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

Re: [NTG-context] margin in TocEntry definition

2021-03-11 Thread jbf
]\SectionTocEntry{% #1\crlf% title \-\ \hskip .5cm\doifnot{\structurelistuservariable{author}}{}{\structurelistuservariable{author}}% } Julian On 12/3/21 9:04 am, Bruce Horrocks wrote: On 11 Mar 2021, at 02:20, jbf wrote: Hi list, I have: \define[1]\SectionTocEntry{% #1\crlf% title \doifnot

Re: [NTG-context] margin in TocEntry definition

2021-03-11 Thread jbf
: On 11 Mar 2021, at 02:20, jbf wrote: Hi list, I have: \define[1]\SectionTocEntry{% #1\crlf% title \doifnot{\structurelistuservariable{author}}{}{\structurelistuservariable{author}}% } which successfully gives me a ToC with: Chapter title Author name But I want the author name indented

[NTG-context] margin in TocEntry definition

2021-03-10 Thread jbf
Hi list, I have: \define[1]\SectionTocEntry{% #1\crlf% title \doifnot{\structurelistuservariable{author}}{}{\structurelistuservariable{author}}%   } which successfully gives me a ToC with: Chapter title Author name But I want the author name indented by .5cm and do not know how to use

Re: [NTG-context] How to reduce the inter-item space

2021-02-25 Thread jbf
Check https://wiki.contextgarden.net/Enumerations Would \setupitemize[nowhite] help? |Julian| On 26/2/21 8:48 am, Alain Delmotte wrote: Hi! I am trying to reduce the space inter two items in a \start...\stopitemize. I did setup in the

Re: [NTG-context] Twenty One versus Twenty-one

2021-02-11 Thread jbf
Perfect. Done. Many thanks. Julian On 11/2/21 8:38 pm, Hans Hagen wrote: return #t > 0 and concat(t," ") or tostring(n) ___ If your question is of interest to others as well, please add an entry to the Wiki!

Re: [NTG-context] Twenty One versus Twenty-one

2021-02-11 Thread jbf
hands tomorrow... Unless I can delay him. I will try! Many thanks, Julian On 11/2/21 8:03 pm, Hans Hagen wrote: On 2/11/2021 9:20 AM, jbf wrote: I appreciate the response. However, you are light years ahead of me in understanding ConTeXt, so I don't quite know what to do with the info you have

Re: [NTG-context] Twenty One versus Twenty-one

2021-02-11 Thread jbf
need to call on it somewhere. Where? Julian On 11/2/21 6:44 pm, Hans Hagen wrote: On 2/11/2021 2:20 AM, jbf wrote: Am currently dealing with a book that has twenty-one chapters, and the author (who is visually impaired) follows a range of visually impaired principles when writing and wanting

[NTG-context] Twenty One versus Twenty-one

2021-02-10 Thread jbf
Am currently dealing with a book that has twenty-one chapters, and the author (who is visually impaired) follows a range of visually impaired principles when writing and wanting things published. That's the background to my question! MWE \setuphead[chapter][     header=empty,    

Re: [NTG-context] Centered list of authors in ToC

2021-02-09 Thread jbf
Thanks for the alternative. Also gives me further ideas, especially regarding placement of the \startalignment Julian On 10/2/21 8:11 am, Hans Hagen wrote: On 2/9/2021 9:50 PM, jbf wrote: Resolved! \define[1]\SectionTocEntry{% #1\crlf% title \startalignment[middle]\doifnot

Re: [NTG-context] Centered list of authors in ToC

2021-02-09 Thread jbf
Resolved! \define[1]\SectionTocEntry{% #1\crlf% title \startalignment[middle]\doifnot{\structurelistuservariable{author}}{}{\structurelistuservariable{author}}% \stopalignment} Julian On 9/2/21 9:02 pm, mf wrote: Il 09/02/21 10:49, jbf ha scritto: I wonder if someone can assist me

Re: [NTG-context] Centered list of authors in ToC

2021-02-09 Thread jbf
] in the definition? Julian On 9/2/21 9:02 pm, mf wrote: Il 09/02/21 10:49, jbf ha scritto: I wonder if someone can assist me with the final step in a complicated Table of Contents where all items in the ToC are centred (except page numbers which continue to be on the right). Beneath each chapter title

[NTG-context] Centered list of authors in ToC

2021-02-09 Thread jbf
I wonder if someone can assist me with the final step in a complicated Table of Contents where all items in the ToC are centred (except page numbers which continue to be on the right). Beneath each chapter title is a list of authors (Yes, there can be up to four authors per chapter!) I can

Re: [NTG-context] running head for TOC

2021-01-19 Thread jbf
Ramm wrote: Am 19.01.2021 um 05:55 schrieb jbf : I have a very long Table of Contents (runs across five pages) and the author would like the running head on recto pages for this to be 'Table of Contents'. I am using the following to create the TOC head: \definehead [tochead] [title

[NTG-context] running head for TOC

2021-01-18 Thread jbf
I have a very long Table of Contents (runs across five pages) and the author would like the running head on recto pages for this to be 'Table of Contents'. I am using the following to create the TOC head: \definehead   [tochead]   [title] \starttochead[title={Table of Contents}]

Re: [NTG-context] styling part of an index entry

2021-01-07 Thread jbf
lternative? Cordially, Jairo El jue, 7 de ene. de 2021 a la(s) 18:01, jbf (roma83...@gmail.com <mailto:roma83...@gmail.com>) escribió: Thanks Jairo, with some tweaking I now have it working ( I had \placeindex instead of \placemyindex! And altered the 'style' name to something el

Re: [NTG-context] styling part of an index entry

2021-01-07 Thread jbf
:59), your example works as expected: \defineregister[myindex] \defineprocessor[style][style=italic]%Isn't another name available? \starttext In \myindex{style->Observer, The}{\em The Observer} of 31 July 2018 \placemyindex% \stoptext Jairo El jue, 7 de ene. de 2021 a la(s) 17:29, jbf (

Re: [NTG-context] styling part of an index entry

2021-01-07 Thread jbf
:59), your example works as expected: \defineregister[myindex] \defineprocessor[style][style=italic]%Isn't another name available? \starttext In \myindex{style->Observer, The}{\em The Observer} of 31 July 2018 \placemyindex% \stoptext Jairo El jue, 7 de ene. de 2021 a la(s) 17:29, jbf (

[NTG-context] styling part of an index entry

2021-01-07 Thread jbf
I'm wondering if further progress has been made in Mk IV on styling parts of an index (register) entry? I have followed the explanation on the wiki, but do not seem to be able to achieve what I need. And what I need is to be able to italicise entries that refer to newspaper names, e.g. The

Re: [NTG-context] Continued chapter numbers

2021-01-06 Thread jbf
...@ub.unibe.ch wrote: Not tested, but what about this? \setupcounter[chapter][way=bytext] Best, Denis -Ursprüngliche Nachricht- Von: ntg-context Im Auftrag von jbf Gesendet: Mittwoch, 6. Januar 2021 10:24 An: mailing list for ConTeXt users Betreff: [NTG-context] Continued chapter numbers I

Re: [NTG-context] Continued chapter numbers

2021-01-06 Thread jbf
\defineresetset    [jbfreset] [] [0] \setuphead    [chapter]    [sectionresetset=jbfreset] That does indeed work for me. I had searched everywhere on the wiki and in the manuals for something like this, based on 'reset' but could not find it. While it is clearly something you knew (and I now

[NTG-context] Continued chapter numbers

2021-01-06 Thread jbf
I need chapter numbers to continue sequentially across several parts. At the moment, when Part 2 begins, it begins with Chapter 1 once more, while it should be (in continued sequence) Chapter 4. I know that I can achieve the desired result by including ownnumber=4, so: \startchapter[title={My

Re: [NTG-context] Part label and chapter numbers

2021-01-04 Thread jbf
that one just has to know! Once again thank you for gently moving me in the right direction! Julian On 5/1/21 9:09 am, Marco Patzer wrote: On Tue, 5 Jan 2021 08:32:33 +1100 jbf wrote: and apologies if you didn't think I provided an MWE. The idea is that people can just copy-paste the code

Re: [NTG-context] Migrating from LaTeX

2021-01-04 Thread jbf
On 5/1/21 12:02 am, BPJ wrote: With knowledge of TeX basics I did not mean a working knowledge of plain TeX but the actual basics: reserved characters, syntax, space after a command is ignored, a blank line makes a paragraph, that sort of things which are common to all flavors. This is

[NTG-context] Part label and chapter numbers

2021-01-03 Thread jbf
This is a Mark IV issue rather than LMTX, and while it is almost certainly simple enough, I seem to have got myself confused and am not getting the results I need. essentially I am dealing with a book that is divided into parts and chapter, but the parts need to be called 'Section' not 'Part',

[NTG-context] viewerprefix

2020-11-18 Thread jbf
Hi list, I have successfully managed to get a vertically-oriented page number in words in the margins, but NOT with the number prefixed by the word 'page'. I thought I would be able to do this by adding viewerprefix=Page (mentioned on the wiki for \setupuserpagenumber) but it gives me no

Re: [NTG-context] inter-word spacing

2020-10-22 Thread jbf
Hi Jano, Seems to me that there are a few options and you might need more than one of them, depending on the font/typefaces you are using (which obviously influences things): 1. One factor will be whether you are using \definefontfeature [default][default] 

[NTG-context] space between chapter and chapter number (in words)

2020-10-14 Thread jbf
I wonder if someone could explain to me what controls (or how to control) the space between Chapter and chapter number in my TOC given the setup I have. At the moment I get ChapterOne instead of Chapter One, and I do not know what is causing that. Here is my set up (at least all the parts

[NTG-context] font clarification

2020-10-12 Thread jbf
Can someone clarify a font issue for me please. I have the following setup: \definefontfamily[mainface][rm][TeX Gyre Pagella] \definefontfamily [mainface] [ss] [Arial][tf=file:arial:ttf] \definefontfamily [mainface] [mm] [TeX Gyre Pagella Math] \setupbodyfont[mainface,11.5pt] When I look at

Re: [NTG-context] Fine tuning an index

2020-10-08 Thread jbf
Duncan, have you looked at https://wiki.contextgarden.net/Command/setinjector? You might also need \showinjector. But it should work for indexes (register). Julian On 9/10/20 2:58 am, Duncan Hothersall wrote: Fine tuning column and page

[NTG-context] solution to suppressing header in ToC

2020-10-06 Thread jbf
Hi list, I am offering the solution I found for myself for suppressing headers in a multipage Table of Contents, after trying a number of other unsuccessful approaches. My solution may be useful for others, but it may also be that, while it works, there may be even better solutions that

[NTG-context] header/footer in toc

2020-10-05 Thread jbf
I notice that when I use \definehead   [tochead]   [title] \starttochead[title={Contents}]   \placecombinedlist[content] \stoptochead I am getting header and footer still (not on the first page, but on following pages - the TOC runs into several pages). How can I prevent that happening, or

Re: [NTG-context] help with forced page break in TOC

2020-10-05 Thread jbf
2020, at 04:53, jbf wrote: I am unable to adapt the example given in https://wiki.contextgarden.net/Table_of_Contents#Forced_Page_Break to my situation: In my case, the ToC has no chapters per se, but uses a defined \mytitle. This produces a series of unnumbered items in the ToC. The example

[NTG-context] help with forced page break in TOC

2020-10-04 Thread jbf
I am unable to adapt the example given in https://wiki.contextgarden.net/Table_of_Contents#Forced_Page_Break to my situation: In my case, the ToC has no chapters per se, but uses a defined \mytitle. This produces a series of unnumbered items in the ToC. The example in contextgarden tells me

Re: [NTG-context] no frontmatter head on recto page

2020-09-30 Thread jbf
solutions I could come up with! Thank you. Julian On 30/9/20 9:44 pm, Taco Hoekwater wrote: On 30 Sep 2020, at 11:46, jbf wrote: For some reason that I cannot work out, the recto page header is not appearing in frontmatter sections like Foreword. It is important to note

Re: [NTG-context] no frontmatter head on recto page

2020-09-30 Thread jbf
just what it is that might stopping the 'Foreword' recto header from appearing in this case. Julian On 30/9/20 9:44 pm, Taco Hoekwater wrote: On 30 Sep 2020, at 11:46, jbf wrote: For some reason that I cannot work out, the recto page header is not appearing in frontmatter sections like

[NTG-context] no frontmatter head on recto page

2020-09-30 Thread jbf
For some reason that I cannot work out, the recto page header is not appearing in frontmatter sections like Foreword. It is important to note that for this item I am using: \definehead   [foreword] [chapter]... \setuphead   [foreword]   [frontpartlabel=foreword,    conversion=empty] Then

[NTG-context] correct vertical alignment in ToC

2020-09-29 Thread jbf
A quick look at the attached pdf extract from my current Table of Contents will demonstrate the problem. I need authors names, chapter titles and/or date range to line up correctly underneath each other, but because of the definitions I am working with (see below how the current result has

[NTG-context] Fwd: Re: styling individual parts of ToC entry

2020-09-09 Thread jbf
got that wrong. How do I move sections across by a specific amount in the TOC? Julian On 9/9/20 5:10 pm, Wolfgang Schuster wrote: jbf schrieb am 09.09.2020 um 08:04: Have to confess I am still not getting far with the final problem in a book that is now fully laid out: frontmatter through

Re: [NTG-context] styling individual parts of ToC entry

2020-09-09 Thread jbf
have just given me now makes no reference to \ChapterListCommand, so perhaps it is no longer relevant? Julian On 9/9/20 5:10 pm, Wolfgang Schuster wrote: jbf schrieb am 09.09.2020 um 08:04: Have to confess I am still not getting far with the final problem in a book that is now fully laid

Re: [NTG-context] styling individual parts of ToC entry

2020-09-09 Thread jbf
  author name (4) Chapter no.   Title    Section   author name Julian On 7/9/20 4:57 pm, Wolfgang Schuster wrote: jbf schrieb am 07.09.2020 um 01:31: Yes, Wolfgang, that corrects the minor problem of including

[NTG-context] Appendix question

2020-09-08 Thread jbf
A (hopefully) simple question this time: Why would my appendices be labelled as Appendix One, Appendix Two etc., instead of Appendix A, Appendix B? I thought Appendices would normally be labelled alphabetically, not numerically. So I get APPENDIX as the label, I have: \setuplabeltext   [en]

[NTG-context] Fwd: Re: styling individual parts of ToC entry

2020-09-07 Thread jbf
Forwarded Message Subject:Re: [NTG-context] styling individual parts of ToC entry Date: Tue, 8 Sep 2020 12:39:05 +1000 From: jbf To: Wolfgang Schuster Wolfgang, I have tried an MWE below but I think I am hopelessly lost at this point. It is not producing

Re: [NTG-context] styling individual parts of ToC entry

2020-09-06 Thread jbf
]   [chapter={\bf Chapter }] \setuplabeltext   [en]   [title={\bf ? }] %There needs to be three different labels Julian On 6/9/20 5:36 pm, Wolfgang Schuster wrote: jbf schrieb am 06.09.2020 um 02:03: Thanks Wolfgang, while I don't pretend to fully understand the setup you have provided (b

Re: [NTG-context] styling individual parts of ToC entry

2020-09-05 Thread jbf
to accommodate the following? Possibly an \else statement, but not sure how to include that: \startchapter [title={Chapter title}] [author={Author Name}] Julian On 5/9/20 7:16 pm, Wolfgang Schuster wrote: jbf schrieb am 05.09.2020 um 03:35: Now that with Hraban's invaluable assistance I am able

[NTG-context] styling individual parts of ToC entry

2020-09-04 Thread jbf
Now that with Hraban's invaluable assistance I am able to include title, subtitle, author as and when necessary in the ToC and put them on the same line if I need to, I have two questions that I have not found a satisfactory solution to after playing around with various possibilities. I need:

Re: [NTG-context] author in ToC and other design complications

2020-09-04 Thread jbf
Ramm wrote: Am 04.09.2020 um 06:44 schrieb jbf : Of course, I would prefer it to say 'Chapter One' not just 'One', so that is a minor problem I still have to resolve. But in fact, the publisher wants something quite different and I really do not know how to go about it. I did look

[NTG-context] author in ToC and other design complications

2020-09-03 Thread jbf
Very much at the conclusion of a complicated book where most if not all issues in the body of the text are resolved, but now comes the really difficult part: the Table of Contents. Here is what I am currently using (but it does not produce what I have been asked for, which is explained below

Re: [NTG-context] \setupuserpagenumber not working as expected

2020-09-03 Thread jbf
*From: *jbf <mailto:roma83...@gmail.com> *Sent: *Thursday, 3 September 2020 06:05 *To: *mailing list for ConTeXt users <mailto:ntg-context@ntg.nl> *Subject: *[NTG-context] \setupuserpagenumber not working as expected Am seeking to have frontmatter pages in roman numer

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