Re: [NTG-context] Grammar (was: Semantic data in ConTeXt?)

2010-07-27 Thread Rory Molinari
On Mon, Jul 26, 2010 at 2:48 AM, John Haltiwanger john.haltiwan...@gmail.com wrote: Whether it is useless/'no problem exists' is not up to you to decide: it is up to those who do find it important. As long as some people find it important, no childish dismissals will remove that importance.

Re: [NTG-context] Grammar (was: Semantic data in ConTeXt?)

2010-07-27 Thread Rory Molinari
On Tue, Jul 27, 2010 at 4:12 PM, Marcin Borkowski mb...@atos.wmid.amu.edu.pl wrote: I like that!  Although I bet that sooner or later some stupid feminist will accuse you of cheating (unless you toss the female side more often, in which case she'll be waiting for this tendency to change;)...)

Re: [NTG-context] METAPOST's superellipse with superness0.5 does not give a superellipse

2010-03-01 Thread Rory Molinari
James's explanation appears to be right. On p 126 of the METAFONTbook Knuth says that the superness should be between 0.5 (when you get a diamond) and 1.0 (when you get a square). Exercise 14.6 asks the reader to Try superellimpse with superness values less than 0.5 or greater than 1.0; explain

Re: [NTG-context] METAPOST's superellipse with superness0.5 does not give a superellipse

2010-03-01 Thread Rory Molinari
)}r     cycle; enddef; beginfig(0);   superellipse(     ( 100, 50  ),     ( 50,  100 ),     ( 0,   50  ),     ( 50,  0   ),     0.6     ); endfig; end; On Mon, Mar 1, 2010 at 4:20 PM, Rory Molinari quo...@gmail.com wrote: James's explanation appears to be right. On p 126

Re: [NTG-context] Is there anything like developer's manual for ConTeXt?

2009-03-18 Thread Rory Molinari
Taco Hoekwater wrote: Corin Royal Drummond wrote: Many have voiced the same complaint. I understand that Hans and every one are occupied with building MKIV (aka LuaTeX), and that documentation is not their highest priority. There's the wiki, the wonderfully active mailing list, and what used

Re: [NTG-context] formula label

2008-12-04 Thread Rory Molinari
Hello, Aditya Mahajan wrote: if formula_width + 2*label_width hsize place formula in center of hsize, place label on right else if formula_width + label_width hsize DONT_KNOW else place formula in the center of hszie, place label one the next line endif I do not know what is

Re: [NTG-context] difference between TeX behavior and ConTeXt

2008-11-25 Thread Rory Molinari
Lars Huttar wrote: Thanks for the explanation. I hope that when the manual is finished it will make this clearer. Currently, the draft chapter says As will be explained later, the command \rm is used to switch to a roman/serif/regular style which does not seem to be happening. I think it

Re: [NTG-context] Documentation (Re: PhD Thesis in ConTeXt)

2008-10-23 Thread Rory Molinari
Hi, Taco Hoekwater wrote: Hi, John Devereux wrote: There actually is something you (and everybody else) can do: provide feedback on the current version of the manual(s). For example, it would be nice to know whether there are errors or unclarities in it (or omissions, but that actually

Re: [NTG-context] Problems with Palatino sans serif

2008-10-20 Thread Rory Molinari
Taco Hoekwater wrote: Hi Rory, Hi Taco, Thanks for responding. Because there is no fallback font defined either, you get 'nothing' when you switch to \ss in the older contexts. You could attempt to update your context installation, but this could introduce new problems, so it may be

Re: [NTG-context] Problems with Palatino sans serif

2008-10-19 Thread Rory Molinari
Hi again, On Oct 19, 2008, at 7:37 AM, Idris Samawi Hamid ادريس سماوي حامد wrote: On Sat, 18 Oct 2008 20:10:02 -0600, Aditya Mahajan [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: What is wrong with my installation (or my document)? Can you attach your log file? Does adding \usetypescriptfile[type- gyr]

[NTG-context] Problems with Palatino sans serif

2008-10-18 Thread Rory Molinari
version strings from texexec: This is pdfTeXk, Version 3.1415926-1.40.9 (Web2C 7.5.7) ConTeXt ver: 2008.04.11 00:07 MKII fmt: 2008.10.11 int: english/ english What is wrong with my installation (or my document)? Cheers, Rory Molinari

Re: [NTG-context] Problems with Palatino sans serif

2008-10-18 Thread Rory Molinari
On Oct 18, 2008, at 4:13 PM, Rory Molinari wrote: Hi, I'm having problems with Palatino sans serif in my documents. Consider the following small file: \usetypescript[palatino][ec] \setupbodyfont[palatino,10pt] \starttext \ss Hello world! {\tfa\ss tfa} {\tfb\ss tfb} {\tfc\ss tfc

Re: [NTG-context] Problems with Palatino sans serif

2008-10-18 Thread Rory Molinari
On Oct 18, 2008, at 4:59 PM, Aditya Mahajan wrote: On Sat, 18 Oct 2008, Rory Molinari wrote: Hi, I'm having problems with Palatino sans serif in my documents. Consider the following small file: \usetypescript[palatino][ec] \setupbodyfont[palatino,10pt] \starttext \ss Hello world! {\tfa

Re: [NTG-context] Changing margins mid-page?

2008-10-14 Thread Rory Molinari
On Oct 13, 2008, at 11:50 PM, Wolfgang Schuster wrote: On Tue, Oct 14, 2008 at 7:31 AM, Rory Molinari [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: [Description of my problem, and a failed solution using paragraphs] The problem with this is that this setup cannot break across pages, so when a section

[NTG-context] Adding custom key/value pairs

2008-04-12 Thread Rory Molinari
Hi, I'm new to ConTeXt and decided to teach myself a bit by resetting my old thesis (originally done, many years ago, in LaTeX). As the purpose is to teach myself ConTeXt rather than just have an electronic version of the thesis I decided to try to do things the right way. So, in setting the