[NTG-context] suppressing console output

2014-03-19 Thread Lars Huttar
Hello, I'm running context mkiv, version: 2013.05.28 00:36 (from the 2013 TeX Live CD). We're getting floods of output from context, including lots of Underfull hboxes, and the names of .tex files that are being opened and closed. This is all within a build script that does several other things

Re: [NTG-context] suppressing console output

2014-03-19 Thread Lars Huttar
On 3/19/2014 11:09 AM, Hans Hagen wrote: On 3/19/2014 4:03 PM, Aditya Mahajan wrote: On Wed, 19 Mar 2014, Lars Huttar wrote: Can anyone tell me how to suppress non-critical messages from context as it runs? There are two types of messages that ConTeXt generates: Messages that come from

Re: [NTG-context] suppressing console output

2014-03-19 Thread Lars Huttar
On 3/19/2014 11:33 AM, Hans Hagen wrote: On 3/19/2014 4:15 PM, Aditya Mahajan wrote: On Wed, 19 Mar 2014, Hans Hagen wrote: On 3/19/2014 4:03 PM, Aditya Mahajan wrote: On Wed, 19 Mar 2014, Lars Huttar wrote: Can anyone tell me how to suppress non-critical messages from context as it runs

Re: [NTG-context] suppressing console output

2014-03-19 Thread Lars Huttar
On 3/19/2014 11:36 AM, Hans Hagen wrote: On 3/19/2014 4:29 PM, Lars Huttar wrote: Is there any documentation about what kinds of complaints this suppresses? I couldn't find any in the usual places. Apparently it is a ConTeXt command rather than a primitive TeX one. \show\dontcomplain

Re: [NTG-context] suppressing console output

2014-03-19 Thread Lars Huttar
On 3/19/2014 11:45 AM, Hans Hagen wrote: On 3/19/2014 4:37 PM, Lars Huttar wrote: In our case these amount to pages and pages of output, because our document consists of many many files that reference each other (including images). So I would vote a big +1 for that change. doesn't

[NTG-context] confusion about expansion

2014-03-12 Thread Lars Huttar
Hello, I've got a running page head like this in my document: \def\CurrentUser{\cldcontext{os.resultofwhoami}} \def\Markname { Compiled \date by \CurrentUser \LUATEX +\ConTeXt\ \contextversion } and later: \setlayer[cropmark][preset=lefttop,x=3cm,y=-1.5\lineheight]{\Markname} But when I run

Re: [NTG-context] confusion about expansion

2014-03-12 Thread Lars Huttar
On 3/12/2014 10:05 AM, Wolfgang Schuster wrote: Am 12.03.2014 um 15:00 schrieb Lars Huttar lars_hut...@sil.org: Hello, I've got a running page head like this in my document: \def\CurrentUser{\cldcontext{os.resultofwhoami}} \def\Markname { Compiled \date by \CurrentUser \LUATEX +\ConTeXt

Re: [NTG-context] confusion about expansion

2014-03-12 Thread Lars Huttar
On 3/12/2014 10:21 AM, Wolfgang Schuster wrote: Am 12.03.2014 um 15:12 schrieb Lars Huttar lars_hut...@sil.org mailto:lars_hut...@sil.org: On 3/12/2014 10:05 AM, Wolfgang Schuster wrote: Am 12.03.2014 um 15:00 schrieb Lars Huttar lars_hut...@sil.org mailto:lars_hut...@sil.org: Hello

Re: [NTG-context] confusion about expansion

2014-03-12 Thread Lars Huttar
On 3/12/2014 11:06 AM, Wolfgang Schuster wrote: Am 12.03.2014 um 15:51 schrieb Lars Huttar lars_hut...@sil.org mailto:lars_hut...@sil.org: This gets rid of the error, but it seems to prevent any expansion of the content of \CurrentUser, because the page head now literally looks like

Re: [NTG-context] getting text outside cropmarks to work

2014-02-11 Thread Lars Huttar
On 2/7/2014 10:21 AM, Wolfgang Schuster wrote: Am 07.02.2014 um 16:17 schrieb Lars Huttar lars_hut...@sil.org: This works for one page, but when I increase the length of the text to take multiple pages, the top and bottom text only appears on the first page. (Again, using ConTeXt version

Re: [NTG-context] getting text outside cropmarks to work

2014-02-07 Thread Lars Huttar
On 2/6/2014 10:12 AM, Wolfgang Schuster wrote: Am 05.02.2014 um 17:30 schrieb Lars Huttar lars_hut...@sil.org mailto:lars_hut...@sil.org: ... If we need to implement this using layers, does anyone have a recent example of using a layer to place a running footer outside the crop marks

Re: [NTG-context] getting text outside cropmarks to work

2014-02-06 Thread Lars Huttar
On 2/6/2014 10:12 AM, Wolfgang Schuster wrote: Am 05.02.2014 um 17:30 schrieb Lars Huttar lars_hut...@sil.org mailto:lars_hut...@sil.org: ... If we need to implement this using layers, does anyone have a recent example of using a layer to place a running footer outside the crop marks

[NTG-context] getting text outside cropmarks to work

2014-02-05 Thread Lars Huttar
Hello, Under mkii we used to have a running footer that appeared below the crop marks. Under mkiv I can't get that to work. The MWE I'm trying (with ConTeXt mkiv from the TeXLive 2013 CD): \def\TopText { Top Text } \def\BottomText { Bottom Text } \def\pagecutmarksymbol {\the\realpageno}

Re: [NTG-context] getting text outside cropmarks to work

2014-02-05 Thread Lars Huttar
On 2/5/2014 11:03 AM, Wolfgang Schuster wrote: Am 05.02.2014 um 16:45 schrieb Lars Huttar lars_hut...@sil.org: Hello, Under mkii we used to have a running footer that appeared below the crop marks. Under mkiv I can't get that to work. The MWE I'm trying (with ConTeXt mkiv from the TeXLive

Re: [NTG-context] a way to implement \testcolumn in mixedcolumns

2013-12-05 Thread Lars Huttar (SIL gmail)
On 12/3/2013 4:40 PM, Hans Hagen wrote: On 12/3/2013 3:10 PM, Lars Huttar wrote: ... Thanks again for your work on this. We're continually reevaluating whether we can use the beta or need to stick with the stable version. At the moment, it looks like we'll be sticking with the stable version

Re: [NTG-context] footer page number on first page of section: doesn't appear

2013-12-05 Thread Lars Huttar
On 12/4/2013 4:00 PM, Aditya Mahajan wrote: On Wed, 4 Dec 2013, Lars Huttar wrote: On Dec 4, 2013 12:16:12 pm Wolfgang Schuster wrote: ... This works only when your heading forces a page break with the “page=yes” setting in \setuphead. Thanks for this response. Actually, we were able

[NTG-context] footer page number on first page of section: doesn't appear

2013-12-04 Thread Lars Huttar
Hi, Based on our reading of http://wiki.contextgarden.net/FO_Page_Layout#First_Page we have the following MWE, which we want to put a page number in the footer on the first page only: \definetext[footerpagenumber][footer][pagenumber]

Re: [NTG-context] footer page number on first page of section: doesn't appear

2013-12-04 Thread Lars Huttar
On Dec 4, 2013 12:16:12 pm Wolfgang Schuster wrote: On 12/4/2013 12:37 PM, Lars Huttar wrote: Hi, Based on our reading of http://wiki.contextgarden.net/FO_Page_Layout#First_Page we have the following MWE, which we want to put a page number in the footer on the first page only: \definetext

Re: [NTG-context] a way to implement \testcolumn in mixedcolumns

2013-12-03 Thread Lars Huttar
On 11/28/2013 1:34 PM, Hans Hagen wrote: That macro was never meant for mixed columns. I made a variant that works ok in mixed columns which will be in the next beta. \setuptolerance[verytolerant] \starttext \startmixedcolumns \dorecurse{4}{\input ward \par}

Re: [NTG-context] a way to implement \testcolumn in mixedcolumns

2013-11-29 Thread Lars Huttar (SIL gmail)
On 11/28/2013 1:34 PM, Hans Hagen wrote: That macro was never meant for mixed columns. I made a variant that works ok in mixed columns which will be in the next beta. Excellent. I will give it a try. I see a context-setup-win64 dated 2013-11-28 19:45. Is that beta? I may wait for the next one

[NTG-context] bug in beta: \tab results in text overlap

2013-11-27 Thread Lars Huttar
On 11/22/2013 4:34 PM, Hans Hagen wrote: The problem, is/was that mixed columns had not yet mark synchronization enabled. I uploaded a new beta. In the process I also made marks a bit more restrictive but it might have (yet unknown) side effects. Hans, I tried the beta of 2013.11.26, and as

Re: [NTG-context] bug in beta: \tab results in text overlap

2013-11-27 Thread Lars Huttar
On 11/27/2013 11:08 AM, Lars Huttar wrote: I tried the beta of 2013.11.26, and as mentioned in a previous email, it fixes the \getmarking problem pretty well. However the same beta has a fatal problem for us: lists using \tab are now broken. MWE: \starttext \tab{AC}Autonomous Community

Re: [NTG-context] a way to implement \testcolumn in mixedcolumns

2013-11-26 Thread Lars Huttar
On 11/23/2013 6:49 AM, Hans Hagen wrote: On 11/22/2013 11:37 PM, Lars Huttar wrote: On 11/22/2013 4:59 PM, Hans Hagen wrote: On 11/20/2013 11:12 PM, Lars Huttar wrote: On 11/20/2013 4:47 PM, Lars Huttar wrote: However one thing we do miss from columnsets is the control over widows orphans

Re: [NTG-context] bug: \getmarking with mixedcolumns

2013-11-26 Thread Lars Huttar
On 11/22/2013 4:34 PM, Hans Hagen wrote: On 11/21/2013 7:01 PM, Lars Huttar wrote: I now have a MWE that shows the problem. Where top and bottom work fine outside of columns, in mixedcolumns, any keyword I use with \getmarking always seem to return the *last* item on the page. Here's the MWE

Re: [NTG-context] bug: \getmarking with mixedcolumns

2013-11-22 Thread Lars Huttar
On 11/22/2013 4:34 PM, Hans Hagen wrote: On 11/21/2013 7:01 PM, Lars Huttar wrote: I now have a MWE that shows the problem. Where top and bottom work fine outside of columns, in mixedcolumns, any keyword I use with \getmarking always seem to return the *last* item on the page. Here's the MWE

Re: [NTG-context] a way to implement \testcolumn in mixedcolumns

2013-11-22 Thread Lars Huttar
On 11/22/2013 4:59 PM, Hans Hagen wrote: On 11/20/2013 11:12 PM, Lars Huttar wrote: On 11/20/2013 4:47 PM, Lars Huttar wrote: However one thing we do miss from columnsets is the control over widows orphans in two ways: \testcolumn, and \setupcolumnsetlines. \testcolumn[n] allowed us to do

[NTG-context] bug: \getmarking with mixedcolumns

2013-11-21 Thread Lars Huttar
On 11/21/2013 11:40 AM, Lars Huttar wrote: In a thread from July (http://context.markmail.org/thread/6tgzusw45whaqghi), Marco Patzer raised some questions that we have too. They were somewhat answered, but I'm still not clear on what the meanings of the keywords are. On Jul 8, 2013 4:08:33

Re: [NTG-context] [

2013-11-21 Thread Lars Huttar
In a thread from July (http://context.markmail.org/thread/6tgzusw45whaqghi), Marco Patzer raised some questions that we have too. They were somewhat answered, but I'm still not clear on what the meanings of the keywords are. On Jul 8, 2013 4:08:33 pm Hans wrote: On 7/9/2013 12:30 AM, Marco

Re: [NTG-context] bug: \getmarking with mixedcolumns

2013-11-21 Thread Lars Huttar
On 11/21/2013 1:01 PM, Lars Huttar wrote: I now have a MWE that shows the problem. Where top and bottom work fine outside of columns, in mixedcolumns, any keyword I use with \getmarking always seem to return the *last* item on the page. I sometimes forget to include our version info. MKIV

[NTG-context] a way to implement \testcolumn in mixedcolumns

2013-11-20 Thread Lars Huttar
Hello, On this list I've been advised that mixedcolumns is the latest and greatest implementation of columns; the one to use. We have switched over from columnsets to mixedcolumns, and have been very pleased with the column balancing (for some reason we couldn't get column balancing to work in

Re: [NTG-context] a way to implement \testcolumn in mixedcolumns

2013-11-20 Thread Lars Huttar
On 11/20/2013 4:47 PM, Lars Huttar wrote: However one thing we do miss from columnsets is the control over widows orphans in two ways: \testcolumn, and \setupcolumnsetlines. \testcolumn[n] allowed us to do a conditional column break, so when we were about to start a new subsection heading, we

Re: [NTG-context] simplefonts: defining a fallback for a non-main font

2013-11-15 Thread Lars Huttar
On 11/14/2013 5:06 PM, Wolfgang Schuster wrote: Am 14.11.2013 um 22:52 schrieb Lars Huttar lars_hut...@sil.org: ... But then I have another font for the title: \definesimplefont[titleface][Gentium Basic][size=40pt] How do I set a fallback for it? ... There is no support

Re: [NTG-context] simplefonts: defining a fallback for a non-main font

2013-11-15 Thread Lars Huttar
On 11/15/2013 11:50 AM, Aditya Mahajan wrote: Just a minor improvement: On Fri, 15 Nov 2013, Lars Huttar wrote: % Temporarily change the main font, while keeping the main font fallback: { \setmainfont[\titlefont] \switchtobodyfont[40pt] Title with a fancy ɠlyph } Make that {\setmainfont

[NTG-context] how to reduce \lineskiplimit in ConTeXt grid layout

2013-11-15 Thread Lars Huttar
As you know, in plain TeX, \lineskiplimit tunes the vertical glue algorithm by specifying the minimum amount of space between the bottom edge of one line and the top edge of the following line. But in ConTeXt, it appears that \lineskiplimit is set to zero, at least in grid mode. We're using grid

Re: [NTG-context] how to reduce \lineskiplimit in ConTeXt grid layout

2013-11-15 Thread Lars Huttar
On 11/15/2013 3:54 PM, Hans Hagen wrote: you can try to choose a more strict grid snapping method (see spac-ver.mkiv line 1375 etc ... some methods have tolerance, some snap always ..) Thanks, I will try that. In the meantime, here is a MWE: \usemodule[simplefonts][size=8.1pt]

Re: [NTG-context] how to reduce \lineskiplimit in ConTeXt grid layout

2013-11-15 Thread Lars Huttar
On 11/15/2013 3:54 PM, Hans Hagen wrote: you can try to choose a more strict grid snapping method (see spac-ver.mkiv line 1375 etc ... some methods have tolerance, some snap always ..) Hans \setuplayout[grid=tolerant] did the trick. There are no blank lines, and the lines on the grid

Re: [NTG-context] how to reduce \lineskiplimit in ConTeXt grid layout

2013-11-15 Thread Lars Huttar
On 11/15/2013 5:29 PM, Lars Huttar wrote: \setuplayout[grid=tolerant] did the trick. There are no blank lines, and the lines on the grid I meant to say, the lines in the left and right columns align with each other perfectly

[NTG-context] syntax for \definesimplefont in TeX Live version of simplefonts

2013-11-14 Thread Lars Huttar
Hello, We are using simplefonts, the version included with TeX Live 2013. As mentioned in another email, we don't have the freedom to experiment with potentially unstable versions. I've been reading http://wiki.contextgarden.net/simplefonts and have it working well so far with the mainfont,

Re: [NTG-context] syntax for \definesimplefont in TeX Live version of simplefonts

2013-11-14 Thread Lars Huttar
On 11/14/2013 11:35 AM, Aditya Mahajan wrote: On Thu, 14 Nov 2013, Lars Huttar wrote: I tried \definesimplefont[titleface][Gentium Basic] ... \setupbodyfont[titleface] So I'm guessing that the \definesimplefont line is correct, but I just don't know how to use the defined font

Re: [NTG-context] syntax for \definesimplefont in TeX Live version of simplefonts

2013-11-14 Thread Lars Huttar
On 11/14/2013 11:31 AM, Wolfgang Schuster wrote: Am 14.11.2013 um 16:42 schrieb Lars Huttar lars_hut...@sil.org: Hello, We are using simplefonts, the version included with TeX Live 2013. As mentioned in another email, we don't have the freedom to experiment with potentially unstable versions

[NTG-context] simplefonts: defining a fallback for a non-main font

2013-11-14 Thread Lars Huttar
Hi again, I'm using simplefonts (TeX Live 2013 version) and I have a main font: \setmainfont[Gentium Book Basic] and I can set a fallback for it, \setmainfontfallback[Gentium Plus][range={ipaextensions}, force=yes, rscale=auto] and that works. But then I have another font for the title:

Re: [NTG-context] simplefonts: defining a fallback for a non-main font

2013-11-14 Thread Lars Huttar
On 11/14/2013 5:06 PM, Wolfgang Schuster wrote: There is no support for this with the old version of the module. OK, good to know. Thanks. Lars ___ If your question is of interest to others as well, please add an

[NTG-context] how to include sans, bold and size in \setuptab[headstyle=???]

2013-11-11 Thread Lars Huttar
Hello, I have the following MWE: \starttext \setuptab[headstyle=ssbfb] \tab{foo} \input knuth \par \stoptext Here, the headstyle specifies a sans font with boldface style, at 1.44 times the current bodyfont size. However, I want to be able to specify an absolute point size, instead of a

Re: [NTG-context] how to include sans, bold and size in \setuptab[headstyle=???]

2013-11-11 Thread Lars Huttar
On 11/11/2013 12:27 PM, Wolfgang Schuster wrote: Lars Huttar mailto:lars_hut...@sil.org 11. November 2013 18:00 I finally tried \setuptab[headstyle={\ssbf \switchtobodyfont[18pt]}] and that works! But it seems clunky: it looks like it requires two font switches, which I'm told makes things

[NTG-context] setting size for mainfont or sansfont in stable simplefonts

2013-11-06 Thread Lars Huttar
Hello, I'm using the simplefonts module from TeX Live 2013. (I can't use the new simplefonts for this production project, due to stability requirements.) I have the following, which works well for the most part: \setupbodyfontenvironment[default][em=italic] \usemodule[simplefonts][size=9.2pt]

Re: [NTG-context] setting size for mainfont or sansfont in stable simplefonts

2013-11-06 Thread Lars Huttar
On 11/6/2013 5:35 PM, Wolfgang Schuster wrote: Am 06.11.2013 um 23:27 schrieb Lars Huttar lars_hut...@sil.org: \setsansfont[Tex Gyre Heros][size=8pt] but it didn't seem to have any effect. \setsansfont[…][scale=0.95] Wolfgang Thanks for the quick response! Lars

Re: [NTG-context] installing a true-type font: can't find ttf2afm

2013-11-05 Thread Lars Huttar
On 11/4/2013 5:32 PM, Wolfgang Schuster wrote: Am 04.11.2013 um 22:56 schrieb Mojca Miklavec mojca.miklavec.li...@gmail.com: That TTF should work as well. The only difference is that you might need slightly different commands to set it up (there were recent changes/improvements in that,

Re: [NTG-context] installing a true-type font: can't find ttf2afm

2013-11-05 Thread Lars Huttar
On 11/5/2013 12:05 PM, Mojca Miklavec wrote: On Tue, Nov 5, 2013 at 5:08 PM, Lars Huttar wrote: On 11/4/2013 5:32 PM, Wolfgang Schuster wrote: Make your choice: \definefontfamily [gentium-basic] [serif] [Gentium Basic] \definefontfamily [gentium-book] [serif] [Gentium Book Basic

Re: [NTG-context] installing a true-type font: can't find ttf2afm

2013-11-05 Thread Lars Huttar
On 11/4/2013 4:56 PM, Mojca Miklavec wrote: On Mon, Nov 4, 2013 at 10:46 PM, Lars Huttar wrote: On 11/4/2013 3:34 PM, Mojca Miklavec wrote: - you can find Gentium at http://www.ctan.org/pkg/gentium-tug (also in TeX Live and in the ConTeXt distribution) Thank you ... that was key information I

[NTG-context] installing a true-type font: can't find ttf2afm

2013-11-04 Thread Lars Huttar
Hi all, I'm following the instructions at http://wiki.contextgarden.net/Installing_a_TrueType_font,_step_by_step because I want to install a TTF (Gentium in fact) for ConTeXt to use. There is a warning that these instructions may be out of date, but I haven't found anything newer. This is under

Re: [NTG-context] installing a true-type font: can't find ttf2afm

2013-11-04 Thread Lars Huttar
On 11/4/2013 3:34 PM, Mojca Miklavec wrote: - you can find Gentium at http://www.ctan.org/pkg/gentium-tug (also in TeX Live and in the ConTeXt distribution) Thank you ... that was key information I didn't have. I was instead downloading the TTF files from sil.org. - Gentium works

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

2013-10-24 Thread Lars Huttar
Hello, I was looking into simplefonts (http://wiki.contextgarden.net/simplefonts) and noticed the clause if you’re running ConTeXt Standalone http://wiki.contextgarden.net/ConTeXt_Standalone (which is a better option) Well I'm using TeXLive, but am happy to take good advice, so I looked at

Re: [NTG-context] Simplefonts

2013-10-14 Thread Lars Huttar
Hi Wolfgang, I'm doing an overhaul of font handling in our large project, and wondering whether I should switch to simplefonts at this point. Can you tell me, how mature is simplefonts? Is it ready for heavy-duty, complex production use? Also, is it superceding the standard ConTeXt font

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

2013-09-30 Thread Lars Huttar
On 9/29/2013 1:05 PM, Marco Patzer wrote: Some thoughts: 1.1.1 Unfortunately there’s no really easy way to install ConTEXt on Windows. I never installed ConTeXt on Windows, but if this is true this should definitely be fixed. According to

[NTG-context] What do \start and \stop mean?

2013-09-30 Thread Lars Huttar
I found \start and \stop referenced in the context reference manual (e.g. section 5.5). While \startXYZ - \stopXYZ pairs are discussed earlier, I can't find any place that \start and \stop (with no suffix) are described. They seem to be used like \bgroup and \egroup. Is that right? They are

Re: [NTG-context] What do \start and \stop mean?

2013-09-30 Thread Lars Huttar
On 9/30/2013 11:44 AM, Aditya Mahajan wrote: On Mon, 30 Sep 2013, Lars Huttar wrote: I found \start and \stop referenced in the context reference manual (e.g. section 5.5). While \startXYZ - \stopXYZ pairs are discussed earlier, I can't find any place that \start and \stop (with no suffix

Re: [NTG-context] question about linespace adjustment

2013-09-30 Thread Lars Huttar
On 9/26/2013 3:47 PM, Wolfgang Schuster wrote: You can use \switchtobodyfont to change the size for certain parts of a text but it’s best to keep this to a minimum because \tfa etc. are a lot faster. The reason why you don’t need \setupinterlinespace when you use \switchtobodyfont is that

Re: [NTG-context] git or svn

2013-09-27 Thread Lars Huttar
On 9/27/2013 3:38 AM, Taco Hoekwater wrote: On Sep 27, 2013, at 9:01 AM, Peter Münster pmli...@free.fr wrote: On Fri, Sep 27 2013, Aditya Mahajan wrote: The last time I tried, merging multiple version in svn is a huge pain. One of the advantages of DVCS is that branching and merging are

Re: [NTG-context] git or svn

2013-09-27 Thread Lars Huttar
On 9/26/2013 9:10 PM, Aditya Mahajan wrote: Github seems to be the most popular DVCS hosting site at the moment. For manuals, I think that Github is particularly useful because you can click on edit and make the change. Github automatically creates a fork, a new branch, and pull request for

Re: [NTG-context] question about linespace adjustment

2013-09-27 Thread Lars Huttar
On 9/26/2013 3:47 PM, Wolfgang Schuster wrote: Am 25.09.2013 um 23:45 schrieb Lars Huttar lars_hut...@sil.org: Wolfgang, thanks for your response. On 9/25/2013 5:02 PM, Wolfgang Schuster wrote: You can’t expect from \tfa etc. to change the interlinespace because these commands can be used

Re: [NTG-context] question about linespace adjustment

2013-09-25 Thread Lars Huttar
On 9/24/2013 5:25 PM, Aditya Mahajan wrote: On Tue, 24 Sep 2013, Lars Huttar wrote: environment), and the second category only affects the font (and I'm still not clear on how the body font differs from the current font). (Sorry for the terse replies...) {\switchtobodyfont[14pt] Text $math

Re: [NTG-context] question about linespace adjustment

2013-09-25 Thread Lars Huttar
Wolfgang, thanks for your response. On 9/25/2013 5:02 PM, Wolfgang Schuster wrote: You can’t expect from \tfa etc. to change the interlinespace because these commands can be used in your paragraphs to change the size of certain words only and in this case you don’t want a forced change of the

[NTG-context] question about linespace adjustment

2013-09-24 Thread Lars Huttar
Hello, I'm working through the reference manual trying to understand how things work in regard to fonts. I'll be submitting clarifications and elaborations to the manual in an attempt to help other non-experts to grasp the design of ConTeXt. There's a point that's confusing to me in section 5.5,

Re: [NTG-context] question about linespace adjustment

2013-09-24 Thread Lars Huttar
Aditya wrote, Contrast {\switchtobodyfont[14pt] \input ward \endgraf} with {\tfc \input ward \endgraf} Thanks for your help. You've left me to draw my own conclusions from this example, so I'll say what I think this implies, and please correct me if I'm wrong. (Note to other

Re: [NTG-context] question about linespace adjustment

2013-09-24 Thread Lars Huttar
On 9/24/2013 12:01 PM, Lars Huttar wrote: Can you explain how/why the two ways of increasing the font size should have such different effects? (I have read section 5.8 and 5.9 about selecting bodyfonts and interlinespace but still don't get it.) \tfc is described as a font selector command

Re: [NTG-context] question about linespace adjustment

2013-09-24 Thread Lars Huttar
Luigi, Thanks for your reply. On 9/24/2013 2:18 PM, luigi scarso wrote: On Tue, Sep 24, 2013 at 7:45 PM, Lars Huttar lars_hut...@sil.org mailto:lars_hut...@sil.org wrote: Is it that \switchdobodyfont changes the *body* font, which engages the associated bodyfont environment

Re: [NTG-context] bug? gap appears in columnset

2013-09-19 Thread Lars Huttar
Hans wrote, Columnsets are rather special and mostly meant for magazine like documents, where content can span columns, images are explicitly placed on the grid, etc. For that reason columnset soperate on a rather strict grid that gets setup based in the lineheight and although content can

Re: [NTG-context] bug? gap appears in columnset

2013-09-18 Thread Lars Huttar
Regarding sane interlinespace, Hans wrote, ok, but then, an interlinespace is normally around 1.2 times the bodyfontsize OK. That's helpful. But notice that in the following example, the interline space that causes the problem is in the *first* section (where htdp is 12pt and baselineskip is

Re: [NTG-context] bug? gap appears in columnset

2013-09-17 Thread Lars Huttar
Aditya wrote: Any particular reason you are using columnsets rather than \startcolumns or \startmixedcolumns. Columnsets are for specialized layout requirements, and in my experience, mixing columnsets with text that is not in columnsets is a bit tricky. Thanks for suggesting a potential

Re: [NTG-context] bug? gap appears in columnset

2013-09-17 Thread Lars Huttar
Hans wrote, Just wondering ... do you think that the first pages look ok? Thanks for your response. By look ok, are you referring to the closeness of the lines of text? It does seem kind of close, but within acceptable limits, depending on other constraints; however I'm not really the one to

Re: [NTG-context] bug? gap appears in columnset

2013-09-16 Thread Lars Huttar
to the other one. Regards, Lars On 9/13/2013 4:07 PM, Lars Huttar wrote: Hello, We have a document where a gap occurs in a columnset under certain conditions. ___ If your question is of interest to others as well

Re: [NTG-context] bug? gap appears in columnset

2013-09-16 Thread Lars Huttar
columns on p. 3, about 3/4 of the way down. Any suggestions for a workaround would be appreciated. Lars | On 9/16/2013 2:29 PM, Lars Huttar wrote: FYI, I have posted this question on http://tex.stackexchange.com/questions/133586/bug-unwanted-gap-in-2nd-columnset Marco and phg were able

[NTG-context] bug? gap appears in columnset

2013-09-13 Thread Lars Huttar
Hello, We have a document where a gap occurs in a columnset under certain conditions. It seems to be a confluence of: - 2 sections, each with 2-column columnsets - \page[empty] between them - the 2nd section has a tighter interline space The problem is that on the first page of the second

Re: [NTG-context] bug? gap appears in columnset

2013-09-13 Thread Lars Huttar
do we actually change the interline spacing? Thanks again. Lars On 9/13/2013 4:07 PM, Lars Huttar wrote: Hello, We have a document where a gap occurs in a columnset under certain conditions. It seems to be a confluence of: - 2 sections, each with 2-column columnsets - \page[empty] between

[NTG-context] flow text around graphic: lower right

2013-08-26 Thread Lars Huttar
Hi all, We have the small self-contained example below, in which text flows around a graphic. The graphic is aligned with the upper-left corner of the text paragraph (despite \setuphanging[location=right]). We would very much like to have the graphic align with the lower right corner of the

Re: [NTG-context] section headings on a grid: less space above?

2013-08-24 Thread Lars Huttar
Marco wrote, On 2013–08–23 Lars Huttar wrote: / \setuphead[subsection][number=no,style=it,grid=top] / Add before={\blank[line]} Marco Thank you very much, that worked! Can you explain how it works? Does before= override the setting of grid=? Is before= at a lower level? Yet before

[NTG-context] section headings on a grid: less space above?

2013-08-23 Thread Lars Huttar
Hello, I'm using mkii to typeset a document with grid layout. I'm trying to configure the formatting of the subsection headings. I have the following setuphead: \setuphead[subsection][number=no,style={\switchtobodyfont[SansB,\subheadersize]},grid=top] This works successfully in that the lines

Re: [NTG-context] section headings on a grid: less space above?

2013-08-23 Thread Lars Huttar
On 8/23/2013 11:26 AM, Lars Huttar wrote: Hello, I'm using mkii to typeset a document with grid layout. I'm trying to configure the formatting of the subsection headings. Here is a small, self-contained example showing what I'm talking about: \definecolumnset [twocol] [n=2,balancing=yes

Re: [NTG-context] error: terminal: NOfTextColumns-1, ! Improper final value has been replaced by 0

2013-04-29 Thread Lars Huttar
On 4/26/2013, Hans Hagen wrote: On 4/24/2013 5:30 PM, Lars Huttar wrote: / ... / It took me a while to figure it out as NOfTextColumns is only used in very special cases and long gone from context (it dates from

Re: [NTG-context] Missing number error, related to setupcolumnsetlines

2013-04-24 Thread Lars Huttar
On /Mon Apr 22 18:59:07 CEST 2013, Hans Hagen wrote: / On 4/22/2013 4:24 PM, Lars Huttar wrote: / On /Fri Apr 19 21:36:41 CEST 2013 /Hans Hagen wrote: // On 4/18/2013 11:13 PM, Lars Huttar wrote: // / \definecolumnset [abbcolumn] [n=2,distance=5mm,balancing=yes

[NTG-context] error: terminal: NOfTextColumns-1, ! Improper final value has been replaced by 0

2013-04-24 Thread Lars Huttar
Hello, I'm encountering the following error, under ConTeXt ver: 2012.05.30 11:26 MKIV fmt: 2013.3.11 int: english/english: system tex error on line 27 in file data/three-volume-book-book-1.tex: terminal: NOfTextColumns-1 ! Improper final value has been replaced by 0. to be read again

Re: [NTG-context] Missing number error, related to setupcolumnsetlines

2013-04-22 Thread Lars Huttar
On /Fri Apr 19 21:36:41 CEST 2013 /Hans Hagen wrote: On 4/18/2013 11:13 PM, Lars Huttar wrote: / \definecolumnset [abbcolumn] [n=2,distance=5mm,balancing=yes] // // \setupcolumnsetlines[abbcolumn][1][1][60] // \setupcolumnsetlines[abbcolumn][1][2][60] / the 60 exceeds the number

[NTG-context] Missing number error, related to setupcolumnsetlines

2013-04-18 Thread Lars Huttar
Hello, I've got a Missing number error, treated as zero. I've whittled the problem code down to this minimal example: \definecolumnset [abbcolumn] [n=2,distance=5mm,balancing=yes] \setupcolumnsetlines[abbcolumn][1][1][60] \setupcolumnsetlines[abbcolumn][1][2][60] \starttext

[NTG-context] Missing number, treated as zero error when using \definefont with \define'd dimension

2013-03-21 Thread Lars Huttar
Hello, I reported a Missing Number error back in December (thread at http://www.ntg.nl/pipermail/ntg-context/2012/070471.html) but got sidetracked on another issue before finding a resolution. Now I'm back to the Missing Number error, and I have a short example that reproduces it:

Re: [NTG-context] (XeTeX) trouble debugging a Missing number error

2012-12-07 Thread Lars Huttar
In response to Hans Hagen and Wolfgang Schuster's messages of Dec. 5, Just to let you know, in response to your messages, I am working a small, self-contained example that reproduces the problem. However I have been asked to focus on a different project for a few days, so ... please don't

[NTG-context] (XeTeX) trouble debugging a Missing number error

2012-12-05 Thread Lars Huttar
Hi all, I'm working with some code that was developed by someone else. The document I'm typesetting is now giving the following error: ! Missing number, treated as zero. to be read again \otr:1:27 \OTRSETdoifcellelse ...er #1:\number #2\endcsname

Re: [NTG-context] (XeTeX) trouble debugging a Missing number error

2012-12-05 Thread Lars Huttar
/Hans Hagen wrote (///Wed Dec 5 14:10:12 CET 2012/):/ On 12/5/2012 11:19 AM, Lars Huttar wrote: / Hi all, / /... / / // // % Abbreviations // \definestartstop //[abblist] //[before={\setupbackgrounds

Re: [NTG-context] tool for reviewing hyphenation

2009-02-04 Thread Lars Huttar
On 2/4/2009 3:10 AM, Alan BRASLAU wrote: On Tuesday 03 February 2009 22:53:08 Martin Schröder wrote: 2009/2/3 Lars Huttar lars_hut...@sil.org: Does anyone know how to tell xdvipdfmx to enable commenting rights in the PDF it creates? Or how to add these rights afterwards, without Adobe Acrobat

Re: [NTG-context] tool for reviewing hyphenation

2009-02-04 Thread Lars Huttar
On 2/4/2009 12:08 PM, Alan BRASLAU wrote: On Wednesday 04 February 2009 17:16:12 Lars Huttar wrote: Can you tell me where to find Okular for Windows? I read some rumors that it was available, but http://okular.kde.org/download.php only gives instructions for compiling Okular, using a bunch

[NTG-context] tool for reviewing hyphenation

2009-02-03 Thread Lars Huttar
Hello, We have a situation where hyphenation is an issue, due to a 2-column layout where the columns are not very wide. We've done a lot of tweaking of settings for hyphenation and interword spacing, and the result seems pretty good. In particular, there are not many cases of consecutive lines

Re: [NTG-context] tool for reviewing hyphenation

2009-02-03 Thread Lars Huttar
On 2/3/2009 1:29 PM, Hans Hagen wrote: Lars Huttar wrote: But the hyphenation is by nature somewhat volatile, so whenever we change something we would like to be able to easily recheck the hyphenation. And our book is over 1200 pages, so it would be very helpful to have tools to make

Re: [NTG-context] tool for reviewing hyphenation

2009-02-03 Thread Lars Huttar
On 2/3/2009 2:22 PM, Hans Hagen wrote: Lars Huttar wrote: On 2/3/2009 1:29 PM, Hans Hagen wrote: Lars Huttar wrote: But the hyphenation is by nature somewhat volatile, so whenever we change something we would like to be able to easily recheck the hyphenation. And our book is over 1200

Re: [NTG-context] tool for reviewing hyphenation

2009-02-03 Thread Lars Huttar
On 2/3/2009 4:27 PM, Hans Hagen wrote: Lars Huttar wrote: On 2/3/2009 3:53 PM, Martin Schröder wrote: 2009/2/3 Lars Huttar lars_hut...@sil.org: Does anyone know how to tell xdvipdfmx to enable commenting rights in the PDF it creates? Or how to add these rights afterwards, without Adobe

Re: [NTG-context] tool for reviewing hyphenation

2009-02-03 Thread Lars Huttar
On 2/3/2009 3:53 PM, Martin Schröder wrote: 2009/2/3 Lars Huttar lars_hut...@sil.org: Does anyone know how to tell xdvipdfmx to enable commenting rights in the PDF it creates? Or how to add these rights afterwards, without Adobe Acrobat? This is not (legally) possible. http

[NTG-context] error when using uniqueMPgraphics

2008-12-22 Thread Lars Huttar
On 12/16/2008 1:28 PM, Lars Huttar wrote [Re: [NTG-context] distributed / parallel TeX?]: On 12/16/2008 11:37 AM, Hans Hagen wrote: Lars Huttar wrote: ... The advice I received said to define each mpgraphic using \startuseMPgraphic (we have about 18 of these), associate them with overlays

Re: [NTG-context] error when using uniqueMPgraphics

2008-12-22 Thread Lars Huttar
On 12/22/2008 9:48 PM, Lars Huttar wrote: On 12/16/2008 1:28 PM, Lars Huttar wrote [Re: [NTG-context] distributed / parallel TeX?]: On 12/16/2008 11:37 AM, Hans Hagen wrote: Lars Huttar wrote: ... The advice I received said to define each mpgraphic using \startuseMPgraphic (we have about 18

Re: [NTG-context] distributed / parallel TeX?

2008-12-17 Thread Lars Huttar
Thanks, everybody, for the discussion on running TeX distributed / in parallel. I am much educated about the state of the art. :-) Summary ... - There is plenty of optimization that normally can be done. If a ConTeXt run is taking a really long time, chances are that something is not being done

[NTG-context] starting headings at top of column

2008-12-17 Thread Lars Huttar
Hello, I've started talking to people in charge about contributing some money to this mailing list, or the wiki, or something ... we're certainly getting a lot of help from it. Is there an org or project to contribute to? Anyway, my current challenge is this. We have a two-column layout using

Re: [NTG-context] distributed / parallel TeX?

2008-12-16 Thread Lars Huttar
On 12/16/2008 2:08 AM, Taco Hoekwater wrote: Hi Lars, Lars Huttar wrote: Hello, We've been using TeX to typeset a 1200-page book, and at that size, the time it takes to run becomes a big issue (especially with multiple passes... about 8 on average). It takes us anywhere from 80 minutes

Re: [NTG-context] distributed / parallel TeX?

2008-12-16 Thread Lars Huttar
On 12/16/2008 11:37 AM, Hans Hagen wrote: Lars Huttar wrote: We have close to 7000 mpgraphics, and they add about 15 minutes to the run time. most of them are the same so reusing them made sense But the run time was already quite long before we started using those. - define fonts

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