Re: [NTG-context] Workshop at FrOSCon

2022-07-09 Thread Henning Hraban Ramm via ntg-context
if LuaTeX is better than pdfTeX/XeTeX, and some are complaining that LuaLaTeX is too slow, of course...) HR ___ If your question is of interest to others as well, please add an entry to the Wiki! maillist : ntg-context

Re: [NTG-context] Transliteration

2022-02-03 Thread Hans Hagen via ntg-context
is definitely the correct approach. That's what the rest of the TeX world already does (at least LuaTeX and XeTeX; pdfTeX not of course), see https://github.com/hyphenation/tex-hyphen/blob/master/hyph-utf8/tex/generic/hyph-utf8/loadhyph/loadhyph-sr-latn.tex We have two sets of Cyrillic

Re: [NTG-context] Transliteration

2022-02-03 Thread Mojca Miklavec via ntg-context
oading both patterns at once is definitely the correct approach. That's what the rest of the TeX world already does (at least LuaTeX and XeTeX; pdfTeX not of course), see https://github.com/hyphenation/tex-hyphen/blob/master/hyph-utf8/tex/generic/hyph-utf8/loadhyph/loadhyph-sr-latn.tex We have two se

Re: [NTG-context] new upload

2022-01-23 Thread kauśika via ntg-context
> seen from the user side. > > In my case things improved when I switched to Adishila (in XeTeX): > > \newfontfamily\sanskritfont[Script=Devanagari,Mapping=RomDev,Scale=1.45]{Adi > shilaSan} > > This is, to my taste, the nicest Sanskrit font, but it is difficult to >

Re: [NTG-context] new upload

2022-01-23 Thread hanneder--- via ntg-context
ave to do with the Devanagarī font, or its interaction with (Xe)TeX. Perhaps this is the same phenomenon seen from the user side. In my case things improved when I switched to Adishila (in XeTeX): \newfontfamily\sanskritfont[Script=Devanagari,Mapping=RomDev,Scale=1.45]{AdishilaSan} This is, to

Re: [NTG-context] Critical Editions?

2022-01-10 Thread Jean-Pierre Delange via ntg-context
). See there : https://ctan.org/tex-archive/macros/xetex/hyphenation/sanhyph And his involvement in the discussion about Devanagari romanisation for translitteration and/or specific UTF8 specification in order to respect Devanagari and Brahmi hyphenation with XeTeX. https://tug.org/pipermail

Re: [NTG-context] problem with MkIV/TeXlive/TEXMFCACHE

2021-08-30 Thread Rainer J.H. Brandt via ntg-context
/perl5/bin:.:/Applications/Qt/current/clang_64/bin:/usr/X11/bin dvipdfmx: /opt/local/bin/dvipdfmx dvips: /opt/local/bin/dvips fmtutil: /opt/local/bin/fmtutil kpsewhich: /opt/local/bin/kpsewhich luatex:/opt/local/bin/luatex mktexpk: /opt/local/bin/mktexpk pdf

Re: [NTG-context] Unicode normalization and Hebrew in ConTeXt

2021-08-18 Thread Hans Hagen via ntg-context
font context agreed more often with uniscribe than xetex, but in the end on ehas to make the font okay for all i guess). When we started with opentype (luatex showed up in 2005) we took uniscribe as reference so that is our benchmark. And lack of specs made us figure out things stepwise. Now

Re: [NTG-context] Trouble with using predefined typescript files

2021-06-15 Thread Hans Hagen
OS if that helps current version of ConTeXt: 2021.03.05 19:11 looks like you combine some mkii examples (xtx is a mkii xetex file, and there is no gyr) with mkiv Here is a simple way: \definefontfeature[default] [boldened-30] \definefontfeature[mathextra][boldened-20] \setupbodyfont[pagella] \start

Re: [NTG-context] Issue running ConTeXt from TeX Live 2019 on Alpine Linux 3.12

2021-05-01 Thread Nicola
x= $TEXMFDOTDIR;$TEXMF/tex/{luatex,plain,generic,latex,}// TEXINPUTS.luajithbtex = $TEXMFDOTDIR;$TEXMF/tex/{luatex,plain,generic,latex,}// TEXINPUTS.dviluatex = $TEXMFDOTDIR;$TEXMF/tex/{luatex,plain,generic,latex,}// TEXINPUTS.lualatex= $TEXMFDOTDIR;$TEXMF/t

Re: [NTG-context] Issue running ConTeXt from TeX Live 2019 on Alpine Linux 3.12

2021-05-01 Thread Mojca Miklavec
On Fri, 30 Apr 2021 at 20:53, Nicola wrote: > > This installs and configures repos for Alpine Linux 3.12. Then, > I install TeX Live as follows: > > apk add texlive-full texlive-xetex texlive-luatex texlive-dev > apk add ghostscript ghostscript-fonts ghostscript

[NTG-context] Issue running ConTeXt from TeX Live 2019 on Alpine Linux 3.12

2021-04-30 Thread Nicola
a /etc/apk/repositories apk update This installs and configures repos for Alpine Linux 3.12. Then, I install TeX Live as follows: apk add texlive-full texlive-xetex texlive-luatex texlive-dev apk add ghostscript ghostscript-fonts ghostscript-dev apk add graphicsmagick graphics

[NTG-context] Luatex 1.13.0 announcement.

2021-03-28 Thread luigi scarso
implemented in pdftex and xetex. Two TeX January 2021 DEK buglet fixes (H.Hagen) Mark math glyphs as protected (in order to prevent processing as text in base mode). Removed width/ic compensation for traditional math code path. When restricted system commands is enabled os.setenv has no effect

[NTG-context] tex live code freeze

2021-03-05 Thread Hans Hagen
Hi, The 2021 texlive code is currently being frozen. This means that Mojca will check-in the current context release right before tl gets deep frozen. The MKII code (mkii and mpii files) hasn't changed so it should still work well with pdftex and xetex although I admit that I haven't checked

Re: [NTG-context] composing commands

2021-02-05 Thread Hans Hagen
w method (more lmtx-ish) (actually with mkii in pdftex we need .3 seconds, xetex freezes with 100K but needs 0.53 for 10K, luatex needs 0.18) but I'm sure you don't care much about that so I just implements a variant with warning which takes .19 seconds per 100K so it's a nice compromise. (Prob

Re: [NTG-context] LMTX isn't typesetting math correctly with Pagella

2021-01-18 Thread Mikael Sundqvist
ol which work ok for virtual constructs that only use those 8 bit > fonts but often fail for gyre fonts) > > now, the gust foundation fonts are a mix: they are opentype, have its > parameters and properties but have the wrong width and assume the italic > hackery > > the microsoft cambria fon

Re: [NTG-context] LMTX isn't typesetting math correctly with Pagella

2021-01-17 Thread Hans Hagen
ust foundation fonts are a mix: they are opentype, have its parameters and properties but have the wrong width and assume the italic hackery the microsoft cambria font is the reference for opentype math (and to some extend microsoft word also is) afaik xetex uses the old tex approach also for ope

Re: [NTG-context] a new book has been published, made with the help of ConTeXt

2020-12-23 Thread Robert Zydenbos
n for a similar book? I submitted the PDF to the publisher already last August. At the time I was not yet aware of this happy development in MkIV, and so the book was made with MkII using XeTeX as the backend. But in view of the various advances that were made with MkIV, I hope to make the next boo

[NTG-context] a new book has been published, made with the help of ConTeXt

2020-12-19 Thread Robert Zydenbos
). For those who are curious how I used ConTeXt MkII with the XeTeX backend, a sample chapter is available at http://e.pc.cd/XlhotalK (and then click on "Direkt herunterladen"). Robert Zydenbos ___ If you

[NTG-context] \XeTeX\ misbehaving

2020-12-04 Thread Pablo Rodriguez
Hans, just accidentally, I discovered that \XeTeX\ misbehaves: \starttext \input{zapf} \XETEX\ \input{knuth} \stoptext BTW, this is the MWE after I saw http://www.pragma-ade.com/general/manuals/luametatex.pdf#page=15. I hope it helps, Pablo -- http://www.ousia.tk

Re: [NTG-context] new upload

2020-11-26 Thread Keith McKay
saw that I bugged the xetex logo but that has to wait for a next upload. Hardly critital I suspect.) Hans -   Hans Hagen | PRAGMA ADE   Ridderstraat 27 | 8061 GH Hasselt

Re: [NTG-context] new upload

2020-11-25 Thread Giulio Bertellini
p less but who knows. It's not easy to squeeze out > more (the bottleneck is in the lua code as the (con)tex(t) code is > pretty efficient so we pay a price for flexibility). > > (In the process I saw that I bugged the xetex logo but that

[NTG-context] new upload

2020-11-24 Thread Hans Hagen
is pretty efficient so we pay a price for flexibility). (In the process I saw that I bugged the xetex logo but that has to wait for a next upload. Hardly critital I suspect.) Hans

Re: [NTG-context] Adding built-in support for Serbian language

2020-10-30 Thread Mojca Miklavec
proved. There's no reason why it wouldn't load both scripts at the same time (at least for Unicode engines, which is the only thing that's currently supported anyway). This is what XeTeX loads, for example: https://github.com/hyphenation/tex-hyphen/blob/master/hyph-utf8/tex/generic/hyph-utf8/loadh

Re: [NTG-context] Join Foundation to Support ConTeXt for the next 50 Years

2020-10-18 Thread Henri Menke
Tectonic Typesetting System ( > https://tectonic-typesetting.github.io/en-US/). What are you even talking about? ConTeXt has been using a forked TeX engine for at least a decade. LuaTeX is solely developed by and for the ConTeXt people. BTW, SILE is something completely different (and can't do math yet) and Te

Re: [NTG-context] About vertical typesetting in ConTeXt

2020-08-04 Thread Jairo A. del Rio
> above\\% to demonstrate that the lines are being stacked as >> > normal\rotatebox{-90}{%\XeTeXupwardsmode1\\% successive lines will be >> > stacked upwards instead of downwards\begin{minipage}{4em}% this will be >> > the vertical length of the Mongolian section{\dcw%

Re: [NTG-context] About vertical typesetting in ConTeXt

2020-06-10 Thread Hans Hagen
\\% direct Unicode input of Manchu letters2 ᠮᠠᠨᠵᡠ ᡤᡳᠰᡠᠨ }% End font\end{minipage}\XeTeXupwardsmode0 }% End rotatebox\noindentLine underneath \end{document}| and I see XeTeX uses the primitive |\XeTeXupwardsmodeand some other tricks to get the proper display of Manchu text, so maybe MKII can do

[NTG-context] About vertical typesetting in ConTeXt

2020-06-09 Thread Jairo A. del Rio
}% End font\end{minipage}\XeTeXupwardsmode0}% End rotatebox \noindent Line underneath\end{document} and I see XeTeX uses the primitive \XeTeXupwardsmode and some other tricks to get the proper display of Manchu text, so maybe MKII can do the magic using XeTeX as an engine. How would one use ConTeXt

Re: [NTG-context] Retrieving original value of enviroment variable HOME

2020-05-10 Thread context
nment.oldhome or "??") \stopluacode \stoptext ChkEnv.pdf Description: Adobe PDF document -- generator : luat-sta.lua -- state tag : whatever return { ["context"]={ ["version"]="beta", }, ["engines"]={ ["luatex"]=true, [&quo

Re: [NTG-context] lmtx vs mkiv

2020-04-18 Thread Wolfgang Schuster
ngine=luatex" at the top line of the source file (but no pdftex and xetex in this installer). FWIW, the lmtx installation ships with the latest experimental luatex binary but normally that should not have consequences, but it does permits testing occasional updates. Hans The binary f

Re: [NTG-context] lmtx vs mkiv

2020-04-05 Thread Axel Kielhorn
e > the engine in the usual way with "% engine=luatex" at the top line of the > source file (but no pdftex and xetex in this installer). I updated LMTX on MacOSX 10.13 today. The luatex binary in not executable, thus when I run axel$ context --luatex --version mtx-context

[NTG-context] lmtx vs mkiv

2020-04-03 Thread Hans Hagen
ource file (but no pdftex and xetex in this installer). FWIW, the lmtx installation ships with the latest experimental luatex binary but normally that should not have consequences, but it does permits testing occasional updat

Re: [NTG-context] Question to installation ConTeXt from TeXlive

2020-03-01 Thread Tomas Hala
phics, images, diagrams # # probably no # # >? Math, nat. sci., comp. sci. # # no, context stuff comes with context already # # >? Music # # unlikely # # >? Necessary programmes and files # # what is that # # >? PSTricks # # only if used # # >? Additional

Re: [NTG-context] Question to installation ConTeXt from TeXlive

2020-02-18 Thread Hans Hagen
no ? SW for graphics and fonts no ? XeTeX etc. not for mkiv Hans - Hans Hagen | PRAGMA ADE Ridderstraat 27 | 8061 GH Hasselt | The Netherlands tel: 038 477 53 69

[NTG-context] Question to installation ConTeXt from TeXlive

2020-02-18 Thread Tomas Hala
? SW for graphics and fonts ? XeTeX etc. Thanks in advance. (After completion I can put it on the wiki.) Best wishes, Tomáš ___ If your question is of interest to others as well, please add an entry to the Wiki

Re: [NTG-context] beta vs current

2020-01-30 Thread Hans Hagen
be the yearly tex live snapshots and these will have the year attached to them. So, effectively nothing changes, apart from the fact that we no longer use the labels (and distinction on the website). I like this change. A more fundamental distinction is between the versions: pdftex|xetex : mkii

Re: [NTG-context] beta vs current

2020-01-30 Thread Henri Menke
). > > I like this change. > >> A more fundamental distinction is between the versions: >> >> pdftex|xetex : mkii (probaly not used that much any longer) >> luatex|luajittex : mkiv (also the test for luatex dev) >> luametatex : lmtx (the (upcoming)

Re: [NTG-context] beta vs current

2020-01-30 Thread Aditya Mahajan
, effectively nothing changes, apart from the fact that we no longer use the labels (and distinction on the website). I like this change. A more fundamental distinction is between the versions: pdftex|xetex : mkii (probaly not used that much any longer) luatex|luajittex : mkiv (also the test

[NTG-context] beta vs current

2020-01-30 Thread Hans Hagen
the fact that we no longer use the labels (and distinction on the website). A more fundamental distinction is between the versions: pdftex|xetex : mkii (probaly not used that much any longer) luatex|luajittex : mkiv (also the test for luatex dev) luametatex : lmtx (the (upcoming) real deal

Re: [NTG-context] Loading OTF fonts?

2019-09-12 Thread Jean-Pierre Delange
;> >> Can someone give me an explanation of what I did wrong? Hit me with all the >> technical concepts. I’m competent with fontspec on XeTeX. >> >> Step 1: Copy NotoSerifCJKsc-Regular.otf to ~/context/tex/texmf-local/fonts >> >> Step 2: Run `mtxrun --script font --conver

Re: [NTG-context] Loading OTF fonts?

2019-09-12 Thread Jon Wong
.stackexchange.com/questions/453143/noto-cjk-font-not-usable-with-context > > <https://tex.stackexchange.com/questions/453143/noto-cjk-font-not-usable-with-context> > > Can someone give me an explanation of what I did wrong? Hit me with all the > technical concepts. I’m compet

[NTG-context] Loading OTF fonts?

2019-09-12 Thread Jon Wong
th all the technical concepts. I’m competent with fontspec on XeTeX. Step 1: Copy NotoSerifCJKsc-Regular.otf to ~/context/tex/texmf-local/fonts Step 2: Run `mtxrun --script font --convert NotoSerifCJKsc-Regular.otf' Step 3: Run `mtxrun —script fonts --reload’ Step 4: Run `context test.tex’ The

Re: [NTG-context] texexec is deprecated?

2019-08-12 Thread Mojca Miklavec
On Mon, 12 Aug 2019 at 13:42, Jon Wong wrote: > > I was able to use `context’ but not `texexec’. The latter (`texexec —pdf > test.tex’) tells me that some format file (`cont-en.fmt’) can’t be found. > > Is `texexec’ obsolete? texexec is only for Mark II (8-bit pdfTeX, XeTeX)

Re: [NTG-context] mkii to mkiv - what an ancient user needs to know

2019-06-12 Thread Duncan Hothersall
t; gone and input is utf8 by default that might need to be changed. > Structure has more options. I think the biggest conceptual change in the > setups has been the way footnotes are configured. Of course there are >

Re: [NTG-context] mkii to mkiv - what an ancient user needs to know

2019-06-12 Thread Hans Hagen
he biggest conceptual change in the setups has been the way footnotes are configured. Of course there are new commands too. So, a small example triggering the issue would help, Hans ps. Of course the biggest change is that luatex is used instead of pd

Re: [NTG-context] Fontloader

2019-05-26 Thread Hans Hagen
ligatures especially for the keys above 0x However, I cannot get it run with latest mkiv. It is no problem with xetex. It should print only the five keys and not the ones for every single letter. Herbert \font\keyboard=LibertinusKeyboard-Regular.otf \starttext \keyboard Tab Entf Enter Capslock

[NTG-context] Fontloader

2019-05-25 Thread Herbert Voss
However, I cannot get it run with latest mkiv. It is no problem with xetex. It should print only the five keys and not the ones for every single letter. Herbert \font\keyboard=LibertinusKeyboard-Regular.otf \starttext \keyboard Tab Entf Enter Capslock Windows \stoptext

Re: [NTG-context] optional hyphenation patterns in ancient Greek

2019-03-25 Thread Arthur Reutenauer
a remnant from Mark II, as in pdfTeX and XeTeX it would have resulted in an error; in ConTeXt it just becomes a no-op, which thus shadows LuaTeX’s behaviour that could actually have been useful. The situation in Mark IV is documented in languages-mkiv.pdf which is part of the distribution: Hans re

Re: [NTG-context] cross references to chapters in a book

2019-02-25 Thread Pablo Rodriguez
On 2/23/19 10:51 AM, Wolfgang Schuster wrote: > [...] >> Is this because I am using MkII with XeTeX? > > Is there a reason why you stick with MkII or XeTeX. Hi Wolfgang, support for Indic languages seems to be the reason to use MkII. Pablo -- http

Re: [NTG-context] cross references to chapters in a book

2019-02-23 Thread Wolfgang Schuster
; but keep getting "chapter 4.0". You have to create a minimal working example for this because I can’t tell why you get this output. Is this because I am using MkII with XeTeX? Is there a reason why you stick with MkII

Re: [NTG-context] cross references to chapters in a book

2019-02-22 Thread Robert Zydenbos
ut keep getting "chapter 4.0". > > Is this because I am using MkII with XeTeX? > > Robert > >> On 22. Feb 2019, at 20:47, Wolfgang Schuster >> wrote: >> >> Robert Zydenbos schrieb am 22.02.19 um 17:14: >>> Dear wizards of ConTeXt, >>> In the fi

Re: [NTG-context] cross references to chapters in a book

2019-02-22 Thread Robert Zydenbos
s because I am using MkII with XeTeX? Robert > On 22. Feb 2019, at 20:47, Wolfgang Schuster > wrote: > > Robert Zydenbos schrieb am 22.02.19 um 17:14: >> Dear wizards of ConTeXt, >> In the final stage of completing a book project, I was wondering how to >> aut

[NTG-context] upcoming betas

2018-12-05 Thread Hans Hagen
Hi We currently have mkii : which uses pdftex/xetex mkiv : which uses lua(jit)tex 1.10 and next year we will also have lmtx : which runs luatex functionally there is no difference between mkiv and lmtx but there are some diferences under the hood. It might also turn out to be a bit

Re: [NTG-context] improving kannada script

2018-11-02 Thread luigi scarso
ell-restrictedrestrict system commands to a list of commands given in texmf.cnf are part of the picture. Hans and I have to discuss this point. Just to say: on my linux box, xetex from the official deb package has not hb hardcoded: # ldd `which xetex ` linux-vdso.so.1 (0x7ffcb2

[NTG-context] Problem updating 32b version

2018-10-24 Thread Procházka Lukáš Ing .
"ok.log" goto end echo. echo The distribution has been downloaded but if you want to run pdfTeX and/or XeTeX you echo need to run this script with the following directive: echo. echo --platform=all echo. echo You then also need to install Ruby in order to be able to use texexec. After

Re: [NTG-context] accessing glyphs in the private area

2018-10-02 Thread Hans Hagen
by name is a pretty good alternative Well in my view name and code point are both valid and useful accesses (and I wouldn't trust names too much). Beside this: xetex has (for non-legacy fonts) primitives for all accesses: by char (unicode), slot and name. whatever ... luatex hasn't, here the only

Re: [NTG-context] accessing glyphs in the private area

2018-10-02 Thread Ulrike Fischer
ternative Well in my view name and code point are both valid and useful accesses (and I wouldn't trust names too much). Beside this: xetex has (for non-legacy fonts) primitives for all accesses: by char (unicode), slot and name. luatex hasn't, here the only (primitive) access are commands l

Re: [NTG-context] accessing glyphs in the private area

2018-10-02 Thread Hans Hagen
shown in the figures the ligatures have a private Unicode number. Hm. To clarify. In xetex there is clear distinction between the slot and unicode. \XeTeXglyph (slot) and \char (unicode) give different output and \char actively uses the tounicode mapping of the font. \font\test="[lmro

Re: [NTG-context] accessing glyphs in the private area

2018-10-02 Thread Ulrike Fischer
the lists shown in the figures the > ligatures have a private Unicode number. Hm. To clarify. In xetex there is clear distinction between the slot and unicode. \XeTeXglyph (slot) and \char (unicode) give different output and \char actively uses the tounicode mapping of the font. \font\test="[lmroma

Re: [NTG-context] accessing glyphs in the private area

2018-10-01 Thread Ulrike Fischer
for every document and package which uses the generic fontloader the access to chars in the private area with \char is now broken in luatex (in xetex it still works fine). I just got from Claudio Beccari (which seem to have complained to Luigi) a bug report that the libertine fonts no longer

Re: [NTG-context] open type feature "frac"

2018-09-28 Thread Hans Hagen
substitutions will be applied (maybe ligs) \stoptext (It could be a font bug, the output with xetex isn't good either). fonts probably have a limited set of lookups (the 5 and 7 suggests some inconsistency in the lookups) i must admit that i've seen so many bad frac implementations that i never use

[NTG-context] open type feature "frac"

2018-09-28 Thread Ulrike Fischer
={file:linlibertine_r.otf:mode=base;script=latn;language=DFLT;+frac} \test 787347 125 1/7 1/2 3/4 5/6 7/8 9/10 11/12 31415/27182 1000/100 \stoptext (It could be a font bug, the output with xetex isn't good either). -- Ulrike Fischer https://www.troubleshooting-tex.de

Re: [NTG-context] resetting footnote counter

2018-08-09 Thread Robert Zydenbos
installed. The 'footnotes' will be placed at the end of the chapters (i.e., they will be endnotes). If you run sample.tex through ConTeXt and XeTeX (i.e., MkII) and look at the final page, you will see that the footnote / endnote marker has not been reset. Robert > On 9. Aug 2018, at 16

Re: [NTG-context] resetting footnote counter

2018-08-09 Thread Wolfgang Schuster
). If you run sample.tex through ConTeXt and XeTeX (i.e., MkII) and look at the final page, you will see that the footnote / endnote marker has not been reset. Robert On 9. Aug 2018, at 16:37, Aditya Mahajan wrote: On Thu, 9 Aug 2018, Robert Zydenbos wrote: I have tried ‘\resetcounter [footnote

Re: [NTG-context] resetting footnote counter

2018-08-09 Thread Wolfgang Schuster
is called. As bypage and bysection both don't do that, I need to be able to manually adjust the numbering.” I have tried ‘\resetcounter [footnote]’ (a suggested solution on that web page), but it does not work (at least not in MkII+XeTeX). ‘\setupcounter [footnote] [0]’ (also suggested on that web

[NTG-context] resetting footnote counter

2018-08-09 Thread Robert Zydenbos
installed. The 'footnotes' will be placed at the end of the chapters (i.e., they will be endnotes). If you run sample.tex through ConTeXt and XeTeX (i.e., MkII) and look at the final page, you will see that the footnote / endnote marker has not been reset. Robert > On 9. Aug 2018, at 16

Re: [NTG-context] resetting footnote counter

2018-08-09 Thread Aditya Mahajan
On Thu, 9 Aug 2018, Robert Zydenbos wrote: I have tried ‘\resetcounter [footnote]’ (a suggested solution on that web page), but it does not work (at least not in MkII+XeTeX). ‘\setupcounter [footnote] [0]’ (also suggested on that web page) is rejected as an error. Can you post a minimal

Re: [NTG-context] resetting footnote counter

2018-08-09 Thread Robert Zydenbos
.” I have tried ‘\resetcounter [footnote]’ (a suggested solution on that web page), but it does not work (at least not in MkII+XeTeX). ‘\setupcounter [footnote] [0]’ (also suggested on that web page) is rejected as an error. Robert

Re: [NTG-context] resetting footnote counter

2018-08-08 Thread Robert Zydenbos
bos wrote: >> Sorry, neither of these work (MkII with XeTeX). I get no error >> messages with Pablo's suggestion, but not the desired result either. > > Weird, this works for me (with and without XeTeX): > >\setuppapersize[A8] >\setupnote[footnote][way=by

Re: [NTG-context] resetting footnote counter

2018-08-08 Thread Pablo Rodriguez
On 08/08/2018 05:03 PM, Robert Zydenbos wrote: > Sorry, neither of these work (MkII with XeTeX). I get no error > messages with Pablo's suggestion, but not the desired result either. Weird, this works for me (with and without XeTeX): \setuppapersize[A8] \setupnote[footnote][way=byc

Re: [NTG-context] resetting footnote counter

2018-08-08 Thread Wolfgang Schuster
schrieb am 08.08.18 um 17:03: Sorry, neither of these work (MkII with XeTeX). I get no error messages with Pablo's suggestion, but not the desired result either. Perhaps I need a very primitive command that I can insert at the beginning of every chapter. Robert On 8. Aug 2018, at 16:54, Pablo

Re: [NTG-context] resetting footnote counter

2018-08-08 Thread Robert Zydenbos
Sorry, neither of these work (MkII with XeTeX). I get no error messages with Pablo's suggestion, but not the desired result either. Perhaps I need a very primitive command that I can insert at the beginning of every chapter. Robert > On 8. Aug 2018, at 16:54, Pablo Rodriguez wr

Re: [NTG-context] TeXLive and ConTeXt

2018-06-14 Thread Robert Zydenbos
Perhaps it is useful that I mention that this is a MkIV problem on my iMac with TeXLive (2018 version). Using MkII, also with XeTeX, everything ran right out of the box. For MkIV, I had to run a program to let LuaTeX find all the fonts, and then it worked. Robert

Re: [NTG-context] font pathes with colons

2018-06-09 Thread Hans Hagen
On 6/8/2018 11:51 PM, Ulrike Fischer wrote: I have been playing around with lua fonts and investigating where to store and how to load them. The best with luaotfload and latex seems to be currently to get (with a kpse call) the absolute path and then load with the "xetex" synt

[NTG-context] font pathes with colons

2018-06-08 Thread Ulrike Fischer
I have been playing around with lua fonts and investigating where to store and how to load them. The best with luaotfload and latex seems to be currently to get (with a kpse call) the absolute path and then load with the "xetex" syntax: \font\duckchessfont = [\directlua{

Re: [NTG-context] Trim blank space of a PDF page

2018-05-23 Thread Taco Hoekwater
a page of a PDF via >>>>> ConTeXt? >>>>> >>>>> Ideally - to process a single page PDF into another file, with >>>>> the one page cropped... >>>> >>> >>> The ‘pdfcrop’ command from TeXLive can do that for you on

Re: [NTG-context] Trim blank space of a PDF page

2018-05-23 Thread Alan Braslau
at for you on the > > command line. It is based around ghostscript which can > > automatically find the crop area, then uses pdftex,luatex,or xetex > > to create a new pdf. > > > > It is doable to come up with a solution in ConTeXt if you do not >

Re: [NTG-context] Trim blank space of a PDF page

2018-05-23 Thread Hans Hagen
from TeXLive can do that for you on the command line. It is based around ghostscript which can automatically find the crop area, then uses pdftex,luatex,or xetex to create a new pdf. It is doable to come up with a solution in ConTeXt if you do not mind specifying the cropbox manually, but automatic

Re: [NTG-context] Trim blank space of a PDF page

2018-05-23 Thread Taco Hoekwater
; The ‘pdfcrop’ command from TeXLive can do that for you on the command line. It is based around ghostscript which can automatically find the crop area, then uses pdftex,luatex,or xetex to create a new pdf. It is doable to come up with a solution in ConTeXt if you do not mind specifying the cropbox man

Re: [NTG-context] using lua fonts

2018-05-09 Thread Hans Hagen
* syntax while you use/want the xetex syntax mtxrun --script plain yourtexfile should work gven that you made a format with mtxrun --script plain --make (mtxrun --script font --reload --simple will make a plain database if needed) It uses luatex-plain that ships with context as

Re: [NTG-context] ConTeXt Sources (MkII)

2018-04-18 Thread Robert Zydenbos
> On 18. Apr 2018, at 14:04, Hans Hagen <j.ha...@xs4all.nl> wrote: > > On 4/18/2018 9:39 AM, Robert Zydenbos wrote: >>> On 18. Apr 2018, at 09:35, luigi scarso <luigi.sca...@gmail.com> wrote: >>> >>> Do you really need mkii ? >> I'm

Re: [NTG-context] ConTeXt Sources (MkII)

2018-04-18 Thread Hans Hagen
On 4/18/2018 9:39 AM, Robert Zydenbos wrote: On 18. Apr 2018, at 09:35, luigi scarso <luigi.sca...@gmail.com> wrote: Do you really need mkii ? I'm afraid so. I need XeTeX for its support of Indic fonts. And for my purposes MkII is already very, very nice. the other languages in

Re: [NTG-context] ConTeXt Sources (MkII)

2018-04-18 Thread luigi scarso
On Wed, Apr 18, 2018 at 9:39 AM, Robert Zydenbos <cont...@zydenbos.net> wrote: > > > On 18. Apr 2018, at 09:35, luigi scarso <luigi.sca...@gmail.com> wrote: > > > > Do you really need mkii ? > > I'm afraid so. I need XeTeX for its support of Indic fonts

Re: [NTG-context] ConTeXt Sources (MkII)

2018-04-18 Thread Robert Zydenbos
t; as mentioned on http://wiki.contextgarden.net/Manuals, but the server does not respond. > On 18. Apr 2018, at 09:39, Robert Zydenbos <cont...@zydenbos.net> wrote: > > >> On 18. Apr 2018, at 09:35, luigi scarso <luigi.sca...@gmail.com> wrote: >> >> Do you really need mkii ?

Re: [NTG-context] ConTeXt Sources (MkII)

2018-04-18 Thread Robert Zydenbos
> On 18. Apr 2018, at 09:35, luigi scarso <luigi.sca...@gmail.com> wrote: > > Do you really need mkii ? I'm afraid so. I need XeTeX for its support of Indic fonts. And for my purposes MkII is already very, ver

Re: [NTG-context] how to change the colour of the footnote marker

2018-04-09 Thread Hans Hagen
On 4/9/2018 12:18 PM, Robert Zydenbos wrote: On 09.04.2018 09:45, Hans Hagen wrote: On 4/9/2018 12:33 AM, Robert Zydenbos wrote: […] (I need to use Mk II because I need the functionality of XeTeX.) just curious: what do you mis in mkiv / luatex Support for Indic scripts / fonts. (I think

Re: [NTG-context] how to change the colour of the footnote marker

2018-04-09 Thread Robert Zydenbos
On 09.04.2018 09:45, Hans Hagen wrote: On 4/9/2018 12:33 AM, Robert Zydenbos wrote: […] (I need to use Mk II because I need the functionality of XeTeX.) just curious: what do you mis in mkiv / luatex Support for Indic scripts / fonts. (I think we had a little bit of correspondence

Re: [NTG-context] how to change the colour of the footnote marker

2018-04-09 Thread Robert Zydenbos
On 09.04.2018 00:49, Wolfgang Schuster wrote: Mk II does not have setupnotation[footnote] yet, and when I 'translated' it to setupfootnotes (which ordinarily ought to work in Mk II), it unfortunately did not work. (I need to use Mk II because I need the functionality of XeTeX.) 1

Re: [NTG-context] how to change the colour of the footnote marker

2018-04-09 Thread Hans Hagen
' it to \setupfootnotes (which ordinarily ought to work in Mk II), it unfortunately did not work. (I need to use Mk II because I need the functionality of XeTeX.) just curious: what do you mis in mkiv / luatex However, Wolfgang gave the solution! I do not know why that is the solution :-), but it works

Re: [NTG-context] how to change the colour of the footnote marker

2018-04-08 Thread Wolfgang Schuster
when I 'translated' it to \setupfootnotes (which ordinarily ought to work in Mk II), it unfortunately did not work. (I need to use Mk II because I need the functionality of XeTeX.) 1. \setupnotation is the new command name for \setupnotedefinition 2. Which language do you use in your document? Wo

Re: [NTG-context] how to change the colour of the footnote marker

2018-04-08 Thread Robert Zydenbos
), it unfortunately did not work. (I need to use Mk II because I need the functionality of XeTeX.) However, Wolfgang gave the solution! I do not know why that is the solution :-), but it works. The best, Robert -- Prof. Dr. Robert J. Zydenbos Institute of Indology and Tibetology

Re: [NTG-context] italic correction after math

2018-02-13 Thread Hans Hagen
related fonts are kind of bad (hopefully that gets fixed, which is why in the meantime context has all kind of hacks dealing with this, which then of course need to be removed when a font gets fixed) (so in practice for serious math i only use cambria or lucida) (xetex inserts a kern of 2.45pt

Re: [NTG-context] italic correction after math

2018-02-13 Thread Ulrike Fischer
Am Tue, 13 Feb 2018 15:44:20 +0100 schrieb Hans Hagen: > hm, seems that i messed up a pointer ... i'll fix it ... Thanks. Will the fix be in the generic font loader or in some context-only files? In the second case, what could be done for latex in such cases? > (xetex inserts a kern of

Re: [NTG-context] italic correction after math

2018-02-13 Thread Hans Hagen
% combination of 1 and 3 \stoptext hm, seems that i messed up a pointer ... i'll fix it ... (xetex inserts a kern of 2.45pt after the math in latex). context inserts 2.938pt (luatex uses the opentype route so it might be different than xetex and pdftex) Hans

[NTG-context] italic correction after math

2018-02-13 Thread Ulrike Fischer
$a;b;a; b; f;$ test\par %fontitalics \setupmathematics[italics=2] test $a;b;a; b; f;$ test\par % fontdata \setupmathematics[italics=3] test $a;b;a; b; f;$ test\par % quad based \setupmathematics[italics=4] test $a;b;a; b; f;$ test\par % combination of 1 and 3 \stoptext (xetex inserts a kern

[NTG-context] Three problems with ConTeXt standalone for armhf

2018-01-18 Thread Lutz Haseloff
on for armv8l, I could use the original first-setup.sh without changing armv7l to armv8l. Greetings Lutz -- GPG Key ID 3C4F83BCconfigure: WARNING: oops, unrecognised float format: IEEE double, little endian configure: WARNING: Sorry, neither ApplicationServices framework nor fontconfig library:

Re: [NTG-context] +ssty leads to wrong parentheses with stix2math fonts.

2017-07-12 Thread Ulrike Fischer
xtensible parts so basically > it's a font bug. If xetex catches it, find but it's still a bug. Anyway, > the previous mail with the patch checks for al three 'missing' fields so > this is basically the same issue. If not, let me know. I will check the code in the evening (and a

Re: [NTG-context] +ssty leads to wrong parentheses with stix2math fonts.

2017-07-12 Thread Hans Hagen
some ssty mapping to rather simple glyphs with no extensible parts so basically it's a font bug. If xetex catches it, find but it's still a bug. Anyway, the previous mail with the patch checks for al three 'missing' fields so this is basically the same issue. If not, let me know. Hans

Re: [NTG-context] Log message "Unknown filter 'DCTDecode'"

2017-06-16 Thread Ulrike Fischer
gt; The message from him > """ > Thanks, I have fixed this (luatex and xetex were also affected). > """ > is a bit cryptic, as I have not seen patches for this issue in luatex > (perhaps in texlive ?) I didn't get the issue with texlive, so imho it h

Re: [NTG-context] Log message "Unknown filter 'DCTDecode'"

2017-06-16 Thread luigi scarso
5/ The message from him """ Thanks, I have fixed this (luatex and xetex were also affected). """ is a bit cryptic, as I have not seen patches for this issue in luatex (perhaps in texlive ?) -- luigi __

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