Re: [NTG-context] My first week with ConTeXt

2003-09-10 Thread Mari Voipio
On Wed, 10 Sep 2003, Andreas Gschwendtner wrote: -- \placefigure (caption) question #1: For some of my figures I want to have captions _below_ the figure, but the caption should be wider than the figure itself (if the figure is 0.5\textwidth and centered, I want the caption to be 0.9\textwidth

Re: [NTG-context] My first week with ConTeXt

2003-09-10 Thread Andreas Gschwendtner
On Wednesday, Sep 10, 2003, at 10:40 Europe/Berlin, Mari Voipio wrote: Took me a year and a half to find out about this one, but this works for me now: \setupcaptions [width=\textwidth, % makes caption as wide as text align=middle] % aligns caption in the middle (of text +

Re: [NTG-context] double-lined Z for meaning integers

2003-09-10 Thread Hans Hagen
At 12:15 09/09/2003 -0400, you wrote: Hi. I am having trouble finding the right incantation for summoning the correct Z. There are some doubly-lined versions of N, Z, Q, and R, that are used often to signify the sets of natural numbers, integers, rational numbers, and reals, respectively. Does

Re: [NTG-context] Status update on e-Omega/Aleph

2003-09-10 Thread Hans Hagen
At 09:45 09/09/2003 -0600, you wrote: * If my work is entirely in English, is there any benfit of Aleph for me? Sure. Consider, for example, the problem of transliteration. You may want to define a series of character mappings using otps to avoid using a lot of control sequences for accents and

Re: [NTG-context] Greek font

2003-09-10 Thread Thomas A . Schmitz
Willi, thanks for being supportive. In the meantime, I have taken another step: by using tftopl, I produced a .pl-file of my font and edited it. I inserted a LIGTABLE with ligature (and kerning) information. After using pltotf and using the new .tfm, I had partial success: I get a lot of the

Re: [NTG-context] finding external figures

2003-09-10 Thread Matthew Huggett
Pawel Jackowski na Onet wrote: Is there any way to use absolute path for external figure in ConTeXt code? Is the following example from the manual of any help? \setupexternalfigures[directory={c:/fig/eps,c:/fig/pdf}] Note that the path needs / not \ Matthew

Re: [NTG-context] My first week with ConTeXt

2003-09-10 Thread Willi Egger
Hi Andreas, Though not a wizzard ... Did you try to use the \setupcaption : \setupcaptions [location=top|bottom|none|high|low|middle, width=fit|broad|max|dimension, minwidth=fit|dimension, headstyle=normal|bold|slanted|boldslanted|type|cap|small...|command,

Re: [NTG-context] Re: My first week with ConTeXt

2003-09-10 Thread Andreas Gschwendtner
On Wednesday, Sep 10, 2003, at 14:35 Europe/Berlin, Patrick Gundlach wrote: could you provide some examples of what kind of documents you would like to see and what especially you would like to learn? Basically I want to typeset scientific documents in the form of a book -- nothing to fancy,

[NTG-context] Question on \setupencoding[default=ec]

2003-09-10 Thread Steffen Wolfrum
Hallo, I have re-read the mailings in the archive concerning proper hyphenation and I saw that it is a known problem to have hyphenation in words containing cedilla, accent or umlaut. As it is solved in LaTeX with the [T1]{fontenc} package some people wrote that in ConTeXt the equivalent should

Re: [NTG-context] Re: My first week with ConTeXt

2003-09-10 Thread Holger Schöner
Hi Andreas, On Wed, 10 Sep 2003, Andreas Gschwendtner wrote: Basically I want to typeset scientific documents in the form of a book -- nothing to fancy, nothing interactive. As a starting point, I would be very happy to have all the functionality back that I am used to with LaTeX and

Re[2]: [NTG-context] double-lined Z for meaning integers

2003-09-10 Thread Giuseppe Bilotta
Wednesday, September 10, 2003 Ed L Cashin wrote: I went grepping around for the commands that you and Giuseppe Bilotta refer to, but I couldn't find them. Perhaps my context version is too old? [EMAIL PROTECTED] tmp$ texexec --version TeXExec 1.9 - ConTeXt / PRAGMA ADE 1997-2000

Re: [NTG-context] Greek font

2003-09-10 Thread Siep Kroonenberg
On Mon, Sep 08, 2003 at 04:40:31PM +0200, Thomas A. Schmitz wrote: Willi, thanks for being supportive. In the meantime, I have taken another step: by using tftopl, I produced a .pl-file of my font and edited it. I inserted a LIGTABLE with ligature (and kerning) information. After using

Re: [NTG-context] Question on \setupencoding[default=ec]

2003-09-10 Thread Jens-Uwe Morawski
On Wed, 10 Sep 2003 16:39:23 +0200 Steffen Wolfrum [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I have re-read the mailings in the archive concerning proper hyphenation and I saw that it is a known problem to have hyphenation in words containing cedilla, accent or umlaut. As it is solved in LaTeX with the

[NTG-context] Re: Question on \setupencoding[default=ec]

2003-09-10 Thread Patrick Gundlach
Hello Steffen, I have re-read the mailings in the archive concerning proper hyphenation and I saw that it is a known problem to have hyphenation in words containing cedilla, accent or umlaut. Right. As it is solved in LaTeX with the [T1]{fontenc} package some people wrote that in ConTeXt

[NTG-context] Re: Question on \setupencoding[default=ec]

2003-09-10 Thread Patrick Gundlach
Hi Jens, ConTeXt has, AFAIK, no support for ec-encoded CM-like fonts, i.e cm-super. This will change when the LM-fonts are supported. see my other mail. ConTeXt has support for Jörg Knappens ec-font-project and aer. I think that cmsuper is activated via map file (?) Patrick

Re: [NTG-context] My first week with ConTeXt

2003-09-10 Thread Henning Hraban Ramm
Am Mittwoch, 10.09.03, um 10:25 Uhr (Europe/Zurich) schrieb Andreas Gschwendtner: Learning ConTeXt would be _much_ easier if there were more example files around. I guess from your name that you understand german? There's a german ConTeXt tutorial (PDF and sources) at my site:

[NTG-context] Two questions on \setupinterlinespace

2003-09-10 Thread Steffen Wolfrum
Hallo, as a former LaTeX-user I am quite confused by \setupinterlinespace. Could you help me with two aspects, please? 1. If I define \setupinterlinespace at the beginning of my document then all elements (like bodytext,foonotes, chapter, section etc.) are affected. How can I define the

Re: [NTG-context] Preventing hyphenation?

2003-09-10 Thread John Culleton
On Wednesday 10 September 2003 06:10, Mari Voipio wrote: I know this has been on the list earlier, but I don't seem to be able to parse the old messages enough to implement anything... My current (urgent) project has a bunch of words/codes with a hyphen: K-Patents PR-23-XX

[NTG-context] Crop marks and Lightning Source

2003-09-10 Thread John Culleton
A popular POD printer in the USA called LIghtning Source wants the finished page to be centered on an 8.5 x 11 sheet of paper in the pdf file submitted to them. This can be done with \definepapersze and \setuppapersize. However this technique shows cropmarks and Lighting Source specifies no

Re: [NTG-context] Question on \setupencoding[default=ec]

2003-09-10 Thread Hans Hagen
At 18:37 10/09/2003 +0200, you wrote: ConTeXt has, AFAIK, no support for ec-encoded CM-like fonts, i.e cm-super. This will change when the LM-fonts are supported. the aer (almost ec) are supported, with a font handler plug in that takes care of missing glyphs (like guillemots from plr); actually

Re: [NTG-context] Greek font

2003-09-10 Thread Hans Hagen
At 15:52 08/09/2003 +0200, you wrote: Hi Thomas, This matter is much more complicated than I thought in first instance. - I must admit, that am of no further help. I do hope, dat Hans is following this tread. He is the guru to get this matter moving. sure, but this week i'm in dante+gutenberg

Re: [NTG-context] Status update on e-Omega/Aleph

2003-09-10 Thread Hans Hagen
At 14:59 09/09/2003 -0600, you wrote: (1) What's an otp? fyi, filt-ini.tex and filt-bas.tex provide a higher level layer around (loading) otp's Hans - Hans Hagen | PRAGMA ADE | [EMAIL

[NTG-context] Crop marks and Lightning Source

2003-09-10 Thread Erik George Hetzner
John Culleton writes: [cropped to save space] Question 1: How do I eliminate cropmarks yet still have the smaller page centered on the larger page? Question 2. Why are the cropmarks apparently imprecise? First question: \setuplayout[marking=no] or is it marking=off? One of the two.

Re: [NTG-context] Re: XML ConTeXt -- handling many conventions

2003-09-10 Thread Pawel Jackowski na Onet
Hi! Hello Pawe³ (I, hope your name comes out OK)[...] Actually no, but don't worry. I'm aware that polish 'lslash' may not be displayed properly. But using polish characters is the only way to protect them from extinction. I will think about some compromise. The element chapter title=First