[NTG-context] \setuparranging with margins

2009-09-14 Thread Maurí­cio CA
Hi, Can I use \setuparranging (with, say, [2*4]), but asking for a specific margin between pages? Like asking for 4 A5 pages / sheet, but with always 2 cm between pages edges? Thanks, Maurício ___ If your question

[NTG-context] Weird layout

2009-09-12 Thread Maurí­cio CA
Hi, I don't know if this is an usual problem... I'm printing a book on size A5. The person who is going to build the book said he needs 0.5cm extra around all borders. I'm printing 4 pages at each paper sheet (\setuparranging[2*4]). However, printing will be done in A3; this means the resulting

Re: [NTG-context] List of all math macros

2009-07-13 Thread Maurí­cio
Is there a command that prints all math macros available in ConTeXt? http://wiki.contextgarden.net/Math/basic#List_of_All_Math_macros I think \showmathcharacters is not supposed to work anymore. Maurício ___ If

[NTG-context] List of all math macros

2009-07-09 Thread Maurí­cio
Is there a command that prints all math macros available in ConTeXt? Thanks, Maurício ___ If your question is of interest to others as well, please add an entry to the Wiki! maillist : ntg-context@ntg.nl /

[NTG-context] Proper way to point removed text?

2009-07-07 Thread Maurí­cio
What is the proper way in english printing to show that some text has been removed from a quote? In (brazilian) Portuguese, we use [...], for instance: Depois de mencionadas outras questões, comentou-se o ocorrido. can quoted as [...] comentou-se o ocorrido. Is there a name for that?

Re: [NTG-context] Can't change typeface without type size

2009-06-29 Thread Maurí­cio
This seems to be a small bug. This works well: (...) \starttypescript [serif] [default] [size] \definebodyfont [22pt] [rm] [default] \stoptypescript \usetypescript[pagella] \usetypescript[chorus] \setupbodyfont[pagella,22pt] \starttext Text on body font. { \switchtobodyfont[chorus] Text on

[NTG-context] Can't change typeface without type size

2009-06-26 Thread Maurí­cio
This seems to be a small bug. This works well: \usetypescript[pagella] \usetypescript[chorus] \setupbodyfont[pagella,22pt] \starttext Text on body font. { \switchtobodyfont[chorus,21pt] Text on special typeface. } \stoptext However, if I either remove '21pt' from \switchtobodyfont

[NTG-context] Problem on switching typefaces

2009-06-22 Thread Maurí­cio
In the example below, all text printed on body font is okay. However, the text inside braces disapears. Problem seems not to be with specific typeface, as 'chorus' shows properly when used as body font. Also, changing chorus for others (palatino, chermes, schola, pagella etc.) do not solve the

[NTG-context] On creating my own fonts

2009-06-18 Thread Maurí­cio
I've been doing some searching on how to create my own fonts. If possible, I would like to be able to write my own program to at least draw glyphs, even if I have to resort to other tools to describe hinting, kerning and ligatures. My current knowledge is this. I read that OpenType fonts are

[NTG-context] Using a tikz package

2009-06-15 Thread Maurí­cio
I would like to use this package for drawing circuits: http://home.dei.polimi.it/mredaelli/circuitikz/index.html The examples are in Latex, but I imagine it could be used in ConTeXt since it's written using Tikz. How can I do that? The recomended instalation procedure at the website is to just

Re: [NTG-context] Is this font changing allowed/correct?

2009-06-14 Thread Maurí­cio
Can I switch fonts like this? concrete roman? mkiv does not support bitmap fonts out of the box I got the 'concrete' name from table 1.11 of 'typography.pdf', The predefined body font identifiers for free OpenType fons. (...) the LuaTeX part the old files are removed because we don't

Re: [NTG-context] Is this font changing allowed/correct?

2009-06-13 Thread Maurí­cio
Can I switch fonts like this? { \switchtobodyfont[concrete] More text. } concrete roman? mkiv does not support bitmap fonts out of the box I got the 'concrete' name from table 1.11 of 'typography.pdf', The predefined body font identifiers for free OpenType fons. This probably means

Re: [NTG-context] finding out what font are available

2009-06-12 Thread Maurí­cio
still something missing (the fonts script), and the cnf file Any advice? http://wiki.contextgarden.net/ConTeXt_Minimals Best, Maurício ___ If your question is of interest to others as well, please add an entry

[NTG-context] Is this font changing allowed/correct?

2009-06-12 Thread Maurí­cio
Can I switch fonts like this? I know something is wrong because it doesn't work ('concrete' typeface is not used), but I would like to know if I'm in the right direction. Thanks, Maurício %%% \usetypescriptfile[type-gentium] \usetypescriptfile[type-otf] \usetypescript[gentium]

Re: [NTG-context] ConTeXt minimals installation problem

2009-06-09 Thread Maurí­cio
It's counter-intuitive, but I'm afraid that stable might be a bi broken at the moment. I didn't find discussion on that on the list, so I think it is not bad to ask: has context considered these new fashion version control systems? I've been using these for a few months (darcs and, recently,

[NTG-context] Can't set typescript

2009-06-07 Thread Maurí­cio
I'm trying this small test: % \enableregime[utf] \usetypescriptfile[type-xtx] \usetypescript[gentium] \setupbodyfont[gentium] \starttext \showbodyfont \stoptext % It's supposed to select 'gentium' as typeface, but the chart shown by 'showbodyfont' says I'm using 'modern'. Am I

Re: [NTG-context] Can't set typescript

2009-06-07 Thread Maurí­cio
I'm trying this small test: % \enableregime[utf] \usetypescriptfile[type-xtx] \usetypescript[gentium] \setupbodyfont[gentium] \starttext \showbodyfont \stoptext % It's supposed to select 'gentium' as typeface, but the chart shown by 'showbodyfont' says I'm using 'modern'. Am I

Re: [NTG-context] Can't set typescript

2009-06-07 Thread Maurí­cio
\usetypescriptfile[type-xtx] \usetypescriptfile[type-gentium] Thanks! How did you know that (or, better, where should I have looked for)? I had used what I read in table 1.11 of typography pdf from main context wiki page. Best, Maurício

[NTG-context] Horizontal bar vs emdash

2009-06-06 Thread Maurí­cio
Hi, I know I can input an emdash with: \emdash Is there an alternative when I want an horizontal bar? See this, where I found they can be different: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Quotation_mark,_non-English_usage#Quotation_dash They have different unicode numbers, U+2014 and U+2015. (Is

[NTG-context] Is this an encoding problem?

2009-05-31 Thread Maurí­cio
Hi, I'm using the lines below in the start of a book '.tex' file. It selects the 'gentium' pre-defined typeface, and the file itself was done using utf8. However, a few unicode characters desapear or cause small problems, like these (unicodes between 2012 and 2015): ― (before spoken text) -

Re: [NTG-context] Is this an encoding problem?

2009-05-31 Thread Maurí­cio
However, a few unicode characters desapear or cause small problems, like these (unicodes between 2012 and 2015): They work here both in mkii and mkiv (...) Does it make any difference if you replace the font in TeX tree with the font downloaded straight from SIL (and maybe regenerate font

[NTG-context] Previous chapter from new font chapter

2009-05-24 Thread Maurí­cio
Hi, Right in the main wiki page I read the current 'fonts' chapter pdf of the new revision of user's manual. It says at item 1.5.1: Remember how in the previous chapter there were the tables that listed all the predefined combinations? It was said (...) Where can I find such

[NTG-context] Fonts in minimal

2009-05-20 Thread Maurí­cio
Hi, The minimal Context distributions comes with many fonts. Are there predefined (using mfonts.pdf terminology) simple, body or typeface definitions available for those fonts, or a subset of them? Thanks, Maurício

[NTG-context] \startlines in mark IV

2009-03-28 Thread Maurí­cio
Hi, I setup this test: %%% \starttext \startlines \input test.tex \stoplines \stoptext %%% File 'test.tex' contains just a 'Hello world!' line. This test goes okay when I use 'texexec' from default Ubuntu package. When I use 'context' from minimals, I get a message that

[NTG-context] \charxxxx not working as I expected

2009-02-25 Thread Maurí­cio
Hi, I'm trying this small test on unicode characters, and the result I get is this: http://173.45.227.76/test3.pdf I did check the font in 'gucharmap' and it does contain all codes I'm using (U+2019, U+2610, U+226b, U+2115). But the result is a blank (U+2610 and U+2115) or wrong (U+226b)

[NTG-context] Can't find CFF table, not related to extension

2009-02-24 Thread Maurí­cio
Hi, I get this error with a font I just downloaded. It's my first attempt at using a font not provided with context minimals: %% !luaTeX error (file /home/mauricio/fontes/TITUSCBZ.TTF): can't find table `CFF ' == Fatal error occurred, no output PDF file produced! %% I found a thread on the

Re: [NTG-context] Can't find CFF table, not related to extension

2009-02-24 Thread Maurí­cio
try to rename TITUSCBZ.TTF to TITUSCBZ.ttf If that doesn't work, then I would like a small test file and a pointer to the font, please. Here are the sites where I finded about this font and then downloaded it: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/TITUS_Cyberbit_Basic

[NTG-context] Font with compreensive unicode

2009-02-23 Thread Maurí­cio
Hi, I'm using ConTeXt to create a small table of unicode characters. Below is my current test. The codes are: U+2019 is a single quotation mark U+2610 should be a ballot box U+226b should be a much greater than () U+2115 should be the N as used to represent the natural numbers I get 2019

[NTG-context] Instalation of minimal

2009-02-22 Thread Maurí­cio
Hi, Are information on this page http://wiki.contextgarden.net/ConTeXt_Minimals still valid? After following instructions and successfull (I think) rsync sessions I try: source ~/context/tex/setuptex ~/context/tex and I'm told ~/context/tex is not a valid TeX directory. I also tried

[NTG-context] Typing unicode

2009-02-19 Thread Maurí­cio
Hi, This is probably a really basic question already asked many times, but I wasn't able to find an answer. How to type an unicode character using its number? Searching for messages, I found things like: 2019 \char2019 \char{2019} \utfchar{2019} but I wasn't able to get any of them to work.

Re: [NTG-context] What should I learn?

2008-10-22 Thread Maurí­cio
(...) You can also have a look at ant http://ant.berlios.de/. (...) IIRC, earlier versions of ant were actually written in haskell. Regarding stuff to read: the typeset version of the (pdf)tex source ((pdf)tex.web+(pdf)tex.ch after processing by weave) is probably

[NTG-context] What should I learn?

2008-10-20 Thread Maurí­cio
Hi, I would like to ask you some advice on what should I learn. Context was the first typography program I used. Then I tried Tex and a little bit of latex. Context is where I get the best results, but what I really would like is something that allows me to do things in my own way, not

Re: [NTG-context] Typesetting chess boards

2008-09-03 Thread Maurí­cio
Hi, What is the easiest way to include chess boards in a Context document? (...) Nobody has written a package for that yet, but if you are patient, it's easy enough that people will be ready to help you. (...) (...) Maybe it's easy enough to make a general TikZ module that

[NTG-context] Typesetting chess boards

2008-08-25 Thread Maurí­cio
Hi, What is the easiest way to include chess boards in a Context document? Thanks, Maurício ___ If your question is of interest to others as well, please add an entry to the Wiki! maillist : ntg-context@ntg.nl /

Re: [NTG-context] When I don't want quotes

2008-08-13 Thread Maurí­cio
I need to write ' in a text. However, (...) I really need it to be 5 times U0027, not ””’ (U201C and U2018). (...) (...) Both also didn't work. (...) Indeed, I am using mkiv... But you should be able to use \char etc. to get the same effect. pdftex is not working at the

[NTG-context] When I don't want quotes

2008-08-12 Thread Maurí­cio
Hi, I need to write ' in a text. However, since it's a special tag in wiki language, I really need it to be 5 times U0027, not ””’ (U201C and U2018). How can I do that? Thanks, Maurício ___ If your question is

Re: [NTG-context] When I don't want quotes

2008-08-12 Thread Maurí­cio
I need to write ' in a text. However, since it's a special tag in wiki language, I really need it to be 5 times U0027, not ””’ (U201C and U2018). How can I do that? \starttext With 0-kern: '\kern0pt'\kern0pt'\kern0pt'\kern0pt' The easy way: \dorecurse5' \stoptext Cheers, Peter

Re: [NTG-context] When I don't want quotes

2008-08-12 Thread Maurí­cio
I need to write ' in a text. However, (...) I really need it to be 5 times U0027, not ””’ (U201C and U2018). (...) \starttext \dorecurse5'{} % or \dorecurse{5}{'{}} \stoptext Even better: \starttext \defineactivecharacter ' {\otfchar{quoteright}} ' \stoptext

Re: [NTG-context] Using module:bib

2008-08-08 Thread Maurí­cio
What is wrong with my attempt to create a bibliography and a reference to it? (...) What does 'k=1' does? It defines the key for crossreferencing via \cite. Interesting, I was using 'n' when I should actually use 'k'. Is there a limit on that key? Can I use, for instance, a random

Re: [NTG-context] Using module:bib

2008-08-04 Thread Maurí­cio
What does 'k=1' does? Maurício What is wrong with my attempt to create a bibliography and a reference to it? (...) %- \enableregime[utf] \mainlanguage[pt] \usemodule[bib] \setuppublicationlist[] \startpublication[k=1,t=manual, a=Fung, y=1993, n=1] (...)

[NTG-context] Using module:bib

2008-08-01 Thread Maurí­cio
Hi, What is wrong with my attempt to create a bibliography and a reference to it? All I get is a (X,) where I use \cite, and no list of references at \placepublications. %- \enableregime[utf] \mainlanguage[pt] \usemodule[bib] \setuppublicationlist[]

[NTG-context] Avoiding hyphenation

2008-07-30 Thread Maurí­cio
Hi, How can avoid a word to be hyphenated? I know that it is a basic question, but all I was able to find was a tip about using \hbox{}, which didn't work. Thanks, Maurício ___ If your question is of interest to

Re: [NTG-context] Bibliography inside .tex file

2008-07-15 Thread Maurí­cio
Aditya Mahajan a écrit : On Mon, 14 Jul 2008, Maur�cio wrote: Hi, I've read about \usemodule[bib], and I learned how to create .bbl file. However, I would like to insert my bibliographic references inside my .tex file, not in an external file. Is it possible to do that? Usually, just

[NTG-context] Bibliography inside .tex file

2008-07-14 Thread Maurí­cio
Hi, I've read about \usemodule[bib], and I learned how to create .bbl file. However, I would like to insert my bibliographic references inside my .tex file, not in an external file. Is it possible to do that? Thanks, Maurício

[NTG-context] Unusual TOC

2008-06-16 Thread Maurí­cio
Hi, I'm typesetting a book where prose and verse alternate in chapters, i.e., you have one chapter of prose, one of verse, one of prose etc. I would like to generate a TOC for that book, but chapters have no name or numbers. I was told by the author that the usual thing to do is to take the

Re: [NTG-context] How could a typesetting system be today? (slightly off-topic, flame and nostalgic)

2008-06-13 Thread Maurí­cio
Aditya Mahajan a écrit : On Thu, 12 Jun 2008, Hans Hagen wrote: Maurí­cio wrote: used ‘ϕ’ in a math formula for one of his papers and Context it showing up depends on what you use (mkii or mkiv), if the character is defined, if the font has it (in text mode) etc etc For mkii you simply

Re: [NTG-context] How could a typesetting system be today?

2008-06-13 Thread Maurí­cio
The reason for a standard tag language is that the main engine should be able to do some operations on data, like breaking it in pieces like words, paragraphs or staffs on music scores, sometimes without fully understanding what exactly those are. Possible outcomes: with a proper

Re: [NTG-context] How could a typesetting system be today? (slightly off-topic, flame and nostalgic)

2008-06-12 Thread Maurí­cio
Do you mean like Scrivener on the Mac? I don’t know. I tried Context, then TeX, than went back to Context. Now also Metapost. Sorry for beeing biased, but I really like the programer approach to computers. What, in any case, constitutes a universal layout approach? Does one exist? (...) I

Re: [NTG-context] How could a typesetting system be today?

2008-06-12 Thread Maurí­cio
Thanks, Idris, for your interest. I don’t understand enough about typesetting and computer math to make an informed sugestion, but I’ll try my best. What about a Metapost-like main engine to define the general layout of pages? That engine would know about borders, floating spaces for pictures or

Re: [NTG-context] How could a typesetting system be today?

2008-06-11 Thread Maurí­cio
Sorry to insist, but I would be really interested in approaches that are not just great things we could add to TeX. For instance: would it be possible to have some kind of “layout engine” to which text processing would be just one among other plug-ins? I wonder what kind of information that

[NTG-context] How could a typesetting system be today?

2008-05-29 Thread Maurí­cio
Hi, Just because I'm curious: how could a typesetting system like TeX be if it was created today? I've tried google and wikipedia, and all I found different from TeX is a system called 'Lout', but it seems dead. Does anyone knows about novel or interesting ideas that could be used if we would

Re: [NTG-context] Problem with Portuguese hyphenation

2008-02-15 Thread Maurí­cio
Maurí­cio wrote: Hi, In Portuguese, the rule about hyphenating word that contain hyphens themselves is to preserve the hyphen in the next line. (...) Because there is no low-level support for this in TeX, you will have to input such words as tê|_|lo. (...) Interesting. What does |_| do

[NTG-context] Problem with Portuguese hyphenation

2008-02-14 Thread Maurí­cio
Hi, In Portuguese, the rule about hyphenating word that contain hyphens themselves is to preserve the hyphen in the next line. For instance, the sentence Seria bom se eu pudesse tê-lo mantido como amigo, mas por mais bem-intencionado que eu fosse, não foi possivel should be hyphenated like that

[NTG-context] Unwanted information in PDF files

2007-12-11 Thread Maurí­cio
Hi, After generating a PDF from a .tex file, I changed the name of the resulting PDF to something else. But when I open that file in 'evince', it still shows the old file name. I opened that file in emacs in saw that I lot of info is stored in the PDF file: original file name, creation date,

Re: [NTG-context] TeX ligatures in XeTeX/LuaTeX: ``who needs them''?

2007-12-10 Thread Maurí­cio
Hello, just wondering: how many ConTeXt-ers depend on ligatures such as: '' (double quote) and '' (two single quotes) - right double quote `` - left double quote ,, - DOUBLE LOW-9 QUOTATION MARK (...) You got replies from experienced users, so I

[NTG-context] Verses

2007-12-06 Thread Maurí­cio
Hi, Do you guys have tips on how to typeset verses? There's an item for that on the wiki: wiki.contextgarden.net/Visuals but nobody filled it yet. If we collect a nice bunch of tips I can put them in the wiki. Thanks for your help, Maurício

[NTG-context] Hair space and non-breaking hyphen

2007-12-06 Thread Maurí­cio
Hi, I've seen two interesting Unicode characters that I would like to use: Hair space: U+200A (it's supposed to be a space that's small, used around emdashes sometimes). Non-breaking hyphen: U+2011 (an hyphen where the word is not supposed to be broken by hyphenation). I would like to know if

[NTG-context] Unicode characters by number

2007-12-06 Thread Maurí­cio
Hi, Is it possible to enter an Unicode character in a Context file using the character Unicode number? How can I do that? Thanks, Maurício ___ If your question is of interest to others as well, please add an entry

Re: [NTG-context] Examples of MathML in Context

2007-12-04 Thread Maurí­cio
Mike Santy escreveu: Below is a complete example: (...) Could you please add this minimal example to the wiki page: http://wiki.contextgarden.net/MathML_code_examples Done. Best, Maurício ___ If your question

[NTG-context] Options file for context

2007-12-04 Thread Maurí­cio
Hi, Is there some kind of file where I can list default options for texexec? For instance, I usually use --purgeall, and would like it to be default in my user environment. Thanks, Maurício ___ If your question is

[NTG-context] Examples of MathML in Context

2007-12-03 Thread Maurí­cio
Hi, I've just looked at three documents from Hans ('mmlexamp.pdf', 'mmlprime.pdf', 'mmoexamp.pdf'), and they all show nice examples of MathML and what you can accomplish using it. However, I wasn't able to find an example of how to actually insert MathML in a Context document. I imagine it's

Re: [NTG-context] Preventing page break in a paragraph

2007-11-27 Thread Maurí­cio
How do I prevent a paragraph to be broken between pages (or columns)? Add a \vbox{} around the paragraph. (...) a vbox messes up the spacing ... \starttext \input tufte \blank \input tufte \blank \setpenalties\widowpenalties{100}\maxdimen \dorecurse{3}{\input tufte}

Re: [NTG-context] Preventing page break in a paragraph

2007-11-25 Thread Maurí­cio
Aditya Mahajan escreveu: On Sun, 25 Nov 2007, Maurí­cio wrote: Hi, How do I prevent a paragraph to be broken between pages (or columns)? Add a \vbox{} around the paragraph. You can also use \framed[align=normal], or \start-stop framed, which are fancier vboxes and provide more

[NTG-context] \setupbodyfont[handwritten]

2007-11-25 Thread Maurí­cio
Hi, When I use \setupbodyfont[handwritten] or \setupbodyfont[calligraphic], I get fonts which do not look like handwritten or calligraphic. Other options give consistent results (sans, type, serif etc.). What should I check in order to get those to work? I use a standard Ubuntu 7.10 installation,

[NTG-context] Preventing page break in a paragraph

2007-11-24 Thread Maurí­cio
Hi, How do I prevent a paragraph to be broken between pages (or columns)? Thanks, Maurício ___ If your question is of interest to others as well, please add an entry to the Wiki! maillist : ntg-context@ntg.nl /

[NTG-context] Deleting temporary files with metapost

2007-11-06 Thread Maurí­cio
Hi, I'm using: texexec --purgeall my_file.tex to have temporary files deleted after processing. However, when I use metafun (using \startuseMPgraphics etc.) a single file is left, with extension '.mp.keep'. Is it possible to ask Context not to leave even that file? Thanks, Maurício

[NTG-context] How to prevent a page break?

2007-11-03 Thread Maurí­cio
Hi, How do I prevent a page break between two paragraphs (actually, between a paragraph and an item list that follows it)? I found '\page[no]' in the documentation, but I don't know if that's the standard way to do that. Thanks, Maurício

Re: [NTG-context] Which ConTeXt editor do you use?

2007-11-02 Thread Maurí­cio
I?m using emacs + auctex. Suerte. Me, too. Never needed anything else than emacs + auctex + texshow. (...) Piotr Also think auctex is nice. What is texshow? What does it do, and where can I find it? Thanks, Maurício

Re: [NTG-context] MathML in Metafun

2007-11-02 Thread Maurí­cio
Is it possible to use MathML inside a Metapost or Metafun label? I'm not 100% sure, but \sometxt{... your ConTeXt stuff with mathml here ...} could work. It seems a good idea. But, actually, I should have learned how to insert MathML in Context in the first place. Do you know a good doc on

[NTG-context] MathML in Context

2007-11-02 Thread Maurí­cio
Hi, I've been trying to learn how to insert MathML in Context file. I found many examples of how MathML code should look like, formula or presentational, but no example on how to actually insert it in Context. I tried \math{ mathml stuff} and it didn't work. Can you guys point me to an example?

Re: [NTG-context] MathML in Context

2007-11-02 Thread Maurí­cio
Hi, I've been trying to learn how to insert MathML in Context file. I found many examples of how MathML code should look like, formula or presentational, but no example on how to actually insert it in Context. I tried \math{ mathml stuff} and it didn't work. Can you guys point me to an

[NTG-context] MathML in Metafun

2007-11-01 Thread Maurí­cio
Hi, Is it possible to use MathML inside a Metapost or Metafun label? Thanks, Maurício ___ If your question is of interest to others as well, please add an entry to the Wiki! maillist : ntg-context@ntg.nl /

[NTG-context] Roman numerals

2007-10-29 Thread Maurí­cio
Hi, Is there an automatic way of typesetting roman numerals? I imagine something like a \roman{7} that would result in a nice VII. Thanks, Maurício ___ If your question is of interest to others as well, please add

[NTG-context] Female sign in Context

2007-10-26 Thread Maurí­cio
Hi, How do I type the female sign (ª) in Context? Thanks, Maurício ___ If your question is of interest to others as well, please add an entry to the Wiki! maillist : ntg-context@ntg.nl /

[NTG-context] Problem with generated PDF

2007-10-03 Thread Maurí­cio
Hi, I'm trying to send my resumé to people I know as a PDF file created using Context (the minimal version on Pragma site, running on Ubuntu linux). However, many of them (but no all) say they can't open the file. What are the possible causes for that, except e-mail problems? Thanks, Maurício

Re: [NTG-context] Problem with generated PDF

2007-10-03 Thread Maurí­cio
Hi, I'm trying to send my resumé to people I know as a PDF file created using Context (the minimal version on Pragma site, running on Ubuntu linux). However, many of them (but no all) say they can't open the file. What are the possible causes for that, except e-mail problems?

Re: [NTG-context] Unicode error in embedded metapost

2007-09-26 Thread Maurí­cio
(...) Metapost can only handle very basic strings. Don't use Metapost for writing text. (...) Indeed. Using \sometxt{...} is strongly recommended. btex ... etex behaves strange and consumes a considerable amount of extra time to compile your document. Mojca Interesting. I also

[NTG-context] Unicode error in embedded metapost

2007-09-24 Thread Maurí­cio
Hi, This small piece of code gives me a wrong result: \startuseMPgraphic{teste} z7 = (5cm,0); label.lrt(Pontão,z7); \stopuseMPgraphic I just have to change 'btex Pont\~ao etex' for 'Pontão' and everything goes fine. Best, Maurício

[NTG-context] Minimal ConTeXt in 64 bits machine

2007-07-19 Thread Maurí­cio
Hi, Is it possible to install the minimal context distribution in a 64 bits machine? I downloaded 'justtext' and 'linuxtex' zip files, and I see that the environment setup script sets TEXFOS variable to a 64 bits specific directory when it detects a 64 bits machine. However,

Re: [NTG-context] Minimal ConTeXt in 64 bits machine

2007-07-19 Thread Maurí­cio
for /Micke P On 7/19/07, Maurí­cio [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi, Is it possible to install the minimal context distribution in a 64 bits machine? I downloaded 'justtext' and 'linuxtex' zip files, and I see that the environment setup script sets TEXFOS variable to a 64 bits

[NTG-context] PNG pictures in original size

2006-10-25 Thread Maurí­cio
Hi, When using bitmap figures (.png etc.) using \externalfigure, is it possible to set that I want the picture to have it's original size in pixels; or, better, that I don't want it to be scaled? I'm using some pictures that look terrible when converted to a different size, even if the

Re: [NTG-context] Context and CD labels

2006-10-19 Thread Maurí­cio
Renaud AUBIN wrote: Maurí­cio a écrit : I don't have the exact dimenstions. You can check it here (Open Office document): www.pimaco.com.br/files/gabaritos/Gabarito_CDpply_CARTA.sxw dead link... but it's ok with the word gabaritos... The format you use is letter, right (just

Re: [NTG-context] Context and CD labels

2006-10-18 Thread Maurí­cio
Has anyone ever tried to use Context to create music CD labels? Any tips on what should I do, pages I can read or results I can expect? I have never tried to create CD labels but from my experience you should use overlay... Could you describe the geometry of the labels you use (if you use