Re: [NTG-context] ConTeXt Fonts

2005-09-12 Thread Bill McClain
On Mon, 12 Sep 2005 16:53:04 +0200 Peter Rolf [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: http://wiki.contextgarden.net/Fonts There is a bunch of links on this page. I've learned it with help from Bill McLain's page (includes a step by step font installation), but some things have changed in the meantime

Re: [NTG-context] ConTeXt in use

2005-07-09 Thread Bill McClain
On Sat, 9 Jul 2005 03:51:12 -0700 (PDT) Arun Swarup [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I haven't seen any books typset using ConTeXt (excluding ConTeXt manuals, of courz :P). Have you? All of the ones at the site below. History of Astronomy is actually a facimile reprint, so Context is rather

Re: [NTG-context] stretched text

2004-10-25 Thread Bill McClain
On Mon, 25 Oct 2004 16:06:10 +0200 [EMAIL PROTECTED] (Piotr Kopszak) wrote: Hello, I know it's a bad habit to use stretched text, but apparently formerly people thought differently. I am typesetting old quotations and would not want to replace stretched text simply by emphasized. Is it

Re: [NTG-context] How to use PostScript font

2004-08-18 Thread Bill McClain
On Wed, 18 Aug 2004 15:16:43 -0400 [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I get errors. I am using Fedora Core 2 with teTex 2.02. The error messages follow this message. I'm using TeXLive 7 and this works for me: \usetypescript[berry][ec] % or [8r] \usetypescript[palatino][ec] % \setupbodyfont[palatino]

Re: [NTG-context] ConTeXt output commercial printing houses: Thanks!

2004-07-27 Thread Bill McClain
On Tue, 27 Jul 2004 00:15:09 -0600 Matt Gushee [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Different shops might have different requirements, but Bookmobile simply requires an exact image of the book, page size defined to be the paper size. Easy. You're referring to just the interior, right? I would think

[NTG-context] a problem with \defineprotrudefactor

2004-07-15 Thread Bill McClain
After a long lull, I have installed a recent Context (ver: 2004.6.30) and find that my typescripts that do margin kerning are having trouble. Invoking a typescript that uses \defineprotrudefactor will cause the job to stop; I don't see any error messages. When the problem line is commented out the

Re: [NTG-context] a problem with \defineprotrudefactor

2004-07-15 Thread Bill McClain
On Thu, 15 Jul 2004 16:59:29 +0200 Hans Hagen [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: i've been messing around with that because thanh is updating his stuff; i need to handle both hz and protruding and more -) I must ask: would this mean adding Context support for the font expansion mentioned in his thesis?

Re: [NTG-context] \title in the table of contents

2004-05-21 Thread Bill McClain
On Fri, 21 May 2004 13:07:26 + Michal Kvasnicka [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: So, how can I have not-numbered chapters which don't increment the chapter number placed in the table of contents? When I've had to do this I have used separate chapter lists. See the section Table of contents with

Re: [NTG-context] ConTeXt and the blind

2004-04-15 Thread Bill McClain
On Thu, 15 Apr 2004 10:00:12 -0400 Alan Bowen [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Thank you very much for the suggestions. I will explore pdftotext and the Acrobat _Save As_ options. Another issue with these methods is that the header and footer information on each page will be included, which could be

Re: [NTG-context] ConTeXt and the blind

2004-04-14 Thread Bill McClain
On Wed, 14 Apr 2004 16:50:04 -0400 Alan Bowen [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: So, does anyone on the list have ideas about how to produce such files from the files I currently have in hand or any experience with this sort of problem? I have used the pdftotext utility, part of the xpdf package,

Re: [NTG-context] Drop capital

2004-03-08 Thread Bill McClain
On Sun, 7 Mar 2004 23:40:29 + Charles Doherty [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I would like to use a drop capital at the start of articles. I have an example in this document: http://home.salamander.com/~wmcclain/context-help.html -Bill -- Sattre Press

Re: [NTG-context] Indenting all lines in a paragraph, first line excluded

2003-11-13 Thread Bill McClain
On Thu, 13 Nov 2003 12:49:44 +0100 Tim 't Hart [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I want the first line of the paragraph to appear normally, and the second and all consecutive lines to be indented. So basically you can also say that I want an 'inverted' paragraph; instead of an indented first line, I

Re: [NTG-context] Dithering (off-topic)

2003-11-04 Thread Bill McClain
On Tue, 04 Nov 2003 14:34:54 +0100 Michal Kvasnicka [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: BTW, is there some easy way to set the size of the dithering points (eg. 2x2 pixels, 3x3 pixels), or should I do it ex post in some image editor (Gimp, imagemagick)? I haven't studied the Floyd-Steinberg algorithm,

Re: [NTG-context] inmargin text problems remain

2003-10-16 Thread Bill McClain
On Thu, 16 Oct 2003 14:57:12 +0200 Willi Egger [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Does anybody see the clue, how to tell Context to use the full marginwidth? The problem is that notes in the left page outer margin do not use the full margin width, right? If you change your setup to use leftmargin=18mm

Re: [NTG-context] \inmargin{} problems with typsetting inmargin texts

2003-10-12 Thread Bill McClain
On Sun, 12 Oct 2003 22:20:30 +0200 Willi Egger [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: The strange thing is, that on lefthandpages the inmargin text is typset in the left (outer) margin but it is typeset on two lines, indicating that the measures of the leftmargin of the righthandpage is used. Does

Re: [NTG-context] Does Bill McClain's TOC work?

2003-09-16 Thread Bill McClain
On Tue, 16 Sep 2003 16:05:03 +0200 Steffen Wolfrum [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: (the unnumbered headings *are* numbered) You're right, there is something wrong with the example. The technique works properly in my original (very large) document, but not in the reduced file. I'll try to discover why.

Re: [NTG-context] Does Bill McClain's TOC work?

2003-09-16 Thread Bill McClain
On Tue, 16 Sep 2003 10:15:14 -0500 Bill McClain [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: (the unnumbered headings *are* numbered) You're right, there is something wrong with the example. The technique works properly in my original (very large) document, but not in the reduced file. I'll try to discover

Re: [NTG-context] Status update on e-Omega/Aleph

2003-09-09 Thread Bill McClain
On Tue, 09 Sep 2003 09:45:32 -0600 Idris S Hamid [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: With an otp u can define the character sequence .d so that it always gives you \.d in the output. I know I could look this up, but briefly: (1) What's an otp? (2) Given a set of pfb and afm files (or a set of ttf

Re: [NTG-context] Sieve of Eratosthenes

2003-08-17 Thread Bill McClain
On Sat, 16 Aug 2003 14:23:28 -0700 David Arnold [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I'd love to see different approaches. A good opportunity to learn new technique and ideas for attacking this problem. I'll make a shameful admission: when I have tasks like this, I generate the TeX source from another

Re: [NTG-context] \placefigure[left] again!

2003-08-14 Thread Bill McClain
On Tue, 12 Aug 2003 15:31:44 +0100 Duncan Hothersall [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Interestingly, it remains broken even if the \bf isn't there, just the open and close braces. So presumably this is something to do with the expansion of what comes after the \placefigure? I ran into this also and

Re: [NTG-context] Lucida again

2003-08-02 Thread Bill McClain
On Sat, 02 Aug 2003 12:10:10 -0700 David Arnold [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: \usetypescript[lbr] \setupbodyfont[lbr] I can't test it because I don't have Lucida, but what happens if you add this before the statements above: \usetypescript[berry][ec] -Bill -- Sattre Press

Re: [NTG-context] Right-aligning blocks of text

2003-06-05 Thread Bill McClain
On Wed, 4 Jun 2003 08:10:07 -0700 (PDT) Andrew Lawson [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I want to right-align a block of text, e.g. have the text left-aligned but the block right aligned. An ascii example would be; Would indenting the left margin do this? If so, look at \startnarrower and