Re: [NTG-context] setuphead style 'underline'?

2014-08-17 Thread Matthias Weber
I am not sure whether that’s what you want, but I use \setuphead [section] [numberstyle=bold, style={\tfb\bf\ss}, page=yes, continue=no,

[NTG-context] Accessing the URL of \useURL (for putting URLs into footnotes)

2014-08-07 Thread Matthias Weber
Dear All, for the printable version of a document I’d like to put the actual URLs into footnotes. In other words, I’d like to replace \setupinteraction [state=start] \starttext \useURL [garden] [http://wiki.contextgarden.net/Main_Page] [] [ConTeXtgarden] \starttext Look at the

Re: [NTG-context] Accessing the URL of \useURL (for putting URLs into footnotes)

2014-08-07 Thread Matthias Weber
Thanks Wolfgang! Matthias On Aug 7, 2014, at 6:35 AM, Wolfgang Schuster schuster.wolfg...@gmail.com wrote: Am 07.08.2014 um 12:26 schrieb Matthias Weber matwe...@indiana.edu: Dear All, for the printable version of a document I’d like to put the actual URLs into footnotes. In other

[NTG-context] Three questions about descriptions

2014-07-25 Thread Matthias Weber
Dear All, I’d like to use a mechanism that allows me to create an itemized list with my own labels like one can with descriptions: \definedescription[outline][ headstyle=bold,style=normal,alternative=hanging,margin=1cm,distance=-.8cm] \starttext \outline[Welcome] Tea

Re: [NTG-context] Three questions about descriptions

2014-07-25 Thread Matthias Weber
Thanks Rik, that does exactly what I want. Matthias On Jul 25, 2014, at 4:03 PM, Rik Kabel cont...@rik.users.panix.com wrote: On 2014-07-25 14:56, Matthias Weber wrote: Dear All, I’d like to use a mechanism that allows me to create an itemized list with my own labels like one can

[NTG-context] Simple command with variable number of arguments

2014-05-23 Thread Matthias Weber
Dear All, I would like to define a command that expands \vector{2,4} % or vector[2,4] if that’s easier to \startpmatrix \NC 2 \NR \NC 4 \NR \stoppmatrix and more generally \vector{2,4,1,7} to \startpmatrix \NC 2 \NR \NC 4 \NR \NC 1 \NR \NC 7 \NR \stoppmatrix Any hints how to achieve

Re: [NTG-context] Simple command with variable number of arguments

2014-05-23 Thread Matthias Weber
: maybe this can help you. begin \def\somemacro#1% {\def\dosomemacro##1{Execute ##1, }% \processcommalist[#1]\dosomemacro} \starttext \somemacro{A,B,C} \somemacro{E,F} \stoptext end Best regards: OK On 23 May 2014, at 11:54, Matthias Weber matwe...@indiana.edu wrote

Re: [NTG-context] Simple command with variable number of arguments

2014-05-23 Thread Matthias Weber
adit...@umich.edu wrote:On Fri, 23 May 2014, Matthias Weber wrote:Dear All,I would like to define a command that expands\vector{2,4} % or vector[2,4] if that’s easierto\startpmatrix\NC 2 \NR\NC 4 \NR\stoppmatrixand more generally\vector{2,4,1,7}to\startpmatrix\NC 2 \NR\NC 4 \NR\NC 1 \NR\NC 7 \NR

Re: [NTG-context] Simple command with variable number of arguments

2014-05-23 Thread Matthias Weber
Indeed - I should have checked, I tried this with the TeXLive version. With the current beta it works. Thank! Matthias On May 23, 2014, at 7:37 AM, Aditya Mahajan adit...@umich.edu wrote: Strange. What version of context are you using? Aditya signature.asc Description: Message

Re: [NTG-context] Simple command with variable number of arguments

2014-05-23 Thread Matthias Weber
Thanks Luigi! Now I have a lot to play with… Matthias On May 23, 2014, at 7:44 AM, luigi scarso luigi.sca...@gmail.com wrote: On Fri, May 23, 2014 at 11:54 AM, Matthias Weber matwe...@indiana.edu wrote: Dear All, I would like to define a command that expands \vector{2,4

Re: [NTG-context] Using the margin for two purposes

2014-05-19 Thread Matthias Weber
Thanks again, Rik, this works like a charm, with one exception: No matter what I try, the marginrule appears always in the left margin. Is there a way to change this? Matthias On May 18, 2014, at 11:42 PM, Rik r...@panix.com wrote: I have been playing with this a bit. I think that the

Re: [NTG-context] Using the margin for two purposes

2014-05-19 Thread Matthias Weber
\input tufte \stopRightbar And a few lines of text after the marked text. \stoptext On May 19, 2014, at 5:36 PM, Hans Hagen pra...@wxs.nl wrote: On 5/19/2014 9:59 PM, Rik Kabel wrote: On 2014-05-19 12:41, Matthias Weber wrote: Thanks again, Rik, this works like a charm, with one exception

Re: [NTG-context] Using the margin for two purposes

2014-05-19 Thread Matthias Weber
Hi Rik, thanks again. Now I feel doubly stupid: First for not putting the distance into \setupmarginrules, and second not realizing that the disappearing dotted margin is due to my rule thickness=.1pt. Anyway, both approaches work now. When I get a free weekend I will head into metapost and

Re: [NTG-context] Using the margin for two purposes

2014-05-18 Thread Matthias Weber
{knuth} \stopmarginrule \startgreenline \input{tufte} \stopgreenline \stoptext On May 17, 2014, at 8:21 PM, Rik Kabel cont...@rik.users.panix.com wrote: On 2014-05-17 20:12, Matthias Weber wrote: Dear All, I would like to use the margin for two different purposes: For brief notes, using

Re: [NTG-context] Using the margin for two purposes

2014-05-18 Thread Matthias Weber
)) to dashed evenly but, to my embarrassment, it didn’t have any effect. Do I need to do something else besides saving the modified file to have it take effect? Thanks, Matthias On May 18, 2014, at 10:19 AM, Aditya Mahajan adit...@umich.edu wrote: On Sun, 18 May 2014, Matthias Weber

[NTG-context] Using the margin for two purposes

2014-05-17 Thread Matthias Weber
Dear All, I would like to use the margin for two different purposes: For brief notes, using \inmargin, and to mark entire paragraphs sections of the text with vertical lines. So, I’d like to be able to something like this \starttext \startsquigglyline \inmargin{read \\ this \\ first}

Re: [NTG-context] [Math in ConTeXt]

2014-02-18 Thread Matthias Weber
Thanks Otared for the offer to look into math issues. Here are a few I noticed when TeXing an MK2 set of notes with MK4. Matthias \starttext \startformula \text{\bf R}^n = R^n ={\bf R}^n= \mathbb{R}^n \stopformula %spacing of exponent is in Mk4 wider than in Mk2 \startformula \left|

Re: [NTG-context] Resetting enumeration numbers

2013-04-04 Thread Matthias Weber
This might not be the best way to do it, but when I need it, I use \resetnumber[problem] for my \startproblem \stopproblem enumeration. Matthias On Apr 4, 2013, at 4:01 PM, Willi Egger cont...@boede.nl wrote: Hi all, I have a document, wherein reside chapters and sections. I have an

[NTG-context] Arranging framed text without gaps

2013-02-28 Thread Matthias Weber
Dear all, I am trying to create a table where the entries have determined width and height. They typically are something like \framed[width=5cm,height=4cm,align={center,middle}{Text} and I understand that I will be responsible for making the dimensions so that everything fits nicely. After

Re: [NTG-context] Arranging framed text without gaps

2013-02-28 Thread Matthias Weber
Thanks! Matthias On Feb 28, 2013, at 5:56 PM, Aditya Mahajan adit...@umich.edu wrote: How do I -- achieve the desired layout (exact dimensions, frames, no gaps) the right way, -- without gaps between horizontal rows \setupframed [ overlay=none, ... ] -- with text

Re: [NTG-context] Arranging framed text without gaps

2013-02-28 Thread Matthias Weber
Fascinating. Thanks!! Matthias On Feb 28, 2013, at 6:00 PM, Marco Patzer home...@lavabit.com wrote: On 2013–02–28 Matthias Weber wrote: -- without gaps between horizontal rows -- with text centered in the frames also in MkIV? See Adityas answer for how to fix your current code

[NTG-context] Emoticons ;-)

2013-02-11 Thread Matthias Weber
Dear all, I hope this doesn't get me banned from the ConTeXt list. What is the easiest/best way to add emoticons in ConTeXt as letters/symbols? In LaTeX, there is a package wasysym that gives \smiley and \frownie. It appears to be based at least partially on MetaFont code by Taco from 1998? I

Re: [NTG-context] Emoticons ;-)

2013-02-11 Thread Matthias Weber
wrote: On Mon, 11 Feb 2013, Matthias Weber wrote: I hope this doesn't get me banned from the ConTeXt list. What is the easiest/best way to add emoticons in ConTeXt as letters/symbols? \type{:)} Aditya

Re: [NTG-context] Was: Opening external documents ... - Can ConTeXt reduce size of images?

2013-01-08 Thread Matthias Weber
Thanks Hans, I'll give this a try when I am in a daring mood and less busy. Matthias On Jan 7, 2013, at 8:09 PM, Hans Hagen pra...@wxs.nl wrote: On 1/8/2013 1:00 AM, Matthias Weber wrote: So, this clearly is not a ConTeXt problem. But it causes me major headaches. In my workflow, I

[NTG-context] Opening external documents with external application

2013-01-07 Thread Matthias Weber
Dear All, I used to write \goto{\externalfigure[cuteimage]}[program(file.ext)] to get an image, that, when clicked, will open an application that will open file.ext. This currently still works on my Mac (10.8) with the TeXShop preview and with Skim. I does not work anymore with Adobe Acrobat

Re: [NTG-context] Was: Opening external documents ... - Can ConTeXt reduce size of images?

2013-01-07 Thread Matthias Weber
that will strip everything redundant from a pdf file? Thanks again, Matthias On Jan 7, 2013, at 3:52 PM, Wolfgang Schuster wolfgang.schus...@gmail.com wrote: Am 07.01.2013 um 19:45 schrieb Matthias Weber matwe...@indiana.edu: Dear All, I used to write \goto{\externalfigure[cuteimage

Re: [NTG-context] Is startalign broken in mkiv?

2012-07-18 Thread Matthias Weber
\\ \stopalign \stopformula That \ this yet another thing. \stoptext Hope that helps. Michael On Jul 17, 2012, at 6:48 PM, Matthias Weber wrote: It was never a problem in TeX to modify the control characters used according to your own pleasure. For me, the problem is now to change

[NTG-context] Is startalign broken in mkiv?

2012-07-17 Thread Matthias Weber
\starttext \startformula \startalign v = u + at \\ h = ut + \frac12 gt^2 \\ \stopalign \stopformula \stoptext ConTeXt ver: 2012.07.17 16:42 MKIV fmt: 2012.7.17 int: english/english (...) ! Missing $ inserted. system tex error on line 3 in file test.tex: Missing $ inserted

Re: [NTG-context] Is startalign broken in mkiv?

2012-07-17 Thread Matthias Weber
Thanks - I wasn't aware that the human readable version had been deprecated :( Matthias On Jul 17, 2012, at 7:17 PM, Hans Hagen pra...@wxs.nl wrote: On 18-7-2012 00:22, Matthias Weber wrote: \starttext \startformula \startalign v = u + at \\ h = ut + \frac12 gt^2 \\ \stopalign

Re: [NTG-context] Is startalign broken in mkiv?

2012-07-17 Thread Matthias Weber
Hosny khaledho...@eglug.org wrote: The use of (which is a common symbol) as a control character is a long standing idiosyncrasy of TeX that I'm glad ConTeXt has got rid of. On Tue, Jul 17, 2012 at 07:32:09PM -0400, Matthias Weber wrote: Thanks - I wasn't aware that the human readable version

Re: [NTG-context] mapsto + SimpleSlides

2012-05-10 Thread Matthias Weber
Yes, that's exactly what I did... Matthias On May 10, 2012, at 6:45 PM, Thomas A. Schmitz wrote: On 05/10/2012 06:38 PM, Weber, Matthias wrote: Hmm, TeXShop reports in the console that I am executing luatex

Re: [NTG-context] Pagenumbers doublesided

2012-04-22 Thread Matthias Weber
Delete the blank after marginedge. Matthias On Apr 22, 2012, at 2:50 PM, Markus Finke wrote: Hi, I can’t get simple pagenumbers starting right-left-right-etc. This minimal example results in middle pagenumbers (ConTeXt ver: 2012.04.19):

[NTG-context] ConTeXt in the Cloud?

2012-03-29 Thread Matthias Weber
Dear All, as the proud owner of one of these tablet thingies I am trying to make it as TeX-friendly as possible. Because the chances of running TeX on it are slim, I've been looking at alternatives. The major goal would be to be able to create a presentation in ConTeXt on a tablet. For LaTeX,

[NTG-context] convert color to black and white documents

2012-01-12 Thread Matthias Weber
Dear all, I am working on a text with plenty of figures, using modes to create both a screen and a print version. For the print version, which will be printed in black and white, I'd like to have all colors (including those of the figures) to be converted to grayscale so that I can softproof

[NTG-context] Placing text in the margin of a header or the top right corner of a page

2011-11-22 Thread Matthias Weber
Dear All, I am trying to place a framed text in the top right corner of each page of a screen document and it looks like (cont-eni) some invocation of \setupheadertexts might do the job. Unfortunately, I have only been able to place my text in the margin of the body of the page, using

Re: [NTG-context] Placing text in the margin of a header or the top right corner of a page

2011-11-22 Thread Matthias Weber
Fascinating. Thanks a lot. That is more than I hoped for, and was easy to adapt to what I wanted. One small issue: There is a tiny gap between the black layer box and the right margin (in white) that doesn't even disappear when I increase hoffset. Any chance to make that disappear, too?

Re: [NTG-context] Fwd: [OS X TeX] ConTeXt issues

2011-09-09 Thread Matthias Weber
Hi, I do have MacTeX 2011 installed (for LaTeX needs), but use the Standalone (former minimals) for CoNTeXt. Besides being more recent, this has the advantage that one can archive a done project together with the Standalone tree in case changes to CoNText happen break the project. The

Re: [NTG-context] MkIV : MTXrun | unknown script 'context.lua' or 'mtx-context.lua'

2011-05-23 Thread Matthias Weber
I ran into the exact same problem. Aditya resolved the issue as follows: The wiki info to create an executable file ConTeXt-MKIV.engine containing #!/bin/bash export PATH=/Applications/ConTeXtMinimals/tex/texmf-osx-intel/bin:$PATH export

[NTG-context] MK IV new install /Mac OS X

2011-05-17 Thread Matthias Weber
Dear all, I've been trying to install the TeX minimals on a new Mac. While MK II works, not so MK IV. I get the error message MTXrun | unknown script 'context.lua' or 'mtx-context.lua' Here is what I did: Downloaded TeXLive 2010 Then followed the instructions at

Re: [NTG-context] MK IV new install /Mac OS X

2011-05-17 Thread Matthias Weber
I know. I need TeXLive for non-ConTeXt reasons and thought I should mention it in case there are interferences. Matthias On May 17, 2011, at 11:45 AM, mathew wrote: On Tue, May 17, 2011 at 10:17, Matthias Weber matwe...@indiana.edu wrote: I've been trying to install the TeX minimals on a new

Re: [NTG-context] MK IV new install /Mac OS X

2011-05-17 Thread Matthias Weber
Thanks Aditya On May 17, 2011, at 12:36 PM, Aditya Mahajan wrote: Did you run this for TL ConTeXt or the minimals ConTeXt. From a terminal run source /path-to-context/tex/setuptex mtxrun --generate Then try compiling a test file from the terminal. this works. Any suggestions? If

Re: [NTG-context] Minute not working in unit module?

2011-03-23 Thread Matthias Weber
Thanks - that indeed does work. The wiki suggested to use \Minute. Matthias On Mar 22, 2011, at 5:46 PM, Aditya Mahajan wrote: On Tue, 22 Mar 2011, Matthias Weber wrote: Dear all, \usemodule[units] \starttext $1 \Minute$ \stoptext gives an undefined control sequence for \Minute

[NTG-context] Automatic cross reference to next page at automatic page breaks only

2011-03-23 Thread Matthias Weber
Dear all, I am trying to create a screen document that relies entirely on navigation via links. A typically page has several cross references in it the reader has to choose from (think of multiple choice tests). Occasionally, a page is too long to fit on a single screen. I would like to have

[NTG-context] Minute not working in unit module?

2011-03-22 Thread Matthias Weber
Dear all, \usemodule[units] \starttext $1 \Minute$ \stoptext gives an undefined control sequence for \Minute, both in mk2 and mk4. Matthias ___ If your question is of interest to others as well, please add an entry

Re: [NTG-context] Making contents 'clickable'

2011-03-03 Thread Matthias Weber
\setupinteraction [state=start] Matthias On Mar 3, 2011, at 8:30 AM, Cecil Westerhof wrote: In a lot of e-books you see that when you are at the contents that the chapters an sections can be clicked and you go to them. Can ConTeXt make this kind of documents? -- Cecil Westerhof

Re: [NTG-context] Personalizing a PDF generated with ConTeXt

2011-03-01 Thread Matthias Weber
I use \setupinteraction [state=start, title={My Book}, author={Just Me}, subtitle={(no way)}, keywords={cool} ] There probably are more options... Matthias On Mar 1, 2011, at 10:09 AM, Cecil Westerhof wrote: I would like to integrate in the generated PDF's some personal information. What

Re: [NTG-context] Guttenberg's dissertation typeset in ConTeXt

2011-02-21 Thread Matthias Weber
The dissertation was typeset (for publication) by werksatz • Büro für Typografie und Buchgestaltung. Berlin, and my guess is that they are using ConTeXt. Matthias On Feb 21, 2011, at 12:43 PM, Arthur Reutenauer wrote: Did anyone on this list know (or did anyone notice yet) that the print

Re: [NTG-context] slightly OT: tablets

2010-07-19 Thread Matthias Weber
Hi Thomas, you can even do presentations of PDFs with an iPod touch. You will need a dock connector/ TV out cable (http://support.apple.com/kb/ ht1454). In iOS 4, you have direct support of PDFs, i.e. you can copy PDFs directly to your iPod. Before that, you needed a separate app to view

[NTG-context] Indents, enumerations, and modes (mk2+mk4)

2010-06-01 Thread Matthias Weber
Dear all, I have two questions regarding using spacing in enumerations. Depending on a mode being enabled, I would like to add a command at the beginning of an enumeration (I want to place something in the margin, but it doesn't actually matter what I do, only when). As shown in the

[NTG-context] bookmark for index

2010-05-20 Thread Matthias Weber
Dear all, \completeindex creates the bookmark index . I'd like to have the capitalized version Index. Is there a way to change that? Thanks, Matthias ___ If your question is of interest to others as well, please

Re: [NTG-context] bookmark for index

2010-05-20 Thread Matthias Weber
Thanks Hans, is there a mk2 solution as well? Matthias On May 20, 2010, at 1:01 PM, Hans Hagen wrote: On 20-5-2010 6:01, Matthias Weber wrote: Dear all, \completeindex creates the bookmark index . I'd like to have the capitalized version Index. Is there a way to change

Re: [NTG-context] lmmi12 missing in minimals

2010-04-07 Thread Matthias Weber
I have ConTeXt ver: 2010.03.30 18:56 MKIV fmt: 2010.4.7 int: english/english and everything is fine here. Matthias On Apr 7, 2010, at 8:02 AM, Mikael Persson wrote: Compiling a larger doc I get LuaTeX warning (file lmsy10): Font lmsy10 at 441 not found LuaTeX warning (file msbm10):

Re: [NTG-context] mkiv: wide gap between name and text of enumerations

2010-04-06 Thread Matthias Weber
Thanks Peter, that helps, but it means I need to tune all my 20 enumerations... Matthias On Apr 6, 2010, at 1:25 AM, Peter Münster wrote: On Tue, Apr 06 2010, Matthias Weber wrote: \defineenumeration [blurb] [text=Blurb

Re: [NTG-context] Latest beta...

2010-04-06 Thread Matthias Weber
No problem here, but I'm running Leopard (intel). Matthias On Apr 6, 2010, at 5:06 PM, Mojca Miklavec wrote: On Tue, Apr 6, 2010 at 21:24, Willi Egger wrote: I just updated the latest beta in a completely new tree: I get now the following message: .../lua60/tex/texmf-osx-intel/bin/context:

Re: [NTG-context] Splitting a page in given ratios

2010-04-05 Thread Matthias Weber
Thanks Wolfgang, you made my morning! Matthias On Apr 5, 2010, at 3:32 AM, Wolfgang Schuster wrote: Am 05.04.10 01:10, schrieb Matthias Weber: Dear all, this is probably even easy in plain TeX, but as I have never learned it properly, I am asking anyway: I would like to have a way

[NTG-context] Framed text in paragraphs too wide

2010-04-05 Thread Matthias Weber
Dear all, my problem with framed text persists in paragraphs: The frame extends over the entire page as soon as the paragraph has more than one line. Problem exists in mkii and mkiv. Minimal example below. Thanks, Matthias \setupcolors[state=start] \setupcolor[rgb] \definetextbackground

Re: [NTG-context] Framed text in paragraphs too wide

2010-04-05 Thread Matthias Weber
Thanks Aditya, that is what I need. I don't really understand the difference between framedtext and textbackground, but all my framing and coloring desires seem to be realizable with framedtext. Matthias On Apr 5, 2010, at 7:50 PM, Aditya Mahajan wrote: On Mon, 5 Apr 2010, Matthias Weber

[NTG-context] mkiv: wide gap between name and text of enumerations

2010-04-05 Thread Matthias Weber
Dear all, I use in mkii \defineenumeration [blurb] [text=Blurb, way=bysection, location=hanging] \starttext \startblurb Here

Re: [NTG-context] InteractionsBar - another shot

2010-04-04 Thread Matthias Weber
So what do you recommend: - not use the interactionbuttons - pray that they will start working some time in the future - buy Hans a beer (I would have done that a while ago, but shipping is more expensive than the product. Maybe there is a service in Holland where you can have beer

[NTG-context] Splitting a page in given ratios

2010-04-04 Thread Matthias Weber
Dear all, this is probably even easy in plain TeX, but as I have never learned it properly, I am asking anyway: I would like to have a way to split a part of a page into two columns of different width, so something like \startsplitpage[columns=2,spacing=fill] \startcolumn[1][width=.6

Re: [NTG-context] The ConTeXt book

2010-04-02 Thread Matthias Weber
Yes, that's indeed good to know. My MAIN problem with mkiv is that I can't get interaction bars working. I posted two basic setups a while ago, and while they work fine in mkii, they fail in mkiv. Never got a response ... Matthias On Apr 2, 2010, at 10:12 AM, Hans Hagen wrote: On

[NTG-context] InteractionsBar - another shot

2010-04-02 Thread Matthias Weber
Dear al, let me try again: The following works in mkii but all the buttons get squeezed together in mkiv. I have the hunch that I'm doing something that I am not supposed to which just accidentally works in mkii. But I can't figure out what. Thanks, Matthias \setupbodyfont

[NTG-context] Where is the cow?

2010-03-06 Thread Matthias Weber
Dear all, maybe a catchy subject line will get attention -:) Indeed, the cow seems to be missing in mk2 and is overly present in mk4 in the sense that my own image cow.jpg within the same directory as the document below gets ignored in favor of the cow that's present in the mk4 minimals.

[NTG-context] Breaking textframes across pages

2010-03-05 Thread Matthias Weber
Dear all, if I understand correctly, framed texts (\startframedtext ... startframedtext) are not broken across pages. In contrast, when I set up an emumeration to to be framed, it is broken, but in such a way that the bottom margin of the first part and the top margin of the second part are

[NTG-context] framed text backgrounds in enumerations disappear in figuretexts

2010-02-13 Thread Matthias Weber
Dear all, I have set up enumerations with framed backgrounds, and when I place these into a figuretext, the frame+background disappear. The problem occurs both in mk2 and mk4. In mk4, you can also see the unexpected indent I mentioned in my previous email. Example below. Thanks, Matthias

Re: [NTG-context] framed text backgrounds in enumerations disappear in figuretexts

2010-02-13 Thread Matthias Weber
Sure. But that is of course not want I want. Matthias On Feb 13, 2010, at 10:29 AM, mpg wrote: Matthias Weber escribió: Dear all, I have set up enumerations with framed backgrounds, and when I place these into a figuretext, the frame+background disappear. The problem occurs both in mk2

Re: [NTG-context] ancient greek module

2010-02-13 Thread Matthias Weber
I was about to ask a similar question. I'd like to include a few greek quotes (with correct accents) in an otherwise latin (english) text. What's the simplest way of doing this? Matthias On Feb 13, 2010, at 12:16 PM, Steffen Wolfrum wrote: Hi, is t-greek-2008.08.11.zip still valid (and

[NTG-context] Undesired indent in enumerations (mk4)

2010-02-12 Thread Matthias Weber
Dear all, when I have an enumeration with empty text (i.e. text={},), mk4 produces undesired indenting. mk2 works ok. Here a minimal example: \setupbodyfont [10pt] \defineenumeration [exercise] [before=\blank, after=\blank, way=bysection, text={}, start=1, location=hanging, letter=rm]

[NTG-context] More numbering trouble with blocks

2010-01-24 Thread Matthias Weber
Dear all, when pairing exercises with recalled solution blocks it seems that both are numbered consecutively but independently. When I don't give a solution to an exercise, the subsequent solution numbers are incorrect. What is the proper way to deal with this? Manipulate the counter in

[NTG-context] More questions about hiding/reusing blocks

2010-01-22 Thread Matthias Weber
Dear all, I have two more questions about reusing blocks and interreferencing them. First of all, I have set up problems within different chapters, and would like to have a separate chapter at the end that gathers the solutions chapter by chapter like \chapter{Solutions}

[NTG-context] Calligraphic letters in Mark IV

2010-01-22 Thread Matthias Weber
Dear all, what's the best way to use calligraphic letters in LuaTeX? I am used to \starttext \calligraphic{H} \stoptext which doesn't work in Mark IV (undefined control sequence). Thanks, Matthias ___ If your

Re: [NTG-context] Calligraphic letters in Mark IV

2010-01-22 Thread Matthias Weber
into fonts yet... Matthias Weber On Jan 22, 2010, at 12:29 PM, Hans Hagen wrote: On 22-1-2010 16:55, Matthias Weber wrote: Dear all, what's the best way to use calligraphic letters in LuaTeX? I am used to \starttext \calligraphic{H} \stoptext which doesn't work in Mark IV (undefined

[NTG-context] Hyperlinks in the table of contents/ Mark IV

2010-01-22 Thread Matthias Weber
Dear all, it appears that the hyperlinks from the section numbers in the table of contents to the actual sections have disappeared in Mark IV. The following works in Mark II: \setupinteraction[state=start] \starttext \completecontent \section{A} \section{B} \stoptext There certainly is a

Re: [NTG-context] Calligraphic letters in Mark IV

2010-01-22 Thread Matthias Weber
Thanks! Matthias On Jan 22, 2010, at 12:53 PM, Wolfgang Schuster wrote: Am 22.01.10 18:49, schrieb Matthias Weber: Yes indeed, I need this just for math. So do I really need to grab some font that has calligraphic , write/ use a typescript, and then write $text{\calligraphic H

Re: [NTG-context] Text backgrounds once again (follow-up)

2010-01-15 Thread Matthias Weber
Thanks, that solves it! Matthias On Jan 14, 2010, at 5:15 PM, Aditya Mahajan wrote: On Thu, 14 Jan 2010, Matthias Weber wrote: Thanks, that is what I want to see. So ConTeXt live is broken as well as TeXlive 2009? No. Both are (understandably) slightly paranoid, and disable \write18

[NTG-context] reusing figures ok - problem with hiding blocks in MKIV

2010-01-15 Thread Matthias Weber
Dear all, after (finally) installing the minimals, the zip with the figures TeXs as expected with MKII and MKIV. Now, in MKIV I notice another issue. I use the \hideblocks mechanism to hide and reuse answers and get an error message (Undefined control sequence) in MKIV while everything is

[NTG-context] Text backgrounds once again

2010-01-14 Thread Matthias Weber
Dear all, after a long break I am returning to two larger projects of mine, and to celebrate, I upgraded to ConTeXt from the current TeXLive. To my surprise, mostly everything looks as before (which is good), but all my text backgrounds are gone. A little search brought up Wolf-gang's

Re: [NTG-context] Text backgrounds once again (follow-up)

2010-01-14 Thread Matthias Weber
More precisely, what formerly worked (with my 2008 installation, and it still works when I switch back) is the following minimized setup. The frame and the background are gone :(, the red text is there. Matthias \setupcolors[state=start] \definecolor[defc][r=.9,g=.9,b=.94]

Re: [NTG-context] Text backgrounds once again (follow-up)

2010-01-14 Thread Matthias Weber
: 2010.1.11 int: english/ english The outcome is to my knowledge correct See attachment. Kind regards Willi backgrounds.pdf On Jan 14, 2010, at 9:55 PM, Matthias Weber wrote: More precisely, what formerly worked (with my 2008 installation, and it still works when I switch back) is the following

[NTG-context] NOT reusing figures

2010-01-14 Thread Matthias Weber
Dear All, I just notice another discrepancy between 2009 and earlier ConTeXt: I organize my project in folders/subfolders according to chapters/ sections, and each section folder contains the files needed for that section: the ConTeXt source, images, and helper files etc. Now it happens so

[NTG-context] Movie control buttons?

2008-12-04 Thread Matthias Weber
Dear all, has somebody created simple control buttons (play, pause, etc) for included movies (for instance using metapost) which I could borrow? Thanks, Matthias ___ If your question is of interest to others as

Re: [NTG-context] distro info

2008-06-14 Thread Matthias Weber
For a while I thought it doesn't make sense for me to add to this thread, but there appears to be a complete ignorance among many power ConTeXt users about abnormal ways to use ConTeXt, and maybe even computers. I believe that there are keyboard people and mouse people. I myself am mostly

Re: [NTG-context] distro info

2008-06-13 Thread Matthias Weber
On Jun 13, 2008, at 2:20 PM, Henning Hraban Ramm wrote: Even with GUI layout projects I normally have a Terminal open - e.g. for quick (batch) renaming (renaming is one of the few really annoying mis-features of MacOS X - YES I REALLY WANT TO CHANGE THE EXTENSION AND I KNOW WHAT I DO,

Re: [NTG-context] InDesign/InCopy vs. TeX and friends

2008-06-01 Thread Matthias Weber
One thing that hasn't been emphasized enough in this thread is the beneficial effect of TeX for the scientific community, in particular the mathematical, physical, and chemical sciences. TeX has made it possible to easilyfreely prepare and distribute manuscripts. There even is a preprint

[NTG-context] Presentation style problem

2007-08-05 Thread Matthias Weber
Hello, I've been using the green presentation style aka s-pre-02 in a few presentations. When I typeset these now, using ConTeXt ver: 2007.04.17 12:51 MKII fmt: 2007.5.18 int: english/english, (or LiveConTeXt as of today), the text runs right up to the green rectangle, leaving no margin

Re: [NTG-context] gwTeX problem

2007-06-06 Thread Matthias Weber
If you don't need the very very latest version, do yourself a favor and download the gwTeX installer from http://www.tug.org/mactex/morepackages.html It's big, but it does it with one click, and it's only a month old. On the other hand, it would be convenient if we could quickly upgrade to

Re: [NTG-context] testing for broken links to external documents

2007-05-29 Thread Matthias Weber
Thanks, this helps a lot! Matthias On May 29, 2007, at 1:22 PM, Peter Münster wrote: On Mon, 28 May 2007, Matthias Weber wrote: is there a simple TeX/ConTeXt way to test in a TeX file whether a link to an external document is broken so that I get an error message if not? Quick

[NTG-context] testing for broken links to external documents

2007-05-28 Thread Matthias Weber
Dear all, is there a simple TeX/ConTeXt way to test in a TeX file whether a link to an external document is broken so that I get an error message if not? I am using numerous links to external files (on my hard drive) and I'd like to make sure that none of the links are broken without going

Re: [NTG-context] GWTEX -- Uninstall before installing the new?

2007-01-03 Thread Matthias Weber
I did both, and both work methods work - I haven't tried to reuse the deprecated version though. You have to change in TeXshop the engine from /usr/local/teTeX/bin/ powerpc-apple-darwin-current to /usr/local/gwTeX/bin/powerpc-apple- darwin-current to make it work. If you modified your TeX

Re: [NTG-context] Columns and backgrounds problem

2006-11-10 Thread Matthias Weber
To provide a workaround for my own question: Using columnsets instead of columns works. Matthias On Nov 7, 2006, at 9:39 AM, Matthias Weber wrote: Hello, I am trying to use backgrounds in columns. Typically, the background runs into the other column as the following example

[NTG-context] Columns and backgrounds problem

2006-11-07 Thread Matthias Weber
Hello, I am trying to use backgrounds in columns. Typically, the background runs into the other column as the following example. Is this a limitation, or am I doing something wrong? Any help is appreciated. Matthias \setupcolors[state=start] \setuppagenumbering[location=]

Re: [NTG-context] Printing ConTeXt books on Lulu? (Was: A new manual)

2006-11-01 Thread Matthias Weber
Not unless the copyright holders submit the material to Lulu. In short, Lulu.com is a print-on-demand publisher with no costs involved for the author: He or she uploads a 'book', specifies bindings and his/her royalties, and if someone purchases the book, it is printed and send to the person.

Re: [NTG-context] gwTeX: FatalError : Your format does not match the base files!

2006-09-15 Thread Matthias Weber
, at 11:27 AM, Matthias Weber wrote: Dear all, I have tried updating ConTeXt with the result that any ConTeXt document results in the above error message :( I have re-installed everything (I hope - deleted teTeX from /usr/ local/, and the ipackages folder from the home directory, then re

Re: [NTG-context] gwTeX: FatalError : Your format does not match the base files!

2006-09-15 Thread Matthias Weber
/Users/matthias/Library/texmf/web2c/cont-en.fmt /usr/local/teTeX/share/texmf.local/web2c/cont-en.fmt On Sep 15, 2006, at 11:46 AM, Thomas A. Schmitz wrote: What is the output of kpsewhere cont-en.fmt? Thomas On Sep 15, 2006, at 5:21 PM, Matthias Weber wrote: Hi Alan, that's

Re: [NTG-context] gwTeX: FatalError : Your format does not match the base files!

2006-09-15 Thread Matthias Weber
: use 'texmfstart texexec' instead On Sep 15, 2006, at 12:31 PM, Thomas A. Schmitz wrote: On Sep 15, 2006, at 5:51 PM, Matthias Weber wrote: I can't locate any other copies of the files on my machine, either... /Users/matthias/Library/texmf/web2c/cont-en.fmt /usr/local/teTeX/share

[NTG-context] gwTeX: FatalError : Your format does not match the base files!

2006-09-14 Thread Matthias Weber
Dear all, I have tried updating ConTeXt with the result that any ConTeXt document results in the above error message :( I have re-installed everything (I hope - deleted teTeX from /usr/ local/, and the ipackages folder from the home directory, then re-installed everything using iinstaller)

[NTG-context] CoNTeXt on Mac OS X with iinstaller still broken

2006-06-15 Thread Matthias Weber
Dear Mac-ConTeXt users (and other experts), I typically upgrade my least used Mac (my laptop) to the newest ConTeXt release first, and only go ahead with the desktop when my projects compile fine. Otherwise, I usually wait until the more proficient users have sorted things out. Now, for a

Re: [NTG-context] CoNTeXt on Mac OS X with iinstaller still broken

2006-06-15 Thread Matthias Weber
(on a Mac), and this person is even less educated in this kind of surgery than I am. Matthias On Jun 15, 2006, at 8:24 AM, Taco Hoekwater wrote: Matthias Weber wrote: Dear Mac-ConTeXt users (and other experts), I typically upgrade my least used Mac (my laptop) to the newest ConTeXt release

Re: [NTG-context] Angle braces?

2006-06-08 Thread Matthias Weber
Hi, this depends -- different fonts contain different kinds of 'angle braces', depending on their purpose. Do you want them for (french style) quotations, or for typesetting math? The following is a set of examples -- they might look very different with other fonts. Matthias (\langle and

Re: [NTG-context] Accessing local files -- more precise description

2006-05-03 Thread Matthias Weber
Dear all again, as a follow-up to my previous question, I think I can now ask more precisely: In Acrobat, a linked document can be treated in different ways. A 'webdocument' is typically just downloaded (and opened in Acrobat if possible). This is the behavior I get when using \from with

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