Re: [NTG-context] crop marks

2016-06-29 Thread Thomas Fehige
maybe half a line on both, depending on how more or less precise printer and cutting alignments work. Thanks -- Thomas Am 29.06.2016 um 12:37 schrieb Thomas A. Schmitz: On 29 Jun 2016, at 12:14, Thomas Fehige <tho...@fehige.de> wrote: \definepapersize[Labelpaper][width=95mm,height=90mm]

Re: [NTG-context] crop marks

2016-06-29 Thread Thomas Fehige
maybe half a line on both, depending on how more or less precise printer and cutting alignments work. Thanks -- Thomas Am 29.06.2016 um 12:37 schrieb Thomas A. Schmitz: On 29 Jun 2016, at 12:14, Thomas Fehige <tho...@fehige.de> wrote: \definepapersize[Labelpaper][width=95mm,height=90mm]

[NTG-context] crop marks

2016-06-29 Thread Thomas Fehige
I wonder how I can get crop marks to work. This is what I have, but they don't show: %=== MWE = \definepapersize[Labelpaper][width=95mm,height=90mm] \setuppapersize[Labelpaper][A4,portrait] \setuplayout[ backspace=3mm, margin=0mm, topspace=3mm, header=0mm,

Re: [NTG-context] Text inline fractions

2016-06-25 Thread Thomas Fehige
Lovely, thanks Wolfgang! (Wish I knew how to find such things on my own.) Cheers -- Thomas Am 22.06.2016 um 15:45 schrieb Wolfgang Schuster: Thomas Fehige <mailto:tho...@fehige.de> 22. Juni 2016 um 14:34 Is there a clean and easy way in mkiv to create text inline fractions with a

[NTG-context] Equivalent in ConTeXt mkiv for LaTeX's picture environment?

2016-06-25 Thread Thomas Fehige
The headline says it: As a convert from LaTeX I'm looking for the functionality of LaTeX's picture environment, i.e. the placing of boxes et al. according to absolute coordinates, possibly with calculating measurements and coordinates on the go, like the stuff provided by the picture package

[NTG-context] Text inline fractions

2016-06-22 Thread Thomas Fehige
Is there a clean and easy way in mkiv to create text inline fractions with a slash; something like 1{}^1/_2 to mean one and a half? Thank you -- Thomas ___ If your question is of interest to others as well, please

Re: [NTG-context] basic fontsizes question

2016-06-08 Thread Thomas Fehige
Thank you Wolfgang, that solves the mystery. (As the poster is for a philosophical association, "few words" is not applicable here.) Am 08.06.2016 um 11:11 schrieb Wolfgang Schuster: Thomas Fehige <mailto:tho...@fehige.de> 8. Juni 2016 um 10:35 Nevertheless, I prefer to k

Re: [NTG-context] basic fontsizes question

2016-06-08 Thread Thomas Fehige
Am 06.06.2016 um 22:48 schrieb Wolfgang Schuster: Hi Thomas, [Thanks for the hint re starting a new thread, I didn't know that, sorry.] Thomas Fehige <mailto:tho...@fehige.de> 6. Juni 2016 um 16:05 In the fonts book I found the \definebodyfont command, but it does not to do what I ex

[NTG-context] basic fontsizes question

2016-06-07 Thread Thomas Fehige
In the fonts book I found the \definebodyfont command, but it does not to do what I expected. What I need (for a poster) is a set of absolute font sizes. I tried the code below. I put some quirks in, like the huge value for "a", to see if it works, but it doesn't. It just uses the preset

Re: [NTG-context] basic fontsizes question

2016-06-06 Thread Thomas Fehige
edit: Sorry, I meant the command \definebodyfontenvironment, of course, like in the code sample. Am 06.06.2016 um 16:05 schrieb Thomas Fehige: In the fonts book I found the \definebodyfont command, but it does not to do what I expected. What I need (for a poster) is a set of absolute font

[NTG-context] basic fontsizes question

2016-06-06 Thread Thomas Fehige
In the fonts book I found the \definebodyfont command, but it does not to do what I expected. What I need (for a poster) is a set of absolute font sizes. I tried the code below. I put some quirks in, like the huge value for "a", to see if it works, but it doesn't. It just uses the preset

Re: [NTG-context] Partial \framed

2016-06-06 Thread Thomas Fehige
Thank you Wolfgang, that is exactly what I was looking for. I apologize for the incomplete example. I have no idea, however, how all the empty lines got in there. They weren't there when I clicked "send", only when I saw it in the list. Thomas Am 06.06.2016 um 12:32 schrieb Wolfgang

[NTG-context] Partial \framed

2016-06-06 Thread Thomas Fehige
I'm trying to put a piece of text in a partial frame that's meant to look like square brackets aligned with the left and right edges of the textblock. I tried to use two \framed constructions inside each other, the outer one with width=textwidth and negative toffset and boffset, the inner one

[NTG-context] Letterspacing

2016-05-29 Thread Thomas Fehige
I'm still trying to understand some ConTeXt ways of doing things, being a kind of LaTeX native myself. I bought the context-fonts manual, but still can't figure out how to implement a macro that does the simple(?) following, especially item 3: 1. Make #1 uppercase [OK, in simple situations I

Re: [NTG-context] Setting up TeXworks

2016-05-19 Thread Thomas Fehige
un --script fonts --list --all To search a font (like didot) : mtxrun --script fonts --list --pattern=*didot* --all All these commands are the same on windows/linux/OS X More information in French here : https://fr.wikibooks.org/wiki/ConTeXt Hope that ich sende nicht Eulen nach Athens ! JP

Re: [NTG-context] Setting up TeXworks

2016-05-19 Thread Thomas Fehige
Am 17.05.2016 um 14:59 schrieb Hans Hagen: Using --tree is quite ok for this. Maybe TeXworks sets some environment variable that interferes otherwise. Normally using the full path should also work, so /usr/local/context/texmf-linux-64/mtxrun Well, it isn't normal, apparently. I remember I

Re: [NTG-context] Setting up TeXworks

2016-05-17 Thread Thomas Fehige
I don't feel confident to add this to the wiki, but maybe someone else does and will. Thanks for listening -- Thomas Am 17.05.2016 um 13:16 schrieb Thomas Fehige: I tried that, no success (not very different from what I did before either). Are there other tests that I could do? Can't anybo

Re: [NTG-context] Setting up TeXworks

2016-05-17 Thread Thomas Fehige
://lesfichesabebert.fr/index.php/Context/Instalation, there are some explanations about the TeXWorks typesetting setting. There are some screen prints which may help. - Mail original - De: "Thomas Fehige" <tho...@fehige.de> À: ntg-context@ntg.nl Envoyé: Lundi 16 Mai 2016 17:46:13

Re: [NTG-context] Setting up TeXworks

2016-05-16 Thread Thomas Fehige
Am 06.05.2016 um 13:39 schrieb L.S.-Soc: I've searched through the mailing list, what the initial post to this topic was, but i couldn't find it. If you're having trouble to make context compile a document, try this: - TeXworks tools.ini doesn't need to be edited manually. It's the file

[NTG-context] ConTeXt and Scite

2016-05-16 Thread Thomas Fehige
For the time being, I think I'm giving up on pairing ConTeXt standalone and TeXworks on my Xubuntu machine and try to try out SciTE. In the manual it says that If you want to use ConTEXt, you need to copy the relevant files from /tex/texmf-context/context/data/scite to the path were

Re: [NTG-context] Setting up TeXworks

2016-05-15 Thread Thomas Fehige
ontext.lua' -- Clueless greetings -- Thomas Am 09.05.2016 um 13:02 schrieb Thomas Fehige: To prevent misunderstandings: This is /not/ the solution, the problem remains that the newly installed standalone mtxrun doesn't find certain configuration files and complains about a

Re: [NTG-context] Setting up TeXworks

2016-05-09 Thread Thomas Fehige
the command line. Am 07.05.2016 um 12:49 schrieb Thomas Fehige: Am 06.05.2016 um 10:04 schrieb Mojca Miklavec: Can you check the paths in the fourth tab (= Typesetting) of Preferences/Settings? It is possible that you have more than one version of ConTeXt installed and that you see different paths

Re: [NTG-context] Setting up TeXworks

2016-05-07 Thread Thomas Fehige
Am 06.05.2016 um 10:04 schrieb Mojca Miklavec: Can you check the paths in the fourth tab (= Typesetting) of Preferences/Settings? It is possible that you have more than one version of ConTeXt installed and that you see different paths in the Terminal than in the GUI. Mojca Yes I have two

[NTG-context] Setting up TeXworks

2016-05-06 Thread Thomas Fehige
Am 29.04.2016 um 11:05 schrieb Wolfgang Schuster: You need a newer context version. OK, that helps. Everything is fine from the command line. I seem to be overlooking something as to the setup of TeXworks, though. I copied the programme calls from the _tools.ini_ that came with the ConTeXt

Re: [NTG-context] glyph substitution

2016-05-06 Thread Thomas Fehige
Am 25.04.2016 um 22:44 schrieb Wolfgang Schuster: Thomas Fehige <mailto:tho...@fehige.de> 25. April 2016 um 20:12 Possibly the test suite you mean is not the same as the one that's described on this page: http://wiki.contextgarden.net/Test_suite ??? That's where I "searched"

Re: [NTG-context] glyph substitution

2016-05-06 Thread Thomas Fehige
Am 25.04.2016 um 22:47 schrieb Wolfgang Schuster: see s-lingual-de.mkiv I'd do that, if I knew what that is and where I can find it. There should be a file with this name in your ConTeXt folder. But there isn't. After seraching the whole file system, these are all the files with remotely

Re: [NTG-context] glyph substitution

2016-05-06 Thread Thomas Fehige
Am 25.04.2016 um 14:48 schrieb Thomas Fehige: Sorry, all of ConTeXt is still very new to me, and the documentation often confuses me. Am 22.04.2016 um 22:28 schrieb Hans Hagen: you can define your own font .. search in the test suite for fallbacks*.tex etc as well as extensions-*.tex

Re: [NTG-context] glyph substitution

2016-05-06 Thread Thomas Fehige
Sorry, all of ConTeXt is still very new to me, and the documentation often confuses me. Am 22.04.2016 um 22:28 schrieb Hans Hagen: you can define your own font .. search in the test suite for fallbacks*.tex etc as well as extensions-*.tex For both searches the test suite answers "No matches

Re: [NTG-context] uppercase, small caps, numerals and German capital sharp s

2016-05-06 Thread Thomas Fehige
Thanks for the clarification, Wolfgang. Am 20.04.2016 um 16:25 schrieb Wolfgang Schuster: [...] I was looking for a general way how to substitute one glyph with another depending on context, thus I can't see how there are different problems in my post? But it's good to hear that others have

Re: [NTG-context] uppercase, small caps, numerals and German capital sharp s

2016-05-06 Thread Thomas Fehige
: Thomas Fehige <mailto:tho...@fehige.de> 19. April 2016 um 09:10 Hello, I'm new to ConTeXt and this list. After a long time of using LaTeX and xeLaTeX I was finally lured into trying ConTexT by its ability of grid typesetting. Today's problem is a bit complex. In a book project I have s

[NTG-context] uppercase, small caps, numerals and German capital sharp s

2016-05-06 Thread Thomas Fehige
Hello, I'm new to ConTeXt and this list. After a long time of using LaTeX and xeLaTeX I was finally lured into trying ConTexT by its ability of grid typesetting. Today's problem is a bit complex. In a book project I have several points where stuff is capitalized or turned into

Re: [NTG-context] Setting up TeXworks

2016-05-03 Thread Thomas Fehige
Am 03.05.2016 um 12:21 schrieb Mojca Miklavec: On 3 May 2016 at 11:51, Thomas Fehige <tho...@fehige.de> wrote: Am 29.04.2016 um 11:05 schrieb Wolfgang Schuster: You need a newer context version. OK, thank you, that helped. Everything is fine from the command line. I seem to be overl

[NTG-context] Setting up TeXworks

2016-05-03 Thread Thomas Fehige
Am 29.04.2016 um 11:05 schrieb Wolfgang Schuster: You need a newer context version. OK, thank you, that helped. Everything is fine from the command line. I seem to be overlooking something as to the setup of TeXworks, though. I copied the programme calls from the _tools.ini_ that came with

[NTG-context] Test Suite Fonts "extensions-001"

2016-04-29 Thread Thomas Fehige
Below is a minimal not-working example extracted from "extensions-001.tex" in the fonts section of the test suite. From what I understand of the code, the second line should read "XPrXcXdXPrX" instead of "abracadabra". But it doesn't, it is still "abracadabra". Compiling the original

Re: [NTG-context] glyph substitution

2016-04-29 Thread Thomas Fehige
Am 27.04.2016 um 17:10 schrieb Hans Hagen: indeed they are lots of small examples (taken from the list or experiments) but they show what can be done if they crash (no sure what you mean there) it's most likely due to fonts you don't have on your machine Yes, many of the blank pages or

Re: [NTG-context] glyph substitution

2016-04-27 Thread Thomas Fehige
Am 25.04.2016 um 22:44 schrieb Wolfgang Schuster: Thomas Fehige <mailto:tho...@fehige.de> 25. April 2016 um 20:12 Possibly the test suite you mean is not the same as the one that's described on this page: http://wiki.contextgarden.net/Test_suite ??? That's where I "searched"

Re: [NTG-context] glyph substitution

2016-04-25 Thread Thomas Fehige
Am 25.04.2016 um 14:48 schrieb Thomas Fehige: Sorry, all of ConTeXt is still very new to me, and the documentation often confuses me. Am 22.04.2016 um 22:28 schrieb Hans Hagen: you can define your own font .. search in the test suite for fallbacks*.tex etc as well as extensions-*.tex

Re: [NTG-context] glyph substitution

2016-04-25 Thread Thomas Fehige
Sorry, all of ConTeXt is still very new to me, and the documentation often confuses me. Am 22.04.2016 um 22:28 schrieb Hans Hagen: you can define your own font .. search in the test suite for fallbacks*.tex etc as well as extensions-*.tex For both searches the test suite answers "No matches

[NTG-context] glyph substitution

2016-04-22 Thread Thomas Fehige
Is there a way to tell ConTeXt to use one glyph where it would on its own use another one? Two examples: - In the font "Purisa Medium" the hyphen comes out as a line that is two or three times fatter and even a little longer than the m-dash. That is clearly wrong, and probably the font

Re: [NTG-context] uppercase, small caps, numerals and German capital sharp s

2016-04-20 Thread Thomas Fehige
Thanks for the clarification, Wolfgang. Am 20.04.2016 um 16:25 schrieb Wolfgang Schuster: [...] I was looking for a general way how to substitute one glyph with another depending on context, thus I can't see how there are different problems in my post? But it's good to hear that others have

Re: [NTG-context] uppercase, small caps, numerals and German capital sharp s

2016-04-20 Thread Thomas Fehige
: Thomas Fehige <mailto:tho...@fehige.de> 19. April 2016 um 09:10 Hello, I'm new to ConTeXt and this list. After a long time of using LaTeX and xeLaTeX I was finally lured into trying ConTexT by its ability of grid typesetting. Today's problem is a bit complex. In a book project I have s

[NTG-context] uppercase, small caps, numerals and German capital sharp s

2016-04-19 Thread Thomas Fehige
Hello, I'm new to ConTeXt and this list. After a long time of using LaTeX and xeLaTeX I was finally lured into trying ConTexT by its ability of grid typesetting. Today's problem is a bit complex. In a book project I have several points where stuff is capitalized or turned into