[NTG-context] Why I needed \parbox and why does \framed not work here?

2005-03-13 Thread Gerben Wierda
I am trying to convert to ConTeXt and I have a text with a lot of truth tables using a \ttable and \xttable command I defined. I ported these to ConTeXt but I can't get the \parbox - \framed to work. % Example document with truth tables starts here \usemodule[bib] % defines \newcommand

Re: [NTG-context] some bib module questions

2005-03-13 Thread Taco Hoekwater
Mark Smith wrote: because specifically these are suggested (albeit not as a combination) in the readme. In the interests of finding out whether I'm odd. Was anybody else led astray by this ? Probably, because these questions keep popping up. I've added a 'improve documentation' to my

Re: [NTG-context] Why I needed \parbox and why does \framed not work here?

2005-03-13 Thread Willi Egger
Hi Gerben The problem is, that \starttable[|c|c|c|] is for oneliners only. Replace the statement with \newcommand{\xttable}[7]{\starttable[|p|p|p|]\HL % Kind regards Willi Gerben Wierda wrote: I am trying to convert to ConTeXt and I have a text with a lot of truth tables using a \ttable

Re: [NTG-context] \raggedright?

2005-03-13 Thread Willi Egger
Hi Gerben, with \raggedright one needs to use {}. May be a better approach is to use \framedtext[align=left,width=xxcm,frame=off]{your text} Pease refer to the attached file. Kind regards Willi Gerben Wierda wrote: I tried to get one piece in a justified text to behave as follows: right aligned

Re: [NTG-context] alignment questions

2005-03-13 Thread Willi Egger
Hoi Patrick, Humble, I used just the \bTABLE ...\eTABLE environment. Please refer to the attached file. Kind regards Willi Patrick Gundlach wrote: Hello *, inspired by Gerben's question, I did some experimenting with \framed. I'd like to get A[text]B, where text is some long thing in a framed

Re: [NTG-context] alignment questions

2005-03-13 Thread Vit Zyka
Patrick Gundlach wrote: Hello *, inspired by Gerben's question, I did some experimenting with \framed. I'd like to get A[text]B, where text is some long thing in a framed box like \framed[width=5cm] {\input tufte \par}. There are three different ways of aligning the three objects: There are more

Re: [NTG-context] \raggedright?

2005-03-13 Thread Taco Hoekwater
Nikolai Weibull wrote: Don't ask why the parameter to \startalignment is left, not right. Look at the context wiki [1] for information on why this is so, This also works, and is a bit more natural: \startalignment[flushright] Blah blah blah \stopalignment

Re: [NTG-context] Document structure - some questions

2005-03-13 Thread Willi Egger
Hi Marcin, Marcin Borkowski wrote: Hello! I have quite a few questions about ConTeXt (and more coming, I guess!). As a newbie, many things seem difficult for me. For now, the questions are: How does \part exactly work? I could see: messing with pagenumbers; part title not appearing; strange

Re: [NTG-context] alignment questions

2005-03-13 Thread Taco Hoekwater
Vit Patrick wrote: (A and B on the same baseline as the last row) from the chaff and seperate A the sheeps from the goats. B This one should have worked: A bit of \framed[width=5cm, align=justified, location=depth] {\input

Re: [NTG-context] Document structure - some questions

2005-03-13 Thread Taco Hoekwater
Hi Willi, Hi Marcin, How do the system modes (*...-modes) work exactly? I managed to make \startmode[*interaction] ... \stopmode work, but what about the others starred modes? Most of these modes are only set part of the time. For instance, the *sectionnumber mode is only sensible when it used

Re: [NTG-context] alignment questions

2005-03-13 Thread Willi Egger
Hoi Patrick, Humble, I used just the \bTABLE ...\eTABLE environment. Please refer to the attached file. Kind regards Willi Sorry if this message is delivered twice, I got some struggles with may mail engine ... Patrick Gundlach wrote: Hello *, inspired by Gerben's question, I did some

[NTG-context] bib module: placepublications inserts the first line of each publication

2005-03-13 Thread Michael Fuchs
Hi! Some of my bib-items will have more than one line in the list of publications produced by \placepublications. The first line of the entry will always be indented by (probably) one character. The output looks like: Bal01 Balzert, H. (2001). Lehrbuch der Software-Technik -

[NTG-context] Why doesn't this margin= have an effect?

2005-03-13 Thread Gerben Wierda
I am trying to get the itemized lists to be indented the same amount as my paragraph first lines (small). I have been trying to get this by adding margin=dimension but whatever dimension I put there, the result is the same: nothing. Example: \startitemize[n,packed,joinedup][margin=-1em] \item

Re: [NTG-context] bib module: placepublications inserts the first line of each publication

2005-03-13 Thread Taco Hoekwater
Hi Michael, Can you send me (privately) a minimal file please? Greetings, Taco ___ ntg-context mailing list ntg-context@ntg.nl http://www.ntg.nl/mailman/listinfo/ntg-context

Re: [NTG-context] Why I needed \parbox and why does \framed not work here?

2005-03-13 Thread Gerben Wierda
Here is the example again, now with p columns. Never mind the non-working third example (ConTeXt wraps three elements in the third column now but not inside the \framed), but it seems that ConTeXt does not wrap the first column at all. As a result, the other two are very small. G PS. The

Re: [NTG-context] Why I needed \parbox and why does \framed not work here?

2005-03-13 Thread Willi Egger
Hi Gerben, There is no worry about the mentioned chaos. You might be lucky, that your definition is giving a result at all. If you consult the manual or read the article in the MAPS22 on tabulating, you will see, that you missed a correct setup of the tabulation. I attach my version and it

Re: [NTG-context] Why I needed \parbox and why does \framed not work here?

2005-03-13 Thread Willi Egger
Indeed, there is no \starttable info in the manuals. You might have a look into the sources:core-tab.tex. But what I can see, is, that you do not use vertical lines. If all tables are such, then I would suggest to use \starttabulate instead. KR Willi Gerben Wierda wrote: Here is the example

[NTG-context] Some extra empty pages, why? And how to get an initial blank page with page number 0?

2005-03-13 Thread Gerben Wierda
Fro my environment: %\setuppapersize[B5][B4,landscape] \setuppapersize[B5][B5] \setupindenting[small] \setuplayout[location=doublesided] %\setuparranging[2SIDE] \setuppagenumbering[alternative=doublesided] % \usemodule[lettri] \def\ClearChapterQuote{\def\ChapterQuote{}} \ClearChapterQuote

Re: [NTG-context] Why I needed \parbox and why does \framed not work here?

2005-03-13 Thread Gerben Wierda
Hi Willi, Thanks. If what you changed was the addition of the (2cm) stuff, I did try that but it did not change anything at that time. But now I notice that I need to start my rows with a \NC. I would have thought that a \NC would be like a \crlf or a \page and that it would have been implied

Re: [NTG-context] Re: Learning ConTeXt, typical hurdle

2005-03-13 Thread Willi Egger
Hi Gerben, Due to a mistaken handling you roriginal mail I lost it :-( In that mail in the last part, I believe it was an example \component I saw, that you said \starttext ... \stoptext. You do not need this pair, The handling of starting and stopping is done by the \startproject ...

Re: [NTG-context] alignment questions

2005-03-13 Thread Willi Egger
Hoi Patrick, Humble, I used just the \bTABLE ...\eTABLE environment. Please refer to the attached file. Kind regards Willi Patrick Gundlach wrote: Hello *, inspired by Gerben's question, I did some experimenting with \framed. I'd like to get A[text]B, where text is some long thing in a framed

[NTG-context] Microtype ConTeXt question

2005-03-13 Thread Gerben Wierda
http://mail.rna.nl/~gerben/microtype.tiff contains an image of a margin of a piece of text I just have typeset with ConTeXt. I was wondering about two things: 1. How does one set up the use of margi kerning in ConTeXt given that my ConTeXt (without me having selected it myself) uses Latin

[NTG-context] FLOWcharts

2005-03-13 Thread Adam Duck
Hello, I'm having problems with the following chart (well, any chart, that is): --- ConTeXt code --- \setupoutput[pdftex] \usemodule[chart] \starttext \setupFLOWcharts[offset=50pt] \startFLOWchart[test] \startFLOWcell \name{one} \location{1,1} \text{one} \connect[bt]{two}

[NTG-context] Re: Helvetica ?

2005-03-13 Thread Patrick Gundlach
Hello Steffen, do you have psfnss (LaTeX) installed? Patrick -- ConTeXt wiki: http://contextgarden.net ___ ntg-context mailing list ntg-context@ntg.nl http://www.ntg.nl/mailman/listinfo/ntg-context

[NTG-context] Re: Why I needed \parbox and why does \framed not work here?

2005-03-13 Thread Patrick Gundlach
Hello Gerben, Here is the example again, now with p columns. Never mind the non-working third example (ConTeXt wraps three elements in the third column now but not inside the \framed), Did you read my answer to your question about \parbox? You need to make \framed go into vertical mode by

Re: [NTG-context] Why I needed \parbox and why does \framed not work here?

2005-03-13 Thread Willi Egger
hi Gerben, Gerben Wierda wrote: Hi Willi, Thanks. If what you changed was the addition of the (2cm) stuff, I did try that but it did not change anything at that time. But now I notice that I need to start my rows with a \NC. I would have thought that a \NC would be like a \crlf or a \page and

[NTG-context] Re: Line break after unit or \cite command

2005-03-13 Thread Patrick Gundlach
Hello Michael, [...] The workaround with the \hbox{} does work. Is this some kind of bug and will be fixed in the future? as a workaround, you can say \usemodule[units] \enablemode[atpragma]% warning, probably 1s of side effects \starttext In dieser Arbeit wurde die Reaktion

Re: [NTG-context] Some extra empty pages, why? And how to get an initial blank page with page number 0?

2005-03-13 Thread Willi Egger
Hi Gerben, I puzzeled with your project code. First you are not allowed to use \starttext \stoptext in a definition. Your definitione interferes with the chapter mechnism. So more knowledge is necessary which I do not have at the moment. in the before option you say \page=right, seems to create

Re: [NTG-context] Re: Helvetica ?

2005-03-13 Thread Steffen Wolfrum
Hi Patrick, Patrick Gundlach [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hello Steffen, do you have psfnss (LaTeX) installed? Patrick Yes, sure. As part of Gerbens 2004 stable. But this doesn't seem to be enough. Steffen ___ ntg-context mailing list ntg-context@ntg.nl

[NTG-context] Re: newbie question about fonts

2005-03-13 Thread Patrick Gundlach
Hello Ciro, I am my distributor maintainer. But you got your distribution from some source? what is the local guide you refer to? This should come with your TeX system (Linux system, downloaded TeX system, whatever) that tells you about things that you need to know about your TeX system.

Re: [NTG-context] Why I needed \parbox and why does \framed not work here?

2005-03-13 Thread mickle
Gerben Wierda [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Here is the example again, now with p columns. Never mind the non-working third example (ConTeXt wraps three elements in the third column now but not inside the \framed), but it seems that ConTeXt does not wrap the first column at all. As a result, the

Re: [NTG-context] FLOWcharts

2005-03-13 Thread Willi Egger
Hi Adam, hm, the same here also with alpha-context of february 2005. May be, that one should use a single \comment only. Still there is a problem then with \comment[t]{text}, which causes the text in the second cell to move down. I think this is somethin for Hans ... Kind regards Willi Adam

Re: [NTG-context] Moving to ConTeXt

2005-03-13 Thread h h extern
Henning Hraban Ramm wrote: Am 10.03.2005 um 10:59 schrieb Gerben Wierda: What I do not understand is how these components end up in a directory hierarchy. What would be very nice is some sort of downloadable archive with some sample basic project structures. Reading the stuff above I still have no

Re: [NTG-context] pdf bookmarks

2005-03-13 Thread h h extern
VnPenguin wrote: On Tue, 8 Mar 2005 20:56:06 +, David Waller [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hello, I am trying to produce bookmarks in the PDF file produced with context. I can produce bookmarks but I am unable to get any hierarchy of bookmarks such that chapters can just be displayed initially and

Re: [NTG-context] Re: Current text width?

2005-03-13 Thread h h extern
Duncan Hothersall wrote: I said: So - is there a parameter which represents the current width of the layout area, taking into account itemisations, textbackgrounds and anything else? Thanks. I came up with a rather ugly kludge which solves my immediate problem but might not be best. I created

Re: [NTG-context] Re: Learning ConTeXt, typical hurdle

2005-03-13 Thread h h extern
Patrick Gundlach wrote: Hey Gerben, Now what turns out to solve this? Empty lines before \description and \stopdescriptions Things that were defined using \definedescription rely on \par as a delimiter. Though I like ConTeXt if I look at certain design aspects, behaviour that depends on

Re: [NTG-context] \def\sectionseparator{:}

2005-03-13 Thread h h extern
Peter M√ľnster wrote: Hello, in core-sec.tex, I read: \def\sectionseparator{:} % was : but is now - I there any inconvenience, to change it to - ? I've tried it out, and all my problems to get French spaces before punctuation and project structure and so on, were gone. hm, then you're lucky since

Re: [NTG-context] critical editions in context / arabtex

2005-03-13 Thread h h extern
Thomas A.Schmitz wrote: OK, I feel guilty resurrecting this stale thread, but I can't resist asking again. I found this in m-arabtex.tex: %\pushmacro\edmacloaded \let \edmacloaded \undefined and later %\popmacro\edmacloaded Both lines are commented out, so I'm still wondering if i

Re: [NTG-context] A (my) OTR problem

2005-03-13 Thread h h extern
luigi.scarso wrote: \newdimen\RightMarginWidth \RightMarginWidth=\rightmarginwidth \def\PageNumber#1{\vbox to \footerheight{\vss\hbox to\RightMarginWidth{\hss #1 \hss}\vss}} \setuppagenumbering[location={margin},alternative=doublesided,command={\PageNumber}] why don't you use \rightmarginwidth

Re: [NTG-context] A (my) OTR problem

2005-03-13 Thread h h extern
luigi.scarso wrote: I have the following code: \showframe \setuplayout[topdistance=0mm,topspace=10mm,header=10mm,headerdistance=10mm, footerdistance=5mm,footer=20mm,bottomspace=2mm, backspace=25mm,

Re: AW: AW: [NTG-context] Re: Line break after unit or \cite command

2005-03-13 Thread h h extern
Michael Fuchs wrote: Hi everybody! Sorry for the too long example. I wasn't sure what caused the problem and wanted to provide all relevant information at one time. I didn't mention the units module explicitly because I have the same problem using the \cite command from the bib-module and I

Re: [NTG-context] Small bug report

2005-03-13 Thread h h extern
Marcin Borkowski wrote: I noticed a small translation bug: when using products/components with \version[temporary], the info about the product and component name at the very bottom uses untranslated (Dutch, I presume) names: Produkt instead of Product and Onderdeel instead of Component. I have

Re: [NTG-context] ConTeXt equivalent for \ensuremath?

2005-03-13 Thread h h extern
Gerben Wierda wrote: On Mar 11, 2005, at 15:57, Nikolai Weibull wrote: \newcommand{\ensuremath}[1]{\ifmmode\expandafter\FirtsOfOne% \else\expandafter\EnsuredMath\fi} \long\def\FirstOfOne#1{#1} \long\def\EnsuredMath#1{$\relax#1$} \newcommand{\bit}[2]{\ensuremath{\hbox{\tf #1}_\hbox{\tf

Re: [NTG-context] Re: newbie question about fonts

2005-03-13 Thread Ciro A. Soto
Thank you Patrick. I'm still looking for --- Patrick Gundlach [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hello Ciro, I am my distributor maintainer. But you got your distribution from some source? I downloaded the CD iso image from a website and installed Fedora Core 3. what is the local guide you

Re: [NTG-context] Renaming spot colours

2005-03-13 Thread h h extern
Duncan Hothersall wrote: Peter Rolf said \definecolor[PANTONE 294CV] [c=1,m=.56,y=0,k=.18] % test \framed[background=color, backgroundcolor={PANTONE 294CV}]{Test} \color[PANTONE 294CV] Test % the only thing that doesn't work is \PANTONE 294CV Thanks very much for responding Peter! Interesting

Re: [NTG-context] alignment questions

2005-03-13 Thread h h extern
Patrick Gundlach wrote: Hello *, inspired by Gerben's question, I did some experimenting with \framed. I'd like to get A[text]B, where text is some long thing in a framed box like \framed[width=5cm] {\input tufte \par}. There are three different ways of aligning the three objects: (A and B on the

Re: [NTG-context] Initial Font Installation Question (Mac)

2005-03-13 Thread h h extern
David Wooten wrote: I'm back to ask another question: After an initial successful installation of the purchased fonts, I've come to find that there is a serious quirk. That is, when I try to use any special glyph, be it an accented character of any kind, or e.g. an eth. The result of something

Re: [NTG-context] Re: Learning ConTeXt, typical hurdle

2005-03-13 Thread Gerben Wierda
On 13 Mar 2005, at 23:27, h h extern wrote: Gerben Wierda wrote: Hey Gerben, Now what turns out to solve this? Empty lines before \description and \stopdescriptions Things that were defined using \definedescription rely on \par as a delimiter. Though I like ConTeXt if I look at certain design

Re: [NTG-context] A (my) OTR problem

2005-03-13 Thread luigi.scarso
h h extern wrote: luigi.scarso wrote: I have the following code: \showframe \setuplayout[topdistance=0mm,topspace=10mm,header=10mm,headerdistance=10mm, footerdistance=5mm,footer=20mm,bottomspace=2mm, backspace=25mm,