kind soul care to write up on the Wiki the best way to update the windows stand alone version? Please. Keith -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Jose Ignacio Marín Alberdi Sent: 27 February 2006 21:58 To:

Re: [NTG-context] mswincontext.zip installation

2006-02-26 Thread Keith McKay
I get exactly the same problem today. I decided to install the latest mswincontext.zip since I hadn't updated for some time. I've never been sure of the update process so I thought this would be the best thing to do. Luckily I still have a an old versine which I installed and worked fine. It's

RE: [NTG-context] TeX chemistry (was: alignment of figures)

2005-10-25 Thread Keith McKay
A quick search on Google found this. Keith http://www.rsc.org/Publishing/ReSourCe/AuthorGuidelines/Illustrations/sect1. asp http://pubs.acs.org/books/artwork.shtml -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Mojca Miklavec Sent: 25 October 2005

[NTG-context] Showcase.pdf won't show

2005-09-03 Thread Keith McKay
tried to sort this out on a few occassions without success, any hints. Keith McKay Hamilton, Scotland -- No virus found in this outgoing message. Checked by AVG Anti-Virus. Version: 7.0.344 / Virus Database: 267.10.18/89 - Release Date: 02/09/2005

RE: CORRECTION: [NTG-context] mswincontext and dvipdfmx bug

2005-08-21 Thread Keith McKay
to be a Context learner. If you need any other info let me know. Best Wishes Keith McKay Hamilton Scotland mckaymeister at gmail.com -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Idris Samawi Hamid Sent: 21 August 2005 17:06 To: mailing list for ConTeXt users

[NTG-context] Defining symbols and symb-*.tex files

2005-06-19 Thread Keith McKay
something fundamental in these definitions. Any suggestions? Thanks Keith McKay Hamilton, Scotland -- No virus found in this outgoing message. Checked by AVG Anti-Virus. Version: 7.0.323 / Virus Database: 267.7.8/22 - Release Date: 17/06/2005 ___ ntg

RE: [NTG-context] Headers, footers, page numbering

2005-06-13 Thread Keith McKay
\noheaderandfooterlines otherwise you could say \setupheader[state=high] Willi Keith McKay wrote: Dear All I have produced a nice little A5 pamphlet which I will be printing on A4 paper. I have had a lot of fun doing this and I am quite pleased that I was able to install fonts and fleurons

[NTG-context] Headers, footers, page numbering

2005-06-12 Thread Keith McKay
can I stop the Header, footer and page number being printed on the first page? I have looked through the big Context manual but I can't figure it out. Any hints? Thanks Keith McKay Hamilton, Scotland -- No virus found in this outgoing message. Checked by AVG Anti-Virus. Version: 7.0.323

RE: [NTG-context] Headers, footers, page numbering

2005-06-12 Thread Keith McKay
=start] \setuppagenumber[number=2] %and this solved the page numbering problem.These two commands were initially before \starttext The rest of the text with header and footer \stoptext Thanks also to Paul your suggestion looks like the way to go for bigger documents. Best Wishes Keith McKay

[NTG-context] Fleurons

2005-05-30 Thread Keith McKay
. In Bringhurst's book he mentions fleurons - A horticultural dingbat which I would like to access. I have looked through the Context manuals but with no success. Could someone give me some hints? Thanks Keith McKay Hamilton, Scotland -- No virus found in this outgoing message. Checked by AVG