Re: [NTG-context] Combining Macron Below needed

2022-09-11 Thread jbf via ntg-context
\chr {k line below }ḵ \withlinebelow k On 11/9/22 01:41, Steffen Wolfrum via ntg-context wrote: Hi, a text is to be set in Garamond Premier Pro and uses this character: ḵ Is there a way to set a combining macron below (U+0331), preferable in a Garamond-like font? Best, Steffen

[NTG-context] I may have misunderstood...

2022-07-27 Thread jbf via ntg-context
Bruce, This is off-list because I see you already had an answer, but I'm wondering if I have misunderstood your problem. I thought there was a simple way to do this (or at least it is how I do it): |\setuphead [chapter] [page={yes,header,footer,right}] | Which * Finishes the last page of

[NTG-context] \placelistofabbreviations - solved

2022-06-20 Thread jbf via ntg-context
The setup I offered in the previous email was all correct, but in a large project like a dictionary with 26 or more components there can always be something else that goes wrong! Component 'D' had an extra { in it, but oddly enough the component was compiling, except that I picked up an error

[NTG-context] \placelistofabbreviations in project structure?

2022-06-19 Thread jbf via ntg-context
Hi, I wonder what I might be doing wrong for \placelistofabbreviations not to work in a project. Everything else about \definesysnonyms and indeed the project is working, but I seem unable to place the list correctly in the component that is intended to list all abbreviations. The main

Re: [NTG-context] Footnotes in captions -> "inherit" textwidth from floatntg

2022-06-16 Thread jbf via ntg-context
Maybe \setupnote[footnote][width=\textwidth]? Julian On 16/6/22 18:56, Denis Maier via ntg-context wrote: Hi, I think I’ve ran into a somewhat strange behaviour. If you have a footnote in a float caption, the footnote won’t use the full textwidth, but only the width of the corresponding

Re: [NTG-context] Pull quote between two column - trial

2022-05-28 Thread jbf via ntg-context
That is progress, Garulfo, and real progress! I'm sorry I have not been any help to you in achieving this... a bit beyond my skill set. But I have long regarded this particular 'feature' to be a quite important 'missing' feature of ConTeXt, since I occasionally get requests from authors as to

Re: [NTG-context] font question re U+00336

2022-05-24 Thread jbf via ntg-context
I think I'll take comfort from your final comment - the output looks good enough! But I remain intrigued. Julian On 24/5/22 17:26, Henning Hraban Ramm via ntg-context wrote: you can ignore a lot of warnings if the output looks good enough.

[NTG-context] font question re U+00336

2022-05-23 Thread jbf via ntg-context
I wonder if someone can help me interpret this message in the log file fonts   > start missing characters: /home/jbf/bin/context/tex/texmf/fonts/opentype/public/tex-gyre/texgyrepagella-regular.otf fonts   >   88  U+00336  ̶  COMBINING LONG STROKE OVERLAY fonts  

[NTG-context] cross-reference query solved

2022-05-11 Thread jbf via ntg-context
To those who assisted me with helpful hints yesterday, thank you. I finally got the cross-referencing working correctly after examining my overall structure in the light of those hints. I think that what was preventing things from working properly, was that I had all the entries for a

Re: [NTG-context] a cross-reference query

2022-05-10 Thread jbf via ntg-context
03 schrieb jbf via ntg-context: Hi list, In an attempt to make a dictionary interactive in certain ways, perhaps I am misusing the \in{}[] command here, but sometimes a reference works and sometimes it doesn't. I have no idea why it doesn't. Here is the situation: Each dictionary entry is

[NTG-context] a cross-reference query

2022-05-09 Thread jbf via ntg-context
Hi list, In an attempt to make a dictionary interactive in certain ways, perhaps I am misusing the \in{}[] command here, but sometimes a reference works and sometimes it doesn't. I have no idea why it doesn't. Here is the situation: Each dictionary entry is a section that has been defined

[NTG-context] pull quotes

2022-04-27 Thread jbf via ntg-context
Hi list, Back in March, Garulfo asked a question about pull quotes and offered two links by way of example. One of the styles in those links interested me in particular, namely https://www.societal.fr/sites/societal/files/old_site/societal-46-6-boiteux-reperesettendances.pdf#page=2 I know

Re: [NTG-context] Chapter number retrieval

2022-03-21 Thread jbf via ntg-context
, :-) I am confronted with my own comments :-) However, this is precisely what I am using in my attempt to get this hidden number. But no it does not appear… Thank you! Willi On 21 Mar 2022, at 22:33, jbf via ntg-context wrote: Willi, I see a comment by yourself back in 2011 at https

Re: [NTG-context] Chapter number retrieval

2022-03-21 Thread jbf via ntg-context
Willi, I see a comment by yourself back in 2011 at https://wiki.contextgarden.net/Last_Head_Number I wonder if this helps? Julian On 22/3/22 07:47, Willi Egger via ntg-context wrote: Hello everybody! I would like to typeset the chapter title without number in the text. — However I still

Re: [NTG-context] Make footnote/endnote number not superscript?

2022-03-20 Thread jbf via ntg-context
Bruce, I suppose one way to achieve your aim, if there is no easy way to prevent superscript, would be to put your reference in parentheses: (See my video at link 1), followed by the normal superscript number for footnote anchors. You can still go with the endnotes. The other thing, and I

Re: [NTG-context] \setupheadertexts for chapters with different authors

2022-03-19 Thread jbf via ntg-context
“marks”. BTW, I can’t remember when you need \structurevariable vs. \namedstructurevariable... Hraban Am 19.03.22 um 03:16 schrieb jbf via ntg-context: I might need a little more help just to understand how best to adapt this to my situation: One thing is clear: I was attempting to use

Re: [NTG-context] \setupheadertexts for chapters with different authors

2022-03-18 Thread jbf via ntg-context
Sorry, of course I meant swap 'chapter' with \setups{contributor} J On 19/3/22 13:16, jbf wrote: Then just swap 'chapter' in \setupheadertexts, with 'contributor'? ___ If your question is of interest to others

Re: [NTG-context] \setupheadertexts for chapters with different authors

2022-03-18 Thread jbf via ntg-context
I might need a little more help just to understand how best to adapt this to my situation: One thing is clear: I was attempting to use a 'list' variable, and I can see why that was an error, since it is headertexts, not TOC that I want to influence. But let me simplify my situation: You

Re: [NTG-context] \setupheadertexts for chapters with different authors

2022-03-18 Thread jbf via ntg-context
Off list for the moment. Late at night where I am. I will take a look at this more closely on the morrow. Thanks. Julian On 18/3/22 18:52, Henning Hraban Ramm via ntg-context wrote: \setupheadertexts[] % empty \setupheadertexts[\setups{text right}][][][\setups{text left}] \startsetups[text

[NTG-context] \setupheadertexts for chapters with different authors

2022-03-17 Thread jbf via ntg-context
I thought this should work, since \structurelistuservariable{author} works fine to call the author name into the TOC, but the same does not work for header texts it seems: \setupheadertexts [{\hfill\getmarking[\structurelistuservariable{author}]\hfill}][]

[NTG-context] Tex capacity exceeded...

2022-03-17 Thread jbf via ntg-context
Thanks Hans, and Rik. Perhaps I need to take a much closer look at this file to see if I have created some grouping issues. The removal of the .tuc file is a very handy tip that I hadn't thought of, and I assume it is associated with the way Hans put it, namely, 'looks like you load the same

[NTG-context] TeX capacity exceeded.... but....

2022-03-17 Thread jbf via ntg-context
I'd like to understand what is happening in this particular instance: While playing with a suggestion to a recent request (re \currentlistentrynumber etc.) I suddenly got a compiling error: TeX capacity exceeded, sorry [file=2000]. I returned everything to how it was before I was trying out

Re: [NTG-context] Calling in chapter number in list={}

2022-03-17 Thread jbf via ntg-context
But thanks anyway and also to Jean-Pierre (although I do understand sufficient German and could also have made headway in French if it came to that!). The \currentlistentry... options were what I needed. I was playing with wrong options (for this particular problem) like \currentheadnumber.

[NTG-context] Calling in chapter number in list={}

2022-03-16 Thread jbf via ntg-context
I wonder if there is a way I can call in the chapter number in the TOC, although that number is not used for chapters as such. I know the chapter number is 'remembered' anyway, so there is probably a way I can call it in just for the TOC. The context for this question is the layout for book

Re: [NTG-context] help with facing page image

2022-03-11 Thread jbf via ntg-context
Thanks Wolfgang. This version is the 'icing on the cake' I think, a further refined version of the suggestion put forward by Sreeram. Grateful as always, Julian On 11/3/22 23:36, Wolfgang Schuster wrote: \definepageinjectionalternative   [chapter:image]  

Re: [NTG-context] help with facing page image

2022-03-10 Thread jbf via ntg-context
) for your patience. Julian On 10/3/22 17:51, śrīrāma wrote: On Thursday, March 10, 2022 3:32 AM jbf via ntg-context wrote: Am endeavouring to explore Wolfgang's very 'elegant' solution to this facing page challenge. The exploration has included a look at base/mkxl/page-inj.mklx (thanks Sreeram

Re: [NTG-context] help with facing page image

2022-03-09 Thread jbf via ntg-context
[pageinjection:chapter:image] \dorecurse{7}{\samplefile{lorem}} \stopchapter I tried that (and a few other combinations of the kind) but to no effect. Julian On 10/3/22 16:35, Aditya Mahajan via ntg-context wrote: On Thu, 10 Mar 2022, jbf via ntg-context wrote: Am endeavouring to explore Wolfgang's

Re: [NTG-context] help with facing page image

2022-03-09 Thread jbf via ntg-context
wrote: jbf via ntg-context schrieb am 07.03.2022 um 09:27: Appreciate your assistance. I'll do my best with what you offer here. Of course, I've always said these images are at the beginning, not "the end of their respective chapters" and I've already indicated how the images are nam

Re: [NTG-context] help with facing page image

2022-03-07 Thread jbf via ntg-context
, March 7, 2022 11:50 AM jbf wrote: All ten images are different, though, in my case (Chapter1.jpg, Chapter2.jpg... Chapter10.jpg all in a pics directory, so I'd point \setupexternalfigures to that). I wonder if there is a way to list them so that they get called in order as chapters proceed. A kind

Re: [NTG-context] help with facing page image

2022-03-07 Thread jbf via ntg-context
rk around these differences in your example. But with trial and error, let's hope I get there! Thank you, Julian On 7/3/22 18:01, śrīrāma wrote: On Monday, March 7, 2022 11:50 AM jbf wrote: All ten images are different, though, in my case (Chapter1.jpg, Chapter2.jpg... Chapter10.jpg all

Re: [NTG-context] help with facing page image

2022-03-06 Thread jbf via ntg-context
in a pics directory, so I'd point \setupexternalfigures to that). I wonder if there is a way to list them so that they get called in order as chapters proceed. A kind of "if such and such then \setlayer 1,2,3" Julian On 7/3/22 16:38, śrīrāma wrote: On Monday, March 7, 2022 9

[NTG-context] help with facing page image

2022-03-06 Thread jbf via ntg-context
I wonder if someone can help me untangle the current little mess I seem to be creating! Author wants an image on facing page to each of 10 chapters in the bodypart of the document. Assume that everything else is working properly for this document (double-sided etc.), but other than before

Re: [NTG-context] footnote width in specific paragraph instance

2022-02-19 Thread jbf via ntg-context
And indeed it does! I should have just kept playing with my basic "width=" insight, especially since I was already talking about "textarea"! Thanks Sreeram, Julian On 20/2/22 16:00, śrīrāma wrote: On Sunday, February 20, 2022 5:57 AM jbf via ntg-context wrote: Is t

[NTG-context] footnote width in specific paragraph instance

2022-02-19 Thread jbf via ntg-context
I need to typeset a document that contains many poetry/verse examples, and am using \defineparagraphs[mypar][n=2] for the purpose. In one specific case a footnote is required. All good except that the footnote is the width of one of those two 'columns', not the usual textarea width. Here is

Re: [NTG-context] \hyphenatedurl in non-hyphenation context

2022-02-14 Thread jbf via ntg-context
You could try this (note the url setup then called in before \hyphenatedurl): \setuppapersize[A6] \setuphead[chapter][align={right,nothyphenated}] \startsetupsurl \setupalign[hyphenated] \stopsetups \starttext

Re: [NTG-context] sorting for particular sub entries to register

2022-02-01 Thread jbf via ntg-context
-%5}’ )   s = unicode.utf8.gsub … other action \end{luacode} \begin{document} text text text text \TWI{dī-::dū::kin::dah} text text text text text \end{document} Op 1 feb. 2022, om 01:41 heeft jbf via ntg-context het volgende geschreven: Yes, Adam, that works. Though it can

Re: [NTG-context] sorting for particular sub entries to register

2022-01-31 Thread jbf via ntg-context
} \placeindex \stoptext See result in: https://live.contextgarden.net/cgi-bin/result.cgi?id=j46XhZ Adam On Mon, Jan 31, 2022 at 10:38 PM jbf via ntg-context wrote: Let me come back to the unresolved (for me) question of two situations in sub entries to a book index (register). Sub entries

[NTG-context] sorting for particular sub entries to register

2022-01-31 Thread jbf via ntg-context
Let me come back to the unresolved (for me) question of two situations in sub entries to a book index (register). Sub entries that have formatting or sub entries that are surrounded by quote marks (straight or curly, it makes no difference) do not appear in the correct alphabetical order.

Re: [NTG-context] registers, how to ignore quote marks

2022-01-30 Thread jbf via ntg-context
No, I had already tried that. It places the subentry at the top of the list of subentries, not in its correct alphabetical order. Using the example below, I assume you meant (I am including text before and after): The \index[Plenary+periti]{Plenary Council+{\it periti} (experts)} group

Re: [NTG-context] registers, how to ignore quote marks

2022-01-29 Thread jbf via ntg-context
get it to work for a subentry? Julian On 29/1/22 21:39, Hans Hagen wrote: On 1/29/2022 11:02 AM, jbf via ntg-context wrote: Thanks for this response. I'll have to work on this (but tomorrow... it's late at night for me at the moment). I can see part of what you mean: I can use, for example

Re: [NTG-context] registers, how to ignore quote marks

2022-01-29 Thread jbf via ntg-context
, as you say, to 'set the sort entry to the unformatted version' which is not clear to me at the moment. I'll tackle it on the morrow when I'm thinking more clearly! Julian On 29/1/22 20:43, Henning Hraban Ramm via ntg-context wrote: Am 29.01.22 um 06:23 schrieb jbf via ntg-context: Any

Re: [NTG-context] registers, how to ignore quote marks

2022-01-28 Thread jbf via ntg-context
Well done Adam - or should I say well read in the Wiki! For all my reading of it I still hadn't cottoned on to that. There are several of these cases, but I have been able to fix them all now. Thank you. Any thoughts (but I'm pretty sure this isn't fully explained in the wiki) how I can get

[NTG-context] registers - only part of an entry to be italics

2022-01-28 Thread jbf via ntg-context
Let me add one more difficulty I have come across with registers. I need the title of a book to be in italics (and know exactly how to do that with \defineprocessor), but the author's name to follow is to be normal, not italic. So I need: /book name/, author name. I tried setting up a second

[NTG-context] registers, how to ignore quote marks

2022-01-28 Thread jbf via ntg-context
I have an issue that has been raised at least twice in this list but as far as I can see it has not received an answer. Perhaps someone can help with the following? I have an index entry that has unicode quote marks either side: ‘Innovative Beings’.  I need to retain those quote marks. If I

Re: [NTG-context] OT world history: other measuring systems?

2022-01-26 Thread jbf via ntg-context
Just be careful, though (writing as a native English speaker), because the word 'polymath' for English speaker is not a reference to mathematicians at all. (Greek/mathē/ means 'learning' not mathematics). Translators are well aware of the danger of homonyms, and if you go for a title like

Re: [NTG-context] poetry \startlines and tab

2022-01-11 Thread jbf via ntg-context
For poetry that has non-regular indentations, I simply \definelines[poem] and set that up the way I want, obviously, with \setuplines[poem]  e.g. [before={\blank \setupinterlinespace[line=2.5ex]},after={\blank},indenting=first]. And then, but I guess it is still a hack, I use \hskip at a

Re: [NTG-context] Getting ONE, TWO... for chapters

2022-01-01 Thread jbf via ntg-context
I knew it had to be simple! Just couldn't get the right combinations. Feliz Año Nuevo para ti también, y muchas gracias, Julian On 2/1/22 7:56 am, Jairo A. del Rio wrote: El sáb, 1 ene 2022 a la(s) 15:37, jbf via ntg-context (ntg-context@ntg.nl <mailto:ntg-context@ntg.nl>) es

[NTG-context] Getting ONE, TWO... for chapters

2022-01-01 Thread jbf via ntg-context
Am typesetting a book that has 'STUDY ONE', 'STUDY TWO' etc. in place of CHAPTER ONE, etc. I have no difficulty getting 'STUDY' with \setuplabeltext[chapter=STUDY~], and I can achieve 'STUDY One' with the key conversion=Words in \setuphead[chapter]. My question: how do I get ONE instead of

Re: [NTG-context] adjusting vertical space

2021-11-25 Thread jbf via ntg-context
and another lesson learned - look to the simple rather than the more complicated solutions first. Thank you for the patient mentoring. Julian On 25/11/21 7:22 pm, Henning Hraban Ramm via ntg-context wrote: Am 25.11.21 um 00:06 schrieb jbf via ntg-context: The following MWE produces a passable

[NTG-context] adjusting vertical space

2021-11-24 Thread jbf via ntg-context
The following MWE produces a passable result for a half-title page, but I need to reduce the vertical space between 'A JOURNEY' and 'from the' so that the 'h' of the 'the' is just touching the baseline of the 'R' in JOURNEY. At the moment there is some distance between them. I thought I could

Re: [NTG-context] rule beneath chapter number

2021-11-12 Thread jbf via ntg-context
In fact, in this instance, adjusting the roffset solved the problem, and I didn't see any marked change using the proportional tabular (monospaced?) fontfeature you suggest, though it is an interesting point to bear in mind in the future. I'd always thought of proportional versus tabular

Re: [NTG-context] rule beneath chapter number

2021-11-11 Thread jbf via ntg-context
is not quite centered; almost but not quite. So am playing around with the roffset to adjust that. Julian On 12/11/21 3:49 pm, Aditya Mahajan via ntg-context wrote: On Fri, 12 Nov 2021, jbf via ntg-context wrote: The following MWE deliberately shows two ways of getting a short rule beneath a chapter

[NTG-context] rule beneath chapter number

2021-11-11 Thread jbf via ntg-context
The following MWE deliberately shows two ways of getting a short rule beneath a chapter number, but neither achieve what I want. \underbar is too close to the number and \crlf\blackrule too far below. So basically my question is: is there a way of adjusting the position of a brief rule beneath

Re: [NTG-context] repeat layer recto pages

2021-11-09 Thread jbf via ntg-context
the difference between state=repeat and repeat=yes, and I can see that both do work in the snippet you gave me, so perhaps there is no difference between these? Julian On 10/11/21 2:05 am, Pablo Rodriguez via ntg-context wrote: On 11/9/21 4:18 AM, jbf via ntg-context wrote: I want

[NTG-context] repeat layer recto pages

2021-11-08 Thread jbf via ntg-context
I want a particular layer to repeat on recto pages only, but I don't want this to happen in frontmatter, only in bodymatter. This is what I have done, just before the first chapter after \startbodymatter (but unsuccessfully; the layer repeats for every page at the moment. I must have omitted

Re: [NTG-context] new upload

2021-10-13 Thread jbf via ntg-context
In fact, Hans, that was going to be my comment after updating yesterday to the 10-10-21 version: some of the breaks were a bit overdone. Are these changes you indicate as tests actually included in the latest upload, or should I wait a bit? Julian On 14/10/21 2:34 am, Hans Hagen via

Re: [NTG-context] body text and footnote space

2021-10-12 Thread jbf via ntg-context
Ah, I see the latest is 10 Oct. Mine is 17 September, so I'll upgrade and see the difference, hopefully. Thanks Julian On 12/10/21 10:25 pm, Hans Hagen wrote: On 10/12/2021 3:09 AM, jbf via ntg-context wrote: Dear list, I note previous discussions on the matter of body text invading

[NTG-context] body text and footnote space

2021-10-11 Thread jbf via ntg-context
Dear list, I note previous discussions on the matter of body text invading footnote space (as late as last year). As I am currently typesetting a 400 plus page academic text with hundreds of footnotes, and do not have the option of making them endnotes, I am facing this issue page after page.

[NTG-context] \hyphenatedurl

2021-09-29 Thread jbf via ntg-context
At the moment \hyphenatedurl is not working for me in the latest LMTX but is in MkIV. Am I the only one experiencing this? I am aware that I am using a rather special typeface (Atkinson Hyperlegible) but am not sure if that would cause a problem... it doesn't for MkIV. Julian

Re: [NTG-context] [External] special case of hskip...?

2021-09-28 Thread jbf via ntg-context
Der! Of course... 'Introduction' is phantom! So something like 'Intro' brings it back to where I want. Thanks. Julian On 29/9/21 2:17 pm, Rogers, Michael K wrote: Can you stick "\phantom{Introduction:}" in front of “DIsability”? Michael On Sep 28, 2021, at 11:08 PM, jbf via n

Re: [NTG-context] [External] special case of hskip...?

2021-09-28 Thread jbf via ntg-context
? Michael On Sep 28, 2021, at 11:08 PM, jbf via ntg-context wrote: In just one instance I would like the following to work differently: \startchapter[title={Introduction\\Disability and marginalisation},list={Introduction:\crlf Disability and marginalisation}]. That gives me: Introduction:

[NTG-context] special case of hskip...?

2021-09-28 Thread jbf via ntg-context
In just one instance I would like the following to work differently: \startchapter[title={Introduction\\Disability and marginalisation},list={Introduction:\crlf Disability and marginalisation}]. That gives me: Introduction: Disability and marginalisation But I would like to have:

[NTG-context] manual hyphenation LMTX

2021-09-27 Thread jbf via ntg-context
I may have seen a response to this at some stage in the list, but I cannot find it. \- works for manual hyphenation in Mkiv but not (for me at least) in LMTX. My general setting  is \setupalign [hz, nothyphenated,stretched,verytolerant] because I am typesetting a book for visually-impaired

Re: [NTG-context] Getting Textadept to open pdf?

2021-09-27 Thread jbf via ntg-context
-pdfview.lua are not effective (I would have expected it to be okular). But I guess there is no harm done. Julian On 27/9/21 1:41 pm, Jairo A. del Rio wrote: El dom, 26 de sep. de 2021 a la(s) 22:29, jbf (roma83...@gmail.com <mailto:roma83...@gmail.com>) escribió: Hmm. I'm not

Re: [NTG-context] Getting Textadept to open pdf?

2021-09-26 Thread jbf via ntg-context
] -- My favorite viewer And then, after pdfview.method assignments, pdfview.method = "evince" Now textadept opens the .tex file once compiled. I don't know if making the format again is mandatory, but it doesn't hurt, anyways. I hope this helps. Best regards, Jairo El dom, 26

[NTG-context] Getting Textadept to open pdf?

2021-09-26 Thread jbf via ntg-context
The occasional response to a similar question can be found, e.g. on stackexchange, but none of the responses work for me. Textadept is very fast at compiling (and does compile correctly). I can certainly open the pdf independently in various pdf viewers, but I cannot get Textadept to

Re: [NTG-context] footnote not appearing

2021-07-28 Thread jbf via ntg-context
a run on this particular text without postponing and see how it goes, since I already have a working result from the other. Julian On 28/7/21 5:32 pm, Hans Hagen wrote: On 7/27/2021 11:46 PM, jbf via ntg-context wrote: No, in fact I discovered that \startpostponingnotes is what is needed

Re: [NTG-context] footnote not appearing

2021-07-27 Thread jbf via ntg-context
Hraban Ramm via ntg-context wrote: Am 27.07.2021 um 06:07 schrieb jbf via ntg-context : Is there any reason why the following MWE does not produce the footnote at the bottom of the page? It seems like the use of framedtext is preventing it, but am not sure why. Can I get around this problem

[NTG-context] solved problem of footnote in framed text

2021-07-26 Thread jbf via ntg-context
I solved my own problem of the footnote not appearing. Discovered \startpostponingnotes! That solved the problem. Julian ___ If your question is of interest to others as well, please add an entry to the Wiki!

[NTG-context] footnote not appearing

2021-07-26 Thread jbf via ntg-context
Is there any reason why the following MWE does not produce the footnote at the bottom of the page? It seems like the use of framedtext is preventing it, but am not sure why. Can I get around this problem and still have framed text? Julian \setupframed[location=middle]

Re: [NTG-context] dictionary example

2021-06-13 Thread jbf
\lineheight}. A bit of a hack one has to admit, but it solves the problem of reducing the gap between each entry. All good. Julian On 13/6/21 5:48 pm, Hans Hagen wrote: On 6/13/2021 1:52 AM, jbf wrote: Assuming that the default space before and after a head (e.g. subsubject) is something like \blank[2

Re: [NTG-context] dictionary example

2021-06-12 Thread jbf
Schuster wrote: jbf schrieb am 12.06.2021 um 12:39: I am wondering if someone has tried a two-column dictionary layout with ConTeXt. What is confounding me at the moment is the gap between entries in the columns. My MWE is below. Try as I may, I seem unable to get rid of those gaps! I obviously want

Re: [NTG-context] dictionary example

2021-06-12 Thread jbf
a working model), but I want to be able to do it in ConTeXt. Maybe the approach I've taken thus far is the completely wrong one, which I why I was wondering if someone has already produced a standard dictionary format with ConTeXt. Julian On 12/6/21 11:25 pm, Wolfgang Schuster wrote: jbf schrieb

[NTG-context] dictionary example

2021-06-12 Thread jbf
I am wondering if someone has tried a two-column dictionary layout with ConTeXt. What is confounding me at the moment is the gap between entries in the columns. My MWE is below. Try as I may, I seem unable to get rid of those gaps! I obviously want each entry to follow on from the other. I'm

[NTG-context] Fwd: --luatex option failing

2021-05-28 Thread jbf
and the problem is resolved. Julian On 29/5/21 3:43 am, Pablo Rodriguez wrote: On 5/28/21 12:00 PM, Hans Hagen wrote: On 5/28/2021 11:40 AM, jbf wrote: [...] As this may be an 'ignorant' kind of question, something I should really know but don't, about paths and permissions, there may be someone

Re: [NTG-context] --luatex option failing

2021-05-28 Thread jbf
e an 'ignorant' kind of question, something I should really know but don't, about paths and permissions, there may be someone else on the list with time (in lockdown like I am) to put me right. Julian On 28/5/21 5:15 pm, Hans Hagen wrote: On 5/28/2021 7:13 AM, jbf wrote: Hi list,

[NTG-context] --luatex option failing

2021-05-27 Thread jbf
Hi list, Not at all sure why this is happening. In my most recent install of lmtx (which works fine as lmtx) on Linux, I wanted to choose the --luatex option just to make a comparison between the mkiv output and lmtx. The redirection part seems to work (... --script mtx-context --luatex

Re: [NTG-context] lmtx and defined placeinitial color

2021-05-25 Thread jbf
Thanks Eduardo. Hans had seen the problem and the latest upgrade solves it. But I'll keep your little trick in mind! Julian On 25/5/21 9:35 pm, Eduardo Bohoyo wrote: I have just seen that I also experience the same problem. I didn't realise it. I have provisionally "solved" it with an unfancy

[NTG-context] lmtx and defined placeinitial color

2021-05-24 Thread jbf
If I run the following in lmtx, the defined color is not recognized and I get black instead. If I run it as mkiv with --luatex, I get the darkgray I defined. Is there something else I need to do for lmtx? \definecolor[darkgray][s=.4] \setupinitial[color=darkgray,font=adellesemibold at

Re: [NTG-context] LMTX install

2021-05-23 Thread jbf
ccount. If it fails then ... well, we're no worse off. :-) On 23 May 2021, at 11:14, jbf wrote: Then something is not making sense (to me). .bashrc clearly shows: export PATH=$PATH:/home/me/bin/context/tex/texmf-linux-64/bin, so does that not mean that bin can be found via the path? So why does

Re: [NTG-context] LMTX install

2021-05-23 Thread jbf
Then something is not making sense (to me). .bashrc clearly shows: export PATH=$PATH:/home/me/bin/context/tex/texmf-linux-64/bin, so does that not mean that bin can be found via the path? So why does 'context myfile.tex' not work? If I run a full path (.

Re: [NTG-context] LMTX install

2021-05-23 Thread jbf
Linux Mint 21 and yes, followed precisely the instructions on the wiki page. mtxrun is executable. Not sure why this has to be so difficult but it is not working. Julian On 23/5/21 5:53 pm, Bruce Horrocks wrote: On 23 May 2021, at 07:52, jbf wrote: Someone will quickly clarify what I am

[NTG-context] LMTX install

2021-05-23 Thread jbf
Someone will quickly clarify what I am doing wrong here. Have used mkiv until now but decided to download and install LMTX in /home/me/bin/context. I then ran  export PATH=/home/me/bin/context/tex/texmf-linux-64/bin:$PATH as the install script indicated at the end. When running mk iv, I

Re: [NTG-context] combinations

2021-05-13 Thread jbf
Wonderful Benny! Congrats on your first ever suggestion. I didn't need a caption so I had left it out, but I see that I now need at least an empty {} after each item for it to work. Thanks Julian On 14/5/21 2:30 pm, Benny Schurig wrote: {pic 1}

[NTG-context] combinations

2021-05-13 Thread jbf
Hi list, The following MWE is giving me two photos under each other, not beside each. What am I doing wrong? Julian \startplacefigure[location=here] \setupcombination[distance=0mm,after=] {\startcombination[2*1] {\externalfigure[res1.jpg][width=.4\textwidth]}

[NTG-context] environments in texmf-local?

2021-05-05 Thread jbf
Hi list, A query: since we can place private (or any) modules in the texmf-local subdirectory and call them from anywhere, would it be a misuse to also place some environment setups there as well? It certainly makes it easy to call them from wherever, and saves having to reorganize my file

Re: [NTG-context] layers x 2

2021-04-27 Thread jbf
Thanks, it was particularly the braces that I had overlooked. Julian On 28/4/21 2:58 pm, Wolfgang Schuster wrote: Move both \definelayer and \setupbackgrounds to the start of the document and put braces ({...}) around the list entry. Wolfgang jbf mailto:roma83...@gmail.com>> schrieb

Re: [NTG-context] layers x 2

2021-04-27 Thread jbf
the blessings graphic but not the tree! I want both obviously. Sorry for being obtuse. Julian On 28/4/21 2:44 pm, Wolfgang Schuster wrote: jbf mailto:roma83...@gmail.com>> schrieb am Mi., 28. Apr. 2021, 06:25: Hi list, Is it possible to place two layers on the same page?

[NTG-context] layers x 2

2021-04-27 Thread jbf
Hi list, Is it possible to place two layers on the same page? I have several pages where that would be necessary. On the first of those pages, it did actually work, but on the remaining other pages, the second layer, even though located at the bottom of the page, eliminates the first layer. I

Re: [NTG-context] register for biblical citations

2021-04-16 Thread jbf
You will be happy to know that this works perfectly, and naturally I extended the pattern to cover another 30 books or so. I don't necessarily understand the Lua code, but I did take the trouble to look through sort-ini.lua to get some kind of idea of what was happening and basically to

Re: [NTG-context] register for biblical citations

2021-04-16 Thread jbf
Okay, that's all clear enough. Thank you. I'll keep working at it. Julian On 16/4/21 11:08 pm, Hans Hagen wrote: On 4/16/2021 12:22 PM, jbf wrote: There was no mention of the indicator anywhere in what I copied from your example. I did try indicator=no just now in case it should be made

Re: [NTG-context] register for biblical citations

2021-04-16 Thread jbf
; it's up to me to get them right! Julian On 16/4/21 8:54 pm, Henning Hraban Ramm wrote: Am 16.04.2021 um 11:47 schrieb jbf : So, not sure where to go from here. Could I perhaps return to my earlier question, which indicated that by using the keyword approach [a] [b] and so on, as far as [z] I

Re: [NTG-context] register for biblical citations

2021-04-16 Thread jbf
number. The abbreviated book title is not involved in this sorting order, which it should be. Robert Op 16 apr. 2021, om 12:22 heeft jbf het volgende geschreven: There was no mention of the indicator anywhere in what I copied from your example. I did try indicator=no just now in case it should

Re: [NTG-context] register for biblical citations

2021-04-16 Thread jbf
. Julian On 16/4/21 8:06 pm, Hans Hagen wrote: On 4/16/2021 11:47 AM, jbf wrote: Hans, thanks for your ingenious solution but there is still a way to go I suspect! I implemented (copy-paste) precisely the solution offered and I get an index but with some strange results ! Notice that in my previous

Re: [NTG-context] register for biblical citations

2021-04-16 Thread jbf
uld allows me to get as far as 66 (if I were to need every biblical book)? Julian On 16/4/21 5:24 pm, Hans Hagen wrote: On 4/15/2021 11:28 AM, jbf wrote: My simple MWE: \defineregister[bibcit] \setupregister[bibcit][% indicator=no, before=] text... \bibcit[a]{Gen 3:6 (MAC) }Gen 3:6

Re: [NTG-context] register for biblical citations

2021-04-15 Thread jbf
really want to control the order. I realise this is complicated, but I'm sure ConTeXt is up to it. I've got the basics right for getting at least 26 books in some sort of order, but after that?? Julian On 15/4/21 6:08 pm, Hans Hagen wrote: On 4/14/2021 11:16 PM, jbf wrote: I am wondering

[NTG-context] register for biblical citations

2021-04-14 Thread jbf
I am wondering if anyone has had to set up a register (index) for biblical citations, where the order is not alphabetical but the order of the biblical books themselves, so, for example, citations from Genesis (e.g. Gen 1:1; Gen 6:4; Ex 15:2; Deut 12:8 etc. etc). I am not at all sure how to

Re: [NTG-context] Arabic place names

2021-04-10 Thread jbf
a look at DejaVu Sans. \definefont[ArabicFont][file:Amiri-Regular.ttf*arabic at 11pt] \startsetups arabic \setupalign[r2l] \ArabicFont \stopsetups Julian On 10/4/21 10:39 pm, Arthur Rosendahl wrote: On Sat, Apr 10, 2021 at 09:05:37AM +1000, jbf wrote

[NTG-context] Arabic place names

2021-04-09 Thread jbf
I have a lengthy text in English which occasionally uses Arabic place names in brackets, e.g. Khàbab ( خبب )is a Syrian town 50 km south of Damascus The text is copy-pasted from a Word file, so I do not have to type the Arabic as such, and would not know how to do that anyway. Since I never

Re: [NTG-context] margin in TocEntry definition

2021-03-11 Thread jbf
. Julian On 12/3/21 11:51 am, Bruce Horrocks wrote: On 11 Mar 2021, at 22:22, jbf wrote: Thanks for trying, Bruce. That earlier question you refer to was for a similar situation and the answer resolved that one at the time (it was my question even then!) but not the precise one I am facing now

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