Re: [NTG-context] lack of hyphenation

2005-03-02 Thread Hans Hagen
Mats Broberg wrote: - make inter-column spacing a bit bigger/smaller - make page slightly larger/smaller - increse/decrease bodyfont size - etc the problem is that one can end up in oscillating Hans Wouldn't it be possible to use something like \ballast, in the way it is used in the ledmac

Re: [NTG-context] lack of hyphenation

2005-02-28 Thread Mikael Persson
On Mon, 28 Feb 2005 20:54:07 +0100, Mats Broberg [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Dear listmembers, I would say that the risk of getting rivers in text typeset using TeX children is minimum, as long as you choose sensible values for typesize and column width. And much, much less than in MS Word,

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] lack of hyphenation

2005-02-28 Thread Mats Broberg
Hej Mats! I would like to recommend the interesting document http://www.pragma-ade.com/general/manuals/style.pdf Mvh, Micke P PS Fun to see another swede here on the list DS Thanks - I knew about that manual already. Best regards, Mats Broberg P.S. Likewise...! D.S.

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] lack of hyphenation

2005-02-27 Thread Mats Broberg
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 hyphenation. I then checked my 310-page book I am typesetting with context and not a single line had a hyphenated

[NTG-context] lack of hyphenation

2005-02-26 Thread Ciro A. Soto
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 hyphenation. I then checked my 310-page book I am typesetting with context and not a single line had a hyphenated word at the end. So, my

RE: [NTG-context] lack of hyphenation

2005-02-26 Thread Mats Broberg
PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Ciro A. Soto Sent: den 26 februari 2005 18:08 To: mailing list for ConTeXt users Subject: [NTG-context] lack of hyphenation The knowlegeable John Culleton said in one of the lists that he could recognize if a book was typeset with MS-word

Re: [NTG-context] lack of hyphenation

2005-02-26 Thread Taco Hoekwater
Ciro A. Soto wrote: So, my question is: Is it okay? or do I need to set any parameter to allow hyphenation? I do have \tolerance=1, because I don't like lines longer than the rest, but I thought I could still get some hyphenated words. Am I right? Yes, you are right. Assuming you do not have

Re: [NTG-context] lack of hyphenation

2005-02-26 Thread Taco Hoekwater
Ciro A. Soto wrote: Thank you Taco, this is what I get. I got a *similar* line to what you sent, but not the same. Is it ok? ciro looks fine, so perhaps you have disabled hyphenation by using something like \setuptolerance[verytolerant], or they were truly unnecesary (it is possible) Taco