[NTG-context] Fwd: Former YY Lucida fonts available from TUG

2005-12-11 Thread Brooks Moses
Hello! The following message was posted to comp.text.tex yesterday; I thought some of you who don't read the newsgroup regularly would like to hear about it, and so I'm passing it along. For those who haven't been following the story: Since the demise of YY, there hasn't been a place to

Re: [NTG-context] formatting \note output

2005-09-22 Thread Brooks Moses
At 04:18 AM 9/22/2005, Alan Bowen [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Though I have asked this question before and there was no response, I thought I would ask the following once more (before going through my source files and making the changes by hand). Does anyone know how to modify or adapt \note so

Re: [NTG-context] Re: Small matrices

2005-09-18 Thread Brooks Moses
At 12:41 PM 9/18/2005, Hans Hagen wrote: David Arnold wrote: In amsmath, there is \begin{smallmatrix} \end{smallmatrix} Don't know how in Context. I'll find out. Does anyone on the context list know how to do this? \usemodule[newmat] \startsmallmatrix \stopsmallmatrix what is a small

Re: [NTG-context] Re: Small matrices

2005-09-18 Thread Brooks Moses
At 01:15 PM 9/18/2005, Brooks Moses wrote: At 12:41 PM 9/18/2005, Hans Hagen wrote: what is a small matrix? small font? Look in the m-newmat.tex file -- according to the comments, you had exactly the same question about what it was supposed to be when you implemented it! (It's a copy

Re: [NTG-context] lgrind...

2005-09-13 Thread Brooks Moses
At 01:44 AM 9/13/2005, Taco Hoekwater wrote: Andre van der Vlies wrote: I use 'lgrind' to format my 'source code' (C, python, sricpts, etc.). I like the 'layout' (highlighting, line numbering...). Is there something equivalent (or better :) in/for ConTeXt? I personally do not know of

Re: [NTG-context] lgrind (An intro to LaTeX package conversion)

2005-09-13 Thread Brooks Moses
(Andre: I'm sending this reply back to the ConTeXt list, because I think a fair bit of my reply might be generally useful to other people who want to try to convert LaTeX packages to ConTeXt. I hope that's ok!) At 01:58 PM 9/13/2005, Andre van der Vlies wrote: Brooks Moses said: Meanwhile

Re: [NTG-context] Matrices LaTeX - ContTeXt

2005-09-12 Thread Brooks Moses
At 01:40 AM 9/12/2005, Jilani Khaldi wrote: Hi All, how tow write these matrices in Context? % [] \begin{bmatrix} 12\\ 34 \end{bmatrix} ConTeXt uses Plain TeX syntax for math, mostly. Thus, you use Plain TeX's \matrix command to create the matrices: \left[\matrix{ 12 \cr 24 \cr

Re: [NTG-context] free keycaps font

2005-09-12 Thread Brooks Moses
At 02:16 PM 9/12/2005, you wrote: I'm not sure what you mean by lay closer to a standard baseline. The baseline of the glyph inside the key is aligned with text outside the key. I waffled back and forth trying to find the most attractive position while building the font. The majority of keycaps

Re: [NTG-context] free keycaps font

2005-09-12 Thread Brooks Moses
At 02:16 PM 9/12/2005, you wrote: On Mon, 2005-09-12 at 23:08 +0200, Nikolai Weibull wrote: Very nice! I would like them to lay closer to a standard baseline, though, I'm not sure what you mean by lay closer to a standard baseline. The baseline of the glyph inside the key is aligned with

Re: [NTG-context] \begin{cases} .. \end{cases} in ConTeXt

2005-09-12 Thread Brooks Moses
At 04:42 PM 9/12/2005, you wrote: I have tried with: \startcases .. \stopcases and many others variations but I have got only errors. Any hint? Much like the bmatrix environment, the cases environment is an AMSmath package feature, and ConTeXt at present has very few of the direct

Re: [NTG-context] \begin{cases} .. \end{cases} in ConTeXt

2005-09-12 Thread Brooks Moses
At 04:58 PM 9/12/2005, Brooks Moses wrote: At 04:42 PM 9/12/2005, Jilani Khaldi [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I have tried with: \startcases .. \stopcases and many others variations but I have got only errors. Any hint? Much like the bmatrix environment, the cases environment is an AMSmath

Re: [NTG-context] Some Footnote Questions (from the Wiki)

2005-09-09 Thread Brooks Moses
At 10:40 AM 9/9/2005, Christopher Creutzig wrote: Brooks Moses wrote: Not quite, as it doesn't generate a number I can reference. What I'm thinking of is something that does what \nomarkfootnote does in the following example: A sentence\footnote{With a note\note[footB].}.\nomarkfootnote

[NTG-context] A number of footnote bugs.

2005-09-04 Thread Brooks Moses
In playing with footnotes on the Wiki, I've come across a number of bugs, as well as the questions I mentioned earlier. Consider the following example text: \setupfootnotes[n=3] \starttext \strut\vfill % A hack to shorten the page, for Wiki use. This\footnote[footA](Or

[NTG-context] Some concerns about the ConTeXt license.

2005-09-04 Thread Brooks Moses
I have a number of concerns about wording of the ConTeXt license (as given in the readme file), which I'd like to bring up. In virtually all cases, my concern is simply that the actual wording of the license does not appear to be sufficient to provide the permissions that it intends to -- that

[NTG-context] Some Footnote Questions (from the Wiki)

2005-09-03 Thread Brooks Moses
I've been updating the Footnotes page on the Wiki, and have a few questions as a result: 1.) Footnotes in footnotes in footnotes. Are these possible? When I do something like \footnote{A note\footnote{With a note\footnote{With a third footnote.}.}.}, only the first two notes are included in

[NTG-context] A TABLE bug (?) from the Wiki.

2005-09-03 Thread Brooks Moses
The Wiki page on TABLE contains the following example: \setupTABLE[r][each][height=1cm] \setupTABLE[c][each][width=1cm] \setupTABLE[r][1][height=0cm,frame=off] \bTABLE \bTR \bTD \eTD \bTD \eTD \bTD \eTD \bTD \eTD \bTD \eTD \bTD \eTD \eTR \bTR \bTD[nc=2,nr=2] r1c1 \eTD \bTD r1c3 \eTD

Re: [NTG-context] Some Footnote Questions (from the Wiki)

2005-09-03 Thread Brooks Moses
Replying to myself (sorry); I discovered the answer to one of these questions already. At 01:39 PM 9/3/2005, I wrote: 6. When I reference a footnote's number using \note[ref], I get the number typeset as a superscript. This looks a little odd to me in sentences such as See footnote

Re: [NTG-context] Re: Toward an errata sheet.

2005-09-02 Thread Brooks Moses
At 06:20 AM 9/1/2005, John R. Culleton wrote: Looking to the future, if I see a post with errata in the subject line I can inspect it and mark up my manual. At that point I don't need the particular post any more. If instead we are to use the wiki, then someone (not me) needs to explain the ins

Re: [NTG-context] Accessibility

2005-09-02 Thread Brooks Moses
At 10:03 PM 9/2/2005, David Arnold wrote: We got the note below from our college president today. What does anyone know about making context and pdf accessible to student with vision problems? I don't know that much offhand. However, with web pages, one of the simpler ways of testing

Re: [NTG-context] Upgrading ConTeXt and testing

2005-08-29 Thread Brooks Moses
At 06:04 AM 8/29/2005, Hans Hagen [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Taco Hoekwater wrote: * A read-only CVS containing as many of the old ConTeXt releases as we can find, for reference and regression checks. subversion -) i'll set that up as soon as possible and taco can mirror that (interesting

Re: [NTG-context] Re: blocks in itemize

2005-08-22 Thread Brooks Moses
At 04:58 AM 8/22/2005, you wrote: Thanks for your reaction. My original proposal was: \startitemize \beginblockA \item Apple \endblockA \beginblockB \item Pomme \endBlockB \beginblockA \item Pear \endblockA \beginblockB \item Poire \endBlockB \stopitemize This

[NTG-context] Why do size changes affect my math font?

2005-08-15 Thread Brooks Moses
Consider the following simple document, with is a minimalist version of the slides that I'm currently working on: \starttext The variables are $u$ and $p$. \stoptext This works fine; the text is in roman and the math in italics, just as I desire. However, I need a larger font for my

Re: [NTG-context] Why do size changes affect my math font?

2005-08-15 Thread Brooks Moses
At 12:33 AM 8/15/2005, Hans Hagen wrote: Brooks Moses wrote: [...] \starttext \tfc The variables are $u$ and $p$. \stoptext This causes the math to be in roman instead of italic. (It's not in text font per se; an \it after the \tfc will italicise the text but not the math, creating

Re: [NTG-context] enumerated lists

2005-08-04 Thread Brooks Moses
At 12:31 AM 7/7/2005, Frank Grieshaber wrote: Hello all (esp. the ConTeXt-Developers), some time ago I sent the following email to this list and got no reply so I'm resending it. Dear all, I have a manuscript with long nested numbered enumerations and I want the numbers of all levels to be

Re: [NTG-context] Presentation

2005-08-03 Thread Brooks Moses
At 12:09 AM 8/3/2005, Jessica Holle wrote: I've searching for a dokumentation how to build a presentation, like in Powerpoint but better :-) with ConTeXt. I haven't found somethink in the PDF's on the Pragma page and on the Wiki. Only the Raw Steps module, which I doesn't understand. Has

Re: [NTG-context] Presentation

2005-08-03 Thread Brooks Moses
At 06:25 AM 8/3/2005, Wolfgang Zillig wrote: Hello Brooks, nice presentation! With which software do you produce your graphics? Thanks! I used TecPlot for those, since our department has a site license. (Unfortunately, it seems to be one of the sorts of software that is difficult to

[NTG-context] Non-square roots?

2005-07-31 Thread Brooks Moses
LaTeX offers the following way to write a cube root: $\sqrt[3]{x}$. Is there a way to do this in ConTeXt other than the TeX way of $\root 3\of x$? Also, Hans, if there isn't a direct way to do this, the following code is pretty much how LaTeX implements it, with an extra line at the top to

[NTG-context] A couple more suggestions for m-newmat.

2005-07-31 Thread Brooks Moses
While I'm thinking about it, here are a couple more things from LaTeX's math stuff that might be useful to include in m-newmat: The \stackrel command is listed as a disguise for plain TeX's \buildrel, much like \frac is a disguise for \over:

Re: [NTG-context] Non-square roots?

2005-07-31 Thread Brooks Moses
At 01:25 PM 7/31/2005, Hans Hagen wrote: \let\normalsqrt\sqrt % \dohandlemathtoken {sqrt} \def\sqrt{\doifnextcharelse[\notsosqrt\normalsqrt} \def\notsosqrt[#1]{\root#1\of} $\sqrt[3]{10}$ Do you want this in the kernel? I'd like to have it there, yes. Thanks! - Brooks

Re: [NTG-context] Ligature handling for PDF searching.

2005-07-27 Thread Brooks Moses
At 01:25 AM 7/27/2005, you wrote: Attached is pdfr-ec.tex. I don't really understand what is going on, so the texnansi version is out of my reach. Also, I cannot/will not test because AR7 has no problem with ffi anyway. I'm perfectly glad to test this, but I'm not at all sure how to use it.

Re: [NTG-context] Very dirty localisation request for a rainy evening

2005-07-26 Thread Brooks Moses
At 02:01 PM 7/26/2005, Mojca Miklavec wrote: Hello Hans, Today I saw a webpage of someone, who is very active in the field of translation and localisation of free software into Slovenian. It astonished me the way he numered the items on his webpage: (a) approximation ... (b) Gauss ... (c)

Re: [NTG-context] Very dirty localisation request for a rainy evening

2005-07-26 Thread Brooks Moses
At 02:01 PM 7/26/2005, Mojca Miklavec wrote: Hello Hans, Today I saw a webpage of someone, who is very active in the field of translation and localisation of free software into Slovenian. It astonished me the way he numered the items on his webpage: (a) approximation ... (b) Gauss ... (c)

Re: [NTG-context] Very dirty localisation request for a rainy evening

2005-07-26 Thread Brooks Moses
At 04:35 PM 7/26/2005, Mojca Miklavec wrote: Brooks Moses wrote: So, anyhow, I wrote up a short third-party module to handle Slovenian character enumeration (can I presume that the rest of the alphabet ordering is the same as English?), Ordering is the same, but in English some very strange

Re: [NTG-context] Very dirty localisation request for a rainy evening

2005-07-26 Thread Brooks Moses
At 05:29 PM 7/26/2005, Mojca Miklavec wrote: Brooks Moses wrote: Ok; I've updated the versions on my website to include the other two extra characters as well. http://dpdx.net/context/slovenian/ Does the test file look like it does all of the enumerations correctly now? Only the four

[NTG-context] PDF output versions?

2005-07-26 Thread Brooks Moses
I just noticed that when I compile ConTeXt files with texexec -pdf, my copy of Acrobat 5 complains about the PDF version of this file is too new for this viewer, but when I compile LaTeX files with pdflatex, I don't get that complaint. Is there some way to set ConTeXt and texexec to create

Re: [NTG-context] Very dirty localisation request for a rainy evening

2005-07-26 Thread Brooks Moses
Oh, one more thing At 05:29 PM 7/26/2005, Mojca Miklavec wrote: I'm looking forward to what my LaTeX colleagues will say about that when I present them ConTeXt and the tricks like that :) After you've had your fun with them, you can give them the slovenianletters.sty file (and the

[NTG-context] Ligature handling for PDF searching.

2005-07-26 Thread Brooks Moses
(This came up on comp.text.tex in a question about LaTeX, but it also applies to ConTeXt, and the proposed solution for LaTeX doesn't apply.) Consider the following document: \starttext Some ligature tests: ff, fi, ffi, fl, ffl. \stoptext If I process that with texexex -pdf, load it

[NTG-context] LaTeX \newcommands in ConTeXt.

2005-07-25 Thread Brooks Moses
I've recently been doing a little work on implementing a few LaTeX kernel bits in ConTeXt, to simplify porting LaTeX code over. It's now at a point where a few of the pieces might actually be useful, and certainly to a point where some comments would be welcomed, so I've put up a version of it

Re: [NTG-context] LaTeX \newcommands in ConTeXt.

2005-07-25 Thread Brooks Moses
At 04:28 PM 7/25/2005, you wrote: Brooks Moses wrote: I'd particularly appreciate any comments on the \newcommand and counters implementations -- those are in the t-ltcmds and t-ltcnts modules, though \newcommand also depends on t-lterrs and t-ltbase. i just took a quick look at the code

Re: [NTG-context] ConTeXt to XML?

2005-07-19 Thread Brooks Moses
At 01:40 PM 7/19/2005, you wrote: Brooks Moses wrote: The other alternative I know of for doing math in XML is embedding bits of LaTeX code within the XML. Since most conversion to non-PDF formats involves converting the math to bitmap images anyway (or, at least, any conversion to HTML

Re: [NTG-context] Visual Debugging (was: Basic question)

2005-07-18 Thread Brooks Moses
At 09:18 AM 7/18/2005, you wrote: Am 2005-07-18 um 00:36 schrieb Hans Hagen: \showcharacters \showaccents BTW I finally created the wiki page Visual Debugging for all the \show... commands; I guess there are even more than I listed there, and some descriptions are still missing (had no time

Re: [NTG-context] RFE: Better error messages for \usemodule

2005-07-17 Thread Brooks Moses
At 11:16 PM 7/16/2005, you wrote: Brooks Moses wrote: After scratching my head over no macros found in module mymodule, I decided to try replacing the line with \input{t-mymodule}. This produced the very cryptic result of a I can't find the file 't-mymodule'. Please type another filename

Re: [NTG-context] Escaping tabulate

2005-07-17 Thread Brooks Moses
At 12:21 PM 7/17/2005, Radhelorn wrote: Christopher Creutzig wrote: I believe in ConTeXt you'd usually(?) use \start and \stop instead of \bgroup and \egroup, though. What do the experts say about this? I've seen \start \stop pairs in some examples, but there are so many of them in sources

[NTG-context] RFE: Better error messages for \usemodule

2005-07-16 Thread Brooks Moses
Just now, I was trying to figure out how to write a module that ConTeXt would load. Should be simple, right? I wrote a file called t-mymodule.tex, put it in a directory next to a test file that had the line \usemodule[mymodule], and tried processing it. After scratching my head over no

Re: [NTG-context] color transparency

2005-07-13 Thread Brooks Moses
At 12:44 PM 7/13/2005, Hans Hagen wrote: \setupcolors[state=start] \definecolor [luigi] [r=1,t=.5,a=1] \definecolor [scarso] [b=1,t=.5,a=1] \starttext \startTEXpage \blackrule[width=2cm,height=2cm,color=luigi]\hskip-1cm \blackrule[width=2cm,height=2cm,color=scarso] \stopTEXpage \stoptext

[NTG-context] A couple of questions on math customizing.

2005-07-11 Thread Brooks Moses
I'm working on doing my own math alignment routines. After a lot of poking about in core-mat.tex, I came to the conclusion that \startinnermath and \stopinnermath were probably the things to modify, and the most polite way to do that was by defining my own alignment name. So, the following

[NTG-context] Math bug: \tracemathtrue doesn't work without alignment.

2005-07-10 Thread Brooks Moses
I was recently going through the core-mat.tex file (the one from teTeX 3.0.whatever-it-is) and trying out some of the examples given in the comments, and came across an odd little bug. Consider the following: \tracemathtrue \setupformulas[align=middle] \placeformula \startformula

[NTG-context] Removing space between figure and caption

2005-05-20 Thread Brooks Moses
I'm working on a presentation in ConTeXt, and running into a problem with some figures; I can't seem to figure out how to get things to do what I want. Here's a small file that demonstrates the problem: - \setupoutput[pdftex] \starttext \tfd \setupinterlinespace

Re: [NTG-context] Math Diagrams in ConTeXt

2004-09-29 Thread Brooks Moses
At 11:53 AM 9/29/2004, you wrote: I need to typeset a few (simple) diagrams in ConTeXt, like the ones mathematicians use, with arrows. In LaTeX, one can use pictex or DCpic. The latter claims also to work with ConTeXt, but I couldn't find an example. Has anybody managed to do something like this?

Re: [NTG-context] metafun manual

2004-08-30 Thread Brooks Moses
On Mon, Aug 30, 2004 at 09:21:29PM +0200, Floris van Manen wrote: I'm going to 'finish' the metafun manual, so if you have topics that need to be covered ... If you'd like volunteers to proofread the finished version, I'd be glad to help with that. My main request is the addition of an

Re: [NTG-context] Metapost and TeX [OT]

2004-08-24 Thread Brooks Moses
On Mon, Aug 23, 2004 at 10:48:42PM -0400, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I don't have any experience in metapost. I would appreciate if someone would please answer this question without me having to do thru tutorials and metapost source code. I was wondering how does metapost talk to TeX? Quicky

Re: [NTG-context] defining a frame with embedded typing

2004-08-17 Thread Brooks Moses
On Tue, Aug 17, 2004 at 06:18:31PM +0200, Floris van Manen wrote: how would i define a frame with the typing environment embedded. the way i thought to solve it does *not* work (of course) \def\startTTinput% {\startframedtext[width=\makeupwidth,background=screen,backgroundscreen=.8]

[NTG-context] Some problems with framing typed text.

2004-08-10 Thread Brooks Moses
In the document I'm working on, I'd like to put some typed code bits in frames, to get an appearance sort of like the code excerpts on the ConTeXtWiki. However, I've found myself needing to do a couple of rather ugly hacks to get that to work right, and I'm hoping for some suggestions on how

[NTG-context] Blank figure hack: is there a better way?

2004-08-10 Thread Brooks Moses
I'm doing a document which has a large logo in the upper right corner of the page. The logo (which is on a background layer) intrudes into the text area by a small amount, and so it would be nice to have the text wrap around it rather than having to do the wrapping by manual spacers and

Re: [NTG-context] 2 m-bib questions

2004-08-08 Thread Brooks Moses
At 10:25 AM 8/8/2004, you wrote: * I'm going to add some multi-lingual support to m-bib. My idea is, to replace in cont-XX.bst and bibl-XXX.tex page by \pagename, and by \andname and so on. Is this method ok? If not, how should I do it (not too complicated please ;) ? One problem with that

Re: [NTG-context] Re: new stuff for brave users

2004-08-04 Thread Brooks Moses
On Thu, Aug 05, 2004 at 12:51:13AM +0200, Hans Hagen Outside wrote: so ... not you can write a myway about it -) I seem to have lost my link to the existing MyWays, if I ever had one. Where can I find them? Thanks, - Brooks ___ ntg-context mailing

Re: [NTG-context] Bug report, \frac as redefined in m-newmat.tex

2004-08-03 Thread Brooks Moses
At 01:40 PM 8/2/2004, you wrote: ah ... the alignment lookahead problem, i think we can safely patch \mathematics to catch lookahead as well as make frac more robust for unwanted expansion \usemodule[newmat] \unexpanded\def\frac#1#2{\mathematics{\genfrac{}{}{}\donothing{#1}{#2}}}

Re: [NTG-context] Bug report, \frac as redefined in m-newmat.tex

2004-08-03 Thread Brooks Moses
On Wed, Aug 04, 2004 at 12:14:29AM +0200, Hans Hagen Outside wrote: Brooks Moses wrote: That fixes the problem on my end; thanks! Will you be updating the defintions of \tfrac, \dfrac, and so forth in m-newmat to match? I admit to not being too sure whether I think it's a good idea

Re: [NTG-context] Re: Collecting command arguments in a startstop environment

2004-08-02 Thread Brooks Moses
At 01:37 AM 8/2/2004, you wrote: Anyhow, I'm finding myself wanting to do this in ConTeXt, with of course replacing \newenvironment with \definestartstop. I didn't want to fiddle with \definestartstop, but here is a quick hack: -- \long\def\foo#1{

[NTG-context] Bug report, \frac as redefined in m-newmat.tex

2004-08-02 Thread Brooks Moses
The following simple file works fine if I comment out the \usemodule[newmat] line, but crashes if I put it in. \usemodule[newmat] \starttext \placeformula \startformula \eqalign{\frac{1}{2} \cr} \stopformula \stoptext - Brooks ___

Re: [NTG-context] Collecting command arguments in a startstop environment

2004-08-02 Thread Brooks Moses
To answer my own question: At 10:39 PM 8/1/2004, I wrote: There's a nice little problem that arises in LaTeX, of wanting to write a bit of code like the following, to define an environment that passes the contents of the environment to a command as an argument: \newcommand{\foo}[1]{...}

[NTG-context] Some proposed improvements for t-amsl.tex.

2004-08-02 Thread Brooks Moses
Giuseppe and ConTeXt list members - Having figured out how to use \grabuntil (see my previous messages to this list), I've realized that it's really an inconvenient solution in some cases, because it's searching for a literal bit of text rather than an end to the appropriate grouping level.

[NTG-context] Best source of ConTeXt documentation?

2004-08-01 Thread Brooks Moses
In my efforts to learn ConTeXt, I'm continually getting stuck by a lack of having complete documentation. For example, consider the \definestartstop command, which I was recently looking at. * In the cont-enp.pdf manual, it's not mentioned. * In the mp-cp-en.pdf manual, there's an example of

[NTG-context] Collecting command arguments in a startstop environment

2004-08-01 Thread Brooks Moses
There's a nice little problem that arises in LaTeX, of wanting to write a bit of code like the following, to define an environment that passes the contents of the environment to a command as an argument: \newcommand{\foo}[1]{...} \newenvironment{fooenv}{% \foo\bgroup }{% \egroup

Re: [NTG-context] PDFTeX Homepage

2004-07-31 Thread Brooks Moses
At 12:56 AM 7/31/2004, you wrote: If I google for pdfTeX homepage, then I get the following link: http://www.tug.org/applications/pdftex/ However, this must not be the official homepage as it seems to not have been updated in a long time and also does not mention anything about the available 1.20

Re: [NTG-context] Converting math from LaTeX to ConTeXt

2004-07-29 Thread Brooks Moses
At 04:42 AM 7/27/2004, you wrote: On Sun, Jul 25, 2004 at 10:31:24PM -0700, Brooks Moses wrote: [things I need to translate from LaTeX to ConTeXt] \renewcommand{\vec}[1]{{\boldsymbol{#1}}} \renewcommand{\hatn}{\hat{\vec{n}}} \newcommand{\filter}[1]{\overline{#1}} You can use the tex