Re: [NTG-context] Questions about \starttext

2018-04-02 Thread John Culleton
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Re: [NTG-context] Questions about \starttext

2018-04-02 Thread John Culleton
A reasonable approach to a Context file includes preliminary information before the first printed page. My basic master file looks like this : \input variables.tex\relax \input layout.tex\relax \input macros.tex\relax \input fonts.tex\relax \starttext\relax %\showlayout \startfrontmatter

[NTG-context] \listfigures in context..

2017-12-16 Thread John Culleton
Latex has a \llistfigures command. Does context have an equivalent command? John Culleton ___ If your question is of interest to others as well, please add an entry to the Wiki! maillist : ntg-context

[NTG-context] flowwcharts etc.

2017-09-30 Thread John Culleton
A decade or so ago I read about a program callable from within Context that would create flowcharts etc. Was this Metapost? Or was it a different program? John Culleton ___ If your question

[NTG-context] PDF/X-1a(2001) ourput.

2017-08-25 Thread John Culleton
I need to have context generate the above format. Any hints? John Culleton ___ If your question is of interest to others as well, please add an entry to the Wiki! maillist : ntg-context@ntg.nl / http

[NTG-context] changing pdf type

2017-08-06 Thread John Culleton
I need to have pdf files for U.S. printers in " PDF/X-1a2001" format. Hans gave me the magic formula a few years back but I lost that reply. Can someone help me out? John Culleton ___ If you

Re: [NTG-context] Module for Markdown: any volunteer to make a ConTeXt interface?

2017-05-06 Thread John Culleton
d in Pardon my ignorance but what is markdown? ____ John Culleton ___ If your question is of interest to others as well, please add an entry to the Wiki! maillist : ntg-context@ntg.nl / http://www

Re: [NTG-context] Comical error..

2017-02-12 Thread John Culleton
On Sun, 12 Feb 2017 18:44:30 +0100 Pablo Rodriguez <oi...@gmx.es> wrote: > On 02/12/2017 03:40 AM, John Culleton wrote: > > [...] > > Some questions: > > 1. Where is the basic size of the font family defined in points? > > Hi John, > > the default fon

Re: [NTG-context] Comical error..solved

2017-02-12 Thread John Culleton
On Sat, 11 Feb 2017 14:51:33 -0500 John Culleton <j...@wexfordpress.com> wrote: > I am just starting on a new project and haven't fussed with body > fonts yet. I specified specific fonts for the half and title pages. > For the copyright page thus far I just used the d

Re: [NTG-context] Comical error..

2017-02-11 Thread John Culleton
to be the starting point? Is it a ttf or a otf version? 3. Can any font family on the system be used or is there a specific context list? All answers appreciated of course :<) John Culleton Wexfordpress Book design and index

[NTG-context] specifying body fonts

2017-02-11 Thread John Culleton
didn't (at age 84 I forget to do things). No biggie but does this ring any bells? -- John Culleton Wexfordpress Book design and indexing. ___ If your question is of interest to others as well, please add an entry

[NTG-context] Comical error..

2017-02-11 Thread John Culleton
etupalign[hz,hanging] - maybe there is somethng funky there. John Culleton Wexfordpress Book design and indexing. ___ If your question is of interest to others as well, please add an entry to

[NTG-context] module simplefonts

2017-01-31 Thread John Culleton
In a 2013 book this module is called somewhere but unsuccessfully. Does any one remember it? Is it still relevant? -- John Culleton Wexfordpress Book design and indexing. ___ If your question is of interest

[NTG-context] Basic question

2017-01-30 Thread John Culleton
I have a bunch of old files that were probably created for Mark II. What is the current command for running Mark II instead of Mark IV? -- John Culleton Wexfordpress Book design and indexing. ___ If your question

[NTG-context] font descriptions no longer work

2017-01-28 Thread John Culleton
texlive installed. I copied the fonts to /usr/share/OTF, ran ft-cache as root. ran context as root. Nothing helped. Slackware 14.2 I have two book projects stalled. -- John Culleton Wexfordpress Book design and indexing. ___

[NTG-context] Text wrap around a figure.

2017-01-21 Thread John Culleton
I need to have text wrap around figures. Is this automatic? The discussion of placing figures In chapter 16 does not cover this point. -- John Culleton Wexfordpress Book design and indexing. ___ If your question

[NTG-context] Additional documentation/

2017-01-19 Thread John Culleton
. My questions: 1.Do you recall what I am referring to? 2. If so, what is its name? 3. Is it current enough to be useful today? Blessings on all who respond. -- John Culleton Wexfordpress Book design and indexing

Re: [NTG-context] put titles in toc

2015-09-09 Thread John Culleton
On Tue, 8 Sep 2015 20:55:04 +0200 Pablo Rodriguez <oi...@gmx.es> wrote: > On 09/08/2015 08:25 PM, John Culleton wrote: > > In thew frontmatter there are several titles > > headings that i want to see in the TOC > > Here is a > > stripped down version of my

[NTG-context] put titles in toc

2015-09-08 Thread John Culleton
} \input knuth.tex \stoptext Any sugestions? -- John Culleton Wexford Press Book layout, typesetting and Indexing Free list of books for self-publishers: http://wexfordpress.net/shortlist.html ___ If your question

[NTG-context] 16th

2015-09-01 Thread John Culleton
How do I express this with the "th" in a smaller font and elevated? It is a character in the font. -- John Culleton Wexford Press Book layout, typesetting and Indexing Free list of books for self-publishers: http://wexfordpress.net/shor

Re: [NTG-context] 16th

2015-09-01 Thread John Culleton
On Tue, 1 Sep 2015 15:24:20 -0400 John Culleton <j...@wexfordpress.com> wrote: > > How do I express this with the "th" in a smaller > font and elevated? It is a character in the > font. Already answered My apologies. I couldn't find the answer to my request of

[NTG-context] superscripts th nd rd st on dates etc..

2015-08-24 Thread John Culleton
Forgot how to do these. -- John Culleton Wexford Press Book layout, typesetting and Indexing Free list of books for self-publishers: http://wexfordpress.net/shortlist.html ___ If your question is of interest

[NTG-context] Difference between \startmakeup and \startstandardmakeup

2015-06-06 Thread John Culleton
I have been using \startstandardmakeup etc. for some years now. I note on the wiki that there is a command \startmakeup also. It is not covered in my copy of the Manual. What are the principal diferences between the two? -- John Culleton Wexford Press Book layout, typesetting and Indexing Free

Re: [NTG-context] \math or $ doesn't work.

2015-06-02 Thread John Culleton
On Tue, 02 Jun 2015 18:30:04 +0200 Pablo Rodriguez oi...@gmx.es wrote: On 06/02/2015 05:54 PM, John Culleton wrote: On Tue, 2 Jun 2015 11:45:35 -0400 John Culleton wrote: I want to insert the string 8 1/2 x 11 in my text. Here is my test file

Re: [NTG-context] \math or $ doesn't work.

2015-06-02 Thread John Culleton
On Tue, 2 Jun 2015 11:45:35 -0400 John Culleton j...@wexfordpress.com wrote: I want to insert the string 8 1/2 x 11 in my text. Here is my test file: \starttext \math{8^1_2} × 11 inch, \stoptext I am using texlive 2014 mkiv. I

[NTG-context] \math or $ doesn't work.

2015-06-02 Thread John Culleton
I want to insert the string 8 1/2 x 11 in my text. Here is my test file: \starttext \math{8^1_2} × 11 inch, \stoptext I am using texlive 2014 mkiv. -- John Culleton Wexford Press Book layout, typesetting and Indexing Free list of books

[NTG-context] creating multiline paragraph in \tabulate

2015-05-19 Thread John Culleton
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[NTG-context] Verbatim text.

2015-05-12 Thread John Culleton
The inline string quoted below produces a correct result but also generates an error message: \type{8 1/2 x 11} Is there a better way to handle this situation? -- John Culleton Wexford Press Free list of books for self-publishers: http://wexfordpress.net/shortlist.html Updated PDF e-book

[NTG-context] Font problems.

2015-05-02 Thread John Culleton
in /usr/local/bin: . /home/safe/context/tex/setuptex context $1 - /home/safe is my home directory. Stand alone context is in /home/safe/context. It is dated Jan 27 2015. -- John Culleton Wexford Press Free list of books for self

Re: [NTG-context] Roman numerals in running heads in frontmatter.

2015-04-21 Thread John Culleton
On Mon, 20 Apr 2015 21:27:35 +0200 Pablo Rodriguez oi...@gmx.es wrote: On 04/20/2015 09:03 PM, John Culleton wrote: When I set up running heads in frontmattter like this: \definestructureconversionset[frontpart:pagenumber][][romannumerals] \setupheadertexts [{\getmarking[title

[NTG-context] Roman numerals in running heads in frontmatter.

2015-04-20 Thread John Culleton
) everything is fine except the page numbers in the running heads are in arabic and not roman format. On the footers on \title pages the numbers are roman as expected.. How do I fix this? -- John Culleton Wexford Press Free list of books for self-publishers: http://wexfordpress.net/shortlist.html

[NTG-context] Handling line numbers in frontmatter.

2015-04-16 Thread John Culleton
=\paperheight] \stopstandardmakeup %\setcounter[userpage][number=4] \startstandardmakeup[doublesided=no,page=yes] {\obeylines {\bf From Kitchen to Market-Sell Your Specialty Food} 6th Edition Stephen F. Hall (etc.) } \stopstandardmakeup \stoptext --- John

[NTG-context] \noheadersandfooterlines

2015-04-14 Thread John Culleton
The Manual lists this command in the index of commands but it seems not to exist on the page referenced (88). And it I just want to suppress the page number on the first page but still have this page count as page number 'i' (I am using roman numbers for the frontmatter.) -- John Culleton

Re: [NTG-context] Placing a page without a blank page after.

2015-04-11 Thread John Culleton
On Thu, 09 Apr 2015 20:34:03 +0200 Pablo Rodriguez oi...@gmx.es wrote: On 04/08/2015 11:50 PM, John Culleton wrote: I have tried various things like \start/stop/standardmakeup, \start/stop/TEXpage and so on. I am trying to place a full sized page including bleeds without a blank page

[NTG-context] Placing a page without a blank page after.

2015-04-08 Thread John Culleton
I have tried various things like \start/stop/standardmakeup, \start/stop/TEXpage and so on. I am trying to place a full sized page including bleeds without a blank page following. Sometimes It works but mostly it gives me a blank page following. What is the recommended solution? -- John

[NTG-context] adjust text width mkiv

2015-04-07 Thread John Culleton
in a framedtext but with the frame suppressed. Any suggestions? -- John Culleton Wexford Press Free list of books for self-publishers: http://wexfordpress.net/shortlist.html Updated PDF e-book: Create Book Covers with Scribus 1.4.5 coming soon at http://www.booklocker.com

[NTG-context] text alignment in table

2015-04-07 Thread John Culleton
work in MKIV. My last resort is to introduce a one page pdf from the InDesign-created pdf. But the must be a Context solution. -- John Culleton Wexford Press Free list of books for self-publishers: http://wexfordpress.net/shortlist.html Updated PDF e-book: Create Book Covers with Scribus 1.4.5

Re: [NTG-context] overlay or layer for chapter head.

2015-04-02 Thread John Culleton
}% This works but I want a less fiddly-more reliable method. -- John Culleton Wexford Press Free list of books for self-publishers: http://wexfordpress.net/shortlist.html Updated PDF e-book: Create Book Covers with Scribus 1.4.5 coming soon at http://www.booklocker.com

[NTG-context] overlay or layer for chapter head.

2015-04-01 Thread John Culleton
? -- John Culleton Wexford Press Free list of books for self-publishers: http://wexfordpress.net/shortlist.html Updated PDF e-book: Create Book Covers with Scribus 1.4.5 coming soon at http://www.booklocker.com/! ___ If your

[NTG-context] string capacity exceeded

2015-03-30 Thread John Culleton
Slackware Linux 14.1 three 64k processors 4 gigs memory. -- John Culleton Wexford Press Free list of books for self-publishers: http://wexfordpress.net/shortlist.html Updated PDF e-book: Create Book Covers with Scribus 1.4.5 coming soon at http://www.booklocker.com

[NTG-context] slanting an intermezzo.

2015-03-25 Thread John Culleton
} \noindent \input knuth.tex \stopframedtext \input knuth.tex \input knuth.tex \input knuth.tex \stoptext -- I know I am supposed to use \rotate but I can't figure out how to rotate an intermezzo. Please help! John Culleton Wexford Press Free

[NTG-context] setting columns in a text frame.

2015-03-22 Thread John Culleton
, data suggest that these markets have exceeded 60 percent in compound annual growth. This suggests a significant demand that specialty food entrepreneurs can meet. \stopcolumns \stopframedtext \stoptext Is this combination of features a bridge too far? -- John Culleton Wexford Press Free list

[NTG-context] Word wrap around framed text.

2015-03-19 Thread John Culleton
, but adequate funding is essential. \stoptext - -- John Culleton Wexford Press Free list of books for self-publishers: http://wexfordpress.net/shortlist.html Updated PDF e-book: Create Book Covers with Scribus 1.4.5 coming soon at http://www.booklocker.com

[NTG-context] PLacing framed text.

2015-03-18 Thread John Culleton
of the frame. In other words I want to place the framed text but not call it an intermezzo. Any suggestions? -- John Culleton Wexford Press Free list of books for self-publishers: http://wexfordpress.net/shortlist.html Updated PDF e-book: Create Book Covers with Scribus 1.4.5 coming soon at http

Re: [NTG-context] Get rid of caption on an intermezzo.

2015-03-04 Thread John Culleton
On Wed, 25 Feb 2015 15:42:56 -0500 John Culleton j...@wexfordpress.com wrote: I managed after many trips to the Wiki to get a text frame pretty much as I want it, with text wrapping around and so on. But the technique requires using an intermezzo as a wrapper. This feature always puts

[NTG-context] mkiv document saved as xml.

2015-03-03 Thread John Culleton
The WIKI is in transition and the other posts here deawl with advanced details. So I have a simple question: Given a mkiv document how do I export it to a generic xml docuument? I have another question later. -- John Culleton Wexford Press Free list of books for self-publishers: http

Re: [NTG-context] Problem with framed text.--addendum

2015-02-25 Thread John Culleton
On Sun, 22 Feb 2015 12:56:05 -0500 John Culleton j...@wexfordpress.com wrote: On Sun, 22 Feb 2015 15:57:48 +0100 Pablo Rodriguez oi...@gmx.es wrote: On 02/22/2015 01:55 PM, John Culleton wrote: On Sat, 21 Feb 2015 14:16:31 -0500 Aditya Mahajan wrote: [...] There should

[NTG-context] Page numbering, new style and running heads.

2015-02-25 Thread John Culleton
setup it is still pagenumber I spent the morning and a few extra minutes figuring those two things out. -- John Culleton Wexford Press Free list of books for self-publishers: http://wexfordpress.net/shortlist.html Updated PDF e-book: Create Book Covers with Scribus 1.4.5 coming soon at http

[NTG-context] Get rid of caption on an intermezzo.

2015-02-25 Thread John Culleton
\%) \item Education (8\%) \item Nonprofit Charity (8\%) \item Entertainment (3.6\%) \stopitemize ---{\bf\it Food Entrepeneur Magazine 2014 pool responses} \stopframedtext -- John Culleton Wexford Press Free list of books for self-publishers: http://wexfordpress.net/shortlist.html Updated PDF e-book

Re: [NTG-context] Problem with framed text.

2015-02-22 Thread John Culleton
On Sat, 21 Feb 2015 14:16:31 -0500 Aditya Mahajan adit...@umich.edu wrote: On Feb 21, 2015, at 12:35 PM, John Culleton j...@wexfordpress.com wrote: In several palces I want to set up framed text with a gray background and rounded corners. Here is my \setupframed description

Re: [NTG-context] Problem with framed text.

2015-02-22 Thread John Culleton
On Sun, 22 Feb 2015 15:57:48 +0100 Pablo Rodriguez oi...@gmx.es wrote: On 02/22/2015 01:55 PM, John Culleton wrote: On Sat, 21 Feb 2015 14:16:31 -0500 Aditya Mahajan wrote: [...] There should be a comma after 0.1. With respect, I don't think so. Commas separate parameters

[NTG-context] Context, index, Syriac.

2015-02-21 Thread John Culleton
Does Context (any flavor) create indexes for Syriac, a right to left language? Inquiry is from the indexing list. -- John Culleton Wexford Press Free list of books for self-publishers: http://wexfordpress.net/shortlist.html Updated PDF e-book: Create Book Covers with Scribus 1.4.5 coming soon

[NTG-context] intermezzo/sidebarswith rounded corners.

2015-02-05 Thread John Culleton
Client has an existing book that I am redoing with many inserted square boxes of text slightly protruding in the margin. Main text wraps around each box. The line around each such box has rounded corners. Is there an example somewhere in the manuals or elsewhere? -- John Culleton Wexford Press

Re: [NTG-context] intermezzo/sidebarswith rounded corners.

2015-02-05 Thread John Culleton
On Thu, 05 Feb 2015 22:54:11 +0100 Hans Hagen pra...@wxs.nl wrote: On 2/5/2015 9:38 PM, John Culleton wrote: Client has an existing book that I am redoing with many inserted square boxes of text slightly protruding in the margin. Main text wraps around each box. The line around each

[NTG-context] Simple tocs

2015-01-25 Thread John Culleton
with this: \startmakeup \setupcombinedlist[content][list={chapter}] \placelist[content] \stopmakeup \startmakeup \setupcombinedlist[content][list={chapter,section}] \completecontent[content] \stopmakeup \startmakeup \null \stopmakeup I get no results at all, just blank pages. Any suggestions? -- John Culleton

[NTG-context] special features in simplefonts.

2015-01-24 Thread John Culleton
, like: :+liga;expansion=default;protrusion=quality -- John Culleton Wexford Press Free list of books for self-publishers: http://wexfordpress.net/shortlist.html Updated PDF e-book: Create Book Covers with Scribus 1.4.5 coming soon at http://www.booklocker.com

[NTG-context] linking to html etc. documents from pdf.

2015-01-22 Thread John Culleton
DTP programs like Inkscape and Scribus have facilities for linking to urls. Pdftex does also. If this facility exists in Context can some kind soul point me to the documentation? Thanks in advance. -- John Culleton Wexford Press Free list of books for self-publishers: http://wexfordpress.net

[NTG-context] Two errors in test file.

2014-09-09 Thread john Culleton
to /usr/share/fonts Obviously there is something that I am missing in the font definitions. -- John Culleton Wexford Press Free list of books for self-publishers: http://wexfordpress.net/shortlist.html PDF e-book: Create Book Covers with Scribus available at http://www.booklocker.com/books/4055

[NTG-context] Separate italic font.

2014-09-04 Thread john Culleton
., MinionPro) has a separate italic font should I add it? If so is the correct command: \setitalicfont[\setupbodyfont[MinionPro-It] ?? John Culleton Wexford Press Free list of books for self-publishers: http://wexfordpress.net/shortlist.html PDF e-book: Create Book Covers with Scribus available

Re: [NTG-context] Separate italic font.

2014-09-04 Thread john Culleton
On Thu, 04 Sep 2014 18:54:30 +0200 Pablo Rodriguez oi...@gmx.es wrote: On 09/04/2014 05:55 PM, john Culleton wrote: Here is the example from the wiki -- \setupbodyfontenvironment[default][em=italic] \usemodule[simplefonts][size=10pt] \setmainfont[TeX

Re: [NTG-context] E-books and XML.

2014-08-27 Thread john Culleton
). I downloaded the manual Dealing with XML in MKIV but it presupposes that the user builds his own conversion system. And it is still somewhat exerimental. Is there a conversion system already in place somewhere? For the beginner (me) is the MKII method easier to implement? -- John Culleton

[NTG-context] E-books and XML.

2014-08-26 Thread john Culleton
. -- John Culleton Wexford Press Free list of books for self-publishers: http://wexfordpress.net/shortlist.html PDF e-book: Create Book Covers with Scribus available at http://www.booklocker.com/books/4055.html ___ If your

[NTG-context] Using simplefonts and font protrusion in MKIV

2014-08-24 Thread john Culleton
How do I combine simplefonts and font protrusion using a font family like Minion for the main font and Myriad for the sans? I have both texlive 2014 and stand alone context dated about June 8. I can use either. -- John Culleton

Re: [NTG-context] Prevent hyphenation of the last word on a page

2014-07-09 Thread john Culleton
is hyphenated at the end of a page enclose it in {}. This is not global of course. -- John Culleton Wexford Press Free list of books for self-publishers: http://wexfordpress.net/shortlist.html PDF e-book: Create Book Covers with Scribus available at http://www.booklocker.com/books/4055.html

[NTG-context] chapter title does not show on header.

2014-06-29 Thread john Culleton
] \definetext[chapter][footer][pagenumber] \setupmakeup[standard][page=yes, doublesided=no] \definepagebreak [mychapterpagebreak] [yes,header,right] ... \chapter{Summary} etc. -- John Culleton Wexford Press Free list of books for self-publishers: http://wexfordpress.net/shortlist.html PDF e-book: Create

[NTG-context] blank overlay

2014-06-03 Thread john Culleton
} \stopuseMPgraphic In the left hand area I want to just create a minimal structure that replaces the right hand graphic overlay. What is the minimal code I can use between the start and stop statements? -- John Culleton Wexford Press Free list of books for self-publishers: http://wexfordpress.net

Re: [NTG-context] blank overlay

2014-06-03 Thread john Culleton
On Tue, 03 Jun 2014 19:47:14 +0200 Peter Rolf indi...@gmx.net wrote: Am 03.06.2014 16:27, schrieb john Culleton: I need a graphic (a thumbnail) on the right hand pages but not on the left hand pages. Following the instructions in the Metafun Manual page 168 I have assigned different

[NTG-context] Thumbnail sample.

2014-06-02 Thread john Culleton
--- It works under MKII but not under MKIV. The error message occurs after the first chapter. But the chapters by themselves work OK. I will continue to experiment -- John Culleton Wexford Press Free list of books for self-publishers: http

Re: [NTG-context] Unable To Render Table With Over 3000 Rows

2014-05-30 Thread john Culleton
used to say there are horses for courses. -- John Culleton Wexford Press Free list of books for self-publishers: http://wexfordpress.net/shortlist.html PDF e-book: Create Book Covers with Scribus available at http://www.booklocker.com/books/4055.html

Re: [NTG-context] placement of graphics across coluums.

2014-05-29 Thread john Culleton
around it on both sides. In Context as far as I can tell protrusion is all or nothing in double columns. But a partial protrusion into a single column has been available for a long time, see The Context Manual section 15.2. -- John Culleton Wexford Press Free list of books for self-publishers: http

[NTG-context] placement of graphics across coluums.

2014-05-26 Thread john Culleton
. Then the texts in each column can be made to flow around the graphic. I have looked in It's in the details and the Columns document but I cannot find this specific example. I thought I saw one years ago. Is such a trick possible in Context without heroic special coding? -- John Culleton Wexford Press

[NTG-context] Command for printing back of book index.

2014-05-26 Thread john Culleton
versions of TeX)? I can create an index separate from context using a front end to makeindex that I wrote years ago but I prefer an embedded index. -- John Culleton Wexford Press Free list of books for self-publishers: http://wexfordpress.net/shortlist.html PDF e-book: Create Book Covers

Re: [NTG-context] Command for printing back of book index.

2014-05-26 Thread john Culleton
On Mon, 26 May 2014 19:15:48 +0200 Hans Hagen pra...@wxs.nl wrote: On 5/26/2014 6:07 PM, john Culleton wrote: In the current General Manual section 12.7 Registers the command for actually printing the back of book index is omitted. What is it? Is it the same for both MKII and MKIV

Re: [NTG-context] Command for printing back of book index.

2014-05-26 Thread john Culleton
On Mon, 26 May 2014 22:41:41 +0200 Hans Hagen pra...@wxs.nl wrote: On 5/26/2014 10:31 PM, john Culleton wrote: On Mon, 26 May 2014 19:15:48 +0200 Hans Hagen pra...@wxs.nl wrote: On 5/26/2014 6:07 PM, john Culleton wrote: In the current General Manual section 12.7 Registers

[NTG-context] pdf X/1-a:2001 format for print output.

2014-05-22 Thread john Culleton
: \setupinteraction [title=TITLE, subtitle=SUBTITLE, author=AUTHOR, keyword={{KEYWORD1, KEYWORD2}, KEYWORD3}] I don't see the relationship of this last example to non-interactive pdf X/1-a:2001 output for print. -- John Culleton Wexford Press Free list of books for self-publishers: http

Re: [NTG-context] pdf X/1-a:2001 format for print output.

2014-05-22 Thread john Culleton
On Thu, 22 May 2014 17:59:31 +0200 Peter Rolf indi...@gmx.net wrote: Am 22.05.2014 16:07, schrieb john Culleton: The above format is required for pdf files containing color for many American printers. I am looking for the minimal case. In the wiki there is an example: \setupbackend

[NTG-context] Preparing a weird index.

2014-04-05 Thread john Culleton
) but I don't want to rewrite makeindex or xindy just for this job. -- John Culleton Wexford Press Free list of books for self-publishers: http://wexfordpress.net/shortlist.html PDF e-book: Create Book Covers with Scribus available at http://www.booklocker.com/books/4055.html

[NTG-context] Page layouts in chapter 3 of manual.

2014-04-01 Thread john Culleton
I am having a bit of trouble matching up the diagrams in chapter three with the corresponding \setuparranging statements. For example which \setuparranging statement matches up with figure 3.21 (8 pages single sided 1 sheet.)? I think it is [ZFLYER-8] but I am not certain. -- John Culleton

[NTG-context] Placing marks at edge.

2014-03-05 Thread john Culleton
anything that looks self-published. -- John Culleton Wexford Press Free list of books for self-publishers: http://wexfordpress.net/shortlist.html PDF e-book: Create Book Covers with Scribus available at http://www.booklocker.com/books/4055.html

Re: [NTG-context] Placing marks at edge.

2014-03-05 Thread john Culleton
objective. The remainder requires that the margin marks be shown only on odd pages, or else switched to the left hand margin for even pages. Thinks for sharing your solution to this pesky problem. -- John Culleton Wexford Press Free list of books for self-publishers: http://wexfordpress.net

[NTG-context] Simpleton bibliography

2014-01-25 Thread john Culleton
not of their clan. All I want to do is: A: Create a list of books properly encoded in bibtex or similar style. Probably all the entries will be @book types. B: print items out of that list as I choose them with \cite or \nocite in a backmatter chapter called references or bibliography. -- John Culleton

[NTG-context] mkiv bibtex

2014-01-23 Thread john Culleton
Is the ISBN field supported yet? How about the url field? -- John Culleton Wexford Press Free list of books for self-publishers: http://wexfordpress.net/shortlist.html PDF e-book: Create Book Covers with Scribus available at http://www.booklocker.com/books/4055.html

Re: [NTG-context] Setting `before` option of chapter breaks header text

2014-01-15 Thread john Culleton
On Tue, 14 Jan 2014 16:59:32 -0500 john Culleton j...@wexfordpress.com wrote: If the before option is just for space then how do I place a fleuron centered above the chapter title? That is what the customer wants. Answered my own question. It seems that before can be used for more

Re: [NTG-context] Setting `before` option of chapter breaks header text

2014-01-14 Thread john Culleton
the chapter title? That is what the customer wants. -- John Culleton Wexford Press Free list of books for self-publishers: http://wexfordpress.net/shortlist.html PDF e-book: Create Book Covers with Scribus available at http://www.booklocker.com/books/4055.html

Re: [NTG-context] Invoice Example

2014-01-13 Thread john Culleton
in} \centerline{\bf DIRECT DEPOSIT HAS BEEN REQUESTED} {\baselineskip=25pt \vskip 30pt Signed:\uline{2} \vskip 30pt Approved:\uline{2} \hfill Approved Date:\uline{1.5}\break} %%Begin addressing code for reverse side. \vfil\eject\null \vskip -.5in \moveleft .75truein \vbox{{\bf John Culleton}\par

[NTG-context] Drop folio on first page of chapter.

2014-01-09 Thread john Culleton
=mychapterpagebreak, style=ssbfc, before={\blank[2*big]}, after={\blank[2*big]}] -- John Culleton Wexford Press Free list of books for self-publishers: http://wexfordpress.net/shortlist.html PDF e-book: Create Book Covers with Scribus available at http://www.booklocker.com/books/4055.html

Re: [NTG-context] context mkiv output options

2014-01-07 Thread john Culleton
long) and output it in a variety of formats, including of course pdf again. So you could input your context-produced pdf file and delete all but the image. -- John Culleton Wexford Press Free list of books for self-publishers: http://wexfordpress.net/shortlist.html PDF e-book: Create Book Covers

[NTG-context] workarounds required for book layouts.

2013-12-31 Thread john Culleton
. But others have to discover these techniques afresh when they start using Context for books. -- John Culleton Wexford Press Free list of books for self-publishers: http://wexfordpress.net/shortlist.html PDF e-book: Create Book Covers with Scribus available at http://www.booklocker.com/books

Re: [NTG-context] Extra blank page after title page.

2013-11-21 Thread john Culleton
On Thu, 21 Nov 2013 15:56:51 -0500 (EST) Aditya Mahajan adit...@umich.edu wrote: On Thu, 21 Nov 2013, john Culleton wrote: Here is the code. first the file title.tex: - \startstandardmakeup[doublesided=no] (title stuff) \stopstandardmakeup

[NTG-context] Extra blank page after title page.

2013-11-21 Thread john Culleton
still get the unwanted blank page in between. Using MKIV and TexLive 2013 on Linux. -- John Culleton Wexford Press Free list of books for self-publishers: http://wexfordpress.net/shortlist.html PDF e-book: Create Book Covers with Scribus available at http://www.booklocker.com/books/4055.html

[NTG-context] rpcode values in pure?

2013-11-05 Thread john Culleton
In pdftex we have \rpcode and \lpcode. In context these values are already defined somewhere. What module/file contains the Context values for character protrusion? -- John Culleton Wexford Press Free list of books for self-publishers: http://wexfordpress.net/shortlist.html PDF e-book: Create

Re: [NTG-context] ConTeXt standalone - in what situations is it better?

2013-10-24 Thread john Culleton
508 otf fonts. So I am opting for TeXLive, although I have both. Another dfficulty is that many of the examples for simplefonts are apparently developed on a Windows system and I use Linux. Font names are different. -- John Culleton Wexford Press Free list of books for self-publishers: http

Re: [NTG-context] interesting link

2013-10-23 Thread john Culleton
://contextgarden.net ___ 1. Is ther a generic Linuz version? 2. Is this a stepping stone towards a path from a pdf to a kindle and/or an ePub document? -- John Culleton Wexford Press Free list of books for self

[NTG-context] Using typescripts in Texlive 2013

2013-10-21 Thread john Culleton
loc? -- John Culleton Wexford Press Free list of books for self-publishers: http://wexfordpress.net/shortlist.html PDF e-book: Create Book Covers with Scribus available at http://www.booklocker.com/books/4055.html

Re: [NTG-context] open quotation not working

2013-10-21 Thread john Culleton
? Even the MSWin version of smart quotes using the glyph would be a worthwhile simplification. Not every change is an improvement, IMO. -- John Culleton Wexford Press Free list of books for self-publishers: http://wexfordpress.net/shortlist.html PDF e-book: Create Book Covers with Scribus

[NTG-context] list of useful typescripts.

2013-10-13 Thread john Culleton
caps typefaces. I can if necessary develop this list myself. But I have learned that is better to ask than to reinvent the wheel. All replies appreciated. I will be using MKIV. -- John Culleton Wexford Press Free list of books for self-publishers: http://wexfordpress.net/shortlist.html PDF

[NTG-context] Spelling out chapter numbers for novels.

2013-10-09 Thread john Culleton
on \currentheadnumber. I wonder if there is a function in Context or elsewhere that does this for me? If not, anyone who wants the complete file can write me for a copy. It might save you ten minutes or so :) -- John Culleton Wexford Press Free list of books for self-publishers: http://wexfordpress.net

Re: [NTG-context] Spelling out chapter numbers for novels.

2013-10-09 Thread john Culleton
On Wed, 9 Oct 2013 21:43:49 +0200 Marco Patzer li...@homerow.info wrote: On 2013–10–09 john Culleton wrote: It is now fashionable in the U.S. (and maybe elsewhere) to use a spelled-out chapter number in novels. […] I wonder if there is a function in Context or elsewhere that does

Re: [NTG-context] Feedback wanted on a ConTeXt tutorial

2013-10-02 Thread john Culleton
: \setuppagenumbering[alternative=doublesided,location=] or similar. Most documents like books etc. are printed double sided. And page numbering is generally handled in the header. It is not obvious to newbies that double sided format is set up by a page numbering command. -- John Culleton Wexford

Re: [NTG-context] Find all words set into the margin

2013-09-30 Thread john Culleton
zero. -- John Culleton Wexford Press Free list of books for self-publishers: http://wexfordpress.net/shortlist.html PDF e-book: Create Book Covers with Scribus available at http://www.booklocker.com/books/4055.html

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