Re: [NTG-context] imposition for a pdf file

2005-03-16 Thread luigi.scarso
Ciro A. Soto wrote: I have a pdf file with 660 letter-size pages. I would like to save toner in my printer by printing 2 or 4 pages in one single sheet of paper. Is it possible to do this with context? or any other alternative? Remember, I don't have the source file, only the pdf file.

[NTG-context] How to switch between fonts?

2005-03-16 Thread Stefan Wachter
Dear font experts! For some weeks I try very hard to generate minimal PDF documents using the PDF base 14 fonts. Now the following problem popped up: The Helvitica, Times, and Courier fonts have 8a as their default encoding. Unfortunately, the 8a encoding is somewhat incomplete because it

Re: [NTG-context] font encodings

2005-03-16 Thread Hans Hagen
Thomas A.Schmitz wrote: I want to use a custom font encoding (in my case, enco-agr for ancient Greek). I can't set it up for the entire document because it breaks, e.g., the output of accented letters. But when I try to use it for certain parts of the document only, it will insert a line break

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

2005-03-16 Thread Hans Hagen
Thomas A.Schmitz wrote: Thanks Hans, but it's primarily edmac that I'm interested in, not arabtex. Could the edmac macros just be part of a Context module? not so much edmac, but similar functionality; as idris suggests: just provide a request for functionality + examples; think about what you

Re: [NTG-context] critical editions in context

2005-03-16 Thread h h extern
Thomas A.Schmitz wrote: Sorry, hit the send button by accident. 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

Re: [NTG-context] iso latin 2 ; storm fonts

2005-03-16 Thread Hans Hagen
Vit Zyka wrote: But I get error: !Math formula deleted: Insufficient symbol fonts. Where is the problem? it means that your font is not a proper math font, taco may know how to deal with this ? - \starttypescript [*] [fallback] is generaly useful. Is a good idea replaced by a (faster) setup) to

Re: [NTG-context] ppchtex

2005-03-16 Thread Hans Hagen
Johannes Werner wrote: Hans Hagen wrote: Johannes Werner wrote: hi everyone, i want to use PPCHTEX. when i process my .tex-file with texexec i get the message: . specials : fdf loaded ) specials : fdf,tpd loaded \openout6 = `chemie-mpgraph.mp'. Randomizer initialized to

Re: [NTG-context] Conflict ConTeXt new LM?

2005-03-16 Thread Hans Hagen
Gerben Wierda wrote: I just installed the latest LM fonts from TL Master on top of a teTeX 3.0 + recent ConTeXt and tried to re-run my project. This fails. I reinstalled the old LM and it works, Is this known? ah .. that's because you're a developer; latin modern now ships with ec-lm* instead

Re: [NTG-context] Upgrading...

2005-03-16 Thread Hans Hagen
ishamid wrote: I must be making this way too complicated, anyway... I placed C:\ConTeXt\texmf-mswin\bin ahead of TeXLive in my NT PATH (Windows 2000) so those binaries get called first. I tried to make the aleph format: ===

Re: [NTG-context] imposition for a pdf file

2005-03-16 Thread Hans Hagen
luigi.scarso wrote: Ciro A. Soto wrote: I have a pdf file with 660 letter-size pages. I would like to save toner in my printer by printing 2 or 4 pages in one single sheet of paper. Is it possible to do this with context? or any other alternative? Remember, I don't have the source file, only the

[NTG-context] Re: What's (in) a module?

2005-03-16 Thread Patrick Gundlach
Hi, [module t-utfgre.tex] So what about that CTAN directory? Would be a good idea, right? What about a section modules on contextgarden.net that can serve as a place for downloading third party modules as well as syncing with CTAN? Patrick -- ConTeXt wiki: http://contextgarden.net

Re: [NTG-context] FLOWcharts

2005-03-16 Thread h h extern
Willi Egger wrote: 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

Re: [NTG-context] imposition for a pdf file

2005-03-16 Thread Wolfgang Zillig
I think something link texexec --pdfarra --noduplex --paper=A5A4 --print=2SIDE yourdocument.pdf should work. There is more information about in the the manual for texexec www.pragma-ade.com/general/manuals/mtexexec.pdf Wolfgang luigi.scarso schrieb: Ciro A. Soto wrote: I have a pdf file with

Re: [NTG-context] Upgrading...

2005-03-16 Thread Hans Hagen
ishamid wrote: = Original Message From Idris Samawi Hamid [EMAIL PROTECTED] = On Sat, 05 Mar 2005 23:51:50 +0100, h h extern [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: when needed, unzip the latest cont-tfm (beta) and cont-lmr archives in texmf-local and remake formats Where are the cont-lmr archives? I

Re: [NTG-context] Conflict ConTeXt new LM?

2005-03-16 Thread Gerben Wierda
Gerben Wierda wrote: I just installed the latest LM fonts from TL Master on top of a teTeX 3.0 + recent ConTeXt and tried to re-run my project. This fails. I reinstalled the old LM and it works, Is this known? ah .. that's because you're a developer; latin modern now ships with ec-lm*

Re: [NTG-context] Re: What's (in) a module?

2005-03-16 Thread Thomas A . Schmitz
Excellent suggestion, will get in touch with you off-list! Best Thomas On Mar 16, 2005, at 10:48 AM, Patrick Gundlach wrote: Hi, [module t-utfgre.tex] So what about that CTAN directory? Would be a good idea, right? What about a section modules on contextgarden.net that can serve as a place for

Re: [NTG-context] imposition for a pdf file

2005-03-16 Thread Ciro A. Soto
Thank you Luigi, but where is the pdf file input in your instructions? remember, i don't have the tex file, only the pdf file. ciro --- luigi.scarso [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: - Ciro A. Soto wrote: I have a pdf file with 660 letter-size pages.I would like to

Re: [NTG-context] imposition for a pdf file

2005-03-16 Thread Ciro A. Soto
Thank you. This should work. Ciro --- Hans Hagen [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: luigi.scarso wrote: Ciro A. Soto wrote: I have a pdf file with 660 letter-size pages. I would like to save toner in my printer by printing 2 or 4 pages in one single sheet of paper. Is it possible to do this

Re: [NTG-context] imposition for a pdf file

2005-03-16 Thread luigi.scarso
Sorry ciro, but i like write tex code. save following code as test.tex %% %% save it as test.tex %% \setupcolors[state=start] \starttext \dorecurse{660}% {\startTEXpage[width=3cm,height=2cm] \vbox to \vsize{\vss \hbox to\hsize{\hss\framed[width=2cm,align={middle,lohi},background=""

Re: [NTG-context] imposition for a pdf file

2005-03-16 Thread Hans Hagen
luigi.scarso wrote: Sorry ciro, but i like write tex code. 1. save following code as test.tex in page-imp are some additional inclusion macros -) \centerline{% \externalfigure[test][page=1] \externalfigure[test][page=3] \externalfigure[test][page=5] \externalfigure[test][page=7]

RE: [NTG-context] Upgrading...

2005-03-16 Thread ishamid
= Original Message From Hans Hagen [EMAIL PROTECTED] = === C:\ConTeXt\texmf-mswin\web2caleph --ini *plain \dump This is Alephk, Version 3.141592-1.15-2.1-0.0-rc4 (Web2c 7.5.3) (INIALEPH) %-line parsing enabled. this is a plain tex

[NTG-context] Times New Roman

2005-03-16 Thread ishamid
[I know that all of us and Hans in particular is quite busy but if anyone can give me some guidance on this, before I get into trouble with my editor...] Dear consortium, I'm having trouble preparing times new roman for ConTeXt. I'm trying to follow the instructions in mag-0009.pdf, but TeXfont

Re: [NTG-context] Times New Roman

2005-03-16 Thread Taco Hoekwater
I do not know much about the font installation process, but I did notice that your TeXFont banner indicates that you use a really old version. My TeXFont says: [EMAIL PROTECTED] TED]$ texfont --help TeXFont 2.2.1 - ConTeXt / PRAGMA ADE 2000-2004 --fontroot=path : texmf destination

Re: [NTG-context] Times New Roman

2005-03-16 Thread Adam Lindsay
A few comments/hints: On 16 Mar 2005, at 14:40, ishamid wrote: TeXFont 1.5 - ConTeXt / PRAGMA ADE 2000-2001 (STILL BETA) The TeXfont I'm running is 2.2.1! (I know I added a little bit of .ttf processing code after 2.1) I tried things manually without the --pattern option and got a

Re: [NTG-context] Re: Palatino? - bitmap fonts???

2005-03-16 Thread Matthias Weber
Hello, I am not desperate to use new fonts right now, but whenever I see somebody with a success I'll give it a try. Here is what happens to me when trying to use palatino (or any of the other fonts) with the sample file (Mac OS X, most recent gwTeX) %% testing-fonts.tex \usetypescript

[NTG-context] Re: Palatino? - bitmap fonts???

2005-03-16 Thread Patrick Gundlach
Hi, your file works fine here. Can you post your log file? Or try \setupencoding[default=ec]. But this shouldn't make any differences. Patrick -- ConTeXt wiki: http://contextgarden.net ___ ntg-context mailing list ntg-context@ntg.nl

[NTG-context] Follow-Up on [EMAIL PROTECTED] X performance

2005-03-16 Thread Matthias Weber
Hello, I recently reported a performance degrading on with gwTeX/ConTeXt under MacOS X after upgrading to the most recent gwTeX. I upgraded two other machines and did some further tests. For each run, I renamed the TeX source file, and performed 3 runs: i) old TeX ii) new TeX, 1st run iii) new

Re: [NTG-context] Re: Palatino? - bitmap fonts???

2005-03-16 Thread Matthias Weber
Hi Patrick, thanks for looking into this. Log file follows, \setupencoding[default=ec] has no effect. Matthias TeXExec 5.2.5 - ConTeXt / PRAGMA ADE 1997-2005 executable : pdfetex format : cont-en inputfile : Untitled-2 output : pdftex

RE: [NTG-context] Times New Roman

2005-03-16 Thread ishamid
= Original Message From Adam Lindsay [EMAIL PROTECTED] = A few comments/hints: Thank you! On 16 Mar 2005, at 14:40, ishamid wrote: TeXFont 1.5 - ConTeXt / PRAGMA ADE 2000-2001 (STILL BETA) The TeXfont I'm running is 2.2.1! (I know I added a little bit of .ttf processing code after

RE: [NTG-context] Times New Roman

2005-03-16 Thread ishamid
= Original Message From Taco Hoekwater [EMAIL PROTECTED] = I do not know much about the font installation process, but I did notice that your TeXFont banner indicates that you use a really old version. Ok, I've worked around this (still having upgrade troubles...) but there is still a

RE: [NTG-context] Times New Roman

2005-03-16 Thread ishamid
= Original Message From Adam Lindsay [EMAIL PROTECTED] = On 16 Mar 2005, at 15:39, ishamid wrote: But the afm files are right there in \system_fonts!?! Any further suggestions will be appreciated! I'm pretty mac-centric, but I thought the TNR fonts were .ttf. That's right. If

[NTG-context] Re: Palatino? - bitmap fonts???

2005-03-16 Thread Patrick Gundlach
Hi, ok, you are already using ec encoding as default, \setupencoding[default=ec] has of course no effect then. [...] pxex.pfb rpxmi.pfb uplr8a.pfb pxsy.pfb rpxr.pfb uplri8a.pfb These look ok. /var/tmp/texfonts/pk/modeless/adobe/palatino/pplr 8r.86pk There it is. There must be

Re: [NTG-context] Re: Palatino? - bitmap fonts???

2005-03-16 Thread Matthias Weber
My cont-sys.rme is in /usr/local/teTeX/share/texmf.local/tex/context/user/cont-sys.rme and has the two lines you mention (I attach the file below, it looks kind of old (1995). Also, if I add \loadmapfile[ec-base.map] nothing changes --- I tried to locate ec-base.map, but couldn't find it. Is

Re: [NTG-context] Re: Palatino? - bitmap fonts???

2005-03-16 Thread Matthias Weber
Sorry, forgot to attach cont-sys.rme - see below Matthias -- %D \module %D [ file=cont-sys, %Dversion=1995.10.10, %D title=\CONTEXT\ Miscellaneous Macros, %D subtitle=System Specific Setups, %D author=Hans Hagen, %D date=\currentdate, %D

Re: [NTG-context] Re: Palatino? - bitmap fonts???

2005-03-16 Thread Hans Hagen
Matthias Weber wrote: /teTeX/share/texmf.local/fonts/map/pdftex/context/original-public- lm.map} Warning: pdfetex (file ec-urw-courier.map): cannot open font map file Warning: pdfetex (file ec-urw-helvetica.map): cannot open font map file Warning: pdfetex (file ec-urw-times.map): cannot open font

[NTG-context] Re: Palatino? - bitmap fonts???

2005-03-16 Thread Patrick Gundlach
[...] I tried to locate ec-base.map, but couldn't find it. Is this a regular file somewhere in the TeX tree? It should be in texmf/fonts/map/pdftex/context/ec-base.map ConTeXt ships this file. kpsewhich ec-base.map does not give you any result? What distribution are you using? Patrick

[NTG-context] \doprepareidentity

2005-03-16 Thread Peter Mnster
Hello, in order to get correct output of pdfinfo, I need to redefine \doprepareidentity : \let\doprepareidentity\relax % try with and without this line \setupoutput[pdf] \enableregime[il1] \setupinteraction[state=start,author=ä,title=ä,subtitle=ä,keyword=ä] \starttext test \stoptext Cheers,

Re: [NTG-context] Conflict ConTeXt new LM?

2005-03-16 Thread Hans Hagen
Gerben Wierda wrote: So, the conclusion is that I canot use/redistribute the new LM? And you can because my guess is that not so many people use them yet also, the lm fonts now come with open type variants, which is good for the mac (since xetex needs them and user should test that); keep in mind

Re: [NTG-context] Re: Palatino? - bitmap fonts???

2005-03-16 Thread Matthias Weber
[...] kpsewhich ec-base.map returns /usr/local/teTeX/share/texmf.local/fonts/map/pdftex/context/ec-base.map and there it is indeed -- I had used locate beforfe. I am using Gerben's TeX installation via iinstaller, without any own changes. Matthias On Mar 16, 2005, at 11:45 AM, Patrick Gundlach

Re: [NTG-context] Times New Roman

2005-03-16 Thread Thomas A . Schmitz
Just a shot in the dark: I've been using texfont a lot these last weeks and have experienced that it will give you the error message no afm files found when, in fact, the error is somewhere else (in my case, there was a typo in the encoding used). I would suggest you run texfont on one font

[NTG-context] Re: Palatino? - bitmap fonts???

2005-03-16 Thread Patrick Gundlach
Hi, [...] kpsewhich ec-base.map returns /usr/local/teTeX/share/texmf.local/fonts/map/pdftex/context/ec-base.map oh, stupid me! It was already mentioned in the log file. Sorry. I am using Gerben's TeX installation via iinstaller, without any own changes. Can you copy the cont-sys.rme

Re: [NTG-context] Re: Palatino? - bitmap fonts???

2005-03-16 Thread Matthias Weber
Hi, I replaced my cont-sys.rme with the one at www.pragma-ade.com/system/tex/texmf-local/tex/context/user/cont-sys.rme Everything appears to be ok now -- the difference between the two files seems to be the following if-statement in the OLD file: \donefalse \ifx\pdftexversion\undefined \else

RE: [NTG-context] Times New Roman

2005-03-16 Thread ishamid
= Original Message From Adam Lindsay [EMAIL PROTECTED] = I hope you can translate from unix-like pseudo-commands into DOS: make a new, clean temp directory. copy times*.ttf into that directory. from that directory, run: texfont --ma --in --ve=microsoft --co=timesnewroman --show What

RE: [NTG-context] Times New Roman

2005-03-16 Thread ishamid
= Original Message From Thomas A.Schmitz [EMAIL PROTECTED] Moreover, are you sure that your system is finding texnansi.enc? What does kpsewhich texnansi.enc produce? Ok I realize that my texfont problems are almost certainly related to my upgrade problems: a. From C:\TeXLive (old

Re: [NTG-context] Times New Roman

2005-03-16 Thread Thomas A . Schmitz
hmm, I have zero experience with Windows and wouldn't get near a computer running Windows if you payed me for it, but I guess there must be a central configuration file somewhere. On linux and unix systems, it's called texmf.cnf. That's where you define which tex-trees you have and in what

[NTG-context] Re: Palatino? - bitmap fonts???

2005-03-16 Thread Patrick Gundlach
Hello Matthias, Everything appears to be ok now -- Good News! Now I can go out and celebrate St. Patrick's Day tomorrow :-)) So I guess this file should have been updated but wasn't for some reason. Perhaps other GWTEX users should check that as well? Patrick -- ConTeXt wiki:

[NTG-context] OS X/Gerben Wiebe's TeX font issue + fix

2005-03-16 Thread Matthias Weber
Hello, could those of you who use Gerben's TeX installation under OS X check whether the following file produces nice postscript Palatino or ugly bitmap Palatino? %% testing-fonts.tex \usetypescript [adobekb][\defaultencoding] \setupbodyfont[pos] \usetypescript[palatino][\defaultencoding]

[NTG-context] Problems with new beta

2005-03-16 Thread Thomas A . Schmitz
Just installed the new beta. Now every run of texexec dies with lots of messages like this: kpathsea: Running mktexmf ec-lmcsc10 ! I can't find file `ec-lmcsc10'. * ...four; mag:=1; nonstopmode; input ec-lmcsc10 Please type another input file name ! Emergency stop. * ...four; mag:=1;

RE: [NTG-context] Times New Roman

2005-03-16 Thread ishamid
= Original Message From Thomas A.Schmitz [EMAIL PROTECTED] = hmm, I have zero experience with Windows and wouldn't get near a computer running Windows if you payed me for it, I certainly agree with this sentiment, and will make yet another attempt to switch to Linux this year; kde3.4 is

Re: [NTG-context] Re: Palatino? - bitmap fonts???

2005-03-16 Thread Willi Egger
Hi Mathias, your example runs smoothly here, using: pdfeTeXk, Version 3.141592-1.20a-2.2 ConTeXt ver: 2005.01.26 fmt: 2005.1.26 1. Which version of ContTeXt do you run? A new version requires the map-files to be placed in ...\fonts\map. 2. Niew versions of pdftex do nomore use

Re: [NTG-context] Re: Palatino? - bitmap fonts???

2005-03-16 Thread Matthias Weber
On Mar 16, 2005, at 2:01 PM, Willi Egger wrote: Hi Mathias, your example runs smoothly here, using: pdfeTeXk, Version 3.141592-1.20a-2.2 ConTeXt ver: 2005.01.26 fmt: 2005.1.26 Thanks for looking at this, but :) pdfeTeX, Version 3.141592-1.21a-2.2 (Web2C 7.5.4) ConTeXt ver:

Configuring 2 trees [was RE: [NTG-context] Times New Roman]

2005-03-16 Thread ishamid
Dear cartel, = Original Message From Thomas A.Schmitz [EMAIL PROTECTED] = What does kpsewhich -var-value TEXMFLOCAL produce? 1.I have 2 trees: C:\Context (from mswintex.zip) and C:\TeXLive (from July04). kpsewhich -var-value TEXMFLOCAL works for the \Context tree:

[NTG-context] problem with \digits

2005-03-16 Thread Martin Kolaøík
Hi all, I used \digits and this is the result: = ! Missing $ inserted. inserted text $ to be read again _ \next ...savedigit \collecteddigits @\else \if #1_ \savedigit \collecteddigit... \doCurrency

[NTG-context] Floating table caption extends textwidth

2005-03-16 Thread Michael Fuchs
Hi! I have problems creating a multi-line caption for a floating table. If the caption is too long it will extend the text width. The following example shows this problem on http://live.contextgarden.net/. I was able to find out, that this problem only appears if one of the variables width or

Re: [NTG-context] hyphenation not working

2005-03-16 Thread Paul Tremblay
On Wed, Mar 16, 2005 at 10:03:50AM +0100, Hans Hagen wrote: Paul Tremblay wrote: I've noticed that hypenation is not working in my test ConTeXt documents. I have looked repeatedly at the manual and searched the wiki. It seems that hyphenations should be automatic? I am testing simple files

Re: [NTG-context] iso latin 2 ; storm fonts

2005-03-16 Thread Vit Zyka
Hans Hagen wrote: Vit Zyka wrote: it means that your font is not a proper math font, taco may know how to deal with this ? - \starttypescript [*] [fallback] is generaly useful. Is a good idea replaced by a (faster) setup) to move it from large type-buy.tex somewhere else? see type-def.tex:

[NTG-context] XeTeX w. ConTeXt question

2005-03-16 Thread sfpno
Greetings, After a number of attempts (somewhat indistinguishable in my memory at this point) I've been able to run ConTeXt with XeTeX support (if that's the right nomenclature;). It works! But I do receive this error message: --

Re: [NTG-context] XeTeX w. ConTeXt question

2005-03-16 Thread Adam Lindsay
sfpno said this at Wed, 16 Mar 2005 16:33:38 -0800: (/usr/local/TeTeX/share/texmf.tetex/tex/context/base/spec-tpd.tex systems : you should use pdfTeX binaries \wait= ) That error should be long gone by now. Which version of ConTeXt are you using? Looking in spec-tpd.tex, this error

[NTG-context] automating initialization

2005-03-16 Thread ishamid
Dear gang, How do I automate initialization of the separate context tree (from mswintex.zip)? A simple batch file such as setuptex c:\context texexec foo does not work; the batch file always turns itself off

[NTG-context] m-bib issues

2005-03-16 Thread ishamid
Dear knights of the round table, I've been using a very old bib module up to now, with lots of personal tweaks, workarounds etc. (mission-critical issues--no time 2 deal with painful upgrades); now I'm starting fresh with the latest. Here is one issue: The \startpublication[a= ] option seems

Re: [NTG-context] imposition for a pdf file

2005-03-16 Thread luigi.scarso
Ciro A. Soto wrote: I tried Hans' approach. It works fine, but My approach shows a (my) way to manipulate pages from a source pdf; Hans gives you the exact solutions for your problem. I hope you have found both useful. somehow the pdf file with the 2*2 pages is corrupted since it does not print

Re: [NTG-context] hyphenation not working

2005-03-16 Thread Hans Hagen
Paul Tremblay wrote: I've noticed that hypenation is not working in my test ConTeXt documents. I have looked repeatedly at the manual and searched the wiki. It seems that hyphenations should be automatic? I am testing simple files with the language as English. Does one have to turn hyphenation on?