[NTG-context] How do I set the path to the figure cache?

2017-04-11 Thread Kevin D. Robbins
By default, converted figures (m_k_i_v_foo.pdf for source figure foo.svg) are written to the same directory as the source figure. I would like all converted figures to be written instead to a cache directory in my home directory. How do I set this path? Best Regards, Kevin

Re: [NTG-context] Trouble making basic MetaPost graphics using ConTeXt Minimals

2011-07-15 Thread Kevin D. Robbins
On Thu, Jul 14, 2011 at 7:04 PM, luigi scarso luigi.sca...@gmail.com wrote: This is one of the preferrred way to deal with metapost in mkiv \starttext \startMPpage numeric u;  u = 1cm;  draw (0,2u)--(0,0)--(4u,0);  pickup pencircle scaled 1pt;  draw (0,0){up}   for i=1 upto 8:

Re: [NTG-context] Trouble making basic MetaPost graphics using ConTeXt Minimals

2011-07-15 Thread Kevin D. Robbins
On Fri, Jul 15, 2011 at 1:13 AM, Mojca Miklavec mojca.miklavec.li...@gmail.com wrote: The original file test.mp is copied to test.mp.keep and a new file test.mp is created with a newer timestamp and two additional blank lines at the end. I hadn't noticed this yesterday, but I see the same

[NTG-context] Trouble making basic MetaPost graphics using ConTeXt Minimals

2011-07-14 Thread Kevin D. Robbins
Using a fresh install of ConTeXt Minimals today (ConTeXt version 2011.07.14 16:09, luatex version beta-0.70.1-2011051918) I am trying to build the following MetaPost graphics: ---8--- file: test.mp fontmapfile =lm-math.map ; beginfig(1) draw fullcircle scaled 3cm ; endfig ; beginfig(2) ;

Re: [NTG-context] metafun

2010-10-22 Thread Kevin D. Robbins
Thanks! I'll grab it right now. Kevin On Fri, Oct 22, 2010 at 8:22 AM, Taco Hoekwater t...@elvenkind.com wrote: On 10/22/2010 04:20 PM, Hans Hagen wrote: On 22-10-2010 4:06, Taco Hoekwater wrote: On 10/21/2010 12:42 AM, Kevin D. Robbins wrote: Hi Hans, Is the new MetaFun manual

Re: [NTG-context] metafun

2010-10-20 Thread Kevin D. Robbins
Hi Hans, Is the new MetaFun manual available for download? The only PDFs I could find of the MetaFun manual were dated to 2002. Kevin On Wed, Oct 20, 2010 at 6:03 AM, Hans Hagen pra...@wxs.nl wrote: Hi, At the context conference Taco presented a new initiative with respect to manuals. For

Re: [NTG-context] Is it possible to pass unmarked paragraphs into Lua for processing

2010-10-15 Thread Kevin D. Robbins
to be able to do this all while using the ConTeXt project/product/component support. Any other suggestions on how I could process unmarked paragraphs in Lua? Kevin On Thu, Oct 14, 2010 at 3:48 PM, Aditya Mahajan adit...@umich.edu wrote: On Thu, 14 Oct 2010, Kevin D. Robbins wrote: Hi all, I

[NTG-context] Is it possible to pass unmarked paragraphs into Lua for processing

2010-10-14 Thread Kevin D. Robbins
Hi all, I am wondering if and how it might be possible to catch all unmarked paragraphs in a TeX file and pass them into Lua. So, in the following example, each of the first three unmarked paragraphs would be passed to the Lua function process_paragraph for optional processing, but the fourth

Re: [NTG-context] collecting user wishes for streams related functionalities

2010-08-18 Thread Kevin D. Robbins
Hi everyone, I second the request to support horizontally split page layouts with one stream typeset above another on each page. Kevin On Wed, Aug 18, 2010 at 8:12 AM, Philipp Gesang pges...@ix.urz.uni-heidelberg.de wrote: On 2010-08-18 06:23:20, Salil Sayed wrote: Hi All, Hans

Re: [NTG-context] installing metauml in context

2010-07-09 Thread Kevin D. Robbins
Hi all, I am also interested in using MetaUML with ConTeXt mkiv. I tried compiling the attached test-metauml.tex with the versions (I updated today): MTXrun | main context file: /opt/context/beta/tex/texmf-context/tex/context/base/context.tex MTXrun | current version: 2010.06.23 12:45 and This

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

2010-02-19 Thread Kevin D. Robbins
Hi everyone, I remembered another capability that I'd love to see integrated with ConTeXt somehow – automated graph layout. It would be great if there were a ConTeXt module that supported GraphXML or another XML graph format, so that users could draw graphs using GUI tools and then let the module

Re: [NTG-context] tracking changes (was: Re: What do you miss in ConTeXt?)

2010-02-13 Thread Kevin D. Robbins
Hi Peter, Thanks for the reference to your thread from 2006. In my post the other day, I was just wishing for a changebar capability to be fully integrated to ConTeXt now that we have LuaTeX. Leveraging Lua, we could have a cross-platform way to visually markup the changes between two versions.

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

2010-02-09 Thread Kevin D. Robbins
I dream of a flexible changebar module (similar to the LaTeX changebar package) with Lua drivers so I can run something like: context --mark-changes foo1 foo2 to produce a (possibly mangled) output TeX file that when built produces a PDF with changebars in the margin,

Re: [NTG-context] \completelistofacronyms does not typeset meaning, only repeats the acronym itself

2009-11-20 Thread Kevin D. Robbins
Thanks, Hans. I just tested with the latest betas from the minimals, and \completelistofacronyms works again. Kevin On Tue, Nov 10, 2009 at 11:54 AM, Kevin D. Robbins robbins.kevi...@gmail.com wrote: In the latest beta from minimals, \completelistofacronyms does not typeset the meaning

[NTG-context] How to load a lua file into a named lua instance

2009-11-20 Thread Kevin D. Robbins
Hi all, I have a module with lots of lua code, and I'd like to move most of the lua code to a separate file, say t-module.lua. I have written all of the lua code using \modulecode and \startmodulecode ... \stopmodulecode. But, when I move the lua code to t-module.lua and load it with dofile, it

Re: [NTG-context] How to load a lua file into a named lua instance

2009-11-20 Thread Kevin D. Robbins
, 2009 at 3:32 PM, Hans Hagen pra...@wxs.nl wrote: Kevin D. Robbins wrote: Hi all, I have a module with lots of lua code, and I'd like to move most of the lua code to a separate file, say t-module.lua. I have written all of the lua code using \modulecode and \startmodulecode ... \stopmodulecode

[NTG-context] \completelistofacronyms does not typeset meaning, only repeats the acronym itself

2009-11-10 Thread Kevin D. Robbins
In the latest beta from minimals, \completelistofacronyms does not typeset the meaning of the acronym, but just repeats the acronym. I've attached a minimal example that shows the problem. Kevin test-acronyms.tex Description: TeX document

Re: [NTG-context] Problem or bug with enumerations in latest ConTeXt beta

2009-10-26 Thread Kevin D. Robbins
Hi Hans, Thanks for the quick fix! I retested with the latest from minimals, and all three problems I reported are fixed. Kevin On Sat, Oct 24, 2009 at 7:07 AM, Hans Hagen pra...@wxs.nl wrote: Kevin D. Robbins wrote: Hello all, I have attached a fairly minimal example that demonstrates

[NTG-context] Problem with metapost textbackgrounds on Windows

2009-08-04 Thread Kevin D. Robbins
Hello all, In the example below, I mean for a gray box with rounded corners to be placed behind \startC ... \stopC blocks. This example compiles properly on Linux with the latest ConTeXt beta and LuaTeX synced from the minimals just minutes ago. On Windows, also updated from minimals this

Re: [NTG-context] Problem with metapost textbackgrounds on Windows

2009-08-04 Thread Kevin D. Robbins
... l.36 \starttext Continuing the run just by hitting enter completes the build with the correct background drawn. Kevin On Tue, Aug 4, 2009 at 11:48 AM, Mojca Miklavec mojca.miklavec.li...@gmail.com wrote: On Tue, Aug 4, 2009 at 19:18, Kevin D. Robbins wrote: Hello all, In the example

Re: [NTG-context] LuaTex choking on \definesynonyms?

2009-08-04 Thread Kevin D. Robbins
Hi Roland, Hans (or someone else) added abbreviation as a standard synonym in the file strc-syn.mkivhttp://source.contextgarden.net/tex/context/base/strc-syn.mkiv?search=abbreviations. You no longer need to separately define abbreviation with \definesynonym in order to use

Re: [NTG-context] Example of passing unexpanded text between \startfoo ... \stopfoo into Lua?

2009-06-30 Thread Kevin D. Robbins
Schuster schuster.wolfg...@googlemail.com wrote: Am 18.06.2009 um 18:21 schrieb Kevin D. Robbins: Hi Hans and others, I've been searching the mailing list and source code for one or more examples of passing unexpanded text appearing between a \startfoo ... \stopfoo block into Lua, but without

Re: [NTG-context] Example of passing unexpanded text between \startfoo ... \stopfoo into Lua?

2009-06-30 Thread Kevin D. Robbins
There would be at least two results of the \start/\stop-codeblock: first, the code would be pretty printed as you sugggested in the resulting program documentation; second, the code would be written to an external source file foo.c that could then be compiled with, for example, gcc. Some other

[NTG-context] Example of passing unexpanded text between \startfoo ... \stopfoo into Lua?

2009-06-18 Thread Kevin D. Robbins
Hi Hans and others, I've been searching the mailing list and source code for one or more examples of passing unexpanded text appearing between a \startfoo ... \stopfoo block into Lua, but without luck. Is there such an example you could point me to? A colleague and I are experimenting with

[NTG-context] Part, chapter, section numbers typeset twice by e.g. \in{Chapter}[ch:foo]

2009-06-15 Thread Kevin D. Robbins
Hi Hans, In the following test, \in{}[] typesets the correct part/chapter/section number, but doubled up as in Chapter 2.32.3 instead of Chapter 2.3. \starttext \placecontent \part[pt:foo_bar_baz]{Foo, Bar, Baz} \chapter[ch:foo]{Foo} \in{Chapter}[ch:baz1] \chapter[ch:bar]{Bar}

Re: [NTG-context] stand-alone ConTeXt

2009-06-11 Thread Kevin D. Robbins
Good news! I just wanted to say that including Scite with ConTeXt support in minimals as an option will be very helpful to me, because I need to support users who only work on Windows and are not really comfortable using only a command line interface. I'll be happy to test this option. Kevin On

Re: [NTG-context] stand-alone ConTeXt

2009-06-11 Thread Kevin D. Robbins
at 12:12 PM, Mohamed Bana mbana.li...@googlemail.comwrote: why not support Emacs? AucTeX is mature. Kevin D. Robbins wrote: Good news! I just wanted to say that including Scite with ConTeXt support in minimals as an option will be very helpful to me, because I need to support users who only

Re: [NTG-context] stand-alone ConTeXt

2009-06-11 Thread Kevin D. Robbins
Thanks! I'll play around a bit with TeXWorks and Notepad++. Kevin 2009/6/11 Idris Samawi Hamid ادريس سماوي حامد isha...@colostate.edu On Thu, 11 Jun 2009 09:05:07 -0600, Kevin D. Robbins krobb...@alumni.princeton.edu wrote: Good news! I just wanted to say that including Scite with ConTeXt

Re: [NTG-context] Problems in latest beta

2009-06-03 Thread Kevin D. Robbins
Great! The appendices now increment A, B, C by default. And, all the lists (contents, figures, tables, acronyms) are now working. Thanks! Kevin On Wed, Jun 3, 2009 at 3:06 AM, Hans Hagen pra...@wxs.nl wrote: Kevin D. Robbins wrote: Great, thanks a lot Hans! In my current test case below

[NTG-context] Problems in latest beta

2009-06-02 Thread Kevin D. Robbins
In the latest beta, I nearly have everything working for a set of documents that haven't built cleanly in MkIV since Hans started merging the new structure code. Thanks, Hans and others, for the steady progress! I've started reading the new structure code, and I have to say I find it much easier

Re: [NTG-context] Problems in latest beta

2009-06-02 Thread Kevin D. Robbins
0.5 \NC 0.5 \NC \AR \NC Bip \NC 1 \NC 2 \NC 3 \NC 0 \NC \AR \NC Nip \NC 3 \NC 2 \NC 0.5 \NC 0.5 \NC \AR \NC Nup \NC 2 \NC 2 \NC 0 \NC 0 \NC \AR \HL[5] \stoptable} \stoptext = Kevin On Tue, Jun 2, 2009 at 12:52 PM, Hans Hagen pra...@wxs.nl wrote: Kevin D. Robbins wrote

Re: [NTG-context] Problems in latest beta

2009-06-02 Thread Kevin D. Robbins
} \infull{DEF} (\DEF) \placewidefigure{Bar}{xxx} \placewidefigure{Bar}{xxx} \placefigure{Bar}{yyy} \placefigure{Bar}{yyy} \placewidefigure{Bar}{xxx} \stoptext = Kevin On Tue, Jun 2, 2009 at 2:17 PM, Hans Hagen pra...@wxs.nl wrote: Kevin D. Robbins wrote: I have a few remaining problems

Re: [NTG-context] replacement for \nolist ?

2009-05-04 Thread Kevin D. Robbins
I asked this one last week. Wolfgang provided the (one?) answer: http://archive.contextgarden.net/message/20090424.173741.4c33e4d3.en.html Kevin On Mon, May 4, 2009 at 2:12 PM, Henning Hraban Ramm hra...@fiee.net wrote: Another command that disappeared from MkIV is \nolist (to exclude parts

[NTG-context] How to prevent TeX ligatures in \starttyping..\stoptyping?

2009-05-04 Thread Kevin D. Robbins
From older posts to the mailing list, it seems that the way to prevent TeX ligatures, specifically -- and ---, in \starttyping...\stoptyping in MkIV is to 1. define a font feature with tlig=no 2. define a font synonym for the monospace font that uses this font feature 3. setup typing to use this

Re: [NTG-context] new structure code

2009-04-24 Thread Kevin D. Robbins
Hi all, I just wanted to add that with the latest ConTeXt beta 2009.04.21 16:11 and LuaTeX beta-0.40.0-200904, \nolist is no longer defined. I've been using \nolist with long table captions, so I don't get the whole caption in the list of tables. Is there a new way to accomplish this?

Re: [NTG-context] beta

2009-04-24 Thread Kevin D. Robbins
With the following versions of ConTeXt, LuaTeX, and t-bib: MTXrun | main context file: /opt/context/beta/tex/texmf-context/tex/context/base/context.tex MTXrun | current version: 2009.04.21 16:11 This is LuaTeX, Version beta-0.40.0-200904 luatex.web = v2344 %D \module %D [ file=t-bib,

Re: [NTG-context] new structure code

2009-04-24 Thread Kevin D. Robbins
Thanks! Kevin On Fri, Apr 24, 2009 at 11:37 AM, Wolfgang Schuster schuster.wolfg...@googlemail.com wrote: Am 24.04.2009 um 19:22 schrieb Kevin D. Robbins: Hi all, I just wanted to add that with the latest ConTeXt beta 2009.04.21 16:11 and LuaTeX beta-0.40.0-200904, \nolist

Re: [NTG-context] new structure code

2009-04-24 Thread Kevin D. Robbins
Another question regarding ConTeXt beta 2009.04.21 16:11, should the \completelistoffigures in the example below work, or are the \completelistofXXX macros still not fully supported in the new Mark IV structure code? \starttext \completelistoffigures \input knuth \placefigure[fig:hacker]

Re: [NTG-context] new structure code

2009-04-24 Thread Kevin D. Robbins
On Fri, Apr 24, 2009 at 12:36 PM, Hans Hagen pra...@wxs.nl wrote: Wolfgang Schuster wrote: Am 24.04.2009 um 19:22 schrieb Kevin D. Robbins: Hi all, I just wanted to add that with the latest ConTeXt beta 2009.04.21 16:11 and LuaTeX beta-0.40.0-200904, \nolist is no longer defined

Re: [NTG-context] problem with t-bib module

2009-03-12 Thread Kevin D. Robbins
Great. Thanks, Kevin On Thu, Mar 12, 2009 at 2:43 AM, Taco Hoekwater t...@elvenkind.com wrote: Kevin D. Robbins wrote: Hi Taco, You say that the current bib module will likely never work with cont-xp. Are you planning to release the new bib module in the same time frame as Hans

Re: [NTG-context] problem with t-bib module

2009-03-11 Thread Kevin D. Robbins
Hi Taco, You say that the current bib module will likely never work with cont-xp. Are you planning to release the new bib module in the same time frame as Hans intends to merge cont-xp? Thanks, Kevin On Wed, Mar 11, 2009 at 4:50 AM, Taco Hoekwater t...@elvenkind.com wrote: Lutz Haseloff

Re: [NTG-context] MKIV: problem with synonyms

2009-03-05 Thread Kevin D. Robbins
Hi Hans, When you earlier said that sorting was supported in cont-xp, did you mean it should be working right now, or that you are only going to fix sorting in cont-xp? Right now, \completelistofacronyms fails in the following example using 'context --interface=xp' : -

[NTG-context] Nested sections in interface=xp?

2009-02-20 Thread Kevin D. Robbins
I'm interested to know whether nested sections are supported in the new structure code (strc-*)? Using the following to test, I don't get a section and subsection, but rather two sections. The log file notes a missing \stopsection. \starttext \startsection{Section} \input tufte

Re: [NTG-context] How to capture a typeset page into a box instead of shipping it out

2009-01-31 Thread Kevin D. Robbins
Thanks for the suggestions Wolfgang and Luigi. I've now got several good options to research. Kevin On Sat, Jan 31, 2009 at 2:18 AM, Wolfgang Schuster schuster.wolfg...@googlemail.com wrote: Am 31.01.2009 um 00:34 schrieb Kevin D. Robbins: I am looking for ideas of how to capture

[NTG-context] How to capture a typeset page into a box instead of shipping it out

2009-01-30 Thread Kevin D. Robbins
Hi all, I am looking for ideas of how to capture a typeset page (as it would appear in the resulting pdf output) into a box instead of actually shipping it out directly, if it is possible. I would like to take advantage of ConTeXt's layout features including layers, otherwise I would just create