Re: [NTG-context] \documentvariable (used in environment)

2020-07-25 Thread Alan Braslau
(without the .tex extension) of the main file (and filename.tex under File). I'll chase it down... Alan On 25/07/20 02:40, Henning Hraban Ramm wrote: Am 25.07.2020 um 10:20 schrieb Wolfgang Schuster : Alan Braslau schrieb am 25.07.2020 um 00:21: On 22/07/20 22:36, Wolfgang Schuster wrote: What

Re: [NTG-context] \documentvariable (used in environment)

2020-07-24 Thread Alan Braslau
On 22/07/20 22:36, Wolfgang Schuster wrote: What exactly doesn't work and do you get the same problems when you set the values in the following minimal example (everything has to be in the same file). begin example \setupdocument   [metadata:title={\documentvariable{title}},   

[NTG-context] \documentvariable (used in environment)

2020-07-22 Thread Alan Braslau
Hello, I have put the following in an environment \startenvironment MYENVIRONMENT \setupdocument [metadata:title={\documentvariable{title}}, metadata:subtitle={\documentvariable{subtitle}}, metadata:author={\documentvariable{author}}, metadata:keywords={\documentvariable{keywords}}]

Re: [NTG-context] Broken PDF with latest MkIV

2020-07-12 Thread Alan Braslau
On 12/07/20 03:48, Henning Hraban Ramm wrote: Hi, I just installed the latest ConTeXt MkIV (LuaTeX 2.06 20200706 + ConTeXt MkIV 2020.07.09 14:51) to check if the CG journal will look the same as with my "old” installation (LuaTeX 1.11 7215 + ConTeXt MkIV 2020.01.30 14:13). All looks well in

Re: [NTG-context] Translation of ConTeXt interface

2020-06-27 Thread Alan Braslau
fonte ? (police) principale ? (corps) ... Alan On 26/06/20 16:04, Garulfo wrote: Math. I get the following error : fonts  > preloading latin modern fonts (second stage) fonts  > defining > font with asked name 'fichier' is not found using lookup 'file' fonts  > defining > unknown font

Re: [NTG-context] LSP support

2020-06-27 Thread Alan Braslau
A start: lua-lsp A Language Server for Lua code, written in Lua. Supports Lua 5.1-5.3 and Luajit Alan On 27/06/20 04:13, Saša Janiška wrote: Hello, yesterday while exploring features/plugins of Kakoune (https://kakoune.org/) editor I, naturally, asked about ConTeXt/LaTeX support and was told

Re: [NTG-context] How to define an array of pens

2020-06-22 Thread Alan Braslau
On 22/06/20 01:17, Otared Kavian wrote: for j = -1 step 1 until 1 : MyPens[j] := pencircle scaled 2pt ; % I would like to say here (2+j) pt endfor MyPens[j] := pencircle scaled (2+j)*pt ; pt is just a variable, and one can write 2pt implicitly implying the

Re: [NTG-context] What alternative for scantokens( "btex " & texcommands & " etex")?

2020-03-30 Thread Alan Braslau
On 29/03/20 07:06, Gerben Wierda wrote: I’m trying in METAPOST to build a command to pass on to ConTeXt using btex/etex. picture p; p := scantokens( "btex " & texcommands & " etex”); btex/etex is better replaced by textext(). Nevertheless, this does not change anything. Context intercepts

[NTG-context] reference a paragraph

2020-03-25 Thread Alan Braslau
Hello, One creates references for structure elements as, for example, \startsubject [reference=sub:mysubject] ... \stopsubject and then can refer to these using, e.g. \on{page} [sub:subject] How might one reference a *paragraph*, for example? Parallel syntax might suggest \startparagraph

Re: [NTG-context] A question about whatever (Metapost)

2020-01-26 Thread Alan Braslau
What error are you getting? (perhaps you need "save carre,p,a,b,c,d,N,P,M ;") A perpendicular line is also the line "rotated 90" (about the intersection point). Alan On Sun, 26 Jan 2020 00:09:38 +0100 Fabrice Couvreur wrote: > Hi, > The point M is such that the line (CM) is perpendicular to

Re: [NTG-context] problem with a new installation of LMTX

2019-12-08 Thread Alan Braslau
On Sun, 8 Dec 2019 12:15:26 +0100 Otared Kavian wrote: > but otherwise as Floris suggests in his response, maybe we have to abandon > MacOS in the near future… No, simply we need to adapt our procedures (installation scripts) to be compatible with MacOS policy. Alan

Re: [NTG-context] problem with a new installation of LMTX

2019-12-08 Thread Alan Braslau
On Sun, 8 Dec 2019 00:35:13 +0100 Hans Hagen wrote: > I have no clue. Normally there is a check if directories can be accessed > and written to, so where then do these files go to? > > I fear that other mac users have to help (no new mac here). Maybe Mojca > knows as she knows all there is to

Re: [NTG-context] tikz

2019-11-27 Thread Alan Braslau
You may want to take a look at the ConTeXt nodes module: https://www.tug.org/TUGboat/tb39-1/tb121braslau-nodes.pdf Alan On Wed, 27 Nov 2019 15:42:43 + Ursula Hermann wrote: > Hello everyone! > > I have: > \usemodule{tikz} > > \starttext > \starttikzpicture > node {root} > child {node

Re: [NTG-context] PDF viewer poll

2019-10-14 Thread Alan Braslau
On Sun, 13 Oct 2019 12:43:14 +0200 Henning Hraban Ramm wrote: > Hi, I’d like to update my list of (usable!) PDF viewers. > Which one do you use? (Current version?) On Mac OS, there is skim, which has better features than preview but uses the same Apple rendering engine (with all of its bugs).

Re: [NTG-context] metafun 2

2019-08-16 Thread Alan Braslau
We have eofill in MP (in pdf/ps in fact) and that likely will do what you need. Alan On Sat, 17 Aug 2019 00:31:38 +0100 Adam Reviczky wrote: > Hi Hans, > > One MetaPost feature that I was looking forward to is the ability to create > a fill between two shapes. > Something like a difference

Re: [NTG-context] Wrong MetaPost text output

2019-08-11 Thread Alan Braslau
On Sun, 11 Aug 2019 11:12:55 -0700 Henri Menke wrote: > Thank you for the quick repsonse. This looks good to me. However, > could you tell me a way to get the correct baseline with textext? When > I use > > \startMPpage > draw btex dummy etex shifted (0,0); > draw btex foo etex

Re: [NTG-context] \setupheadertexts \setupfootertexts

2019-08-02 Thread Alan Braslau
On Fri, 2 Aug 2019 23:36:47 +0200 Wolfgang Schuster wrote: > > we have a lot or areas ... and if you really want you can do this ... > > > > \setuplayouttext > > > > Has been there for ages ... (but I never use that method). > > I has the same question a few years ago but I never used it >

Re: [NTG-context] \setupheadertexts \setupfootertexts

2019-08-02 Thread Alan Braslau
On Fri, 2 Aug 2019 21:08:00 +0200 Wolfgang Schuster wrote: Thank you > When you use three arguments the first is used for the position of text, > i.e. above the text, margin or edge areas. I know this, and I find the syntax unfortunate, to say the least. > Only six or seven arguments work

[NTG-context] \setupheadertexts \setupfootertexts

2019-08-02 Thread Alan Braslau
Hello, \setupheadertexts [{center}] sets a centered header (and wipes-out any left and right header) \setupheadertexts [{left}] [{right}] sets the left and right headers (and keeps the centered header) \setupheadertexts [{left odd}] [{right odd}] [{left even}] [{right even}] sets the left and

Re: [NTG-context] Figure labels in combinations

2019-07-30 Thread Alan Braslau
On Tue, 30 Jul 2019 11:20:03 +0200 Luca Mauri wrote: > I am trying to typeset two or more figures next to each other, inside a > floating environment, each with its own label. I am familiar with a mechanism > of the form > > \startplacefigure[reference=pic] > \startcombination[3*1] > {figure

Re: [NTG-context] consecutive full stops in "num" bib style after "et al"

2019-07-29 Thread Alan Braslau
On Mon, 29 Jul 2019 16:37:15 -0400 Sanjoy Mahajan wrote: > Here's a minimal example: > > \setupbibtex[database=tmp] > \setuppublications[alternative=num] You are using the old mkii bibtex module. Alan ___ If

Re: [NTG-context] Place footnote after reference

2019-07-22 Thread Alan Braslau
On Mon, 22 Jul 2019 18:34:34 +0200 Huseyin Özoguz wrote: > The problem is, that Context (or Tex) skips lines, which is poor > typesetting, too many even than necessary in some cases, and that is > not suitable. Endnotes are no solutions aswell, I need footnotes. So > the solution to have

Re: [NTG-context] Place footnote after reference

2019-07-22 Thread Alan Braslau
On Mon, 22 Jul 2019 16:27:45 +0200 Denis Maier wrote: > llI don't know a solution for this, but would be very interested. > With LaTeX you can use the `atbegshi`-package that gives you a > command ` \AtBeginShipoutNext`: > > ``` > \footnotemark > \clearpage >

Re: [NTG-context] Quotation marks

2019-07-19 Thread Alan Braslau
On Sat, 20 Jul 2019 08:58:27 +0900 Atsuhito Kohda wrote: > It is true quotes are language dependent but sometime we need > language independent quotes. So it will be nice if we can use > {``}, {''} and \quotation at the same time “”

Re: [NTG-context] Quotation marks

2019-07-19 Thread Alan Braslau
On Fri, 19 Jul 2019 18:54:08 +0300 Dmitry Starostin wrote: > I understand it might have been deliberately and for various reasons, > but ConTeXt has no analogue for {``} and {''} for quotes. \quotation > is a replacement, but it is awkward if you write a draft in ConTeXt > and make the final

Re: [NTG-context] currently supported platforms

2019-07-19 Thread Alan Braslau
On Fri, 19 Jul 2019 14:21:40 +0200 Mojca Miklavec wrote: > > In the wiki it says kfreebsd would be still supported via Debian - > > is this still true? > > No clue. Probably nobody ever tested for ages. I'm gnu-less... From https://www.debian.org/ports/kfreebsd-gnu/ "Debian GNU/kFreeBSD

Re: [NTG-context] Side figure bug in mkiv?

2019-07-19 Thread Alan Braslau
On Fri, 19 Jul 2019 13:52:37 +0200 Wolfgang Schuster wrote: > Henri Menke schrieb am 18.07.2019 um 23:29: > > For what it's worth, the MKIV way to switch to bold face is > > \bold{text} instead of {\bf text} but it also doesn't fix your > > problem because neither of the two start a new

Re: [NTG-context] Spacing after combination

2019-07-16 Thread Alan Braslau
On Tue, 16 Jul 2019 22:32:39 +0200 Marco Patzer wrote: > However, I'd prefer to not have another environment around the > combinations, but if there's no other way, I'd settle for your > approach. So far that seems to be the best choice. A combination is a construction, not really an

Re: [NTG-context] reference containing parentheses causes trouble

2019-07-11 Thread Alan Braslau
This is why it is always a good idea to preface references with a (personal) identifier. However, perhaps Hans, Wolfgang, or someone else can explain the use of colons (:) and double colons (::) in references and in other tags in general (they have to do with namespaces, instances, etc.). Alan

Re: [NTG-context] feature request

2019-07-04 Thread Alan Braslau
On Thu, 4 Jul 2019 11:16:22 -0400 (EDT) Aditya Mahajan wrote: > > BTW, I constantly convert Beamer documents into ConTeXt's > > simpleslide documents recently and it is very convenient > > if I can use \pmatrix{a\cr c\cr} style because it is similar > > to LaTeX documents. > > You can create

Re: [NTG-context] IEEE Citation Style

2019-06-27 Thread Alan Braslau
On Thu, 27 Jun 2019 06:39:56 -0400 (EDT) Aditya Mahajan wrote: > On Thu, 27 Jun 2019, Julian Gompper wrote: > > > Hello everyone, > > > > I am currently writing a technical documentation with ConTeXt, and I > > would like to use the IEEE citation style. > > > > I have found this file on

Re: [NTG-context] [OT] rasperry 4

2019-06-24 Thread Alan Braslau
On Mon, 24 Jun 2019 19:58:54 +0200 Hans Hagen wrote: > On 6/24/2019 6:41 PM, Alan Braslau wrote: > > On Mon, 24 Jun 2019 14:30:48 +0200 > > luigi scarso wrote: > > > >> just seen > >> https://www.raspberrypi.org/products/raspberry-pi-4-model-b/ > >

Re: [NTG-context] [OT] rasperry 4

2019-06-24 Thread Alan Braslau
On Mon, 24 Jun 2019 14:30:48 +0200 luigi scarso wrote: > just seen > https://www.raspberrypi.org/products/raspberry-pi-4-model-b/ > > I would like to know your impressions > No SDIO stack (yet) on FreeBSD, so no WIFI support on the Raspberry Pi. (so one is somewhat *stuck* with GNU/linux).

Re: [NTG-context] (forw) Re: Strange behavior concerning pdf-output of externalfigures

2019-05-21 Thread Alan Braslau
On Fri, 17 May 2019 09:43:29 +0200 Rudolf Bahr wrote: > And then the same .png-image > to which I added a red frame by GIMP2.10. This one shows artefacts in > ConTeXt! I *always* use MetaPost to add features (and to clip) images. These features (arrows, labels, etc.) are then vectorial and

Re: [NTG-context] Creating one's own style

2019-05-18 Thread Alan Braslau
On Sat, 18 May 2019 09:16:24 +0300 Dmitry Starostin wrote: > Thank you for the instructions on how to make one's own style. > > I only need to change the formatting in the bibliography list, the > formatting of the notes in the text is entirely up to the requirement. > > A strange effect (full

Re: [NTG-context] Emdash

2019-05-17 Thread Alan Braslau
On Fri, 17 May 2019 10:54:39 +0300 Dmitry Starostin wrote: > btxspace and btxsemicolon do exist, but how does one do a 'em-dash'? > What is the best way to define it? — :-) \def\btxemdash {\removeunwantedspaces —} -- Alan

Re: [NTG-context] Remove italics from bibliography list

2019-05-17 Thread Alan Braslau
On Fri, 17 May 2019 14:10:03 +0200 "Thomas A. Schmitz" wrote: > On 5/17/19 12:41 PM, Dmitry Starostin wrote: > > I tried several variants, but I cannot find where exactly the switch > > happens. > > > > \definebtx[apa:list:title:incollection][apa:list:title][style=] > >

Re: [NTG-context] Modifying the place of the year in APA.

2019-05-16 Thread Alan Braslau
On Thu, 16 May 2019 22:30:46 +0300 Dmitry Starostin wrote: > I need to: 1. place the year in the end 2. remove parentheses. That would no longer be APA style... -- Alan ___ If your question is of interest to others

Re: [NTG-context] Bibliography APS Style without unpublished

2019-05-16 Thread Alan Braslau
On Thu, 16 May 2019 12:48:30 +0200 Denis Maier wrote: > (2) there is a clear, defined standard that can be followed. > > This is actually the easier question: A few standard styles > immediately come to mind: MLA, Chicago 16th and 17 edition in its > various variants (author-date,

Re: [NTG-context] Bibliography APS Style without unpublished

2019-05-16 Thread Alan Braslau
On Thu, 16 May 2019 10:02:44 +0200 "Jan U. Hasecke" wrote: > But as I collect my internet citations with zotero I always get a > urldate for all internet entries. I think that giving the urldate is > better than insert a publication year as nobody knows how long a > website was present and when

Re: [NTG-context] Bibliography APS Style without unpublished

2019-05-15 Thread Alan Braslau
On Wed, 15 May 2019 14:27:21 +0200 "Jan U. Hasecke" wrote: > I understand that apa and aps are the only implemented styles. Is > there any other style I can use? You can write your own style, or your own modified style. Also, we can implement more styles if (1) there is a need, and (2) there is

Re: [NTG-context] Bibliography APS Style without unpublished

2019-05-15 Thread Alan Braslau
On Wed, 15 May 2019 14:27:21 +0200 "Jan U. Hasecke" wrote: > is there an option to eliminate the "unpublished" in aps bibliography? I suppose you mean the APS setup when NO date field is given ("to be published" for an article, "in press" for a book, and "unpublished" otherwise)? You can

Re: [NTG-context] inserting figure labels

2019-05-12 Thread Alan Braslau
On Sun, 12 May 2019 19:25:26 +0200 Hans van der Meer wrote: > Can I be absolutely sure that \placefigure[here,force] will not > invoke the float mechanism, but instead always effects an in-place > insertion? It will trigger a page break if there is not enough space "here". In fact, "force" is

Re: [NTG-context] placing content in footers

2019-05-12 Thread Alan Braslau
On Sun, 12 May 2019 18:19:54 +0200 Pablo Rodriguez wrote: > >> \mbox{}\page\mbox{} > > > > Where did you learn to use \mbox? > > I don’t remember (probably in my LaTeX times, before moving to > ConTeXt). The use of \mbox{} is a classic LaTeX hack... -- Alan

Re: [NTG-context] placetable and localfootnotes

2019-04-30 Thread Alan Braslau
; \placelocalfootnotes > \stoplocalfootnotes > \stopplacetable > %%% end localfootnotes-xtable.tex The following doesn’t help: \automigrateinserts % needed to handle footnotes within a box... (I have found this necessary

Re: [NTG-context] Strange behavior concerning pdf-output of externalfigures

2019-04-29 Thread Alan Braslau
On Mon, 29 Apr 2019 13:18:04 +0200 Hans Hagen wrote: > anyway, as the png test suite passes ok the question is what makes your > image different ... here it looks ok when included on windows64 bit and > linux 64 bit Your very own .png image and MWE works fine here on OSX, freeBSD, and linux.

Re: [NTG-context] No menu bar option for Adobe Reader

2019-04-28 Thread Alan Braslau
al) as I do not believe that it should in anyway become a default. Alan -- Alan Braslau ___ If your question is of interest to others as well, please add an entry to the Wiki! maillist : ntg-context@ntg.nl / http://www.ntg

Re: [NTG-context] LMTX and system fonts

2019-04-28 Thread Alan Braslau
> On 28Apr19, at 02:55, Pablo Rodriguez wrote: > > I add the path, otherwise no mtxrun would be found. Of course, Otared is saying: $CONTEXTHOME/tex/texmf-osx-64/bin/mtxrun -generate where osx-64 is the platform. -- Ala

Re: [NTG-context] tikz is not found

2019-04-24 Thread Alan Braslau
On Wed, 24 Apr 2019 12:42:03 +0200 Gour wrote: > in order to try using TikZ figures (exported from Geogebra) I tried > with some simple TikZ example with lmtx install, > so wonder how to add missing tikz module? Hans explained that third party modules are not automatically distributed or

Re: [NTG-context] using metapost library makecirc with context.

2019-04-21 Thread Alan Braslau
On Sat, 20 Apr 2019 23:49:26 +0200 Hans Hagen wrote: > > let latex=textext ; > > That crashed here. In fact, when I used makecirc.mp, I just commented out the following few lines at the head of the file: %input latex; % % Commands definitions to do the labeled easier % %

Re: [NTG-context] using metapost library makecirc with context.

2019-04-20 Thread Alan Braslau
On Sat, 20 Apr 2019 23:00:09 +0200 Hans Hagen wrote: > On 4/20/2019 10:09 PM, Andrea De Michele wrote: > > > I didn't understand the magic behind that but it's works. > > mp has no real text typesetting options so this hack provides it Why not let latex=textext ; > > Another

Re: [NTG-context] change in treating errors

2019-04-16 Thread Alan Braslau
On Tue, 16 Apr 2019 05:51:00 -0400 Mohammad Hossein Bateni wrote: > 1) You could correct a spelling mistake on the prompt (as in original TeX), > although this is rarely done these days. As you said, doesn't happen. > 2) You could use the --nonstopmode or --batchmode to not get the prompt, >

Re: [NTG-context] change in treating errors

2019-04-15 Thread Alan Braslau
On Mon, 15 Apr 2019 23:11:17 -0400 Mohammad Hossein Bateni wrote: > Hi, > > ConTeXt used to recover better from errors. Consider the following file: > > = > \xyz > \abc > > \starttext > HELLO > \stoptext > = > > Running ConTeXt ver: 2019.03.21 21:39 MKIV beta fmt:

Re: [NTG-context] Fine-tuning of aps style

2019-04-14 Thread Alan Braslau
On Sun, 14 Apr 2019 18:30:11 +0300 Dmitry Starostin wrote: > To cite like [1, p. 101] > > \cite[righttext={\nbsp p.~101}][Hankins:2014] > > works, but has no comma > > \cite[righttext={, p.~101}][Hankins:2014] > > produces no page > > \cite[righttext={,\nbsp p.~101}][Hankins:2014] > >

Re: [NTG-context] How to make the adjustments to the aps style?

2019-04-13 Thread Alan Braslau
On Sat, 13 Apr 2019 19:14:34 +0300 Dmitry Starostin wrote: > 1. to cite in the order of appearance (probably one setting) \setupbtx [aps:cite] [sorttype=none] I believe > 2. 'author initials' instead of the default 'initials authors'. \setupbtx [aps:list] [authorconversion=invertedshort]

Re: [NTG-context] Lua error with fontstrip in today’s beta

2019-04-12 Thread Alan Braslau
On Fri, 12 Apr 2019 23:19:34 +0200 Henning Hraban Ramm wrote: > minimals installation (2019.04.12 17:43, still not lmtx) Ah, when I first started using ConTeXt, MkIV was somewhat experimental and it was still recommended to use MkII (with pdftex) for "production". Now we are generally

Re: [NTG-context] Unwanted uppercase letter in \high{} within bibliography

2019-04-12 Thread Alan Braslau
ème}, cycle 4}, title:en={Geographical History EMC 5\high{th}, 4\high{th} cycle}, to be used advantageously in multi-lingual documents or multi-lingual use of a single bibliography database. Alan -- Alan Braslau

Re: [NTG-context] Strange behavior in math mode: < and minus sign give leftarrow

2019-04-10 Thread Alan Braslau
On Wed, 10 Apr 2019 10:09:31 +0200 Otared Kavian wrote: > The problem of such an usual default is also with newcomers who would not > know about this feature in ConTeXt: when one writes maths one would not guess > that typing an inequality like $n < -1$ would end up in $n \leftarrow 1$. And >

Re: [NTG-context] name of cache used by mkiv and lmtx

2019-04-06 Thread Alan Braslau
On Sat, 6 Apr 2019 13:46:57 -0400 (EDT) Aditya Mahajan wrote: > Is there a way to avoid that? I can, of course, set different values of > TEXMFCACHE for both distributions, but does it make sense to to use a > different hash (5fe67e...) for the two? Why do you set TEXMFCACHE and not simply

Re: [NTG-context] How to update LMTX?

2019-04-04 Thread Alan Braslau
On Thu, 4 Apr 2019 23:11:42 +0200 Hans Hagen wrote: > (we just don't use rsync) As rsync can be problematic for some locations (TCP port 873 blocked) without the ability to tunnel. http is most often open. Alan

Re: [NTG-context] How to update LMTX?

2019-04-04 Thread Alan Braslau
One just runs ./install.sh at any time to update. Alan On Fri, 5 Apr 2019 09:27:15 +1300 Henri Menke wrote: > Dear list, > > With ConTeXt standalone there was an easy way to update the install script and > the distrivution using > > rsync -ptv

Re: [NTG-context] beta

2019-04-04 Thread Alan Braslau
On Thu, 4 Apr 2019 10:06:03 -0400 (EDT) Aditya Mahajan wrote: > > I uploaded a new beta (as we're now post current again). The lmtx > > installation is normally also updated in sync but sometimes can be a bit > > ahead as I myself use that as default. > > Is there or will there be any

Re: [NTG-context] How to repeat the hyphen?

2019-03-25 Thread Alan Braslau
On Mon, 25 Mar 2019 22:24:34 -0700 Sam May wrote: > still using the ridiculously out-of-date 2016.05.17 because I haven't > gotten around to overriding the Gentoo package manager yet... You can install the standalone Context distribution anywhere you want, in parallel with your OS package

Re: [NTG-context] (no subject)

2019-03-22 Thread Alan Braslau
On Fri, 22 Mar 2019 14:34:25 +0300 dstaros...@yandex.ru wrote: > specification=chicago Doesn't exist, hasn't been written... ___ If your question is of interest to others as well, please add an entry to the Wiki!

Re: [NTG-context] Bibliography: I think module [aps] is rendering incorrectly the electronic category and others too

2019-03-21 Thread Alan Braslau
On Thu, 21 Mar 2019 13:16:04 -0300 Tomas Badan wrote: > Looking at context documentations and source code, it says that for > electronic category we have: > * Required fields: title > * Optional fields: address, author, howpublished, month, note, > organization, url, year, doi > > So, when I

Re: [NTG-context] Background under bibliography (like in mkiv-publications.pdf)

2019-03-18 Thread Alan Braslau
On Mon, 18 Mar 2019 14:15:10 -0400 (EDT) Aditya Mahajan wrote: > On Mon, 18 Mar 2019, Romain Diss wrote: > > > Le 13/03/2019, Aditya Mahajan a �crit > >> > Is there a simple way to split a large \startframedtext environment over > >> > multiple pages. It doesn't work out of the box and I

Re: [NTG-context] CHEMIC: place a argument under the compound

2019-03-18 Thread Alan Braslau
On Mon, 18 Mar 2019 14:44:17 + Jorge Manuel wrote: > Thanks for your support. > I clear the recommended line, but the problem persists. How I can fix that? > > Jorge > > > > No dia 18/03/2019, às 14:36, Alan Braslau > > escreveu: > > > > On

Re: [NTG-context] CHEMIC: place a argument under the compound

2019-03-18 Thread Alan Braslau
On Mon, 18 Mar 2019 10:08:33 + Jorge Manuel wrote: > \usemodule[chemic] chemic is the old, mkii chemical macros. They have been replaced in mkiv with core macros so no need for the above line. Alan ___ If your

Re: [NTG-context] lua-error when asking for the fontame

2019-03-09 Thread Alan Braslau
On Sat, 9 Mar 2019 10:12:06 +0100 Hans Hagen wrote: > On 3/8/2019 11:16 PM, Willi Egger wrote: > > \setupbodyfont[pagella,rm,12pt] > > \starttext > > This text is written in \font\fontname > > \stoptext > > > This text is written in \fontname\font We also have: \fontclass

Re: [NTG-context] Showing value of a MP variable

2019-03-08 Thread Alan Braslau
On Fri, 08 Mar 2019 17:05:02 +0100 Procházka Lukáš Ing. wrote: > is it possible (namely for debugging) values of MP variables (be it on the > console or in the log)? > > I thought there is MP command "show" (mentioned in mpman.pdf) for this message(pt) ; puts it into the (context) log. show

Re: [NTG-context] Space between initials in bibliography

2019-03-03 Thread Alan Braslau
On Sat, 2 Mar 2019 10:19:35 +0100 "Mikael P. Sundqvist" wrote: > By default there seem to be no space between initials in bibliography > (which I guess there should be?). I can get a space by adding > \setupbtx[ > stopper:initials={.\btxspace}, > ] > but I don't think that this is how the

Re: [NTG-context] textext within ConTeXt

2019-03-03 Thread Alan Braslau
On Sun, 3 Mar 2019 12:52:53 -0500 Mohammad Hossein Bateni wrote: > Hi, > > I can't understand why the following code does not work. Could someone > help me out here? > > \starttext > \startMPpage > draw textext("\convertnumber{r}{12}"); > draw textext("\convertnumber{r}{" & "12" & "}"); >

Re: [NTG-context] Footnotes being broken over two pages

2019-02-27 Thread Alan Braslau
On Tue, 26 Feb 2019 01:04:25 +0100 Lars wrote: > Hi there, > > I've stumbled upon some behaviour that looks like a bug to me. Sometimes > longer footnotes are being broken over two pages. Please see the > attached picture: > > As you can see the last footnote on p. 6 is being continued on p.

Re: [NTG-context] degrade module

2019-02-18 Thread Alan Braslau
On Mon, 18 Feb 2019 23:50:24 +0100 Peter Münster wrote: > On Mon, Feb 18 2019, Alan Braslau wrote: > > > Incorrect, an image file contains width and height (in pixels) as well as a > > resolution, > > Optionally a resolution in the metadata. Then, of course, yo

Re: [NTG-context] markdown module vs pandoc

2019-02-18 Thread Alan Braslau
On Mon, 18 Feb 2019 18:47:49 +0100 Gour wrote: > > I use TikZ when I need some ready-made stuff with possibly some fancy > > shading patterns (or when I would pass the images to LaTeX users). In > > those cases you might be able to achive the same in a lot less lines > > of code, but you usually

Re: [NTG-context] degrade module

2019-02-18 Thread Alan Braslau
On Mon, 18 Feb 2019 22:09:32 +0100 Peter Münster wrote: > On Mon, Feb 18 2019, Alan Braslau wrote: > > > My working solution is to put figures in subdirectories by resolution, > > The purpose of the downsample module is something else: a well defined > resolution of the

Re: [NTG-context] degrade module

2019-02-18 Thread Alan Braslau
On Mon, 18 Feb 2019 10:13:20 +0100 Marco Patzer wrote: > Yes. I didn't put much thought into it and assumed there is a better > solution. My working solution is to put figures in subdirectories by resolution, that is externally, once and for all, using whatever is your favorite tool to

Re: [NTG-context] Bug in math: version

2019-02-14 Thread Alan Braslau
On Thu, 14 Feb 2019 18:08:09 +0100 Hans Åberg wrote: > > On 14 Feb 2019, at 16:42, Alan Braslau wrote: > > > > Now, this is really interesting > > > > \starttext > > \textbar x\textbar > > \stoptext > > > > produces |x| as seen by

Re: [NTG-context] Bug in math: version

2019-02-14 Thread Alan Braslau
On Thu, 14 Feb 2019 08:42:15 -0700 Alan Braslau wrote: > On Thu, 14 Feb 2019 13:02:21 +0100 > Hans Hagen wrote: > > > On 2/13/2019 7:12 PM, Alan Braslau wrote: > > > Not just the latest beta ... and indeed according to the TeXbook this > > > should be a ver

Re: [NTG-context] Bug in math: version

2019-02-14 Thread Alan Braslau
On Thu, 14 Feb 2019 13:02:21 +0100 Hans Hagen wrote: > On 2/13/2019 7:12 PM, Alan Braslau wrote: > > Not just the latest beta ... and indeed according to the TeXbook this > > should be a vertical double bar (\Vert), in math mode. > > > > I wish to point out tha

Re: [NTG-context] Bug in math: version

2019-02-13 Thread Alan Braslau
Not just the latest beta ... and indeed according to the TeXbook this should be a vertical double bar (\Vert), in math mode. I wish to point out that | in text font (text mode) is different from | in math font (math mode). I noticed that Preview (on the mac) *fails* to render the math font $|$

Re: [NTG-context] Bad names

2019-02-08 Thread Alan Braslau
On Fri, 8 Feb 2019 23:26:21 +0100 Hans Hagen wrote: > On 2/8/2019 10:22 PM, Marco Patzer wrote: > > > What is a bad name for context? Does it have any consequences if badly named > > files are used? Just being curious. > Bad names are names that can result i a miss when looked up on a case >

Re: [NTG-context] 404 error: Not found for first-setup.sh

2019-02-08 Thread Alan Braslau
fetch http://minimals.contextgarden.net/setup/first-setup.sh works as well - why do we suggest wget, a gnuism? Alan On Fri, 8 Feb 2019 20:24:45 +0100 Taco Hoekwater wrote: > Hi, > > That is helpful knowledge. I am quietly confident I can fix wget tomorrow, > now. > > I’ll report back. > >

Re: [NTG-context] Making ConTeXt stop on all or some errors

2019-02-07 Thread Alan Braslau
On Thu, 7 Feb 2019 19:03:35 +0100 "Jan U. Hasecke" wrote: > Am 07.02.19 um 17:46 schrieb Alan Braslau: > > On Thu, 7 Feb 2019 07:27:57 +0100 (UTC) > > "Jan U. Hasecke" wrote: > > > >> At least a missing file should make ConTeXt stop imme

Re: [NTG-context] Making ConTeXt stop on all or some errors

2019-02-07 Thread Alan Braslau
On Thu, 7 Feb 2019 07:27:57 +0100 (UTC) "Jan U. Hasecke" wrote: > At least a missing file should make ConTeXt stop immediately. Why? (I often process with missing figures, etc. Of course, not for a final run, but adding showstoppers leads to overhead and longer processing times. People first

Re: [NTG-context] text flowing around images

2019-02-05 Thread Alan Braslau
p.101 of the TeXbook ... On Tue, 5 Feb 2019 13:48:14 -0700 Alan Braslau wrote: > \parshape > > On Tue, 5 Feb 2019 21:38:29 +0100 > Henning Hraban Ramm wrote: > > > No hints? > > > > If it’s not possible, I must redo the whole layout in InDesign. I’d l

Re: [NTG-context] text flowing around images

2019-02-05 Thread Alan Braslau
\parshape On Tue, 5 Feb 2019 21:38:29 +0100 Henning Hraban Ramm wrote: > No hints? > > If it’s not possible, I must redo the whole layout in InDesign. I’d like to > avoid that (footnotes!). > > Best, Hraban > > Am 2019-02-04 um 11:10 schrieb Henning Hraban Ramm : > > > Ahoi, > > > > in my

Re: [NTG-context] Show the letters of the alphabet with a loop (Metapost)

2019-02-03 Thread Alan Braslau
On Mon, 4 Feb 2019 09:19:26 +1300 Henri Menke wrote: > Use the infont operator. Easier yet, the string can contain the font switch \bf: draw textext("\bf "(i)) ; ___ If your question is of interest to others as

Re: [NTG-context] getting ConTeXt results back to Lua (for typesetting solutions at end of document)

2019-01-31 Thread Alan Braslau
On Thu, 31 Jan 2019 22:10:40 -0500 Sanjoy Mahajan wrote: > Thank you, Matthias and Wolfgang, for the examples/solutions. Why not use the list mechanism? Alan ___ If your question is of interest to others as well,

Re: [NTG-context] New logo proposal

2019-01-30 Thread Alan Braslau
On Tue, 29 Jan 2019 19:58:40 +0100 "Paul Schalck" wrote: > @Alan B: I've uploaded MetaPost files of the main version. MP produced using pstoedit is of little interest; it is not the same as generating a graphic naively using MetaPost. Also, writing good MP code is a simple and fun exercise

Re: [NTG-context] New logo proposal

2019-01-29 Thread Alan Braslau
On Tue, 29 Jan 2019 11:32:40 +0100 Taco Hoekwater wrote: > It would be more coherent if the color of the squares and the color of > the letters trailed each other around the 7 options in the writing order > for the word “CONTEXT” (C = orange+blue, O = blue+green, N = green+red > etc.) But

Re: [NTG-context] \setbreakpoints[compound] inserts spurious hyphen

2019-01-28 Thread Alan Braslau
On Mon, 28 Jan 2019 22:05:07 +1300 Henri Menke wrote: > This was falsely > reported as an issue with the btx system on TeX.SX. > https://tex.stackexchange.com/q/472041 Indeed, the mailing list, not stackexchange, is the place to report problems encountered in using ConTeXt ... Alan

Re: [NTG-context] definefontfamily use

2019-01-23 Thread Alan Braslau
On Wed, 23 Jan 2019 18:05:59 +0100 Wolfgang Schuster wrote: > Maybe you loaded the used the font before with \definefont which put a > entry in the database but normally \definefontfamily doesn’t use fonts > from a local directory. No, never used \definefont; the behavior of \definefontfamily

Re: [NTG-context] definefont

2019-01-23 Thread Alan Braslau
On Wed, 23 Jan 2019 18:03:51 +0100 Wolfgang Schuster wrote: > > Are not the default set of OpenType features activated by default? > > (as the name might suggest...). Perhaps *no* features are selected, by > > default... > > (a misnomer, therefore). > > default is just one of many predefined

Re: [NTG-context] definefont (was: definefontfamily use)

2019-01-23 Thread Alan Braslau
On Wed, 23 Jan 2019 17:32:41 +0100 Henning Hraban Ramm wrote: > > What are the roles of "*default" and "sa 3" as these appear to be > > unnecessary? > > *default activates the default set of OpenType features. Are not the default set of OpenType features activated by default? (as the name

Re: [NTG-context] definefontfamily use

2019-01-22 Thread Alan Braslau
On Tue, 22 Jan 2019 19:39:05 +0100 Hans Hagen wrote: > one can do > > \definefont[MyTitleFont][file:myfont.ttf*default sa 3] > > \setuphead[chapter][style=\MyTitlefont] Thank you \definefont[MyFont][file:myfont.ttf] \scale[width=.5\textwidth]{\MyFont My Font!} can be used for example in a

[NTG-context] definefontfamily use

2019-01-22 Thread Alan Braslau
Hello, Previously, in order to make punctual use of a true-type font in a title for example, I did the following: \definefontfamily [myfont] [serif] [myfont] where myfont.ttf is located in the current project directory, and selecting the font was simply {\switchtobodyfont[myfont]My Font!}

Re: [NTG-context] Bibliography not rendered

2019-01-11 Thread Alan Braslau
On Fri, 11 Jan 2019 16:44:39 +0100 "Jan U. Hasecke" wrote: > Hi, > > using the first example from mkiv-publications.pdf I don't get a > rendered bibliography. > > juh > @misc{} is not a defined category using the "default" rendering style (which only recognizes @book and @article). See

Re: [NTG-context] final thoughts on experiments with lua

2019-01-09 Thread Alan Braslau
On Wed, 9 Jan 2019 20:57:21 +0100 "Thomas A. Schmitz" wrote: > 3. Lua's handling of tables is very efficient and fast. For analyzing my > Greek texts, I have to use huge tables for morphological parsing, with > more than 900,000 entries. Looking up words in these tables is around 3x > faster

Re: [NTG-context] Update problems

2019-01-07 Thread Alan Braslau
On Mon, 7 Jan 2019 18:57:41 +0100 Hans Hagen wrote: > looking at this pdf file it makes sense to save as pdf from > illustrator because now you basically use the illustrator edit file > (with a lot of crap in it) and also some versioning (i suspect that the > xref is also bad so then you

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