Re: [NTG-context] s-pre-19: page numbers?

2005-06-20 Thread h h extern
Christopher Creutzig wrote: Christopher Creutzig wrote: Taco Hoekwater wrote: Is this not the same problem as the one that was mentioned last week (the one that requires the core-lst.tex that Hans posted as attachment)? As a short term measure, I have included

Re: [NTG-context] s-pre-19: page numbers?

2005-06-17 Thread h h extern
Christopher Creutzig wrote: Taco Hoekwater wrote: Is this not the same problem as the one that was mentioned last week (the one that requires the core-lst.tex that Hans posted as attachment)? It might be the same problem, but that file does not solve it. I did remember to run texexec

Re: [NTG-context] startMPgraphics in texshow?

2005-06-17 Thread h h extern
Christopher Creutzig wrote: Salvete, it seems that the whole family of MPgraphics commands is missing in texshow looking for graphics turns up no matches. Are they generated by some magical macro or missing because of their capital letters? no, just lazyness on my side if someone

Re: [NTG-context] text backgrounds in bTABLE...

2005-06-17 Thread h h extern
Martin Kolark wrote: I have problem with the background of some text inisde bTABLE cell. The input file is in my case some common XML, so inside table cell various paragraph elements appear. That is why I cannot simple set up background for cell itself. The problem is that the background does

Re: [NTG-context] Fwd: [OS X TeX] Re: a problem after reinstall TeX

2005-06-16 Thread h h extern
Gerben Wierda wrote: On Jun 13, 2005, at 04:07, wrote: Dear Hans, I reinstalled TeX, ConTeXt updates, and XeTeX, and add two map file using updmap. Instead of uninstalling ConTeXt updates, I removed pdftex.map in /fonts/map/pdftex/context/ folder. After running texhash, pdflatex

Re: [NTG-context] \whitespace vs \parskip

2005-06-15 Thread h h extern
John R. Culleton wrote: On Tuesday 14 June 2005 05:24 pm, Taco Hoekwater wrote: John R. Culleton wrote: Taco asked for a minimal example. I don't want to make it too You were missing: \setupcolumns[blank=3pt] please don't ask me why columns have their own whitespace settings, they just

Re: [NTG-context] Problem with defineenumeration [number=no]

2005-06-13 Thread h h extern
Taco Hoekwater wrote: Hi, There is a missing \noexpand in core-des.tex. Attached is a fixed version of the affected macro. ah, fixed, thanks! Hans - Hans Hagen | PRAGMA ADE

Re: [NTG-context] importing figures in metapost

2005-06-13 Thread h h extern
Mojca Miklavec wrote: andrea valle wrote: But: is it possible to import an external figure inside metapost giving it a precise place in terms of xy coordinates? Sure: externalfigure filename.pdf xyscaled (theWidth, theHeight) shifted (theLowerLeftX, theLowerLeftY); (However, I

Re: [NTG-context] inserting toc

2005-05-08 Thread h h extern
Frank Grieshaber wrote: Hello, I want to insert a table of contents but all I get is the following error message in the created pdf-file: [part,chapter,section,subsection,subsubsection not found/processed] According to the mp-cb-en.pdf page 51/52 documentation I included the following lines to

Re: [NTG-context] TEXMFMAIN problem in gwTeX (font installation)

2005-05-02 Thread h h extern
Gerben Wierda wrote: On Apr 29, 2005, at 15:03, Ville Voipio wrote (on the ConTeX list, but this also is interesting for all gwTeX users): I have spent some very interesting time trying to install the TeXlive fonts by using texfont type-tmf.dat. What happened was that a lot of complaints about

Re: [NTG-context] TEXMFMAIN problem in gwTeX (font installation)

2005-05-02 Thread h h extern
Gerben Wierda wrote: My quick'n'dirty was to make new file type-tmf-gwtex.dat by replacing all occurrences of TEXMFMAIN by TEXMFTE. Running that one in batch mode works fine. one can specify the fontroot on the commandline in most cases texfont is is used for installing fonts not in a tex tree

[NTG-context] volunteers wanted

2005-05-02 Thread h h extern
Hi, The polish font gurus did it again: two more complete digitized fonts (latin, vietnamese, greek, cyrillic and math are covered); so ... the question is who is prepared to look into the encoding part of greek and cyrillic or more precise: with what encoding tfms should the font be shipped

Re: [NTG-context] install help

2005-05-01 Thread h h extern
Skip Collins wrote: Sorry for rambling. I guess this goes with the territory when living on the bleeding edge. As you can see, I am in need of some basic guidance for getting a newish context working properly. I have spent some time looking for step-by-step instructions, but all I get is more

Re: [NTG-context] Re: btex-etex

2005-04-03 Thread h h extern
Jiri Polcar wrote: On Sat, Apr 02, 2005 at 08:37:01AM +0200, Taco Hoekwater wrote: It is quite possible that your resulting characters exceed some size limit in DVI mode. Try \setupoutput[pdftex] In this case your scaled 5cm expands into scaled 141.7: the word test, scaled to 141.7 times it

Re: [NTG-context] How to cook Garamond

2005-04-03 Thread h h extern
Idris Samawi Hamid wrote: Dear syndicate, ok, the always messy font business ... the problem is not so much in context since what it needs is just a bunch of files, but in the simple fact that there are conflicting demands/messy situations - we need to be able to install commercial fonts (no

Re: [NTG-context] howto \getbuffer inside of \startTEX ... \stopTEX

2005-04-03 Thread h h extern
VnPenguin wrote: Hi all, I have a following code: -- \startbuffer \bTABLE \bTR \bTH title1 \eTH \bTH title2 \eTH \eTR \bTR \bTD data1 \eTD \bTD data2 \eTD \eTR \eTABLE \stopbuffer \startTEX \getbuffer \stopTEX \getbuffer

Re: [NTG-context] Switching fonts (or font size) in columnsets

2005-04-03 Thread h h extern
Gilles Pérez-Lambert wrote: Hello, With the example attached at the end of the mail (and that can be try on http://live.contextgarden.net), the page on which the font change occurs (be it the size or a new font) is moved up and the page is shorter... Is there a way to say that some text (here the

Re: [NTG-context] chancery font

2005-04-03 Thread h h extern
Ciro Soto wrote: BTW, how do you use a ttf font directly in context? just change the entry in the map file to fontname.ttf Hans - Hans Hagen | PRAGMA ADE Ridderstraat 27 | 8061

Re: [NTG-context] PDF Forms

2005-03-29 Thread h h extern
Bob Kerstetter wrote: Hi, Is there some way to create PDF docs (as forms maybe?) so end users can add their own contact information and logos just by using Adobe Reader, not Acrobat? These are one to four page documents. Right now I can do this by supplying them with Word docs. see widgets

Re: [NTG-context] lmr / latest beta

2005-03-28 Thread h h extern
Eckhart Guthöhrlein wrote: Indeed, that helped, thank you. Again, a lot seems to have happened - don't leave context alone for longer than a week;-) it's not that bad, most changes that influence a working version or not, concern fonts, and there have been some changes in that area recently (tds

Re: [NTG-context] my new page on layout

2005-03-28 Thread h h extern
Paul Tremblay wrote: I've authored a new page on laying out pages in ConText. This page will be just one in a number of pages on using ConTeXt with XML. The new page can be found at http://www.geocities.com/paulhtremblay/context_xml/page2.html I would appreciate any feedback. I hope the page

Re: [NTG-context] \showlayout curiosity.

2005-03-25 Thread h h extern
John R. Culleton wrote: The following code should, by my calculations, generate two pages. However it generates five, one for \ShowLayout and four for \showlayout. Remove the t-layout module and the \ShowLayout statement and it still generates four. This is an inconvenience and not a deal breaker

Re: [NTG-context] Re: Layout stuff

2005-03-21 Thread h h extern
Paul Tremblay wrote: There is, of course, \parshape. And I know that Hans does a lot of paragraph trickery (see for example coloumns). If you can get pages with different widths to work, please let me know! Like I said, I posted the problematic code in the wiki. It would be great to get this to

Re: [NTG-context] Title-page overlay / wiki example

2005-03-21 Thread h h extern
Nikolai Weibull wrote: * Willi Egger (Mar 20, 2005 18:00): May be you should try a buffer to put the typing in. In the overlay you can call the buffer with \typebuffer[...] \startbuffer[title] ... \stopbuffer \defineoverlay [TitleGraphic]

Re: [NTG-context] Re: Two problems with my chapter quote setup

2005-03-21 Thread h h extern
Gerben Wierda wrote: On 20 Mar 2005, at 18:05, Patrick Gundlach wrote: [...] http://mail.rna.nl/~gerben/problem-test.tar.gz I get only a blank page. If you open problem-test/products/prd_book.pdf from the archive you will see that on the page numbered 7 (the 9th page in the PDF file) there is

Re: [NTG-context] Repost: Two problems with my chapter quote setup (Modified by Gerben Wierda)

2005-03-21 Thread h h extern
Gerben Wierda wrote: I forgot one part at the end. Here it is again. I've got this in my environment file: \def\ClearChapterQuote{\def\ChapterQuote{}} \ClearChapterQuote \def\ChQuoteFormat#1{\starttext% ^^ no \startalignment[left]%

Re: Configuring 2 trees [was RE: [NTG-context] Times New Roman]

2005-03-20 Thread h h extern
Idris Samawi Hamid wrote: On Thu, 17 Mar 2005 10:31:44 +0100, Hans Hagen [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: i'll upload a new minimal (beware, tex live 2005 binaries), as well as the big windows zip (will take a few hours) Any word on that? I saw something dated 3-16-05; I'm assuming that's not it (since

Re: [NTG-context] Temporarily turning off hyphenation?

2005-03-20 Thread h h extern
Peter Münster wrote: On Sat, 19 Mar 2005, Gerben Wierda wrote: I haven't been able to find information about temporarily turning off hyphenation. Can it be done? (This is for a non-justified quote at the start of a chapter) \starttext {\hyphenpenalty 1 \input tufte } {\hyphenpenalty 1000

Re: [NTG-context] critical editions in context

2005-03-16 Thread h h extern
Thomas A.Schmitz wrote: Sorry, hit the send button by accident. OK, I feel guilty resurrecting this stale thread, but I can't resist asking again. I found this in m-arabtex.tex: %\pushmacro\edmacloaded \let \edmacloaded \undefined and later %\popmacro\edmacloaded Both lines are

Re: [NTG-context] Moving to ConTeXt

2005-03-13 Thread h h extern
Henning Hraban Ramm wrote: Am 10.03.2005 um 10:59 schrieb Gerben Wierda: What I do not understand is how these components end up in a directory hierarchy. What would be very nice is some sort of downloadable archive with some sample basic project structures. Reading the stuff above I still have no

Re: [NTG-context] pdf bookmarks

2005-03-13 Thread h h extern
VnPenguin wrote: On Tue, 8 Mar 2005 20:56:06 +, David Waller [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hello, I am trying to produce bookmarks in the PDF file produced with context. I can produce bookmarks but I am unable to get any hierarchy of bookmarks such that chapters can just be displayed initially and

Re: [NTG-context] Re: Current text width?

2005-03-13 Thread h h extern
Duncan Hothersall wrote: I said: So - is there a parameter which represents the current width of the layout area, taking into account itemisations, textbackgrounds and anything else? Thanks. I came up with a rather ugly kludge which solves my immediate problem but might not be best. I created

Re: [NTG-context] Re: Learning ConTeXt, typical hurdle

2005-03-13 Thread h h extern
Patrick Gundlach wrote: Hey Gerben, Now what turns out to solve this? Empty lines before \description and \stopdescriptions Things that were defined using \definedescription rely on \par as a delimiter. Though I like ConTeXt if I look at certain design aspects, behaviour that depends on

Re: [NTG-context] \def\sectionseparator{:}

2005-03-13 Thread h h extern
Peter Münster wrote: Hello, in core-sec.tex, I read: \def\sectionseparator{:} % was : but is now - I there any inconvenience, to change it to - ? I've tried it out, and all my problems to get French spaces before punctuation and project structure and so on, were gone. hm, then you're lucky since

Re: [NTG-context] critical editions in context / arabtex

2005-03-13 Thread h h extern
Thomas A.Schmitz wrote: OK, I feel guilty resurrecting this stale thread, but I can't resist asking again. I found this in m-arabtex.tex: %\pushmacro\edmacloaded \let \edmacloaded \undefined and later %\popmacro\edmacloaded Both lines are commented out, so I'm still wondering if i

Re: [NTG-context] A (my) OTR problem

2005-03-13 Thread h h extern
luigi.scarso wrote: \newdimen\RightMarginWidth \RightMarginWidth=\rightmarginwidth \def\PageNumber#1{\vbox to \footerheight{\vss\hbox to\RightMarginWidth{\hss #1 \hss}\vss}} \setuppagenumbering[location={margin},alternative=doublesided,command={\PageNumber}] why don't you use \rightmarginwidth

Re: [NTG-context] A (my) OTR problem

2005-03-13 Thread h h extern
luigi.scarso wrote: I have the following code: \showframe \setuplayout[topdistance=0mm,topspace=10mm,header=10mm,headerdistance=10mm, footerdistance=5mm,footer=20mm,bottomspace=2mm, backspace=25mm,

Re: AW: AW: [NTG-context] Re: Line break after unit or \cite command

2005-03-13 Thread h h extern
Michael Fuchs wrote: Hi everybody! Sorry for the too long example. I wasn't sure what caused the problem and wanted to provide all relevant information at one time. I didn't mention the units module explicitly because I have the same problem using the \cite command from the bib-module and I

Re: [NTG-context] Small bug report

2005-03-13 Thread h h extern
Marcin Borkowski wrote: I noticed a small translation bug: when using products/components with \version[temporary], the info about the product and component name at the very bottom uses untranslated (Dutch, I presume) names: Produkt instead of Product and Onderdeel instead of Component. I have

Re: [NTG-context] ConTeXt equivalent for \ensuremath?

2005-03-13 Thread h h extern
Gerben Wierda wrote: On Mar 11, 2005, at 15:57, Nikolai Weibull wrote: \newcommand{\ensuremath}[1]{\ifmmode\expandafter\FirtsOfOne% \else\expandafter\EnsuredMath\fi} \long\def\FirstOfOne#1{#1} \long\def\EnsuredMath#1{$\relax#1$} \newcommand{\bit}[2]{\ensuremath{\hbox{\tf #1}_\hbox{\tf

Re: [NTG-context] Renaming spot colours

2005-03-13 Thread h h extern
Duncan Hothersall wrote: Peter Rolf said \definecolor[PANTONE 294CV] [c=1,m=.56,y=0,k=.18] % test \framed[background=color, backgroundcolor={PANTONE 294CV}]{Test} \color[PANTONE 294CV] Test % the only thing that doesn't work is \PANTONE 294CV Thanks very much for responding Peter! Interesting

Re: [NTG-context] alignment questions

2005-03-13 Thread h h extern
Patrick Gundlach wrote: Hello *, inspired by Gerben's question, I did some experimenting with \framed. I'd like to get A[text]B, where text is some long thing in a framed box like \framed[width=5cm] {\input tufte \par}. There are three different ways of aligning the three objects: (A and B on the

Re: [NTG-context] Initial Font Installation Question (Mac)

2005-03-13 Thread h h extern
David Wooten wrote: I'm back to ask another question: After an initial successful installation of the purchased fonts, I've come to find that there is a serious quirk. That is, when I try to use any special glyph, be it an accented character of any kind, or e.g. an eth. The result of something

Re: [NTG-context] No performance improvement under OS X with new beta?

2005-03-05 Thread h h extern
Steffen Wolfrum wrote: texutil.pl is untouched. I guess Hans is still verifying this perl hassle? i changed it, not sure if i uploaded that version; the problem is that i'm now on too slow lines; next week i'm at eurotex 2005 i'll see if i can use the adsl line there for uploading. Hans

Re: [NTG-context] No performance improvement under OS X with new beta?

2005-03-05 Thread h h extern
Adam Lindsay wrote: Matthias Weber said this at Fri, 4 Mar 2005 13:35:13 -0500: Were both runs from the same point--were they virgin runs? Did you precede the texexec command with a texutil --purgeall command, for example? -- My TeX source file is a single file with images. Most of the

Re: [NTG-context] Language issues

2005-03-05 Thread h h extern
Mats Broberg wrote: does the log report a swedisch pattern being loaded? what font encoding do you use? (is related to hyphenation) can you make a minimal file that i can run here (with right hyphenation points indicated?) Hans Hans, I looked at the log file and no, you're right: Swedish is

Re: [NTG-context] Make a border around every page.

2005-03-05 Thread h h extern
John R. Culleton wrote: Some time back Hans provided a rather elabaorate macro that put a bevel type frame around a page. Now I am looking for something much less elaborate for an entire document. I wish to surround each page with a simple rectangle. perhaps 1 point thickness. The frame would be

Re: [NTG-context] gsftopk failing after upgrade

2005-03-05 Thread h h extern
Louis F. Springer wrote: I have a Gerben Wierda TeX and ConTeXt distribution I upgraded yesterday to the latest versions of everything. I had some additional fonts installed. I re-installed the fonts using the following commands: texfont --ve=sun --co=sunserif --ma --in texfont --ve=sun

Re: [NTG-context] Language issues

2005-03-05 Thread h h extern
Mats Broberg wrote: does the log report a swedisch pattern being loaded? what font encoding do you use? (is related to hyphenation) can you make a minimal file that i can run here (with right hyphenation points indicated?) Hans Hans, I looked at the log file and no, you're right: Swedish is

Re: [NTG-context] ConTeXt-updater i-Package updated

2005-03-05 Thread h h extern
Steve Peter wrote: On Mar 4, 2005, at 2:50 PM, Alan Bowen wrote: Let's count the guys that use OSX with ConTeXt (and possibly i-Packages): Six I guess that makes me lucky 7. Wouldn't it be better to do this as a survey question on the ConTeXt wiki? indeed, since as far as i could see, there

Re: [NTG-context] FIXED: Trouble wih typescriptfiles

2005-03-05 Thread h h extern
Louis F. Springer wrote: Obvious operator error after RTFM, Fonts in Context. I hadn't seen that manual before. I have no idea what this was supposed to do, but getting rid of the \starttypescript and \stoptypescript around the \loadmap fixed my problem. I don't know if I picked this up from

Re: [NTG-context] Upgrading...

2005-03-05 Thread h h extern
ishamid wrote: Dear syndicate, While I have not closely kept up with all developments it seems that installation/upgrade procedures have been improved. I also went through a lot of pain the last time I upgraded so I ask: Given that: 1. I have not updated my context since Aug. of last year; 2.

Re: [NTG-context] Language issues

2005-03-05 Thread h h extern
Mats Broberg wrote: Enclosing the cont-en.log. As you can see, Swedish is not loaded. I hunted down the cont-usr.tex file and uncommented this line about Swedish: % \installlanguage [\s!sv] [\c!state=\v!start] % swedish ran texexec --make --all again, but the log says Swedish is still not

Re: [NTG-context] Trouble wih typescriptfiles

2005-03-05 Thread h h extern
Louis F. Springer wrote: I've isolated the issue to typescriptfile processing. Here is sun-font.tex \starttypescript [map][texnansi] \loadmapfile[texnansi-sun-sunsans.map] \loadmapfile[texnansi-sun-sunserif.map] \stoptypescript \starttypescript [map] [sunsans,sunserif] [texnansi] unless you

Re: [NTG-context] arabtex support - we broke something

2005-03-05 Thread h h extern
mzm wrote: arabdoc.pdf indicate there is arabtex version 4.0, just mail Klaus Lagally, he's very helpful Hans - Hans Hagen | PRAGMA ADE Ridderstraat 27 | 8061 GH Hasselt | The

Re: [NTG-context] Unexpected changes with pdfeTeX 1.20 (?)

2005-03-01 Thread h h extern
Steffen Wolfrum wrote: Hi, while looking closer at the result of typesetting an older (Nov. 2004) document with todays pdfeTeX and context stuff I noticed that the layout of my TOC changed: Normally I write all setups in a SetupEnvironment file that is loaded at the beginning of a project

Re: [NTG-context] Additional steps taken since the first e-mail

2005-02-28 Thread h h extern
Mats Broberg wrote: Hans, OK, and what should I do to remedy this? I am using ConTeXt out of the box, as it is when you install MikTeX. Should I download something else from your site? A more recent distribution? if things run fine, you can just ignore the message; normally more methods are

Re: [NTG-context] lack of hyphenation

2005-02-28 Thread h h extern
Mats Broberg wrote: Btw, here are a few 'Typographical Dreams' of mine, regarding ConTeXt: - Penalty if consecutive lines have the same words typeset exactly above each other - e.g. in the beginning of a line, in the middle of the line etc. Catches your eye. since it has to do with extending tex

Re: [NTG-context] lettrine.sty, but not LaTeX

2005-02-27 Thread h h extern
Taco Hoekwater wrote: basically you want to follow a shape; this is not that hard to implement so i can have a look at it; lettrines is then an instance of it Lettrine is easier than that, actually. I thought this would be quite funny, so here is a brand new module called t-lettri.tex, and an

Re: [NTG-context] languages

2005-02-27 Thread h h extern
VnPenguin wrote: Vietnamese lang uses empty hyphenation pattern. ok, se i've now added: description language='vn' commentVietnamese needs no patterns./comment /description - Hans Hagen |

Re: [NTG-context] m-letter stationary]

2005-02-27 Thread h h extern
Rob Ermers wrote: Hans, Thanks again for the new code. I tried it in my document with my stationary, but it did not work. When I create a new test document with the code you suggested, all pages have VERY ODD in the upper left corner. did you add \setuppagenumbering[alternative=doublesided] Hans

Re: [NTG-context] lettrine.sty, but not LaTeX

2005-02-27 Thread h h extern
Taco Hoekwater wrote: David Wooten wrote: Hmm, this is great. However, I can't seem to get it to accept an image (Image=true or Image=yes). Anyone else have some luck? It couldn't work. Here is a new version, with fixed image support, some cleanups in the code, and support for per-argument setup

Re: [NTG-context] lack of hyphenation

2005-02-27 Thread h h extern
Ciro A. Soto wrote: The knowlegeable John Culleton said in one of the lists that he could recognize if a book was typeset with MS-word by looking at the rivers and the lack of but tex is *not* avoiding rivers, since it does not look at it -) hyphenation. I then checked my 310-page book I am

Re: [NTG-context] lack of hyphenation

2005-02-27 Thread h h extern
Taco Hoekwater wrote: Try this: \showhyphens{hyphenation} It should print Underfull \hbox (badness 1) in paragraph at lines 2--2 [] \*10ptrmtf* hy-phen-ation on your terminal. If it doesn't, ConTeXt refuses the hyphenate English, possibly because the patterns were not loaded in the format

Re: [NTG-context] 4UP with no table of content - bug?

2005-02-27 Thread h h extern
Ciro A. Soto wrote: I have this 310-page book with a table of content that is alsways fine when I use a single page layout. When I switch to \setuparranging [2UP,rotated,doublesided] it also prints the table of content, however, if I rerun the job for a second time using the 2UP, the table of

Re: [NTG-context] Additional steps taken since the first e-mail

2005-02-27 Thread h h extern
Mats Broberg wrote: However, when I run the test file, I still get the unknown file type: texmfscripts as the first entry, but the test file seem to be processed anyway. Does this mean I can forget about this warning? seesm like your tex binaries and context scripts are not in sync; Also, what

Re: [NTG-context] small caps

2005-02-27 Thread h h extern
Adam Lindsay wrote: This is good stuff. I've tried to advocate a naming convention that would be appropriate to this. I would suggest calling this texnansi-osfsc.enc, as baseencoding-variant.enc. This is so a modified encoding can masquerade as the base encoding within ConTeXt. i'll add the

Re: [NTG-context] lettrine.sty, but not LaTeX

2005-02-27 Thread h h extern
Taco Hoekwater wrote: Gerben Wierda wrote: how do you handle additions like this in your ConTeXt distribution? Will they become part of it for instance? Hans usually asks authors whether they want the module to be part of the distribution. Mostly, authors say yes, but not always. This is just

Re: [NTG-context] ConTeXt and DocBook - beginner's questions

2005-02-27 Thread h h extern
Adam Lindsay wrote: These namespaces contain elements with different levels of abstraction. ContML is higher-level, more structural, fx (just a demonstration, so far) was a bit more low-level, somewhere between ConTeXt and FO. one of the downsides of xml is that it comes with set of 'standard

Re: [NTG-context] Re: lack of hyphenation

2005-02-27 Thread h h extern
Taco Hoekwater wrote: Patrick Gundlach wrote: Hello Hans, MS-word by looking at the rivers and the lack of but tex is *not* avoiding rivers, since it does not look at it -) Not yet :-) It is easy to make TeX look, but not as easy to make it see :-) It has to do with grayness, so i wonder what

Re: [NTG-context] Additional steps taken since the first e-mail

2005-02-27 Thread h h extern
Johannes Werner wrote: newinstaller, i struggled more than one day with installation of context. i'm using a different OS (redhat linux) and have a different tex-distribution on it (tetex), but maybe this hint is useful for you too: in the tetex-distro there is a file .../texmf/web2c/fmtutil.cnf

Re: [NTG-context] arabtex support - we broke something

2005-02-27 Thread h h extern
mzm wrote: Arabic processor `ArabTeX' [20050124 patch level 3.11m (24.01.2005)] I believe the version is 3.11, patch level m. The one I from CTAN dated at 24/01/2005. hm, i run 3.08 (texlive) and that one runs ok; can you try 3.08 Hans

Re: [NTG-context] Bad page breaks!

2005-02-27 Thread h h extern
G.C.H.M. Verhaag wrote: Hans Hagen wrote: .. did you try: \widowpenalty=0 \clubpenalty=0 Sorry, for the somewhat delayed response! I tried these penalty settings but they seem to have not effect at all! The only way out is probably rearranging several paragraphs. However I find it strange

Re: [NTG-context] XML and context

2005-02-24 Thread h h extern
Paul Tremblay wrote: On Wed, Feb 23, 2005 at 09:33:40AM +0100, Hans Hagen wrote: The mapping variant discussed in the magazine can be seen as a future xml based layer around the context tex core; a kind xml based typesetting engine so that one can do without tex programming and stick to xml

Re: [NTG-context] arabtex support

2005-02-24 Thread h h extern
mohd zamri murah wrote: testing and result. == test.tex \input font-arb % the new font-arb you send me \starttext \setarab \novocalize % normal arab document doesn't have the vocal signs. Some texts in arab. some random thought. here are some arabic

Re: [NTG-context] m-letter stationary

2005-02-24 Thread h h extern
Rob Ermers wrote: Hans, Thank you very much for your code. Both types of the stationary come out smoothly. There is however a small bug in it. I need a different stationary starting from every second page of my letter. If my file contains 4 letters consisting of 8 pages, his means the

Re: [NTG-context] m-letter stationary

2005-02-24 Thread h h extern
Rob Ermers wrote: I'm sorry, I tried to apply the code in various ways, but I cannot get it running. The variables are all gone now [page] has taken their place. How do I have to apply this code? \definelayer[test][doublesided=yes,state=repeat] \setupbackgrounds[page][background=test]

Re: [NTG-context] texfont problem on windows

2005-02-24 Thread h h extern
Duncan Hothersall wrote: I'm using the minimal windows installation of ConTeXt, texsync'ed today. The vptovf.exe program as used by the texfont script seems to have a version mismatch. It throws an error saying that it can't find tl80kpse.dll. In fact the version in the minimal tree is

Re: [NTG-context] arabtex support - we broke something

2005-02-24 Thread h h extern
mohd zamri murah wrote: Using test.tex and your new m-arabtex.tex, it fail. log and my solution below. what version of arabtex do you use? Hans - Hans Hagen | PRAGMA ADE

[NTG-context] encoding problem

2005-02-24 Thread h h extern
Was this problem solved? If not, the problem may be in not loading a map file; typescripts take care of this. btw, one you see the light, typescripts are not that hard, see examples in wiki, Bill M's font page and Adam L's myways. Hans Hello, I'm working on some XSL stylesheets for

Re: [NTG-context] pdf-mode

2005-02-24 Thread h h extern
Peter Münster wrote: Hello Hans, I've just read your mmodes.pdf. Very helpful, thanks! Could you also add a pdf-mode? For now, I'm doing it like this: \input ifpdf.sty \ifpdf \enablemode[pdf] \fi I'll add \jobsuffix as systemmode: \startmode[*pdf] ... \startmode[*dvi] ... be aware of the fact

[NTG-context] Re: server down ?

2005-02-13 Thread h h extern
Steffen Wolfrum wrote: http://www.pragma-ade.com/context/install/mswincontext.zip but there is no connection to pragma-ade.com or .nl at all. hm, a spontaneuous reboot etc etc; i need to fix a cpu fan i guess; normally you can use www.pragma-pod.com which has the same stuff or taco's mirror

Re: [NTG-context] server down ?

2005-02-13 Thread h h extern
VnPenguin wrote: It's the time to think about several mirrors around the world ? before that i need to fix the machine; drive there, open the box, etc -) Hans - Hans Hagen | PRAGMA ADE

Re: [NTG-context] title, subject table of contents

2005-02-13 Thread h h extern
VnPenguin wrote: But if I replace \chapter by \title; \section by \subject, I can not have a TOC at all. This is the code: that's because those are not written to the list; \startfrontmatter \charter{xxx} \stopfrontmatter gives you unnumbered entries but written to the list; (it is possible to

Re: [NTG-context] permissions in texmf/scripts/context/*

2005-02-07 Thread h h extern
Thomas A.Schmitz wrote: True, but that's not what mtexmfstart.pdf says... if one uses texmfstart, you only need to set the permission of texmfstart in the bin path; nowadays, my calls to script in the bin paths look like: texexec - #!/bin/sh texmfstart texexec.pl $@ that way i'm independent of

Re: [NTG-context] permissions in texmf/scripts/context/*

2005-02-07 Thread h h extern
Thomas A.Schmitz wrote: I'm wondering if this is a bug: I tried to play around with the texmfstart script, but couldn't get it to work. I think the latest cont-tmf.zip installs those files with wrong permissions. Here's what I got: -rw-r--r--1 tas 15k Jan 6 13:41 concheck.rb

Re: [NTG-context] limit the scope of Chinese

2005-02-07 Thread h h extern
Fei He wrote: Hello, I have been working on a document that mixes a little Chinese and more of the rest English. How do I limit the scope of the Chinese module? For example, I want Chinese to show up in the title, which is done by loading the Chinese module. But the date of the document changed to

Re: [NTG-context] pdfeTeX crashes

2005-01-30 Thread h h extern
Mojca Miklavec wrote: The problem was most probably caused by PNG images, exported from MS PowerPoint slides, an example is on http://pub.mojca.org/mailinglists/context/alpha.png. I forwarded your mail to the pdftex dev list Hans -

Re: [NTG-context] style.pdf

2005-01-30 Thread h h extern
Taco Hoekwater wrote: [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: In updating my context documentation today, I managed to overwrite my copy of .../general/manuals/style.pdf, which I was studying. Is this document still available, perhaps renamed - it don't find it in the list of files in

Re: [NTG-context] help - spine centered figure

2005-01-30 Thread h h extern
Ciro A. Soto wrote: I am hoping to get the version 1. The other version is like an exercise for me, to see how it would be done. well, the machinery is there, and there are several solutions, of which i show only one (watch further on how we enable clipping); don't forget to submit this example

Re: [NTG-context] help - spine centered figure

2005-01-30 Thread h h extern
Ciro A. Soto wrote: Sorry, I made a typo error. The title of the book I am reading is Goodbye Gutenberg by Valerie Kirschenbaum. A book I recommend for any person interested in book design, typography, history, reading, fonts, etc. hm, i dunno that one; sounds kind of sad, this 'goodbye' -) i

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

2005-01-30 Thread h h extern
Mikael Persson wrote: Hm, I am entering utf8 code. I am not sure how it got converted in the email, however, when I type my .tex file I am sure that it is in utf-8. But you mean that this example should work? I attatch the testfile and the resulting pdf and logs and so on... tracing shows that the

Re: [NTG-context] runaway argument context(mswintex)

2005-01-30 Thread h h extern
Julian Haworth wrote: \c!directory ={\setupsystem [\c!n =1] \setupsystem [inputfile=hello.t\ETC. ! File ended while scanning use of \dosetupsystem. looks like a messed up cont-opt.tex or whatever, there can be no \setupsystem inside a key=value; maybe some messed up texexec.pl file? Hans

Re: [NTG-context] Help: Context update problem

2005-01-30 Thread h h extern
Fei He wrote: Hello folks, I ran into this strange problem today. First, I was trying to use Chinese in Context. After I generated those font files, it occurred to me that I might want to run: texexec --make. However, I got the following error message:

Re: [NTG-context] Using LateX packages

2005-01-26 Thread h h extern
Holger Peters wrote: Hi, I want to use a LaTeX Package (clrscode), or at least I want to port it to Context. http://www.cs.dartmouth.edu/~thc/clrscode/ hm, not complex but mostly calls to latex font switches ans such Is there some way to use LaTex Packages (I guess not). so you need to rewrite

Re: [NTG-context] cz support

2005-01-26 Thread h h extern
Vit Zyka wrote: Hallo Hans and other ConTeXters, I have started to collect and clean up Czech ConTeXt localization. And I have discovered that Tomas Hudec includeded Czech (non-trivial) sorting rules into texutils.pl (calling czsort.pl from Jan Pazdziora). Unfortunately it was not incorporated

Re: [NTG-context] finishing a module

2005-01-25 Thread h h extern
Thomas A.Schmitz wrote: Oh dear, thanks so much! This does it, and I'm so impressed what you -) \define\crux {{\Gf \char 43}} depending on how you use this, you can consider making those symbols an other option is \define\crux{\getglyph{\getvariable{Greek}{font}}{43}} or so (untested); such

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

2005-01-25 Thread h h extern
Mikael Persson wrote: larm1000 SFRM1000 T2AEncoding ReEncodeFont cm-super-t2a.enc sfrm1000.pfb and I got sfrm1000.pfb and cm-super-t2a.enc files... So, in order to have the cm-super fonts working, do I have to generate some files or do something more? you need tfm (larm1000.tfm) files but i dunno

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

2005-01-24 Thread h h extern
Mikael Persson wrote: I am looking for a way of writing some home exercises in my Russian course in ConTeXt. However, so far I have not succeed with it. Should it work out of the box without installing any new fonts (I am having the fonts from a full install of TeXLive2003 now)? I have looked a

Re: [NTG-context] processaction in keyval lists[SOLVED]

2005-01-23 Thread h h extern
Thomas A.Schmitz wrote: [SomeFont1 =\def\MyFont{somefont }, SomeFont2 =\def\MyFont{someotherfont }] no spaces before the = Hans - Hans Hagen | PRAGMA ADE

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