[NTG-context] How to preserve a TeX token list across passes (the ConTeXt way)?

2006-05-11 Thread Jyrki Ruuskanen
I made a plain TeX module for simple abbreviation and bibliography handling. The problem is it currently uses a temporary file to keep track of used bibs / abbreviations. Essentially it writes \addToList [\usedAbbreviations]{abbr} and \addToList[\usedReferences]{cite} commands to it, and

Re: [NTG-context] texexec --check

2006-05-11 Thread Taco Hoekwater
Peter Münster wrote: Hello, texexec --check takes about 2 minutes on my system and there are a lot of warnings like: What version of ruby? Cheers, Taco ___ ntg-context mailing list ntg-context@ntg.nl http://www.ntg.nl/mailman/listinfo/ntg-context

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

2006-05-11 Thread Johan Sandblom
2006/5/11, Aditya Mahajan [EMAIL PROTECTED]: On Wed, 10 May 2006, Johan Sandblom wrote: Thank you, this almost works, but the title graphic (of thesis size) is not centered on the A4 paper, but in the lower right corner. How can I make it go to the right place?

Re: [NTG-context] new release

2006-05-11 Thread Taco Hoekwater
Johannes Graumann wrote: If you cannot figure it out, try posting a few extra lines from the log, just before 'cont-err loaded'. I append the log region around the 'cont-err loaded' part. It looks to me like context found a cont-err.tex when it should not have. At the end of a job, ConTeXt

Re: [NTG-context] texexec --check

2006-05-11 Thread Hans Hagen
Taco Hoekwater wrote: Peter M�nster wrote: Hello, texexec --check takes about 2 minutes on my system and there are a lot of warnings like: What version of ruby? what does texmfstart --verbose texexec report? if it takes long, texmfstart will do a rather extensive search

Re: [NTG-context] new release

2006-05-11 Thread Uwe Koloska
Am Donnerstag, 11. Mai 2006 00:21 schrieb Hans Hagen: (concerning the path ... what is the path separator on osx?) The normal unix path separator '/'. On OS9 it was ':'. Uwe ___ ntg-context mailing list ntg-context@ntg.nl

Re: [NTG-context] new release

2006-05-11 Thread Hans Hagen
nico wrote: On Thu, 11 May 2006 00:11:47 +0200, Thomas A. Schmitz [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Yes, that's strange. I just checked, and everything is golden on a linux system (gentoo, but I gues the same is true for other linux distros). So I really don't see why OS X should behave

Re: [NTG-context] new release (Modified by Gerben Wierda)

2006-05-11 Thread Hans Hagen
Gerben Wierda wrote: On May 10, 2006, at 19:13, Hans Hagen wrote: Thomas A. Schmitz wrote: Hans, do I need to re-report that format generation with texmfstart newtexexec --make is still broken on OS X (I'll check on my linux box later)? I still get these monstrous paths like

Re: [NTG-context] How to preserve a TeX token list across passes (the ConTeXt way)?

2006-05-11 Thread Taco Hoekwater
Jyrki Ruuskanen wrote: I made a plain TeX module for simple abbreviation and bibliography handling. The problem is it currently uses a temporary file to keep track of used bibs / abbreviations. Essentially it writes \addToList [\usedAbbreviations]{abbr} and

Re: [NTG-context] new release

2006-05-11 Thread Hans Hagen
Thomas A. Schmitz wrote: On May 11, 2006, at 12:21 AM, Hans Hagen wrote: i'm uploading a coupls of zips with fixes for xetex but i'm not sure if they solve your problem (concerning the path ... what is the path separator on osx?) Hans Nope, still get the same bizarre result.

Re: [NTG-context] new release

2006-05-11 Thread Hans Hagen
Taco Hoekwater wrote: Johannes Graumann wrote: If you cannot figure it out, try posting a few extra lines from the log, just before 'cont-err loaded'. I append the log region around the 'cont-err loaded' part. It looks to me like context found a cont-err.tex when it should

Re: [NTG-context] How to preserve a TeX token list across passes (the ConTeXt way)?

2006-05-11 Thread Hans Hagen
Jyrki Ruuskanen wrote: I made a plain TeX module for simple abbreviation and bibliography handling. The problem is it currently uses a temporary file to keep track of used bibs / abbreviations. Essentially it writes \addToList [\usedAbbreviations]{abbr} and

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

2006-05-11 Thread Hans Hagen
Johan Sandblom wrote: 2006/5/11, Aditya Mahajan [EMAIL PROTECTED]: On Wed, 10 May 2006, Johan Sandblom wrote: Thank you, this almost works, but the title graphic (of thesis size) is not centered on the A4 paper, but in the lower right corner. How can I make it go to the right

Re: [NTG-context] new release

2006-05-11 Thread Thomas A. Schmitz
On May 11, 2006, at 12:21 AM, Hans Hagen wrote: i'm uploading a coupls of zips with fixes for xetex but i'm not sure if they solve your problem (concerning the path ... what is the path separator on osx?) Hans Nope, still get the same bizarre result. Path separator is a : echo $PATH

[NTG-context] mac troubles

2006-05-11 Thread Hans Hagen
Hi, I uploaded a slightly patched distribution: = only fast kpse in minimals, unless forced = . path fallback for strange fmt paths Hans - Hans Hagen | PRAGMA ADE

Re: [NTG-context] mac troubles

2006-05-11 Thread Thomas A. Schmitz
On May 11, 2006, at 11:24 AM, Hans Hagen wrote: Hi, I uploaded a slightly patched distribution: = only fast kpse in minimals, unless forced = . path fallback for strange fmt paths Hans Sweet, this one does what it's suposed to do: texmfstart texexec --make --all TeXExec | using search

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

2006-05-11 Thread Johan Sandblom
2006/5/11, Hans Hagen [EMAIL PROTECTED]: \definepapersize[thesis][width=169mm, height=239mm] \setuppapersize[thesis][A4] \definelayer[page][width=\paperwidth,height=\paperheight] \starttext \startTEXpage \setlayer [page] [preset=lefttop,x=3cm,y=4cm]

Re: [NTG-context] new release (Modified by Gerben Wierda)

2006-05-11 Thread Gerben Wierda
btw, doesn't gwtex set the TEXMFCNF env variable? It does not get a useful value. TEXMFCNF is defined at compile-time and its setting in a texmf.cnf file is ignored for obvious reasons. The compiled-in version shows my compile environment which differs from the install environment on people's

[NTG-context] [Fwd: [dev-context] [Fwd: Supelec-Foundry Project Approved]]

2006-05-11 Thread Hans Hagen
Hi Manual Translators, There is now a new project at Fabrice's server, see attachment. Those involved in (possible) transations can register. We need to cook up some rules for structuring the related svn repository. Hans -

[NTG-context] [Ann-context] ConTeXt 2006.05.11 released

2006-05-11 Thread Taco Hoekwater
Hello all, I am pleased to announce that the new ConTeXt release from Hans Hagen can be downloaded as of now from the Pragma ADE website or one of its mirrors. http://www.pragma-ade.com/context/current/cont-tmf.zip http://context.aanhet.net/context/current/cont-tmf.zip

Re: [NTG-context] mac troubles

2006-05-11 Thread Gerben Wierda
Hi, I uploaded a slightly patched distribution: = only fast kpse in minimals, unless forced A perfect solution. G ___ ntg-context mailing list ntg-context@ntg.nl http://www.ntg.nl/mailman/listinfo/ntg-context

Re: [NTG-context] new release (Modified by Gerben Wierda)

2006-05-11 Thread Hans Hagen
Gerben Wierda wrote: btw, doesn't gwtex set the TEXMFCNF env variable? It does not get a useful value. TEXMFCNF is defined at compile-time and its setting in a texmf.cnf file is ignored for obvious reasons. The compiled-in version shows my compile environment which differs from the

Re: [NTG-context] texexec --check

2006-05-11 Thread Peter Münster
On Thu, 11 May 2006, Taco Hoekwater wrote: Peter Münster wrote: texexec --check takes about 2 minutes on my system and there are a lot of warnings like: What version of ruby? 1.8.0 I've made an update to 1.8.2 and the warnings are gone, thanks! Cheers, Peter --

Re: [NTG-context] texexec --check

2006-05-11 Thread Peter Münster
On Thu, 11 May 2006, Hans Hagen wrote: Taco Hoekwater wrote: Peter M?nster wrote: Hello, texexec --check takes about 2 minutes on my system and there are a lot of warnings like: What version of ruby? what does texmfstart --verbose texexec report? if it

Re: [NTG-context] new release

2006-05-11 Thread Johannes Graumann
Hans Hagen wrote: in core-sys.tex, replace: \ifx\disableXML\undefined \let\disableXML\relax \fi \def\loadsystemfiles {\reportprotectionstate \readsysfile\f!newfilename {\showmessage\m!systems2\f!newfilename}% \donothing \readsysfile\f!oldfilename

Re: [NTG-context] [Ann-context] ConTeXt 2006.05.11 released

2006-05-11 Thread Thomas A. Schmitz
Hey Taco, are you getting any sleep at all these days, with all the new releases? Thomas On May 11, 2006, at 4:17 PM, Taco Hoekwater wrote: Hello all, I am pleased to announce that the new ConTeXt release from Hans Hagen can be downloaded as of now from the Pragma ADE website or one of

[NTG-context] Linux: ConTeXt in local texmf-tree and Ruby scripts - HOWTO?

2006-05-11 Thread Johannes Graumann
Hello, I'm on Debian unstable and have the latest context sitting in my home directory's 'texmf'. The new ruby scripts confuse me to no end - I just don't understand how to make it works. Here is what works and what doesn't: 1) 'ruby ~/texmf/scripts/context/ruby/texexec.rb document.tex' works.

Re: [NTG-context] Linux: ConTeXt in local texmf-tree and Ruby scripts - HOWTO?

2006-05-11 Thread nico
On Thu, 11 May 2006 10:12:58 -0700, Johannes Graumann [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I'm at the end of my knowledge and intuition. Can anybody help circumventing the need for the monster 'ruby ~/texmf/scripts/context/ruby/texexec.rb document.tex'? Since I'm lazy, I didn't add any new path nor

Re: [NTG-context] How to preserve a TeX token list across passes (the ConTeXt way)?

2006-05-11 Thread Hans Hagen
Jyrki Ruuskanen wrote: Ok, the module is read in cont-sys.rme with \usemodule[jtex]. It initializes the lists inside protect / unprotect pair with \newtoks\usedAbbreviations and \newtoks\usedReferences along with macro definitions. copy cont-sys.rme - cont.sys.tex and add the module

Re: [NTG-context] new release

2006-05-11 Thread Hans Hagen
Johannes Graumann wrote: Hans Hagen wrote: in core-sys.tex, replace: \ifx\disableXML\undefined \let\disableXML\relax \fi \def\loadsystemfiles {\reportprotectionstate \readsysfile\f!newfilename {\showmessage\m!systems2\f!newfilename}% \donothing

Re: [NTG-context] [Ann-context] ConTeXt 2006.05.11 released

2006-05-11 Thread Taco Hoekwater
Thomas A. Schmitz wrote: Hey Taco, are you getting any sleep at all these days, with all the new releases? Don't forget I normally do not do any of the coding, I only write down what Hans' stuff does. But it has been a crowded week, yeah :-) Taco

Re: [NTG-context] new release

2006-05-11 Thread Hans Hagen
Johannes Graumann wrote: Hans Hagen wrote: in core-sys.tex, replace: \ifx\disableXML\undefined \let\disableXML\relax \fi \def\loadsystemfiles {\reportprotectionstate \readsysfile\f!newfilename {\showmessage\m!systems2\f!newfilename}% \donothing

Re: [NTG-context] texexec --check

2006-05-11 Thread Hans Hagen
� wrote: TeXExec | current distribution: web2c TeXExec | context source date: unknown TeXExec | format path: . /home/peter/.texmf-config/web2c/unset /home/peter/.texmf-config/web2c /home/peter/.texmf-var/web2c/unset /home/peter/.texmf-var/web2c /home/peter/texmf/web2c/unset

Re: [NTG-context] texexec --check

2006-05-11 Thread Peter Münster
After an update to ConTeXt 2006.05.11, texexec --check is fast and gives more information. Thank you! Peter -- http://pmrb.free.fr/contact/ ___ ntg-context mailing list ntg-context@ntg.nl http://www.ntg.nl/mailman/listinfo/ntg-context

[NTG-context] Trouble with new update

2006-05-11 Thread Aditya Mahajan
I just now did a fresh install of 2006.05.11 10:30 (i.e. removed my old installation, downloaded mswincontext, did ctxtools --update) and now I get error messages systems : begin file test at line 1 fonts : resetting map file list fonts : using map file:

Re: [NTG-context] Trouble with new update

2006-05-11 Thread Hans Hagen
Aditya Mahajan wrote: I just now did a fresh install of 2006.05.11 10:30 (i.e. removed my old installation, downloaded mswincontext, did ctxtools --update) and now I get error messages systems : begin file test at line 1 fonts : resetting map file list fonts :

Re: [NTG-context] Trouble with new update

2006-05-11 Thread Aditya Mahajan
On Thu, 11 May 2006, Hans Hagen wrote: Aditya Mahajan wrote: I just now did a fresh install of 2006.05.11 10:30 (i.e. removed my old installation, downloaded mswincontext, did ctxtools --update) and now I get error messages systems : begin file test at line 1 fonts :

Re: [NTG-context] Trouble with new update

2006-05-11 Thread Thomas A. Schmitz
Are you just getting these messages and compilation proceeds normally? If that's the case, this is just the normal behavior of texexec (I think Taco once wrote that it was a bit paranoid about such files) and you should learn to ignore them... I get dozens of them at every run. HTH

Re: [NTG-context] Trouble with new update

2006-05-11 Thread Aditya Mahajan
On Thu, 11 May 2006, Thomas A. Schmitz wrote: Are you just getting these messages and compilation proceeds normally? If that's the case, this is just the normal behavior of texexec (I think Taco once wrote that it was a bit paranoid about such files) and you should learn to ignore them... I

[NTG-context] Ruby and Context

2006-05-11 Thread John R. Culleton
Until a few minutes ago my Linux Slackware system dd not have a Ruby interpreter. Yet Context runs fine. I seem to remember something about some components of Context existing as Ruby scripts. Am I dreaming or are there such beasties? -- John Culleton Books with answers to marketing and

Re: [NTG-context] texexec --check

2006-05-11 Thread Peter Münster
On Thu, 11 May 2006, Hans Hagen wrote: TeXExec | format path: . /home/peter/.texmf-config/web2c/unset /home/peter/.texmf-config/web2c /home/peter/.texmf-var/web2c/unset /home/peter/.texmf-var/web2c /home/peter/texmf/web2c/unset /home/peter/texmf/web2c /texmf-config/web2c/unset

Re: [NTG-context] Linux: ConTeXt in local texmf-tree and Ruby scripts - HOWTO?

2006-05-11 Thread Peter Münster
On Thu, 11 May 2006, Johannes Graumann wrote: However, just calling 'texexec document.tex' does not work - NOTHING happens, new prompt, no errors. Same thing with 'texmfstart texexec.rb document.tex' - which is the command the 'texexec'-stub actually calls. You should try perhaps export

Re: [NTG-context] Trouble with new update

2006-05-11 Thread Hans Hagen
Aditya Mahajan wrote: On Thu, 11 May 2006, Hans Hagen wrote: Aditya Mahajan wrote: I just now did a fresh install of 2006.05.11 10:30 (i.e. removed my old installation, downloaded mswincontext, did ctxtools --update) and now I get error messages systems : begin file test

Re: [NTG-context] Linux: ConTeXt in local texmf-tree and Ruby scripts - HOWTO?

2006-05-11 Thread Hans Hagen
� wrote: One remark for the texexec developer: it seems, when searching for executables, the order in $PATH is not respected. For example: I had /opt/teTeX/bin/dvips and /usr/bin/dvips and PATH=/opt/teTeX/bin:... but it was /usr/bin/dvips that was called to create the PS-file. hm, i just

Re: [NTG-context] Linux: ConTeXt in local texmf-tree and Ruby scripts - HOWTO?

2006-05-11 Thread Hans Hagen
Johannes Graumann wrote: 4) I have also added '~/texmf/scripts/context/stubs/unix' to my path to make the stubs residing therein accessible on the command line. 'which texexec' now returns ~/texmf/scripts/context/stubs/unix/texexec Which seems right. Also added to the path

Re: [NTG-context] new release (Modified by Gerben Wierda)

2006-05-11 Thread Gerben Wierda
On May 11, 2006, at 17:16, Hans Hagen wrote: Gerben Wierda wrote: btw, doesn't gwtex set the TEXMFCNF env variable? It does not get a useful value. TEXMFCNF is defined at compile-time and its setting in a texmf.cnf file is ignored for obvious reasons. The compiled-in version shows my

[NTG-context] How to preserve a TeX token list across passes (the ConTeXt way)?

2006-05-11 Thread Jyrki Ruuskanen
Ok, the module is read in cont-sys.rme with \usemodule[jtex]. It initializes the lists inside protect / unprotect pair with \newtoks \usedAbbreviations and \newtoks\usedReferences along with macro definitions. Abbreviations are introduced with \setAbbreviation[key]{abbr}

[NTG-context] How to preserve a TeX token list across passes (the ConTeXt way)?

2006-05-11 Thread Jyrki Ruuskanen
Thanks for the cont-sys tip, good to know.Yes, I have used \definesynonyms, but I need abbreviations to have three levels: the abbreviation itself, the meaning of abbreviation and the description of the abbreviation (for example, "WWW" is short for "World Wide Web" and is described as a "Worldwide

[NTG-context] ConTeXt utf support on apple mac

2006-05-11 Thread Alex Mikhalev
Hello all, I am struggling to get a utf support for Context on mac working with cyrrilic (Russian). I am using this example: \enableregime[utf] \useencoding[cyr] \definetypeface [russian] [rm] [serif] [computer-modern] [default] [encoding=t2a] \setupbodyfont[russian] \starttext Мама и Папа %

Re: [NTG-context] Linux: ConTeXt in local texmf-tree and Ruby scripts - HOWTO?

2006-05-11 Thread Taco Hoekwater
Johannes Graumann wrote: Hello, I'm on Debian unstable and have the latest context sitting in my home directory's 'texmf'. The new ruby scripts confuse me to no end - I just don't understand how to make it works. Here is what works and what doesn't: Have you run mktexlsr? I had to do that

Re: [NTG-context] Trouble with new update

2006-05-11 Thread Aditya Mahajan
On Thu, 11 May 2006, Hans Hagen wrote: Aditya Mahajan wrote: On Thu, 11 May 2006, Hans Hagen wrote: Aditya Mahajan wrote: I just now did a fresh install of 2006.05.11 10:30 (i.e. removed my old installation, downloaded mswincontext, did ctxtools --update) and now I get error messages

[NTG-context] texmfstart

2006-05-11 Thread Hans Hagen
Hi, I added a feature to texmfstart to make itself independent of libraries, which means, no dependency on 'base', so who had problems with that ... i need a volunteer Hans -- - Hans

Re: [NTG-context] How to preserve a TeX token list across passes (the ConTeXt way)?

2006-05-11 Thread Hans Hagen
Jyrki Ruuskanen wrote: Ok, the module is read in cont-sys.rme with \usemodule[jtex]. It initializes the lists inside protect / unprotect pair with \newtoks\usedAbbreviations and \newtoks\usedReferences along with macro definitions. Abbreviations are introduced with

Re: [NTG-context] new release

2006-05-11 Thread Johannes Graumann
Hans Hagen wrote: \defineXMLenvironment [document] {\starttext} {\stoptext} \starttext \startXMLdata document/document \stopXMLdata \stoptext You catch my folly as usually. Thanks. While I get the solution above to work, the alternative 'ruby

Re: [NTG-context] new release

2006-05-11 Thread David Arnold
Not sure what settings you need, but I think I know that you take the cont-sys.rme and rename it to cont-sys.tex and go from there. On May 11, 2006, at 5:46 PM, Johannes Graumann wrote: Hans Hagen wrote: \defineXMLenvironment [document] {\starttext} {\stoptext} \starttext