[NTG-context] Re: listings.sty

2004-06-28 Thread Patrick Gundlach
Hello Peter, I suggested to the author of the very feature rich LaTeX-Listings package, Carsten Heinz, to port this package to ConTeXt, and it seems, that he is interested. But before doing it, there are some questions: * What do Hans and other people thing about that? Hmm, I never use

Re: [NTG-context] Re: listings.sty

2004-06-28 Thread Hans Hagen
Patrick Gundlach wrote: Hello Peter, I suggested to the author of the very feature rich LaTeX-Listings package, Carsten Heinz, to port this package to ConTeXt, and it seems, that he is interested. But before doing it, there are some questions: * What do Hans and other people thing about that?

[NTG-context] Re: ConTeXt-Wiki

2004-06-28 Thread Patrick Gundlach
Hi, the idea of the keywords is very nice... in http://wiki.tcl.tk you can search for a specific page using the url http://wiki.tcl.tk/file even more, you can search all pages containing a word like in: http://wiki.tcl.tk/menu* But this is not a pure keyword serach. This is just a

[NTG-context] Re: ConTeXt-Wiki

2004-06-28 Thread Patrick Gundlach
Hi, Also, this could be the url for hight level FAQ (this forum it not realy a hight level forum!) Go ahead and put it in the wiki! Its up to us all to put content in there. - how about ConTeXt future (why it is not open source?) It is open source, even free software. You can go ahead and

[NTG-context] High level user macro (howto?)

2004-06-28 Thread Maurice Diamantini dom
Bonjour à tous, One thing is missing in context (or not documented in reference manual?) is a standard and easy way to build arbitrary parametrised high level macros. For exemple, instead of \def\myCommand#9{...} That I should call by \myCommand{param1}{param2}{...} {param9} Id'like too

Re: [NTG-context] Re: listings.sty

2004-06-28 Thread Holger Schöner
Hello, I suggested to the author of the very feature rich LaTeX-Listings package, Carsten Heinz, to port this package to ConTeXt, and it seems, that he is interested. But before doing it, there are some questions: * What do Hans and other people thing about that? what is listings.sty

[NTG-context] Extending metapost

2004-06-28 Thread Taco Hoekwater
Hi Hans, group, I saw this passing by in another thread, and since I am myself currently working on a C port of metapost: (and ... i also want to look into extending tex and metapost) What kind of extensions to metapost do you (or anyone else) have in mind? Progress update: Work on the C

Re: [NTG-context] High level user macro (howto?)

2004-06-28 Thread Giuseppe Bilotta
Saturday, June 26, 2004 Maurice Diamantini dom wrote: Bonjour à tous, One thing is missing in context (or not documented in reference manual?) is a standard and easy way to build arbitrary parametrised high level macros. For exemple, instead of \def\myCommand#9{...} That I should

Re[2]: [NTG-context] compile problems

2004-06-28 Thread Giuseppe Bilotta
Monday, June 28, 2004 Hans Hagen wrote: Idris Samawi Hamid wrote: TeX run : 1 EOMEGA: unrecognized option `-translate-file=natural.tcx' Try `EOMEGA --help' for more information. Maybe GB/Olaf can let aleph/eomega ignore that (or other unknown) switches? (so that we don't

Re: [NTG-context] Re: listings.sty

2004-06-28 Thread Peter Mnster
On Mon, 28 Jun 2004, Hans Hagen wrote: what is listings.sty providing? Hello Hans, here some features of listings.sty: - support for a lot of languages (for example C) - easy to add further languages - line breaking (see my email from 19. June mentioning \lstinline) - line numbering -

Re: [NTG-context] High level user macro (howto?)

2004-06-28 Thread Taco Hoekwater
Hi Maurice, The 'key' to the keyval functionality in ConTeXt are two macros called \getparameters and \processaction. Here is a 'quickstart', assuming you want to define \myzigzag: % \unprotect % enable exclamations in macro names \def\myzigzag#1[#2]{% % the #1 makes sure we allow a space

[NTG-context] Re: High level user macro (howto?)

2004-06-28 Thread Patrick Gundlach
Bonjour Maurice, One thing is missing in context (or not documented in reference manual?) is a standard and easy way to build arbitrary parametrised high level macros. what about: \def\myCommand{\dosingleempty\doMyCommand} \def\doMyCommand[#1]{% \getparameters[XYZ][#1]% define your own

Re: [NTG-context] High level user macro (howto?)

2004-06-28 Thread Hans Hagen
Giuseppe Bilotta wrote: It is true, we need a programming in ConTeXt manual. It is still possible to 'know' how to do things by looking at the way things are done in ConTeXt itself. For example, in your case you want something like this: \def\myCommand[#1]#2{%

Re: [NTG-context] compile problems

2004-06-28 Thread Olaf Weber
Hans Hagen writes: Idris Samawi Hamid wrote: TeX run : 1 EOMEGA: unrecognized option `-translate-file=natural.tcx' Try `EOMEGA --help' for more information. Maybe GB/Olaf can let aleph/eomega ignore that (or other unknown) switches? (so that we don't need to set up those tex's

Re[2]: [NTG-context] High level user macro (howto?)

2004-06-28 Thread Giuseppe Bilotta
Monday, June 28, 2004 Hans Hagen wrote: There is \setvariables [yournamespace] [yourvar=yourval] which operates independent of the language interface \getvariable{yournamespace}{yourvar} can be used to pick up a var What is the difference between setvariable and getparameters? --

Re: [NTG-context] High level user macro (howto?)

2004-06-28 Thread Hans Hagen
Giuseppe Bilotta wrote: What is the difference between setvariable and getparameters? the second one does interface translations Hans - Hans Hagen | PRAGMA ADE Ridderstraat

Re: [NTG-context] Re: listings.sty

2004-06-28 Thread Hans Hagen
Peter Münster wrote: On Mon, 28 Jun 2004, Hans Hagen wrote: what is listings.sty providing? Hello Hans, here some features of listings.sty: - support for a lot of languages (for example C) - easy to add further languages - line breaking (see my email from 19. June mentioning \lstinline) -

Re[2]: [NTG-context] High level user macro (howto?)

2004-06-28 Thread Giuseppe Bilotta
Monday, June 28, 2004 Hans Hagen wrote: Giuseppe Bilotta wrote: What is the difference between setvariable and getparameters? the second one does interface translations Sorry, I meant rawgetparameters -- Giuseppe Oblomov Bilotta ___

Re: [NTG-context] Re: High level user macro (howto?)

2004-06-28 Thread Maurice Diamantini
Le 28 juin 04, à 11:49, Patrick Gundlach a écrit : One thing is missing in context (or not documented in reference manual?) is a standard and easy way to build arbitrary parametrised high level macros. Thank to you(s) for your macros exemples, I've now to build mu own sample in the next two

Re: [NTG-context] Re: ConTeXt-Wiki

2004-06-28 Thread Tobias Burnus
Hello, Nagy Bence wrote: - how about ConTeXt future (why it is not open source?) It is open source, even free software. You can go ahead and change everything yourself. Pragma ADE has licenced this impressive and valuable macro package under the terms of the GNU Public License (GPL)! This

Re: [NTG-context] Re: listings.sty

2004-06-28 Thread Peter Mnster
On Mon, 28 Jun 2004, Hans Hagen wrote: When cooking up a new environment, it's best to separate functionality and use built in support when possible. For instance, line numbering, layout elements, floating listings are kind of independent of such a mechanisms. Yes, for such features the

[NTG-context] Re: Re: listings.sty

2004-06-28 Thread Nikolai Weibull
* Peter Münster [EMAIL PROTECTED] [Jun 28, 2004 20:00]: Personally for me, today I'm just looking for two features: - line breaking as suggested in my email from 19. June (- \hyphenatedfile) - support for C and C++ What I think would work best is if someone could document the verbatim

[NTG-context] synopsis / column(set)s?

2004-06-28 Thread Alexander Klink
Hi all, I am trying to make a synopsis, i.e a text where in the leftmost column the original document can be read, in the middle the changes and in the right column the reasons for the changes. So basically I want to typeset first some text in the leftmost column (over several pages, on a grid),