[NTG-context] Calling \followtokens from with in metapost

2013-10-13 Thread Magnus J
Hello list, How can I call the \followtokens macro (or a similar solution) from within metapost? Specifically, I want to integrate text between the semi-circle arcs in a rainbow-like structure (with the text placed inbetween the arcs, that should alsó be drawn). The text should not be stretched

Re: [NTG-context] Bug: Reloading Font

2013-10-13 Thread Khaled Hosny
On Sun, Oct 13, 2013 at 12:39:32AM +0200, Hans Hagen wrote: On 10/12/2013 12:19 PM, Khaled Hosny wrote: The problem is that OpenType is hard, you already know that. ConTeXt will never be able to dedicate enough resources to catch up with development, so it makes much sense to reuse the

Re: [NTG-context] open quotation not working

2013-10-13 Thread Wolfgang Schuster
Am 13.10.2013 um 05:07 schrieb Ciro A. Soto c...@kavyata.com: When I use `` to open a quotation, I don't get the character for open quotation, instead, I get the two single quotation character. (The closing quotation works fine) Is there any command to fix this? (the problem occurs in

Re: [NTG-context] open quotation not working

2013-10-13 Thread Wolfgang Schuster
Am 13.10.2013 um 06:09 schrieb Ciro A. Soto c...@kavyata.com: sorry, I just saw an old chain of messages about this question... I fixed it with the translation module. \usemodule[translate] \translateinput[``][“] \enableinputtranslation Better use real quotation marks “ and ” or

Re: [NTG-context] Bug: Reloading Font

2013-10-13 Thread Hans Hagen
On 10/13/2013 10:15 AM, Khaled Hosny wrote: On 10/12/2013 12:19 PM, Khaled Hosny wrote: The problem is that OpenType is hard, you already know that. ConTeXt will never be able to dedicate enough resources to catch up with development, so it makes much sense to reuse the efforts of other

Re: [NTG-context] Simplefonts

2013-10-13 Thread Zhichu Chen
On 10/13/2013 01:39 AM, Wolfgang Schuster wrote: Am 12.10.2013 um 15:04 schrieb Zhichu Chen zhichu.c...@gmail.com mailto:zhichu.c...@gmail.com: Hi Wolfgang, Good to know that, but I might have some questions. On Fri, Oct 11, 2013 at 2:02 AM, Wolfgang Schuster wolfgang.schus...@gmail.com

Re: [NTG-context] bug or needs warning documentation

2013-10-13 Thread Hans Hagen
On 10/12/2013 2:15 PM, d.henman wrote: I found what I consider a bug in startcombination processing. it's actually a side effect of a tex property: \hbox {x} is the problem here. Makes me wonder if we should also ignore par tokens there (we already have an always \long variant in the

Re: [NTG-context] Simplefonts

2013-10-13 Thread Wolfgang Schuster
Am 13.10.2013 um 11:56 schrieb Zhichu Chen zhichu.c...@gmail.com: Thanks for the descriptions. I have made a small test and turns out the regularfont has to be assigned to something or the other xxxfonts won't have any effects. Here's my code:

Re: [NTG-context] Bug: Reloading Font

2013-10-13 Thread luigi scarso
On Sun, Oct 13, 2013 at 10:15 AM, Khaled Hosny khaledho...@eglug.orgwrote: An external module is fine by me, I’m not concerned about LuaTeX itself since even the current loader is not integrated, I’m rather concerned about the ability to use the new loader and shaper with ConTeXt. A minimal

Re: [NTG-context] Possibly bug in ConTexT with TikZ

2013-10-13 Thread Keith J. Schultz
Using version 2013.10.10 it works for me as stated in my last post. regards Keith Am 11.10.2013 um 09:55 schrieb Xan dxpubl...@telefonica.net: With version 2013-09-07 (sh ./first-setup.sh --context=2013-09-07 --modules=all --engine=luatex) it works With version 2013.10.09 it does

[NTG-context] list of useful typescripts.

2013-10-13 Thread john Culleton
I am seeking to create (or download) a list of useful typescripts. I define useful as those which call upon fonts/typefaces that are actually distributed with texlive. Perhaps this list exists somewhere. If so I would appreciate a pointer. A list of typescripts that is limited to those calling

[NTG-context] broken Czech dates

2013-10-13 Thread Ondřej Hošek
Hello, the current ConTeXt Standalone contains a bug when attempting to output Czech dates. Minimal example: \mainlanguage[cs] \starttext \currentdate \stoptext Expected output: 13. řijna 2013 Received output: day, ,month, ,year The culprit appears to be a missing comma in the language

[NTG-context] Fwd: broken Czech dates

2013-10-13 Thread Ondřej Hošek
Hello, it appears Tomáš Hála's faculty's e-mail server has been blacklisted by Spamhaus; he asked me to forward this to ntg-context. Cheers, ~~ Ondra -- Forwarded message -- From: Tomas Hala th...@pef.mendelu.cz Date: Sun, Oct 13, 2013 at 10:32 PM Subject: Re: [NTG-context]

Re: [NTG-context] bug or needs warning documentation

2013-10-13 Thread Hans Hagen
On 10/13/2013 2:48 AM, Marco Patzer wrote: \unprotect \def\pack_combinations_pickup {\dostarttagged\t!combinationpair\empty \dostarttagged\t!combinationcontent\empty \dogotopar\pack_combinations_pickup_content_indeed} .. ok, patched ... but with a bit more efficient variant for

Re: [NTG-context] bug or needs warning documentation

2013-10-13 Thread Marco Patzer
On 2013–10–13 Hans Hagen wrote: On 10/13/2013 2:48 AM, Marco Patzer wrote: \unprotect \def\pack_combinations_pickup {\dostarttagged\t!combinationpair\empty \dostarttagged\t!combinationcontent\empty \dogotopar\pack_combinations_pickup_content_indeed} .. ok, patched ... but

Re: [NTG-context] bug or needs warning documentation

2013-10-13 Thread Hans Hagen
On 10/13/2013 11:26 PM, Marco Patzer wrote: How about switching paired boxes to \assumelongusagecs as well and getting rid of \dogotopar? Paired boxes are the only mechanism which uses \dogotopar. ok -

Re: [NTG-context] broken Czech dates

2013-10-13 Thread Hans Hagen
On 10/13/2013 5:05 PM, Ondřej Hošek wrote: Hello, the current ConTeXt Standalone contains a bug when attempting to output Czech dates. As far as I can tell, the definitions of Slovak (sk) and Turkmen (tk) appear to be suffering from the same problem. indeed, thanks for noticing Hans

Re: [NTG-context] Calling \followtokens from with in metapost

2013-10-13 Thread Hans Hagen
On 10/13/2013 9:59 AM, Magnus J wrote: Hello list, How can I call the \followtokens macro (or a similar solution) from within metapost? Specifically, I want to integrate text between the semi-circle arcs in a rainbow-like structure (with the text placed inbetween the arcs, that should alsó be

Re: [NTG-context] XML export and font switches

2013-10-13 Thread Hans Hagen
On 10/13/2013 12:42 AM, Marco Patzer wrote: Hi, certain font switches fail when XML export is used. Example: \setupbackend [export=foo.xml] \definehighlight [emph] [style=\ita] %% \bfa works \starttext \ita Foobar%% works Foo \emph{Bar} %% fails \stoptext LuaTeX error

Re: [NTG-context] Problem with \overrightarrow over BC and CB

2013-10-13 Thread Hans Hagen
On 10/11/2013 9:53 AM, Mikael P. Sundqvist wrote: Dear all, with the latest beta (and older ones), the following file you can control this with \setupmathstackers [both] [hoffset=.5pt] granularity might improve over time (as arrows are proper extensibles now) (I have no time now to

Re: [NTG-context] Calling \followtokens from with in metapost

2013-10-13 Thread Marco Patzer
On 2013–10–13 Hans Hagen wrote: inbetween the arcs, that should alsó be drawn). The text should not be stretched but center on the top, flowing evenly distributed on each side. This link will give you an idea:

[NTG-context] Broken nightly (2013.10.04)

2013-10-13 Thread Kip Warner
Hey list, I've noticed a problem typesetting my book using ConTeXt nightly version 2013.10.04. The following code... \placeformula[formula:Limit of Verhulst equation] \startformula \lim_{t\to\infty} P(t) = K. \stopformula ...seems to raise the following error...

Re: [NTG-context] Broken nightly (2013.10.04)

2013-10-13 Thread Wolfgang Schuster
Am 14.10.2013 um 00:14 schrieb Kip Warner k...@thevertigo.com: Hey list, I've noticed a problem typesetting my book using ConTeXt nightly version 2013.10.04. The following code... \placeformula[formula:Limit of Verhulst equation] \startformula \lim_{t\to\infty}

Re: [NTG-context] XML export and font switches

2013-10-13 Thread Marco Patzer
On 2013–10–13 Hans Hagen wrote: On 10/13/2013 12:42 AM, Marco Patzer wrote: Hi, certain font switches fail when XML export is used. Example: \setupbackend [export=foo.xml] \definehighlight [emph] [style=\ita] %% \bfa works \starttext \ita Foobar%% works Foo

Re: [NTG-context] Broken nightly (2013.10.04)

2013-10-13 Thread Marco Patzer
On 2013–10–13 Kip Warner wrote: I've noticed a problem typesetting my book using ConTeXt nightly version 2013.10.04. The following code... \placeformula[formula:Limit of Verhulst equation] \startformula \lim_{t\to\infty} P(t) = K. \stopformula ...seems

Re: [NTG-context] Broken nightly (2013.10.04)

2013-10-13 Thread Kip Warner
On Mon, 2013-10-14 at 00:22 +0200, Wolfgang Schuster wrote: This was a bug and Hans already fixed it a few days ago. http://thread.gmane.org/gmane.comp.tex.context/84607/focus=84616 Thanks Wolfgang (and Hans). Adam's PPA will probably have the fix packaged the next time the build bots pick up

[NTG-context] Using lua with the command line for macros

2013-10-13 Thread Kumar Appaiah
Hi. At the outset, I understand that this is a slight abuse of LuaTeX and this can be done with plain TeX. Nevertheless, I'd like to see if a solution exists for this approach. I'm trying to use Lua with ConTeXt as a macro preprocessor. To be more clear, I have files A.lua, B.lua which define

Re: [NTG-context] Using lua with the command line for macros

2013-10-13 Thread luigi scarso
On Mon, Oct 14, 2013 at 3:01 AM, Kumar Appaiah a.ku...@alumni.iitm.ac.inwrote: Hi. At the outset, I understand that this is a slight abuse of LuaTeX and this can be done with plain TeX. Nevertheless, I'd like to see if a solution exists for this approach. I'm trying to use Lua with ConTeXt

Re: [NTG-context] Using lua with the command line for macros

2013-10-13 Thread Kumar Appaiah
On Mon, Oct 14, 2013 at 03:17:28AM +0200, luigi scarso wrote: On Mon, Oct 14, 2013 at 3:01 AM, Kumar Appaiah [1]a.ku...@alumni.iitm.ac.in wrote: Hi. At the outset, I understand that this is a slight abuse of LuaTeX and this can be done with plain TeX. Nevertheless,

Re: [NTG-context] Using lua with the command line for macros

2013-10-13 Thread Kumar Appaiah
On Sun, Oct 13, 2013 at 09:31:11PM -0400, Kumar Appaiah wrote: On Mon, Oct 14, 2013 at 03:17:28AM +0200, luigi scarso wrote: Have you seen [2]http://www.pragma-ade.com/general/manuals/cld-mkiv.pdf No, I haven't seen it. I'll have a close look at it. Thanks for the pointer. Well,