[NTG-context] mail server problems

2006-05-09 Thread Hans Hagen
Hi, Last night there were problems with the ntg mail server (disk space). It looks like the list works again now so if you lost postings, resent. Hans - Hans Hagen | PRAGMA ADE

[NTG-context] bug in mptopdf?

2006-05-09 Thread Peter Rolf
Hi, I get the following error with the newest context (09.05.2006): --- 1 output file written: testbrief-mpgraph.1 Transcript written on testbrief-mpgraph.log. [MP to PDF] (./testbrief-mpgraph.1)This is MetaPost, Version 0.901 (Web2c 7.5.3) (testbrief-mpgraph.mp ! Extra tokens will be

Re: [NTG-context] new release

2006-05-09 Thread nico
On Mon, 08 May 2006 13:04:58 +0200, Hans Hagen [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi, Today i'll upload a new release. Got big problems with the fonts that are no more found when using the ruby stuff. Since the unix stubs are crappy, I do this: ruby

Re: [NTG-context] new release

2006-05-09 Thread Hans Hagen
nico wrote: On Mon, 08 May 2006 13:04:58 +0200, Hans Hagen [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Got big problems with the fonts that are no more found when using the ruby stuff. Since the unix stubs are crappy, I do this: ruby /usr/local/share/texmf-local/scripts/context/ruby/texmfstart.rb

Re: [NTG-context] Optional Arguments for cite

2006-05-09 Thread Thomas A . Schmitz
On May 8, 2006, at 9:03 AM, Taco Hoekwater wrote: Thomas A. Schmitz wrote: I'm not Taco... Looks like you got the better solution, even so ;-) buy have a look at section 3.2 of the bibtex manual: \cite[extras={page~4}][key] Taco I nagged you into implementing this... :-) Thomas

Re: [NTG-context] new release

2006-05-09 Thread Thomas A . Schmitz
On May 8, 2006, at 1:04 PM, Hans Hagen wrote: Hi, Today i'll upload a new release. Highlights: Hans, another (big) problem with the new release. Unfortunately, I can't really say what breaks, but when I compile a file under the new release, I get hundreds of overfull boxes. I get

Re: [NTG-context] typing midaligned

2006-05-09 Thread Peter Münster
On Mon, 8 May 2006, Hans Hagen wrote: ? wrote: On Sun, 7 May 2006, Hans Hagen wrote: ? wrote: On Sat, 6 May 2006, Hans Hagen wrote: you mean that you want centered verbatim? Yes! A very nice solution would be: \starttyping[location=middle] or

Re: [NTG-context] new release

2006-05-09 Thread nico
On Tue, 09 May 2006 11:09:43 +0200, Hans Hagen [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: nico wrote: On Mon, 08 May 2006 13:04:58 +0200, Hans Hagen [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Got big problems with the fonts that are no more found when using the ruby stuff. Since the unix stubs are crappy, I do this: ruby

Re: [NTG-context] new release

2006-05-09 Thread Hans Hagen
Thomas A.Schmitz wrote: On May 8, 2006, at 1:04 PM, Hans Hagen wrote: Hi, Today i'll upload a new release. Highlights: Hans, another (big) problem with the new release. Unfortunately, I can't really say what breaks, but when I compile a file under the new release, I get

Re: [NTG-context] new release

2006-05-09 Thread Hans Hagen
Thomas A.Schmitz wrote: On May 8, 2006, at 1:04 PM, Hans Hagen wrote: Hi, Today i'll upload a new release. Highlights: Hans, another (big) problem with the new release. Unfortunately, I can't really say what breaks, but when I compile a file under the new release, I get

[NTG-context] Itemize in two columns

2006-05-09 Thread WN
I want to use the itemize command to produce the following list, but I don't know if this is possible at all. a) bla bla b) bla bla c) bla blad) bla bla e) bla bla instead of a) bla bla d) bla bla b) bla blae) bla bla c) bla bla Kind regards Wim

[NTG-context] problem using \usepackage{m-metapo}

2006-05-09 Thread Luis A Escobar
I do not know if it is proper to post this question to this list but a miktex-user suggested to send it to you because there were not suggestioned solutions on that list. My apologies if I am sending this to the wrong list. This is the problem I am new to MiKTeX and I am have not been able

Re: [NTG-context] typing midaligned

2006-05-09 Thread Hans Hagen
� wrote: Hello Hans, I don't understand, it's still not centred... Or do you mean, I have to put the typing into a box, measure the width of the box, and then calculate the right margin ((\textwidth - \typingwidth) / 2) ? indeed this is teh only way since in typing each line is a par

[NTG-context] TeXUtil fatal error ?!

2006-05-09 Thread Renaud AUBIN
Hi all, I have upgraded to the latest release and I'm not sure if this problem is due to this update but I obtain at compilation: Transcript written on prd_phd.log. TeXUtil | parsing file prd_phd.tui -- TeXUtil | fatal error in plugin processor MySynonyms (wrong argument type nil

[NTG-context] \setuppapersize and \startMPpage

2006-05-09 Thread Johan Sandblom
Dear expertise, I have the following: \definepapersize[thesis][width=169mm, height=239mm] \setuppapersize[thesis][A4] \setuplayout [location=middle, marking=on] \setuppagenumbering [alternative=doublesided, location=marginedge, state=stop] \starttext % Title page \startMPpage % Some metafun

Re: [NTG-context] new release

2006-05-09 Thread Hans Hagen
nico wrote: On Tue, 09 May 2006 11:09:43 +0200, Hans Hagen [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: nico wrote: On Mon, 08 May 2006 13:04:58 +0200, Hans Hagen [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Got big problems with the fonts that are no more found when using the ruby stuff. Since the unix stubs are

Re: [NTG-context] new release

2006-05-09 Thread nico
On Mon, 08 May 2006 13:04:58 +0200, Hans Hagen [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi, Today i'll upload a new release. Highlights: - some fixes/extensions discussed the last few weeks What about fixing this one (http://archive.contextgarden.net/message/20060430.190029.2f68d437.en.html)? Regards,

Re: [NTG-context] \setuppapersize and \startMPpage

2006-05-09 Thread Aditya Mahajan
On Tue, 9 May 2006, Johan Sandblom wrote: Dear expertise, I have the following: \definepapersize[thesis][width=169mm, height=239mm] \setuppapersize[thesis][A4] \setuplayout [location=middle, marking=on] \setuppagenumbering [alternative=doublesided, location=marginedge, state=stop]

[NTG-context] m-bib and \onlinecite

2006-05-09 Thread Tobias Burnus
Hello, what is the recommended way to get the following: as is written in Ref.~4. Using Ref.~\cite[four] gives Ref. [4] with the superfluous brackets. (\cite[ref] should remain unmodified, ie with brackets, as this is mostly used in texts [1-5,7].) APS' revtex offers \onlinecite

Re: [NTG-context] TeXUtil fatal error ?!

2006-05-09 Thread Hans Hagen
Renaud AUBIN wrote: Hi all, I have upgraded to the latest release and I'm not sure if this problem is due to this update but I obtain at compilation: Transcript written on prd_phd.log. TeXUtil | parsing file prd_phd.tui -- TeXUtil | fatal error in plugin processor MySynonyms (wrong

Re: [NTG-context] new release

2006-05-09 Thread nico
On Tue, 09 May 2006 15:11:23 +0200, Hans Hagen [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: nico wrote: On Tue, 09 May 2006 11:09:43 +0200, Hans Hagen [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: nico wrote: On Mon, 08 May 2006 13:04:58 +0200, Hans Hagen [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Got big problems with the fonts that are no

Re: [NTG-context] m-bib and \onlinecite

2006-05-09 Thread Taco Hoekwater
Tobias Burnus wrote: Hello, what is the recommended way to get the following: as is written in Ref.~4. Using Ref.~\cite[four] gives Ref. [4] with the superfluous brackets. (\cite[ref] should remain unmodified, ie with brackets, as this is mostly used in texts [1-5,7].)

Re: [NTG-context] new release

2006-05-09 Thread nico
On Tue, 09 May 2006 15:11:23 +0200, Hans Hagen [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: What's wrong? maybe you need to run mktexlsr Doesn't help, and the required map files are here for a while (eg: kpsewhich ec-base.map gives /usr/local/share/texmf-local/fonts/map/pdftex/context/ec-base.map). I tried

Re: [NTG-context] TeXUtil fatal error ?!

2006-05-09 Thread Renaud AUBIN
Hi Hans, Seems hard to provide a "light" test... I'll try to define the problem more precisely... can you send me a small test file? Hans - Hans Hagen | PRAGMA ADE

Re: [NTG-context] new release

2006-05-09 Thread Hans Hagen
nico wrote: Ok, thanks, modifying texmf.cnf as you say fixes the path precedence. Now, is there a ruby debug mode to see why the paths are lost with texexec.rb? Or tests I could do to find out what happens? --verbose gives some info Hans

Re: [NTG-context] new release

2006-05-09 Thread Hans Hagen
nico wrote: On Tue, 09 May 2006 15:11:23 +0200, Hans Hagen [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: What's wrong? maybe you need to run mktexlsr Doesn't help, and the required map files are here for a while (eg: kpsewhich ec-base.map gives

Re: [NTG-context] TeXUtil fatal error ?!

2006-05-09 Thread Renaud AUBIN
The error is probably due to a bad use of FLOWchart... The test: \setupoutput[pdftex] \usemodule[chart] \starttext \setupFLOWcharts [nx=4, ny=3, dx=2\bodyfontsize, dy=2\bodyfontsize, width=12\bodyfontsize, height=7\bodyfontsize, maxwidth=\textwidth]

[NTG-context] treat framed and externalfigure as characters

2006-05-09 Thread Peter Münster
Hello Taco and Hans, in http://context.literatesolutions.com/collector/89 you write Both Hans and me have documents that depend on \framed staying in vertical mode. Could you give me an example please? Cheers, Peter -- http://pmrb.free.fr/contact/

Re: [NTG-context] typing midaligned

2006-05-09 Thread Peter Münster
On Tue, 9 May 2006, Hans Hagen wrote: ? wrote: I don't understand, it's still not centred... Or do you mean, I have to put the typing into a box, measure the width of the box, and then calculate the right margin ((\textwidth - \typingwidth) / 2) ? indeed this is teh only way

Re: [NTG-context] new release

2006-05-09 Thread nico
On Tue, 09 May 2006 17:16:38 +0200, Hans Hagen [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: #ENV['TEXFONTMAPS'] = .;\$TEXMF/fonts/map/{#{backend},pdftex,dvips,}// i wonder why this does not work Unix likes column separator (and often cannot stand windows one ;-). If i change ';' into ':' it works.

Re: [NTG-context] new release

2006-05-09 Thread Hans Hagen
nico wrote: On Tue, 09 May 2006 17:16:38 +0200, Hans Hagen [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: #ENV['TEXFONTMAPS'] = .;\$TEXMF/fonts/map/{#{backend},pdftex,dvips,}// i wonder why this does not work Unix likes column separator (and often cannot stand windows one ;-). If i

[NTG-context] \quad in pdf author

2006-05-09 Thread Aditya Mahajan
Hi, \setupinteraction [ author={Author 1 \quad Author 2}, ] gives me Author 1 hskip 1em in pdf info. Is there some way to ensure that \quad is ignored when used in \setupinteraction[...]. I use variables and setups to create a title page and use doctitle and author information in

Re: [NTG-context] \quad in pdf author

2006-05-09 Thread Hans Hagen
Aditya Mahajan wrote: Hi, \setupinteraction [ author={Author 1 \quad Author 2}, ] gives me Author 1 hskip 1em in pdf info. Is there some way to ensure that \quad is ignored when used in \setupinteraction[...]. I use variables and setups to create a title page and use

Re: [NTG-context] \quad in pdf author

2006-05-09 Thread nico
On Tue, 9 May 2006 12:50:05 -0400 (EDT), Aditya Mahajan [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi, \setupinteraction [ author={Author 1 \quad Author 2}, ] gives me Author 1 hskip 1em in pdf info. Is there some way to ensure that \quad is ignored when used in \setupinteraction[...]. As

Re: [NTG-context] \quad in pdf author

2006-05-09 Thread Peter Münster
On Tue, 9 May 2006, Aditya Mahajan wrote: \setupinteraction [ author={Author 1 \quad Author 2}, ] gives me Author 1 hskip 1em in pdf info. Is there some way to ensure that \quad is ignored when used in \setupinteraction[...]. \appendtoks \def\quad{}% \to \simplifiedcommands

Re: [NTG-context] \quad in pdf author

2006-05-09 Thread Hans Hagen
nico wrote: On Tue, 9 May 2006 12:50:05 -0400 (EDT), Aditya Mahajan [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi, \setupinteraction [ author={Author 1 \quad Author 2}, ] gives me Author 1 hskip 1em in pdf info. Is there some way to ensure that \quad is ignored when used in

Re: [NTG-context] t-greek and german Umlaute

2006-05-09 Thread Ludwig Meier
Hello Thomas and Mojca, thank you very much for your help! Unfortunately, your hints did not work immediately - until I realized I should get the latest version of ConTeXt! Perhaps a mistake of a beginner... ;-) Greetings to Munich an Bonn from Munich, Ludwig Am 07.05.2006 um 23:31

Re: [NTG-context] m-bib and \onlinecite

2006-05-09 Thread Tobias Burnus
Hi Taco, Taco Hoekwater schrieb: \def\onlinecite#1{\cite[left=,right=][#1]} But are you sure the macro should not be called \inlinecite ? I'm not sure how it should be called, however, in APS' RevTeX it is called \onlinecite (as the number is not a superscript but on the line). (Thanks

[NTG-context] List of Formulas

2006-05-09 Thread nico
Hello, Is it possible to display a list of the numbered formulas (done with \placeformula)? I tried \placelist[formula] without success. Regards, BG ___ ntg-context mailing list ntg-context@ntg.nl http://www.ntg.nl/mailman/listinfo/ntg-context

[NTG-context] customized itemize

2006-05-09 Thread Na Li
I need use repeatedly a list like this, with the same set of words (five or six of them), 'icon', 'coni', etc, \startitemize[width=3em,symstyle=bold] \sym{icon} blah \sym{coni} llla \stopitemize How to define a customized list so I can do: \startmylist \item blah \item llla

Re: [NTG-context] \quad in pdf author

2006-05-09 Thread Aditya Mahajan
On Tue, 9 May 2006, Hans Hagen wrote: nico wrote: On Tue, 9 May 2006 12:50:05 -0400 (EDT), Aditya Mahajan [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi, \setupinteraction [ author={Author 1 \quad Author 2}, ] gives me Author 1 hskip 1em in pdf info. Is there some way to ensure that \quad is

Re: [NTG-context] Bib bug in using months

2006-05-09 Thread Aditya Mahajan
On Mon, 8 May 2006, Taco Hoekwater wrote: Hi Aditya, Aditya Mahajan wrote: However, the bib module does not support this naming scheme. I get \month{1} \month{2} etc in my bbl file. Can this be corrected? Sure, it is just an oversight. For this to work, only a redefinition of

Re: [NTG-context] customized itemize

2006-05-09 Thread Aditya Mahajan
On Tue, 9 May 2006, Na Li wrote: I need use repeatedly a list like this, with the same set of words (five or six of them), 'icon', 'coni', etc, \startitemize[width=3em,symstyle=bold] \sym{icon} blah \sym{coni} llla \stopitemize How to define a customized list so I can do:

Re: [NTG-context] treat framed and externalfigure as characters

2006-05-09 Thread Taco Hoekwater
Peter Münster wrote: Hello Taco and Hans, in http://context.literatesolutions.com/collector/89 you write Both Hans and me have documents that depend on \framed staying in vertical mode. Could you give me an example please? For instance in a recipe booklet, where one of the macros

Re: [NTG-context] Bib bug in using months

2006-05-09 Thread Taco Hoekwater
Aditya Mahajan wrote: Thanks. For my present project I need short month names, and the deadline is tomorrow. So, I will stick to the manual solution at the moment. There should be no need for manual fixes, just do this: \unprotect \def\insertmonth#1#2#3%

Re: [NTG-context] customized itemize

2006-05-09 Thread Na Li
On 9 May 2006, Aditya Mahajan wrote: On Tue, 9 May 2006, Na Li wrote: I need use repeatedly a list like this, with the same set of words (five or six of them), 'icon', 'coni', etc, \startitemize[width=3em,symstyle=bold] \sym{icon} blah \sym{coni} llla \stopitemize How to

Re: [NTG-context] treat framed and externalfigure as characters

2006-05-09 Thread Peter Münster
On Tue, 9 May 2006, Taco Hoekwater wrote: Peter Münster wrote: Hello Taco and Hans, in http://context.literatesolutions.com/collector/89 you write Both Hans and me have documents that depend on \framed staying in vertical mode. Could you give me an example please? For

Re: [NTG-context] treat framed and externalfigure as characters

2006-05-09 Thread Hans Hagen
Taco Hoekwater wrote: Peter M�nster wrote: Hello Taco and Hans, in http://context.literatesolutions.com/collector/89 you write Both Hans and me have documents that depend on \framed staying in vertical mode. Could you give me an example please? For instance in a recipe

Re: [NTG-context] customized itemize

2006-05-09 Thread Hans Hagen
Na Li wrote: Is there a way of defining an itemize style without having to specify the same set of options to \startitemize every time? Something like: \defineitemize[myitemize][s,packed][width=5em,stopper=:,style=bold] \defineitemgroup Hans

Re: [NTG-context] treat framed and externalfigure as characters

2006-05-09 Thread Hans Hagen
� wrote: I understand and accept your arguments. Even for me, it's no more problem to add here and there a \dontleavehmode, since I know it now. But for a beginner and a user without ambition to become a ConTeXt expert, the actual behaviour is annoying. He just sees a line break, where he

Re: [NTG-context] List of Formulas

2006-05-09 Thread Hans Hagen
nico wrote: Hello, Is it possible to display a list of the numbered formulas (done with \placeformula)? I tried \placelist[formula] without success. you want to see the formulas too? \defineblock[formula] \starttext \beginformula \placeformula \startformula a = 1 \stopformula

[NTG-context] Global and per product TOC

2006-05-09 Thread nico
Hello, I would like to be able to have a set of books in a single document, and think the project/product model could be used. In the big manual it is said that one can have a completecontent per product. I would like a global TOC, and for each product a TOC per product (in this case per

[NTG-context] batch mode

2006-05-09 Thread Aditya Mahajan
--batch --interaction=batch does not always process file in batch mode, while internally running mp. \starttext \startMPpage draw path ; \stopMPpage \stoptext texmfstart texexec.rb --batch --interaction=batchmode --pdf test should not stop at the error. However it does. Running ConTeXt

Re: [NTG-context] List of Formulas

2006-05-09 Thread nico
On Tue, 09 May 2006 23:38:47 +0200, Hans Hagen [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: nico wrote: Hello, Is it possible to display a list of the numbered formulas (done with \placeformula)? I tried \placelist[formula] without success. you want to see the formulas too? Well, no, i just wanted a list,

[NTG-context] Yet Another French Punctuation Problem ;)

2006-05-09 Thread Renaud AUBIN
Hi Hans, With the latest release the following example doesn't give correct punctuation spaces... (at least here) \setupoutput[pdftex] \mainlanguage[fr] % Fonts settings for ConTeXt \usetypescriptfile[type-buy] \loadmapfile[texnansi-bh-lucida.map] \usetypescript[lucida][texnansi]

[NTG-context] Problem with a french document

2006-05-09 Thread Renaud AUBIN
Hi all, I use a "complex" structure for my document (project, product, environment and components). The project is allmost empty except for the environment and the product declarations. The environment contains all my \usemodule, \setupstuff and fonts settings (I use texnansi because I can't

Re: [NTG-context] Yet Another French Punctuation Problem ;)

2006-05-09 Thread Renaud AUBIN
I have forgotten \useencoding[ffr]... Don't work too... Renaud AUBIN a crit: Hi Hans, With the latest release the following example doesn't give correct punctuation spaces... (at least here) \setupoutput[pdftex] \mainlanguage[fr] % Fonts settings for ConTeXt

Re: [NTG-context] Yet Another French Punctuation Problem ;)

2006-05-09 Thread Renaud AUBIN
Just forget previous posts... \useencoding[ffr] \mainlanguage[fr] is the correct sequence !!! I'm just too tired... Sorry Renaud AUBIN a crit: Hi Hans, With the latest release the following example doesn't give correct punctuation spaces... (at least here) \setupoutput[pdftex]

Re: [NTG-context] new release

2006-05-09 Thread Johannes Graumann
Trouble with tex/context/base/cont-err.tex: system : cont-err loaded (/home/balin/texmf/tex/context/base/cont-err.tex Runaway argument? on Otten}] %C %C This module is part of the \CONTEXT\ macro||package \ETC. ! Paragraph ended before was complete. to be read again

[NTG-context] components and figure search paths

2006-05-09 Thread Sanjoy Mahajan
Using components (e.g. book chapters), with each component in its own directory, say I have \startproduct onebook \project manybooks \component 1/chap \component 2/chap \stopproduct with this 1/chap.tex: \startcomponent 1/chap \product onebook \project manybooks \title{One} An essential

[NTG-context] New release and XeTeX - XeConTeXt

2006-05-09 Thread Otared KAVIAN
Dear all, After upgrading to the latest release (that is TeXExec 5.4.3, and ConTeXt ver: 2006.05.08 12:59 fmt: 2006.5.9 int: english mes: english), when I tried to generate the format with XeTeX (that is to generate XeConTeXt), with the command sudo texexec --make --xtx en I get the