Re: [NTG-context] Typesetting chess boards

2008-09-03 Thread Ulrich Dirr
On Tue, Sep 2, 2008 at 8:16 PM, Maurício wrote: Hi, What is the easiest way to include chess boards in a Context document? Chessboards or chessboards with figures? Chessboards with figures (actually, chess studies sets). the easiest way is to use a font for diagrams. Just copy and

Re: [NTG-context] Some layout questions

2008-08-28 Thread Ulrich Dirr
Taco Hoekwater wrote: Ulrich Dirr wrote: After defining a typescript (see comlete example attached) I want to use protrusion and expansion (I've followed the description in co-typography.pdf): \definetypeface[kievit][rm][sans][kievit][default][features=hz] \definetypeface[kievit][ss

Re: [NTG-context] Some layout questions

2008-08-28 Thread Ulrich Dirr
Hi Taco, On 2008-08-28 Taco Hoekwater wrote: % engine=luatex \definefontfeature [default][default] [protrusion=quality,expansion=quality,mode=node,script=latn] \definetypeface[kievit][rm][serif][times][default] \definetypeface[kievit][ss][serif][times][default]

[NTG-context] Some layout questions

2008-08-26 Thread Ulrich Dirr
Hi, I'm trying to setup context for a book layout but I'm still failing with some basics (hopefully) ... \definepapersize[Lasker][width=21cm,height=28cm] \setuppapersize[Lasker][A4] \setuplayout[width=172.5mm,lines=53,leftmargin=0mm,rightmargin=0mm,header=12

Re: [NTG-context] Warnock Pro, Chaparral Pro, Jenson Pro and Myriad Pro

2008-07-24 Thread Ulrich Dirr
Hi, On 2008-07-23 Mohamed Bana wrote: Idris Samawi Hamid ادريس سماوي حامد ishamid at colostate.edu writes: I have not ported my minion/myriad setup to mkiv but when I do I'll try to post an addendum... Best wishes Idris I'll await for your port :) I'll second this! Best regards,

Re: [NTG-context] Footnotes

2008-07-21 Thread Ulrich Dirr
Hi Aditya, thank you for your help! On 2008-07-20 Aditya Mahajan wrote: On Sun, 20 Jul 2008, Ulrich Dirr wrote: I'm recently testing mkiv/luatex (ConTeXt ver: 2008.07.18 18:38 MKIV fmt: 2008.7.19 installed; compiling with 'context file') for a new project. I don't know if my questions depend

[NTG-context] OpenType beginners question

2008-07-21 Thread Ulrich Dirr
Hi, I've adapted the complete luatex/markiv typescript example at http://wiki.contextgarden.net/Mark_IV#Opentype_features for FF Kievit Pro I. It works quiet nice out of the box (aaah, nomore fiddling with font installation!). \starttypescript [sans] [kievit] \definefontsynonym

Re: [NTG-context] Footnotes

2008-07-21 Thread Ulrich Dirr
Mahajan wrote: On Mon, 21 Jul 2008, Ulrich Dirr wrote: O.k. I could look in the source too, but where did you read 'location=normal'? That is just from knowing how the footnotes work. In ConTeXt footnotes consist of two this, a number and the note definition. The note definition is defined

Re: [NTG-context] OpenType beginners question

2008-07-21 Thread Ulrich Dirr
Hi Wolfgang, this works perfectly well, thanks. On 2008-07-21 Wolfgang Schuster wrote: On Mon, Jul 21, 2008 at 10:05 AM, Ulrich Dirr [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi, I've adapted the complete luatex/markiv typescript example at http://wiki.contextgarden.net/Mark_IV#Opentype_features for FF

[NTG-context] Footnotes

2008-07-20 Thread Ulrich Dirr
Hi, I'm recently testing mkiv/luatex (ConTeXt ver: 2008.07.18 18:38 MKIV fmt: 2008.7.19 installed; compiling with 'context file') for a new project. I don't know if my questions depend on mkii or mkiv specifics. I have some problems figuring out what kind of parameters I can use to setup

[NTG-context] MinionPro Opticals

2008-07-20 Thread Ulrich Dirr
Hi, does there exist a package (typescript) for Adobe's MinionPro (with optical)? By now I've used LaTeX for MinionPro because of the MinionPro package which has a lot of features ... How can I define a command for setting text in small caps with some user defined tracking value? Best regards,

[NTG-context] Fontsize

2008-07-20 Thread Ulrich Dirr
Hi, is it possible now (with luatex or mkiv) to typeset a document in bp? I've tried \setupbodyfont[9bp] but the resulting pdf uses 8,97bp which means 9pt (TeX points)? Ulrich ___ If your question is of interest to

Re: [NTG-context] minimals TeX Live 2008

2008-07-19 Thread Ulrich Dirr
Hi Mojca, On Friday, July 18, 2008 3:40 PM Mojca Miklavec wrote: [...] Apart from that - is luatex ( cache paths) working now? sorry for the delay but my new pc is at another location (with no mailing list access by now) ... The error messages about writing faults to cache dirs disappeared, and

Re: [NTG-context] minimals TeX Live 2008

2008-07-18 Thread Ulrich Dirr
Hi, On Friday, July 18, 2008 10:38 AM Hans Hagen wrote: this is a bug in the windows lfs code, akira posted a fix so i expect a new bin any time now I've just installed ConTexT minimals on a new pc with vista 64 and got the 'cache file not writable' messages. Will Mojca give us a hint when we

Re: [NTG-context] link error on contextgarden

2008-03-07 Thread Ulrich Dirr
Works, great! Ulrich On Friday, March 07, 2008 7:34 AM Aditya Mahajan wrote: On Fri, 7 Mar 2008, Ulrich Dirr wrote: Hi, On Wednesday, March 05, 2008 9:54 AM Taco Hoekwater wrote: Ulrich Dirr wrote: Hi, I was following the advice on the wiki before running ctxtools --update to update

Re: [NTG-context] link error on contextgarden

2008-03-06 Thread Ulrich Dirr
Hi, On Wednesday, March 05, 2008 9:54 AM Taco Hoekwater wrote: Ulrich Dirr wrote: Hi, I was following the advice on the wiki before running ctxtools --update to update cont-win.zip but the link on the site doesn't work: when clicking on download (http://www.pragma-ade.com/context/current

[NTG-context] link error on contextgarden

2008-03-04 Thread Ulrich Dirr
Hi, I was following the advice on the wiki before running ctxtools --update to update cont-win.zip but the link on the site doesn't work: when clicking on download (http://www.pragma-ade.com/context/current/cont-win.zip) it reports an error 404 object not found. BTW is this the 'canonical' way to

Re: [NTG-context] extended dictionary / hyphenation patterns

2007-12-12 Thread Ulrich Dirr
Steffen Wolfrum wrote: Am 11.12.2007 um 16:16 schrieb Hans Hagen: Steffen Wolfrum wrote: Hi, I guess German is famous for its monstrous compound words ;o( So I have a manually collected lists of hyphenation patterns (like \hyphenation{Selbst-kon-troll-ein-rich-tung}). This I'd like

RE: [NTG-context] new for french users

2005-08-19 Thread Ulrich Dirr
On Friday, August 19, 2005 1:55 AM Hans Hagen wrote: Hi, There are a couple of new features in the next version of pdftex. One of them is the ability to automatically add a kern before punctuation, which is important for french. So ... we can get rid of active : ; ! and ? characters which

RE: [NTG-context] more on margin kerning

2005-05-10 Thread Ulrich Dirr
On Tuesday, May 10, 2005 3:12 PM Taco Hoekwater wrote: I think Hartmut is precisely right, because all is well using 1.21a. But I do not know whether there is a pdftex 1.21a for Windows anywhere. the latest miktex has it ;-) Ulrich ___ ntg-context

RE: [NTG-context] Going crazy with font conversion (diaeresis)!

2005-03-22 Thread Ulrich Dirr
from Adobe/Linotype. I'm also using Helvetica Neue (total 67 afms) and it works well ;-) Ulrich Dirr ___ ntg-context mailing list ntg-context@ntg.nl http://www.ntg.nl/mailman/listinfo/ntg-context

RE: [NTG-context] Lettrine, \sc, and a font without proper small capitals (Modified by Gerben Wierda)

2005-03-18 Thread Ulrich Dirr
Best regards, Ulrich Dirr ___ ntg-context mailing list ntg-context@ntg.nl http://www.ntg.nl/mailman/listinfo/ntg-context

RE: [NTG-context] Russia (cyrillic letters)

2005-01-25 Thread Ulrich Dirr
.../texmf/fonts/tfm/. Best regards, Ulrich Dirr ___ ntg-context mailing list ntg-context@ntg.nl http://www.ntg.nl/mailman/listinfo/ntg-context

RE: [NTG-context] link

2005-01-17 Thread Ulrich Dirr
I got Forbidden You don't have permission to access /pracjourn/2005-1/ on this server. Ulrich Hans Hagen wrote: New on line tex journal http://www.tug.org/pracjourn/2005-1/ Hans ___ ntg-context mailing list ntg-context@ntg.nl

[NTG-context] Float question

2004-09-17 Thread Ulrich Dirr
Hi, I've defined a new float with \setupfloats[background=screen,spacebefore=none,spaceafter=none,indentnext= no] \definefloat [diagram] [diagrams] In general they are nicely placed, and grid typesetting is maintained. Sometimes 'indentnext=no' doesn't work. Why? When typesetting with

[NTG-context] Setting up a typeface

2004-09-15 Thread Ulrich Dirr
help me! Best regards, Ulrich Dirr P.S. are there predefined shortcuts for heavy, light, etc. variants? ___ ntg-context mailing list [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://www.ntg.nl/mailman/listinfo/ntg-context

RE: [NTG-context] struts in \quotation{..} (was: Help with LaTeX - ConTeXt book typesetting)

2004-09-13 Thread Ulrich Dirr
Patrick Gundlach wrote: Hello Hans and Ulrich, [...] Woran arbeiten Sie? wurde Herr K. gefragt. Herr K. antwortete: Ich habe viel Mhe, ich bereite meinen nchsten Irrtum vor. (B. Brecht) Aber Hallo! \quotation{all right \quote{there} we go} \stoptext hm, what do other german users

RE: [NTG-context] Help with LaTeX - ConTeXt book typesetting

2004-09-12 Thread Ulrich Dirr
Hans Hagen wrote: (BTW I've already produced all expanded version with fontinst) wait for the new pdftex (or grab a test versions soemwhere): it has auto expansion included, and there i sno need any more to create the instances yourself (doen within pdftex)! Yes, I know. Of course this is

RE: [NTG-context] Help with LaTeX - ConTeXt book typesetting

2004-09-11 Thread Ulrich Dirr
Hi, first, thank you very much for your help! Hans Hagen wrote: Ulrich Dirr wrote: Hi, I'm recently trying to get ConTeXt typesetting my books like with LaTeX before (or better). But I can't solve some problems ... Maybe someone can assist me? o How do I get the chapter number