Re: [NTG-context] Discussion: correspondence with ConTeXt

2008-04-21 Thread Wolfgang Schuster
On Sat, Apr 19, 2008 at 6:35 PM, Wolfgang Werners-Lucchini [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On 19 Apr 2008 at 14:41, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I still use the LaTeX class scrlttr2 for my letters. I use adress files bundled with that class. Adresses are macros and selected by a string-key. I

Re: [NTG-context] Discussion: correspondence with ConTeXt

2008-04-21 Thread Wolfgang Schuster
On Sat, Apr 19, 2008 at 1:49 PM, Antoine Junod [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Wolfgang Schuster [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: The discussion Before I start to give you information about my module and give you the chance to mention your own wishes or thoughts about the inteface I'm

Re: [NTG-context] Discussion: correspondence with ConTeXt

2008-04-21 Thread Antoine Junod
Wolfgang Schuster [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: On Sat, Apr 19, 2008 at 1:49 PM, Antoine Junod [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Wolfgang Schuster [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: The discussion Before I start to give you information about my module and give you the chance to mention your own

Re: [NTG-context] Discussion: correspondence with ConTeXt

2008-04-19 Thread Wolfgang Schuster
Hi Willi, I will try to provide you with something. The difficulty is, that I do not have LaTeX running. So please some patience. You could also draw something by hand and add values for the distance from the top or left margin and the height and width for the fields. Take a look at the

Re: [NTG-context] Discussion: correspondence with ConTeXt

2008-04-19 Thread Wolfgang Schuster
On Fri, Apr 18, 2008 at 8:40 PM, Wolfgang Werners-Lucchini [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On 18 Apr 2008 at 12:00, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hallo Wolfgang, I still wait for comments about the user interface to set the values before I will release my module to the public although my last stable

Re: [NTG-context] Discussion: correspondence with ConTeXt

2008-04-19 Thread Antoine Junod
Wolfgang Schuster [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: The discussion Before I start to give you information about my module and give you the chance to mention your own wishes or thoughts about the inteface I'm interested what do you use currently to write you own correspondence

Re: [NTG-context] Discussion: correspondence with ConTeXt

2008-04-18 Thread Wolfgang Schuster
On Thu, Apr 17, 2008 at 5:34 PM, Henning Hraban Ramm [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Am 2008-04-17 um 17:08 schrieb Wolfgang Schuster: You need a closing (Sincerely,) and signature, and don't forget enough topspace to accommodate a company logo/letterhead :-) You set closing and signature also

Re: [NTG-context] Discussion: correspondence with ConTeXt

2008-04-18 Thread Peter Münster
On Fri, Apr 18 2008, Wolfgang Schuster wrote: Then, for some reason that I forgot, I switched to scrlttr2.cls. And I patched it to get the same minimum-50%-feature. Unfortunately, this patch is no more working with recent versions of scrlttr2... (-

Re: [NTG-context] Discussion: correspondence with ConTeXt

2008-04-18 Thread Wolfgang Schuster
On Fri, Apr 18, 2008 at 8:51 AM, Peter Münster [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Fri, Apr 18 2008, Wolfgang Schuster wrote: Then, for some reason that I forgot, I switched to scrlttr2.cls. And I patched it to get the same minimum-50%-feature. Unfortunately, this patch is no more working

Re: [NTG-context] Discussion: correspondence with ConTeXt

2008-04-18 Thread Wolfgang Schuster
On Thu, Apr 17, 2008 at 5:32 PM, Henning Hraban Ramm [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Am 2008-04-17 um 16:32 schrieb Wolfgang Schuster: I normally use InDesign for my business letters and invoices. Dou you use a template for your letters. Not an InDesign template file (.idt), but a single document

Re: [NTG-context] Discussion: correspondence with ConTeXt

2008-04-18 Thread Willi Egger
Hi Wolfgang, First of all thanks for this initiative! - Until now I composed a letter based on a template I build one day. Nothing special though. - Still a module which would allow for writing letters and quotes consistently would make live easier. As I am living in the Netherlands, we

Re: [NTG-context] Discussion: correspondence with ConTeXt

2008-04-18 Thread Peter Münster
On Fri, Apr 18 2008, Wolfgang Schuster wrote: I don't know, if lettre.lco is readable for you, so here the idea in clear-text: I will try it later today on my system, can you send me a example letter before I had to take a look into scrguide.pdf. I'm sorry, it would be too much work for

Re: [NTG-context] Discussion: correspondence with ConTeXt

2008-04-18 Thread Wolfgang Schuster
On Fri, Apr 18, 2008 at 9:50 AM, Willi Egger [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi Wolfgang, First of all thanks for this initiative! - Until now I composed a letter based on a template I build one day. Nothing special though. I started also with mayn hard coded values and only a few parameters and

Re: [NTG-context] Discussion: correspondence with ConTeXt

2008-04-18 Thread Wolfgang Werners-Lucchini
On 18 Apr 2008 at 12:00, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hallo Wolfgang, I still wait for comments about the user interface to set the values before I will release my module to the public although my last stable version is only available. I still use the LaTeX class scrlttr2 for my letters. I use

Re: [NTG-context] Discussion: correspondence with ConTeXt

2008-04-18 Thread Willi Egger
Hi Wolfgang, I will try to provide you with something. The difficulty is, that I do not have LaTeX running. So please some patience. Kind regards Willi On Apr 18, 2008, at 10:13 AM, Wolfgang Schuster wrote: Can you show me a few example letters with values for all fields, I saw a few in

[NTG-context] Discussion: correspondence with ConTeXt

2008-04-17 Thread Wolfgang Schuster
Hi all, Preface most of the discussions in the last weeks on the list concerned LuaTeX and MkIV with the topic fonts, xml and bugs, currently not implemented functions and bug and in the last few days also mplib. I will try start with this mail a hopefully interesting discuassions wuth many

Re: [NTG-context] Discussion: correspondence with ConTeXt

2008-04-17 Thread Arthur Reutenauer
This may be a surprise, but I use only oowriter/oocalc currently. Why? Traitor ;-) ___ If your question is of interest to others as well, please add an entry to the Wiki! maillist : ntg-context@ntg.nl /

Re: [NTG-context] Discussion: correspondence with ConTeXt

2008-04-17 Thread Wolfgang Schuster
On Thu, Apr 17, 2008 at 2:40 PM, Taco Hoekwater [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Wolfgang Schuster wrote: The discussion Before I start to give you information about my module and give you the chance to mention your own wishes or thoughts about the inteface I'm interested what do you use

Re: [NTG-context] Discussion: correspondence with ConTeXt

2008-04-17 Thread Wolfgang Schuster
The discussion Before I start to give you information about my module and give you the chance to mention your own wishes or thoughts about the inteface I'm interested what do you use currently to write you own correspondence (letter, invoices etc.). This may be a

Re: [NTG-context] Discussion: correspondence with ConTeXt

2008-04-17 Thread Olivier Guéry
Happy to read that I'm not the only one ! But with a « great letter module » (with french positions, of course :))… Show me a few example or give me values for the positions (address block, opening, line distance etc.) I can only provide solutions if you give me information. Of

Re: [NTG-context] Discussion: correspondence with ConTeXt

2008-04-17 Thread Olivier Guéry
On Thu, Apr 17, 2008 at 2:40 PM, Taco Hoekwater [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Wolfgang Schuster wrote: The discussion Before I start to give you information about my module and give you the chance to mention your own wishes or thoughts about the inteface I'm interested what do you

Re: [NTG-context] Discussion: correspondence with ConTeXt

2008-04-17 Thread Idris Samawi Hamid
Hi Wolfgang, On Thu, 17 Apr 2008 02:13:54 -0600, Wolfgang Schuster [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Take the following minimal example \usemodule[letter] \setupletter [sender] [name={Mike Meiers}, address={Mustergasse 12\\25694 Musterstadt}] \setupletter [address] [name={Hans

Re: [NTG-context] Discussion: correspondence with ConTeXt

2008-04-17 Thread Henning Hraban Ramm
Am 2008-04-17 um 10:13 schrieb Wolfgang Schuster: Before I start to give you information about my module and give you the chance to mention your own wishes or thoughts about the inteface I'm interested what do you use currently to write you own correspondence (letter, invoices etc.). I

Re: [NTG-context] Discussion: correspondence with ConTeXt

2008-04-17 Thread Wolfgang Schuster
On Thu, Apr 17, 2008 at 4:07 PM, Olivier Guéry [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Happy to read that I'm not the only one ! But with a « great letter module » (with french positions, of course :))… Show me a few example or give me values for the positions (address block, opening, line

Re: [NTG-context] Discussion: correspondence with ConTeXt

2008-04-17 Thread Wolfgang Schuster
On Thu, Apr 17, 2008 at 4:17 PM, Henning Hraban Ramm [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Am 2008-04-17 um 10:13 schrieb Wolfgang Schuster: Before I start to give you information about my module and give you the chance to mention your own wishes or thoughts about the inteface I'm interested what do you

Re: [NTG-context] Discussion: correspondence with ConTeXt

2008-04-17 Thread Wolfgang Schuster
On Thu, Apr 17, 2008 at 4:12 PM, Idris Samawi Hamid [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi Wolfgang, On Thu, 17 Apr 2008 02:13:54 -0600, Wolfgang Schuster [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Take the following minimal example \usemodule[letter] \setupletter [sender] [name={Mike Meiers},

Re: [NTG-context] Discussion: correspondence with ConTeXt

2008-04-17 Thread Henning Hraban Ramm
Am 2008-04-17 um 16:32 schrieb Wolfgang Schuster: I normally use InDesign for my business letters and invoices. Dou you use a template for your letters. Not an InDesign template file (.idt), but a single document (with master pages) for every purpose (German/Swiss/English, letter/ invoice,

Re: [NTG-context] Discussion: correspondence with ConTeXt

2008-04-17 Thread Gour
Wolfgang == [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Wolfgang LaTeX has two packages to create invoices and we could also Wolfgang have one for ConTeXt but it makes only sense to use it with Wolfgang LuaTeX, TeX's arithmetic to limited for longer calculations. Let me just say that I'd found a use for invoices

Re: [NTG-context] Discussion: correspondence with ConTeXt

2008-04-17 Thread Peter Münster
On Thu, Apr 17 2008, Wolfgang Schuster wrote: After nearly one and a helf years and 2 major revisions I have nearly finished my module and would will make it now available also to other users. But before I make my last stable version online I want to discuss a few points with interested

Re: [NTG-context] Discussion: correspondence with ConTeXt

2008-04-17 Thread Peter Münster
On Thu, Apr 17 2008, Taco Hoekwater wrote: * Quite a bit of correspondence is invoices and quotes, with automatic calculations in them (VAT etc). Hello Taco, Quite funny: Just 3 days ago, I wrote t-invoice.tex for my personal needs, just 1 command and very very simple: \startInvoice