Re: [NTG-context] no footnote printed

2012-11-14 Thread Bernd Militzer
Am 13.11.12 13:36, schrieb Hans Hagen: On 11/13/2012 11:05 AM, Bernd Militzer wrote: Hello, using midaligned no footnote is printed. \starttext % \midaligned{§. 180.\footnote{Franz Joseph Schopf I.: a.a.O., S. 123}} \crlf Text bla bla bla % \blank \midaligned{§. 354.\footnote{Franz Joseph

[NTG-context] no footnote printed

2012-11-13 Thread Bernd Militzer
Hello, using midaligned no footnote is printed. \starttext % \midaligned{§. 180.\footnote{Franz Joseph Schopf I.: a.a.O., S. 123}} \crlf Text bla bla bla % \blank \midaligned{§. 354.\footnote{Franz Joseph Schopf II.: a.a.O., S. 245}} \crlf Text bla bla bla % \stoptext tested with: ConTeXt

[NTG-context] no footnote printed

2012-11-12 Thread Bernd Militzer
Hello, using midaligned no footnote is printed. \starttext % \midaligned{§. 180.\footnote{Franz Joseph Schopf I.: a.a.O., S. 123}} \crlf Text bla bla bla % \blank \midaligned{§. 354.\footnote{Franz Joseph Schopf II.: a.a.O., S. 245}} \crlf Text bla bla bla % \stoptext tested with: ConTeXt

[NTG-context] no footnote printed

2012-11-12 Thread Bernd Militzer
Hello, using midaligned no footnote is printed. \starttext % \midaligned{§. 180.\footnote{Franz Joseph Schopf I.: a.a.O., S. 123}} \crlf Text bla bla bla % \blank \midaligned{§. 354.\footnote{Franz Joseph Schopf II.: a.a.O., S. 245}} \crlf Text bla bla bla % \stoptext tested with: ConTeXt

Re: [NTG-context] subsection and special characters

2009-11-01 Thread Bernd Militzer
Wolfgang Schuster schrieb: \define\nmacron{n̄} \define\mmacron{m̄} Thanks Wolfgang, but with \define\nmacron{\buildtextaccent\textmacron n} \define\mmacron{\buildtextaccent\textmacron m} I get an better result. Bernd

[NTG-context] subsection and special characters

2009-10-31 Thread Bernd Militzer
Hi all, making transcriptions of old church books I defined two special characters nmacorn and mmacron, but when using subsections the characters are not printet. Has something changed or is this a bug? % ---snip % \enableregime[utf] \mainlanguage[de] \setupencoding[default=texnansi]

[NTG-context] \startchapter

2009-09-14 Thread Bernd Militzer
Hallo Hans, please have a look at my testfile: % --- snip \setupcolors[state=start] \setupinteraction[state=start] \placebookmarks[chapter,section,subsection][chapter,section,subsection] \setupinteractionscreen[option=bookmark] % \starttext %

Re: [NTG-context] \startchapter

2009-09-14 Thread Bernd Militzer
Wolfgang Schuster schrieb: Am 14.09.2009 um 12:27 schrieb Bernd Militzer: \startsection[title={Getaŭfte A. dominj 1606},% list ={Geburten 1606},% bookmark ={Geb-1606},% reference={Geb:1606}] remove the space between the keys

[NTG-context] index and LuaTeX

2009-09-11 Thread Bernd Militzer
Hello, using This is luatex, version beta-0.43.0-2009081911 ConTeXt  ver: 2009.09.09 14:31 MKIV  fmt: 2009.9.10  int: english/english The following code does not work like accepted, the index is OK, but  for index "last" and "Militzer" no interaction are possible ! % --- snip

[NTG-context] index and interaction

2009-09-09 Thread Bernd Militzer
Hi all! using pdfTeX, Version 3.1415926-1.40.10 (Web2C 2009) ConTeXt ver: 2009.08.19 17:10 MKII fmt: 2009.9.7 int: english/english or This is LuaTeX, Version beta-0.43.0-2009081911 ConTeXt ver: 2009.08.19 17:10 MKIV fmt: 2009.9.7 int: english/english the following code does not work like

[NTG-context] defineenumeration and LuaTeX

2009-09-07 Thread Bernd Militzer
Hi all, \in[ref] does not work with LuaTeX, Version beta-0.43.0-2009081911 ConTeXt ver: 2009.08.30 12:25 MKIV fmt: 2009.9.7 int: english/english % --- snip % \defineenumeration[frage][location=inleft,text=,stopper=.,headstyle=bold] % % \starttext % Anzahl der Aufgaben: \in[last] \blank

Re: [NTG-context] defineenumeration and LuaTeX

2009-09-07 Thread Bernd Militzer
Thanks Luigi, the minimals-current works like accepted. Regards, Bernd ___ If your question is of interest to others as well, please add an entry to the Wiki! maillist : ntg-context@ntg.nl /

Re: [NTG-context] gwTeX ghostscript

2007-06-05 Thread Bernd Militzer
David Arnold schrieb: All, I anyone is running gwTeX on a mac, may I ask two questions: 1. Is the i-installer still running Context Updater properly? I think yes 2. How do I access ghostscript from the command line? gv filename Bernd

[NTG-context] xml problem

2007-04-16 Thread Bernd Militzer
Hi Hans, first thanks for your help at Epen, but reading the different documents I could not find out how to define a macro to get the value of a specific element of an xml-file. Running your example I get all elements. For example: I wont to get the value of the first name for person pid=66

Re: [NTG-context] module and def commands problem

2007-04-05 Thread Bernd Militzer
Wolfgang Schuster schrieb: Replace the four commands in your file with the next ones: \def\Fach#1 {\def\internFach{#1}} \def\Thema#1{\def\internThema{#1}} \def\SchulJahr#1{\def\internSchulJahr{#1}} \def\SpezialTitel{\internFach\hfill\internThema\hfill\internSchulJahr\blank}

Re: [NTG-context] itemize in blocks

2007-04-05 Thread Bernd Militzer
Wolfgang Werners-Lucchini schrieb: Hallo, what I am doing wrong with the following snipped? The \par in the \item does not work. --- \defineenumeration[question][location=top,text=Aufgabe] \defineblock[question] \starttext

[NTG-context] module and def commands problem

2007-04-05 Thread Bernd Militzer
Hi Taco, instead of writing a FixMe-module I just started to make my exam-module from 2003 a bit more international. As a first test I set up some commands in german and english see file p-testDE.tex running texexec test1.tex the output is ok but running texexec --mode=english test1.tex I

[NTG-context] Symbols

2007-02-21 Thread Bernd Militzer
Hi all! in the past the following testfile works but now ! Font \thedefinedfont=fmvr8x at 12.0pt not loadable: Metric (TFM) file not fou nd. recently read \scaledfont \symbolicsizedfont ...ntfontbodyscale \scaledfont

Re: [NTG-context] Symbols

2007-02-21 Thread Bernd Militzer
Taco Hoekwater schrieb: These two lines in your preamble should fix the problem: \definefontsynonym[fmvr8x][umvs] \loadmapline[+][umvs MarVoSym marvosym.pfb] thanks, Bernd ___ ntg-context mailing list ntg-context@ntg.nl

[NTG-context] \texteuro does not work

2007-02-12 Thread Bernd Militzer
Hi all, \starttext 5,00\,\texteuro \stoptext does not work any more. What have I to do? Bernd here the message from contextgarden systems : begin file texweb at line 2 ! Font \thedefinedfont=fmvr8x at 12.0pt not loadable: Metric (TFM) file not fou nd. recently read \scaledfont

Re: [NTG-context] \texteuro does not work

2007-02-12 Thread Bernd Militzer
Aditya Mahajan schrieb: On Mon, 12 Feb 2007, Bernd Militzer wrote: Hi all, \starttext 5,00\,\texteuro \stoptext does not work any more. What have I to do? Short answer: use texnansi encoding. \setupencoding[default=texnansi] \usetypescript[modern][\defaultencoding

Re: [NTG-context] \texteuro does not work

2007-02-12 Thread Bernd Militzer
Wolfgang Schuster schrieb: Hi Bernd, I tried this on my system and it work with \texteuro and \euro. Dont't I my sytem or contextgarden is wrong, because ConTeXt use on my machine the euro sign from the marvosym fonts and not from fmvr8x. What is the result from your own system, did id work

Re: [NTG-context] beta

2006-10-03 Thread Bernd Militzer
Hans Hagen schrieb: \starttext % \SetTableToWidth{\textwidth} \setuptables[split=yes,bodyfont=9pt] ok, i'll fix this (starttables is kind of obsolete; all table commands accept split=auto|yes|repeat [auto means that they will split when needed] Hi Hans did You have time

Re: [NTG-context] part conversion

2006-10-02 Thread Bernd Militzer
Idris Samawi Hamid schrieb: Dear gang, For a dossier I need to prepare a single part with page numbers I-1, I-2, I-3 etc. The following gives 1-1, 1-2, etc. == \starttext \setuppagenumbering[state=start,partnumber=no,left={I-},right=,conversion=numbers]

Re: [NTG-context] beta

2006-09-19 Thread Bernd Militzer
Hi Hans, please check the running table-heads producing a table over several pages 1. the running tablehead is only on first page 2. the running tablefoot is only on the last page that was not in version 5.2.4 % -- TestFile \starttext % \SetTableToWidth{\textwidth}

Re: [NTG-context] beta

2006-09-18 Thread Bernd Militzer
Hans Hagen schrieb: Hi, I uploaded a beta release. If no further problems with the upgraded figure inclusion and adapted metapost conversion are reported, we will go current (otherwise a changelog will be impossible, even if most changes are not reportable anyway) Hans Hi Hans,

Re: [NTG-context] beta

2006-09-18 Thread Bernd Militzer
Hi Hans, producing a table over several pages 1. the running tablehead is only on first page 2. the running tablefoot is only on the last page that problem is also not fixed. Bernd %%% TestFile % \starttext % \SetTableToWidth{\textwidth} \setuptables[split=yes,bodyfont=9pt]

Re: [NTG-context] beta

2006-09-18 Thread Bernd Militzer
Peter Münster schrieb: On Mon, 18 Sep 2006, Bernd Militzer wrote: {\startcombination[2] 2 is not a matrix. Try \startcombination[1*2] or \startcombination[2*1]. Cheers, Peter thanks Peter, it works again. With version 5.2.4 it worked also with 2 alone Bernd

Re: [NTG-context] ConTeXt problem on Mac mini

2006-09-17 Thread Bernd Militzer
Mojca Miklavec schrieb: A notice for Hans: can you please browse down for \externalfigure[\jobname-something.tmp] The thing with \AR versus \FR \LR and table header footer handling might also be misfeatures, esp. if they have already worked before (I never used them). On 9/15/06, Bernd

[NTG-context] ConTeXt problem on Mac mini

2006-09-15 Thread Bernd Militzer
Hi all, I have problems with ConTeXt on my Mac mini (intel-platform). My family project compiles perfect on my linux-machine and on my PowerBook G4 I use TeXExec 5.2.4 - ConTeXt / PRAGMA ADE 1997-2005 texexec : TeXExec 5.2.4 - ConTeXt / PRAGMA ADE 1997-2005

Re: [NTG-context] TABLEproblem

2006-09-07 Thread Bernd Militzer
Aditya Mahajan schrieb: Looks like tables want the first row to contain a \SR. I get the same error with the more simple \starttext \starttables[|l|l|] \NC A \NC B \NC\AR \stoptables \stoptext Replace \AR by \SR and everything works fine. I do not usually use tables, so I do not

[NTG-context] TABLEproblem

2006-09-06 Thread Bernd Militzer
Hi all, after I installed ConTeXt (TeXExec | version 6.2.0 - 1997-2006 - PRAGMA ADE/POD) om my MacMini my family-project does not compile any more. With version 5.2.4 -1967-2005 (linux resp. PowerBook) I have no problems. systems : begin file TestFile at line 731

[NTG-context] doifempty

2006-08-10 Thread Bernd Militzer
Hi all, after I defined \def\VariA{} \def\VariB{with Text} \doifemptyelse{\VariA}{empty}{not empty}\crlf \doifemptyelse{\VariB}{empty}{not empty} both results are not empty! what do I wrong? thanks for help Bernd ___ ntg-context mailing list

Re: [NTG-context] doifempty

2006-08-10 Thread Bernd Militzer
Hans Hagen schrieb: the empty test is kind of special, use \doifelsenothing cum suis perfect, thanks a lot Bernd ___ ntg-context mailing list ntg-context@ntg.nl http://www.ntg.nl/mailman/listinfo/ntg-context

Re: [NTG-context] definesynonyms

2006-07-28 Thread Bernd Militzer
Am 27.07.2006 um 07:54 schrieb Aditya Mahajan: You can also do \def\PID[#1]#2[#3]{\getparameters[PID#1][#3]} % #2 is to gobble spaces thanks for that hint Aditya! Bernd ___ ntg-context mailing list ntg-context@ntg.nl

Re: [NTG-context] definesynonyms

2006-07-28 Thread Bernd Militzer
Am 28.07.2006 um 16:34 schrieb Taco Hoekwater: There is also this (more formal) solution: \def\PID{\dodoubleempty\doPID} \def\doPID[#1][#2]{\getparameters[PID#1][#2]} thanks Taco! Cheers, Bernd ___ ntg-context mailing list

Re: [NTG-context] definesynonyms

2006-07-25 Thread Bernd Militzer
Thanks a Taco! with PID[268]% ^ [Fam=Rudolph, Nam=Rudluffen, Vor=Adam] all is ok. Bernd ___ ntg-context mailing list ntg-context@ntg.nl http://www.ntg.nl/mailman/listinfo/ntg-context

Re: [NTG-context] definesynonyms

2006-07-25 Thread Bernd Militzer
Am 24.07.2006 um 11:11 schrieb Taco Hoekwater: But it is probably easier to write a small database interface layer. Somewhat like this (note that I had to change \doGeTPID as well). \def\PID[#1][#2]{\getparameters[PID#1][#2]} \def\doGetPID#1#2{\getvalue{PID#2#1}}

[NTG-context] definesynonyms

2006-07-23 Thread Bernd Militzer
Hi all, for a large ancestor-project I defined a set of informations for a lot of persons like you can see below. QUESTION: how many synonyms can I max. define? I need about 4000 defs. or has someone a better idea to handle those informations. thanks for help! Bernd % -- snip %

Re: [NTG-context] synonyms in combination with table(s)

2006-06-30 Thread Bernd Militzer
Am 29.06.2006 um 15:43 schrieb Hans Hagen: Bernd Militzer wrote: Am 29.06.2006 um 12:31 schrieb Hans Hagen: Bernd Militzer wrote: \PID{67}{Rudolph, Joha\={n}e Christiane Friedericke} \= has a special meaning inside tables, so use \theverboseglyphname instead thanks Hans

[NTG-context] synonyms in combination with table(s)

2006-06-29 Thread Bernd Militzer
Hi all, using synonyms in combination with table(s) I get an error: systems : begin file FehlerTableSynonyms at line 40 ! Misplaced \omit. \!ttLongHrule -\omit \span \omit \span \!ttShortHrule argument Rudolph, Joha\= {n}e Christiane

Re: [NTG-context] synonyms in combination with table(s)

2006-06-29 Thread Bernd Militzer
Am 29.06.2006 um 12:31 schrieb Hans Hagen: Bernd Militzer wrote: \PID{67}{Rudolph, Joha\={n}e Christiane Friedericke} \= has a special meaning inside tables, so use \theverboseglyphname instead thanks Hans, but sorry I have no idea where to finde \ theverboseglyphname please giv me

Re: [NTG-context] Undefined control sequence.

2006-06-18 Thread Bernd Militzer
And if you want to avoid redundancy: \definesynonyms[PID][PIDs][\doGetPID] \def\getPID#1{Militzer, \doGetPID{#1}~(#1)} \PID{8}{Hermann Paul} \PID{16}{Johann Wilhelm Hermann} my solution ist now: \definesynonyms[PID][PIDs][\doGetPID] \def\getPID#1{\doGetPID{#1}~(#1)}

[NTG-context] Undefined control sequence.

2006-06-17 Thread Bernd Militzer
... \secondoftwoarguments #1#2-#2 l.14 ...sacht \ -- Geburt}{1::0:0:2:0:0:0:0::1}{7} ? ! Emergency stop. What is wrong? thanks, Bernd Militzer ___ ntg-context mailing list ntg-context

Re: [NTG-context] Undefined control sequence.

2006-06-17 Thread Bernd Militzer
Am Samstag, den 17.06.2006, 14:33 +0200 schrieb Peter Münster: Hello Bernd, you certainly have \setupinteraction[state=start] \placebookmarks[section] somewhere at the beginning of your file. Place the \placebookmarks[section] after your PID-definitions and it should work. Cheers, Peter

Re: [NTG-context] Undefined control sequence.

2006-06-17 Thread Bernd Militzer
Am Samstag, den 17.06.2006, 16:22 +0200 schrieb Mojca Miklavec: What about the following? % \PID will create a new ently and \getPID will recall an existing one \definesynonyms[PID][PIDs][\getPID] \PID{8}{Militzer, Hermann Paul (8)} \PID{16}{Militzer, Johann Wilhelm Hermann (16)}

Re: [NTG-context] items question

2005-11-27 Thread Bernd Militzer
Am Sonntag, den 27.11.2005, 10:43 +0100 schrieb Taco Hoekwater: Hi, I'm working on the responses to the mini survey, and quite ofthen there is an itemization with a title of sorts. It makes sense to give such structures a bit different layout from a normal itemization. My question: does

Re: [NTG-context] Mini-survey: What do you do with ConTeXt?

2005-11-07 Thread Bernd Militzer
family from 1600 to now. Bernd - Bernd Militzer Dipl. oec. Dipl.-Hdl. OStR a.D. Hubertusstr. 34 47906 Kempen ___ ntg-context mailing list ntg-context@ntg.nl http://www.ntg.nl/mailman

[NTG-context] Index-question

2005-01-17 Thread Bernd Militzer
Hi all, how can I change in my index list from Lower to Upper-case? instead: a Achten, Juliane b Blankenheim, Martin I wont to get A Achten, Juliane B Blankenheim, Martin Thanks for help Bernd ___ ntg-context mailing list ntg-context@ntg.nl

Re: [NTG-context] Index-question

2005-01-17 Thread Bernd Militzer
Am Montag, den 17.01.2005, 11:48 +0100 schrieb Hans Hagen: \setupregister[index][alternative=A] % default a Thanks Bernd ___ ntg-context mailing list ntg-context@ntg.nl http://www.ntg.nl/mailman/listinfo/ntg-context

Re: [NTG-context] m-bib problem

2004-11-15 Thread Bernd Militzer
Hi Taco, I did: cp bibl-apa.tex bibl-apaD.tex cp bibl-aps.tex bibl-apsD.tex edit the files for german (und for and; S. for pages) texhash \usemodule[bib] \setupbibtex[database=mt-quellen,sort=author] % \setuppublications[alternative=apaD] That's now perfect fort me, thanks for your

Re: [NTG-context] m-bib problem

2004-11-13 Thread Bernd Militzer
Hi Taco, oops, that was my problem \setuppublicationlist[criterium=all] How can I change the word 'and' to 'und' and 'pages' to 'Seite' in the publication list? thanks Bernd ___ ntg-context mailing list [EMAIL PROTECTED]

[NTG-context] cite-problem

2004-11-13 Thread Bernd Militzer
Hi Taco, if the authors name is Mller, Mller or Dobe\v{s} (german/czech) ^ ^ ^ \cite[author][keys] produce an error: ! Missing number, treated as zero. to be read again \let \dobuildtextaccent ... \char \normalaccent #1\let

[NTG-context] m-bib problem

2004-11-08 Thread Bernd Militzer
Hi Taco, after installing the new version of ConTeXt and your bib-module \placepublications resp. \completepublications do not work any more. Please give me a hint what I have to do. Thanks for help Bernd log-file: This is pdfeTeX, Version 3.14159-1.10b-2.1 (Web2C 7.4.5) (format=cont-en

[NTG-context] Question starttables ... stoptables and pagebrake

2004-07-29 Thread Bernd Militzer
Hi Hans, using tables for a long documentation it wold be fine, if I could force a page brake after specific rows. The command \page does not work. Thanks for any help Bernd ___ ntg-context mailing list [EMAIL PROTECTED]

Re: [NTG-context] Question starttables ... stoptables and pagebrake

2004-07-29 Thread Bernd Militzer
Am Do, 2004-07-29 um 12.35 schrieb Hans Hagen: which table mechanism do you use? like this: {\start % \starttablehead \HL \NC Haus\crlf \tx Pos.~Nr.\NC Bewohner und Bemerkungen\crlf{\bf von \dots\ nach \dots\ }% \NC Natio\-nalität \NC\FR%\AR \HL \stoptablehead % \starttabletail \HL

[NTG-context] tables and newpage

2004-07-19 Thread Bernd Militzer
Hi all, for a very long dokumentation I use tables like {\start % \starttablehead \HL \NC Haus\crlf \tx Pos.~Nr.\NC Bewohner und Bemerkungen\crlf{\bf von \dots\ nach \dots\ }% \NC Natio\-nalität \NC\FR%\AR \HL \stoptablehead % \starttabletail \HL \stoptabletail %

[NTG-context] Problem with \seeindex

2004-06-21 Thread Bernd Militzer
Hi all, in a german text with a lot of czech words I get an error when using \seeindex \seeindex{Polda}{Bu\v{s}ina, Leopold} does not work! (./seeindex_test.tuo ! Missing number, treated as zero. to be read again \let \dobuildtextaccent ... \char \normalaccent #1\let

[NTG-context] \seeindex problem

2004-06-15 Thread Bernd Militzer
Hi, when I use \seeindex{Polda}{Bu\v{s}ina, Leopold} I get the following messages: This is pdfeTeX, Version 3.14159-1.10b-2.1 (Web2C 7.4.5) (format=cont-en 2004.5.18) 15 JUN 2004 20:21 entering extended mode \write18 enabled. **cont-en seeindex_test.tex

[NTG-context] mbib question

2004-06-14 Thread Bernd Militzer
Hi Taco, in which file can I change editor to Herausgeber page to Seite and to und ... Thanks for help Bernd ___ ntg-context mailing list [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://www.ntg.nl/mailman/listinfo/ntg-context

Re: [NTG-context] Problems with table and Division Line

2003-11-19 Thread Bernd Militzer
Hi Willi, It is quite tricky to get the dummy columns right! If you withdraw one of the \DC in the line which causes the error, the table compiles just fine. thanks for help! Bernd ___ ntg-context mailing list [EMAIL PROTECTED]

Re: [NTG-context] countproblem

2003-11-12 Thread Bernd Militzer
Hi Pawel ! \global\advance\summeP by \number#1 in \getPunkte definition? Let me know if I'm right. Thanks now the macro works perfect!! Regards, Bernd ___ ntg-context mailing list [EMAIL PROTECTED]

[NTG-context] countproblem

2003-11-11 Thread Bernd Militzer
Hi all! what is wong? % % % ad the points of each question \def\getPunkte[#1]{\advance\summeP by \number#1} % % show the points on the right side \def\showP[#1]{\inright{\hfill(#1 P.)}} % % handle the points \def\pkt[#1]% {% \showP[#1]% \getPunkte[#1] } %

[NTG-context] enumeration and countproblem

2003-11-05 Thread Bernd Militzer
Hi all, Writing examinations I want to tell my students the points of each question and the max points they can reach. I wrote a macro which prints the points at the right side of the question and count the points. % % % ad the points of each question \def\getPunkte[#1]{\advance\summeP

[NTG-context] \usepath[...] \usesubpath[...] ???

2003-10-12 Thread Bernd Militzer
Hi Hans, thanks for Your help, but I am sorry \usepath[...] \usesubpath[...] do not work in that way I thought. I start in /home/bmi/import/TestConTeXt/blocks/ with four files: demo.tex= the project-file eniro.tex = the enviroment student.tex = a data-file with two text-blocks test.tex

[NTG-context] \starttable...\stoptable

2003-09-30 Thread Bernd Militzer
Hi, is there a function like cline{1-2} in LaTeX to produce a frame around a special cell? thanks Bernd ___ ntg-context mailing list [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://www.ntg.nl/mailman/listinfo/ntg-context

[NTG-context] \setupblock[name][file=name]

2003-09-26 Thread Bernd Militzer
Hi, the example \setupblock[homework][file=student] that Hans describes in his docu does not work for me! Help needed! Thanks in advance Bernd ___ ntg-context mailing list [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://www.ntg.nl/mailman/listinfo/ntg-context

Re: [NTG-context] \setupblock[name][file=name]

2003-09-26 Thread Bernd Militzer
Hi Hans, thanks first, blocks are defined. If I use your example in the following way: 1. texexec test.tex -- test test no homework! 2. texexec student.tex and than texexec test.tex -- test homework test Is this the right way to use external blocks?? Bernd