[NTG-context] \XeTeX\ misbehaving

2020-12-04 Thread Pablo Rodriguez
Hans, just accidentally, I discovered that \XeTeX\ misbehaves: \starttext \input{zapf} \XETEX\ \input{knuth} \stoptext BTW, this is the MWE after I saw http://www.pragma-ade.com/general/manuals/luametatex.pdf#page=15. I hope it helps, Pablo -- http://www.ousia.tk

Re: [NTG-context] first-setup.bat weirdness II: xetex etc.

2016-07-20 Thread Hans Hagen
| running command: xetex --ini --etex --8bit cont-en.mkii \dump makes vista complain: = xetex.exe - Unable to Locate Component This application has failed to start because xetex.dll was not found. = Pressing OK, xetex crashes and things continue until 2. m

[NTG-context] first-setup.bat weirdness II: xetex etc.

2016-07-19 Thread Idris Samawi Hamid ادريس سماوي حامد
Dear syndicate, As mentioned in my other message, "first-setup.bat weirdness I: cloned system" I've now switched to the first-setup.bat way of updating. Two pieces of weirdness on the main machine: 1. mtx-context | running command: xetex --ini --etex --8bit cont-en.mkii \du

Re: [NTG-context] font features in XeTeX

2015-07-06 Thread Robert Zydenbos
mkiv with luatex? I would like to, but I need to use TrueType fonts for Indian scripts in my work that are supported in XeTeX but not (yet) in LuaTeX. As an experiment, I tried to use the so-called 'long s' in a Fraktur font, which comes out well in XeTeX with LaTeX, but I must be doing something

Re: [NTG-context] font features in XeTeX

2015-07-06 Thread Hans Hagen
On 7/6/2015 9:13 AM, Robert Zydenbos wrote: Dear ConTeXt folk, Is there any simple way to pass font features as a parameter to XeConTeXt? i am thinking of things like what in LaTeX would be (between square brackets) \setromanfont [AutoFakeSlant=0.5, AutoFakeBold=0.5] {Doulos SIL Phon}. There

Re: [NTG-context] font features in XeTeX

2015-07-06 Thread Wolfgang Schuster
Robert Zydenbos mailto:cont...@zydenbos.net 6. Juli 2015 12:15 I would like to, but I need to use TrueType fonts for Indian scripts in my work that are supported in XeTeX but not (yet) in LuaTeX. As an experiment, I tried to use the so-called 'long s' in a Fraktur font, which comes out well

[NTG-context] font features in XeTeX

2015-07-06 Thread Robert Zydenbos
Dear ConTeXt folk, Is there any simple way to pass font features as a parameter to XeConTeXt? i am thinking of things like what in LaTeX would be (between square brackets) \setromanfont [AutoFakeSlant=0.5, AutoFakeBold=0.5] {Doulos SIL Phon}. There has to be some way to do this, but I seem

[NTG-context] ConTeXt, XeTeX, special effects in Indic font for Kannada

2013-08-08 Thread Robert Zydenbos
On my Mac (Mountain Lion) I would like to use ConTeXt with a complex OpenType font named Kedage for the Indian language Kannada, and I thought that I could do this using XeTeX (because LuaTeX seems unable to handle Indic fonts at present). This freely available font (found on Linux systems

Re: [NTG-context] ConTeXt, XeTeX, special effects in Indic font for Kannada

2013-08-08 Thread Hans Hagen
On 8/8/2013 1:00 PM, Robert Zydenbos wrote: On my Mac (Mountain Lion) I would like to use ConTeXt with a complex OpenType font named Kedage for the Indian language Kannada, and I thought that I could do this using XeTeX (because LuaTeX seems unable to handle Indic fonts at present). forget

Re: [NTG-context] ConTeXt, XeTeX, special effects in Indic font for Kannada

2013-08-08 Thread Robert Zydenbos
Hans, Just now I tried your suggestions: On Aug 8, 2013, at 13:51 , Hans Hagen pra...@wxs.nl wrote: Here I see two possibilities: (1) use the XeTeX parameters FakeSlant and FakeBold, which I have done in LaTeX. But I do not know how this is done in ConTeXt. \starttext

Re: [NTG-context] ConTeXt, XeTeX, special effects in Indic font for Kannada

2013-08-08 Thread Hans Hagen
On 8/8/2013 2:26 PM, Robert Zydenbos wrote: Is there any way to find out the font's possibilities, if one doesn't have any technical documentation about it? looking at tables in the font ... in fact, this font is somewhat messed up as it uses latin glyph names for kannaga ligatures

Re: [NTG-context] ConTeXt, XeTeX, special effects in Indic font for Kannada

2013-08-08 Thread Rajeesh K Nambiar
On Thu, Aug 8, 2013 at 1:51 PM, Hans Hagen pra...@wxs.nl wrote: forget about xetex, first check what context mkiv van do Sorry to hijack this thread, but... Hans, it would be great to see Indic languages support in context/mkiv. At the moment I am typesetting, for example, in Malayalam using

[NTG-context] [***SPAM***] Question about current ConTeXt with XeTeX

2013-02-22 Thread hwitloc
I just read in contextgarden.net the following: Note that XeTeX uses mkii and LuaTeX uses mkiv ; in principle mkii is frozen so new features and improvements will only happen in mkiv. I use the ConTeXt which comes in TEXLIVE 2012, which I assume uses Mark IV. Does that mean that I can

Re: [NTG-context] [***SPAM***] Question about current ConTeXt with XeTeX

2013-02-22 Thread Marco Patzer
On 2013–02–22 hwit...@gmail.com wrote: I use the ConTeXt which comes in TEXLIVE 2012, which I assume uses Mark IV. Does that mean that I can not use this version of ConTeXt with XeteX which also comes packaged in TEXLIVE? You can use MkII with XeTeX as follows: context --xetex

Re: [NTG-context] Question about current ConTeXt with XeTeX

2013-02-22 Thread Mojca Miklavec
On Fri, Feb 22, 2013 at 12:25 PM, hwit...@gmail.com wrote: I just read in contextgarden.net the following: Note that XeTeX uses mkii and LuaTeX uses mkiv ; in principle mkii is frozen so new features and improvements will only happen in mkiv. I use the ConTeXt which comes in TEXLIVE

Re: [NTG-context] [***SPAM***] Question about current ConTeXt with XeTeX

2013-02-22 Thread hwitloc
Thanks for the helpful information. I didn't know tha MkII was included in the distribution or about the --xetex option. Darel Marco Patzer home...@lavabit.com wrote: On 2013–02–22 hwit...@gmail.com wrote: I use the ConTeXt which comes in TEXLIVE 2012, which I assume uses Mark IV

Re: [NTG-context] Question about current ConTeXt with XeTeX

2013-02-22 Thread d.henman
Thanks for the clear and detailed explanation. It helped clear up the difference, or lak thereof between the -xtxx anf --xetex options for the different scripts/programs. Mojca Miklavec mojca.miklavec.li...@gmail.com wrote: On Fri, Feb 22, 2013 at 12:25 PM, hwit...@gmail.com wrote: I

Re: [NTG-context] XeTeX, ConTeXt and font/filename quote char

2012-12-29 Thread Khaled Hosny
On Sun, Dec 23, 2012 at 02:50:06PM +0100, Hans Hagen wrote: On 12/23/2012 7:29 AM, Khaled Hosny wrote: Hi all, Some people have been complaining that it is not possible to use XeTeX with filenames containing parenthesis because XeTeX treats it as filename quote char and this it gets

Re: [NTG-context] XeTeX, ConTeXt and font/filename quote char

2012-12-23 Thread Hans Hagen
On 12/23/2012 7:29 AM, Khaled Hosny wrote: Hi all, Some people have been complaining that it is not possible to use XeTeX with filenames containing parenthesis because XeTeX treats it as filename quote char and this it gets stripped. Anyway, after some searching it turned out this was added

[NTG-context] XeTeX, ConTeXt and font/filename quote char

2012-12-22 Thread Khaled Hosny
Hi all, Some people have been complaining that it is not possible to use XeTeX with filenames containing parenthesis because XeTeX treats it as filename quote char and this it gets stripped. Anyway, after some searching it turned out this was added in 2004 for ConTeXt to workaround some MetaPost

Re: [NTG-context] (XeTeX) trouble debugging a Missing number error

2012-12-07 Thread Lars Huttar
In response to Hans Hagen and Wolfgang Schuster's messages of Dec. 5, Just to let you know, in response to your messages, I am working a small, self-contained example that reproduces the problem. However I have been asked to focus on a different project for a few days, so ... please don't

[NTG-context] (XeTeX) trouble debugging a Missing number error

2012-12-05 Thread Lars Huttar
the .tex files themselves upon request. I would especially like to know better techniques for debugging -- how I can induce TeX/ConTeXt to tell me more about what's going on. I realize that as a macro language, this is inherently difficult with TeX. We are heavily invested in XeTeX, so switching

Re: [NTG-context] (XeTeX) trouble debugging a Missing number error

2012-12-05 Thread Hans Hagen
language, this is inherently difficult with TeX. yes, it's not always easy ... best is to make small tests (while developing styles) and test those snippets ... due to tex's expansion there can always be nasty interferences in complex setups We are heavily invested in XeTeX, so switching

Re: [NTG-context] (XeTeX) trouble debugging a Missing number error

2012-12-05 Thread Lars Huttar
/Hans Hagen wrote (///Wed Dec 5 14:10:12 CET 2012/):/ On 12/5/2012 11:19 AM, Lars Huttar wrote: / Hi all, / /... / / // // % Abbreviations // \definestartstop //[abblist] //

Re: [NTG-context] (XeTeX) trouble debugging a Missing number error

2012-12-05 Thread Wolfgang Schuster
Am 05.12.2012 um 16:46 schrieb Lars Huttar lars_hut...@sil.org: /Hans Hagen wrote (///Wed Dec 5 14:10:12 CET 2012/):/ On 12/5/2012 11:19 AM, Lars Huttar wrote: / Hi all, / /... / / // // % Abbreviations

[NTG-context] Typescripts package and MkII/XeTeX

2012-12-02 Thread Wolfgang Schuster
Hi all, are there people who use typescripts from my collection which are available with minimals in combination with XeTeX. I'm planing to remove the MkII files and will only keep files which are in use. For people who use MkIV there is nothing to worry because these files will be kept

Re: [NTG-context] Difference between MKII, XeTeX and MKIV

2011-03-18 Thread Hans Hagen
On 18-3-2011 3:54, mathew wrote: On Mar 14, 2011, at 16:49, Marco wrote: I totally agree. But Cecil mentioned in another thread: »My document is mostly text.« Even if a few mp graphics are involved luatex is still noticeably slower. I look at it from the perspective that the last time I used

Re: [NTG-context] Difference between MKII, XeTeX and MKIV

2011-03-17 Thread mathew
On Mar 14, 2011, at 16:49, Marco wrote: I totally agree. But Cecil mentioned in another thread: »My document is mostly text.« Even if a few mp graphics are involved luatex is still noticeably slower. I look at it from the perspective that the last time I used TeX, my 8MHz Atari ST took

[NTG-context] Difference between MKII, XeTeX and MKIV

2011-03-14 Thread Cecil Westerhof
When installing minimals you have MKII, XeTeX and MKIV. I understand that you should normally use MKIV, but when are the other two used? -- Cecil Westerhof ___ If your question is of interest to others as well

Re: [NTG-context] Difference between MKII, XeTeX and MKIV

2011-03-14 Thread Marco
On 2011-03-14 Cecil Westerhof cldwester...@gmail.com wrote: When installing minimals you have MKII, XeTeX and MKIV. I understand that you should normally use MKIV, but when are the other two used? MKII can be used either with pdftex or xetex (as you wish, compare advantages/disadvantages

Re: [NTG-context] Difference between MKII, XeTeX and MKIV

2011-03-14 Thread Cecil Westerhof
2011/3/14 Marco net...@lavabit.com On 2011-03-14 Cecil Westerhof cldwester...@gmail.com wrote: When installing minimals you have MKII, XeTeX and MKIV. I understand that you should normally use MKIV, but when are the other two used? MKII can be used either with pdftex or xetex (as you wish

Re: [NTG-context] Difference between MKII, XeTeX and MKIV

2011-03-14 Thread Marco
On 2011-03-14 Cecil Westerhof cldwester...@gmail.com wrote: 2011/3/14 Marco net...@lavabit.com On 2011-03-14 Cecil Westerhof cldwester...@gmail.com wrote: When installing minimals you have MKII, XeTeX and MKIV. I understand that you should normally use MKIV, but when are the other

Re: [NTG-context] Difference between MKII, XeTeX and MKIV

2011-03-14 Thread Hans Hagen
On 14-3-2011 7:26, Cecil Westerhof wrote: 2011/3/14 Marconet...@lavabit.com On 2011-03-14 Cecil Westerhofcldwester...@gmail.com wrote: When installing minimals you have MKII, XeTeX and MKIV. I understand that you should normally use MKIV, but when are the other two used? MKII can be used

Re: [NTG-context] Difference between MKII, XeTeX and MKIV

2011-03-14 Thread Mojca Miklavec
On Mon, Mar 14, 2011 at 19:44, Marco wrote: On 2011-03-14 Cecil Westerhof wrote: 2011/3/14 Marco wrote: On 2011-03-14 Cecil Westerhof wrote: When installing minimals you have MKII, XeTeX and MKIV. I understand that you should normally use MKIV, but when are the other two used

Re: [NTG-context] Difference between MKII, XeTeX and MKIV

2011-03-14 Thread Marco
On 2011-03-14 Mojca Miklavec mojca.miklavec.li...@gmail.com wrote: xetex: + system fonts are easily accessible - no protrusion, no font expansion I never tried to use them, but I thought that Han The Thanh [please add the accents] added that to XeTeX semi-recently (http

Re: [NTG-context] Interesting package for XeTeX

2010-12-22 Thread Ulrike Fischer
Am Tue, 21 Dec 2010 18:37:12 +0100 schrieb Thomas Schmitz: I know that with the font fallback mechanism, it's trivial to change fonts for unicode ranges, Do you know where (roughly) the code for the fallback is? I would like to know how it work. -- Ulrike Fischer

Re: [NTG-context] Interesting package for XeTeX

2010-12-22 Thread Thomas Schmitz
On Wed, 22 Dec 2010 11:02:03 +0100 Ulrike Fischer ne...@nililand.de wrote: Do you know where (roughly) the code for the fallback is? I would like to know how it work. -- You mean where it is actually defined in the core files? A quick grep for fontfallback shows that it's in

[NTG-context] Interesting package for XeTeX

2010-12-21 Thread Thomas Schmitz
Hi all, on ctt, I just saw an annoucement for a xe(la)tex package which I found quite interesting. Here's the description: Location on CTAN: /macros/xetex/latex/ucharclasses This package addresses one of the few features where TeX still has to play catch-up to word processing programs

Re: [NTG-context] Interesting package for XeTeX

2010-12-21 Thread Hans Hagen
On 21-12-2010 6:37, Thomas Schmitz wrote: I was wondering: is something similar possible in mkiv yet? I know that with the font fallback mechanism, it's trivial to change fonts for unicode ranges, but is it possible to change hyphenation patterns (or even insert arbitrary code) according to

[NTG-context] PDF's generated by XeTeX and LuaTeX, font licensing

2010-08-17 Thread John Magolske
with the vendor: We just ask that you subset the font when exporting the PDFs ... Do PDF's generated by XeTeX and LuaTeX subset the font in this way? Regards, John -- John Magolske http://B79.net/contact ___ If your

Re: [NTG-context] PDF's generated by XeTeX and LuaTeX, font licensing

2010-08-17 Thread Taco Hoekwater
is not embedded And in an email correspondence with the vendor: We just ask that you subset the font when exporting the PDFs ... Do PDF's generated by XeTeX and LuaTeX subset the font in this way? Yes, this is the default. So unless you have manually interfered, the included fonts are always

Re: [NTG-context] PDF's generated by XeTeX and LuaTeX, font licensing

2010-08-17 Thread Giulio Bertellini
exporting the PDFs ... Do PDF's generated by XeTeX and LuaTeX subset the font in this way? Yes, this is the default. So unless you have manually interfered, the included fonts are always subsetted. Best wishes, Taco

Re: [NTG-context] PDF's generated by XeTeX and LuaTeX, font licensing

2010-08-17 Thread Hongwen Qiu
于 2010年08月17日 15:30, Giulio Bertellini 写道: What exactly does it mean to subset the fonts, when the fonts are included in a PDF? Just included the used characters, not the whole font file. ___ If your question is of

Re: [NTG-context] PDF's generated by XeTeX and LuaTeX, font licensing

2010-08-17 Thread Khaled Hosny
of our fonts in a PDF application ... the complete font is not embedded And in an email correspondence with the vendor: We just ask that you subset the font when exporting the PDFs ... Do PDF's generated by XeTeX and LuaTeX subset the font in this way? Yes, this is the default. So

Re: [NTG-context] PDF's generated by XeTeX and LuaTeX, font licensing

2010-08-17 Thread Taco Hoekwater
On 08/17/2010 03:05 PM, Khaled Hosny wrote: Do PDF's generated by XeTeX and LuaTeX subset the font in this way? Yes, this is the default. So unless you have manually interfered, the included fonts are always subsetted. I'm interested in the other way around, how can I tell luatex

Re: [NTG-context] PDF's generated by XeTeX and LuaTeX, font licensing

2010-08-17 Thread Khaled Hosny
On Tue, Aug 17, 2010 at 04:34:57PM +0200, Taco Hoekwater wrote: On 08/17/2010 03:05 PM, Khaled Hosny wrote: Do PDF's generated by XeTeX and LuaTeX subset the font in this way? Yes, this is the default. So unless you have manually interfered, the included fonts are always subsetted. I'm

Re: [NTG-context] PDF's generated by XeTeX and LuaTeX, font licensing

2010-08-17 Thread Arthur Reutenauer
Just included the used characters, not the whole font file. Some of the other tables are also stripped down (not only the 'glyf' table), so that the embedded font is not complete. In fact, some programs will refuse to open the font if we extract it from the PDF, which is precisely the idea of

Re: [NTG-context] PDF's generated by XeTeX and LuaTeX, font licensing

2010-08-17 Thread Hans Hagen
On 17-8-2010 8:18, Arthur Reutenauer wrote: Just included the used characters, not the whole font file. Some of the other tables are also stripped down (not only the 'glyf' table), so that the embedded font is not complete. In fact, some programs will refuse to open the font if we extract

[NTG-context] Palatino math in MKII/XeTeX?

2010-08-02 Thread Riobard
Hi, I'm wondering how I can use Palatino for math in MKII/XeTeX? The following works in MKIV but not in MKII (still get Computer Modern for Math, though main text is in Palatino). Thanks very much! Rio

Re: [NTG-context] Palatino math in MKII/XeTeX?

2010-08-02 Thread Taco Hoekwater
Riobard wrote: Hi, I'm wondering how I can use Palatino for math in MKII/XeTeX? The following works in MKIV but not in MKII (still get Computer Modern for Math, though main text is in Palatino). Thanks very much! [example missing] Best wishes, Taco

Re: [NTG-context] Palatino math in MKII/XeTeX?

2010-08-02 Thread Hans Hagen
On 2-8-2010 3:35, Riobard wrote: Hi, I'm wondering how I can use Palatino for math in MKII/XeTeX? The following works in MKIV but not in MKII (still get Computer Modern for Math, though main text is in Palatino). Thanks very much! in type-otf.mkii, search for xmath and add the following

Re: [NTG-context] Palatino math in MKII/XeTeX?

2010-08-02 Thread Riobard
wrote: Riobard wrote: Hi, I'm wondering how I can use Palatino for math in MKII/XeTeX? The following works in MKIV but not in MKII (still get Computer Modern for Math, though main text is in Palatino). Thanks very much! [example missing] Best wishes, Taco

Re: [NTG-context] Palatino math in MKII/XeTeX?

2010-08-02 Thread Mojca Miklavec
On Mon, Aug 2, 2010 at 16:00, Hans Hagen wrote: On 2-8-2010 3:35, Riobard wrote: Hi, I'm wondering how I can use Palatino for math in MKII/XeTeX? The following works in MKIV but not in MKII (still get Computer Modern for Math, though main text is in Palatino). Thanks very much! in type

Re: [NTG-context] Palatino math in MKII/XeTeX?

2010-08-02 Thread Riobard
at 7:58 PM, Mojca Miklavec mojca.miklavec.li...@gmail.com wrote: On Mon, Aug 2, 2010 at 16:00, Hans Hagen wrote: On 2-8-2010 3:35, Riobard wrote: Hi, I'm wondering how I can use Palatino for math in MKII/XeTeX? The following works in MKIV but not in MKII (still get Computer Modern for Math

Re: [NTG-context] TL 2010 and gentium typescript: weird errors with XeTeX

2010-06-24 Thread Mojca Miklavec
) xetex has changed I can test if taking XeTeX from TeX Live into minimals changes anything. how does your tex file looks like (not that i'm too keen into diving into a xetex related font proble right now) This is a minimals file (already sent in the first mail): \usetypescriptfile[type-gentium

Re: [NTG-context] TL 2010 and gentium typescript: weird errors with XeTeX

2010-06-24 Thread Hans Hagen
has changed and refers to features (2) xetex has changed I can test if taking XeTeX from TeX Live into minimals changes anything. how does your tex file looks like (not that i'm too keen into diving into a xetex related font proble right now) This is a minimals file (already sent in the first

Re: [NTG-context] TL 2010 and gentium typescript: weird errors with XeTeX

2010-06-24 Thread Hans Hagen
has changed and refers to features (2) xetex has changed I can test if taking XeTeX from TeX Live into minimals changes anything. btw, It runs ok on my machine, i don't have tl installed (I do have a master copy but have now my system set up for minimals + dev trees) ... i should probably

Re: [NTG-context] TL 2010 and gentium typescript: weird errors with XeTeX

2010-06-24 Thread Hans Hagen
On 24-6-2010 9:54, Mojca Miklavec wrote: On Thu, Jun 24, 2010 at 09:48, Hans Hagen wrote: also runs ok Yes, in minimals it works fine. Also if I copy the XeTeX binary from TL, it still works OK, it's only TL that is failing. Is it possible that some settings in kpathsea/xetex font searching

Re: [NTG-context] TL 2010 and gentium typescript: weird errors with XeTeX

2010-06-24 Thread Mojca Miklavec
.. what does \settrue\tracexetexfonts return? did they change the error recovery code, that is, this \suppressfontnotfounderror In TL I get: fonts : no checking 3a: Zapfino:+liga;+kern;mapping=tlig; fonts : no checking 3a: Zapfino:+liga;+kern;mapping=tlig; fonts

Re: [NTG-context] TL 2010 and gentium typescript: weird errors with XeTeX

2010-06-24 Thread Hans Hagen
On 24-6-2010 2:30, Mojca Miklavec wrote: fonts : not found 1b: msbm10:+liga;+kern;mapping=tlig; at 9.0pt fonts : found 1c: [msbm10]:+liga;+kern;mapping=tlig; at 9.0pt fonts : not found 1a: msbm10:+liga;+kern;mapping=tlig; at 12.0pt fonts : not found 1b:

Re: [NTG-context] TL 2010 and gentium typescript: weird errors with XeTeX

2010-06-23 Thread Hans Hagen
On 23-6-2010 1:39, Mojca Miklavec wrote: when processing it with texexec --xtx filename so ... xetex ... you're sure xetex is run? (/Users/mojca/soft/texlive/2010/texmf-dist/tex/context/base/spec-xet.mkii) (/Users/mojca/soft/texlive/2010/texmf-dist/tex/context/third/gentium/type-genti

Re: [NTG-context] TL 2010 and gentium typescript: weird errors with XeTeX

2010-06-23 Thread Khaled Hosny
On Wed, Jun 23, 2010 at 03:24:09PM +0200, Hans Hagen wrote: On 23-6-2010 1:39, Mojca Miklavec wrote: when processing it with texexec --xtx filename so ... xetex ... you're sure xetex is run? (/Users/mojca/soft/texlive/2010/texmf-dist/tex/context/base/spec-xet.mkii) (/Users/mojca

Re: [NTG-context] TL 2010 and gentium typescript: weird errors with XeTeX

2010-06-23 Thread Hans Hagen
On 23-6-2010 5:58, Mojca Miklavec wrote: True. But lmmi7 *is* an old tfm font. i don't think that i changed anything at the mkii end so there are two possibilities then (1) the math font definition has changed and refers to features (2) xetex has changed how does your tex file looks like

Re: [NTG-context] TL 2010 and gentium typescript: weird errors with XeTeX

2010-06-23 Thread Khaled Hosny
to features Very likely, as shown by the error message (there shouldn't be any featured passed to tfm fonts). (2) xetex has changed how does your tex file looks like (not that i'm too keen into diving into a xetex related font proble right now) -- Khaled Hosny Arabic localiser and member

Re: [NTG-context] Using XeTeX results in: ! Undefined control sequence. \PDFversion -1.\the \pdfminorversion

2010-03-07 Thread Mojca Miklavec
On Sat, Mar 6, 2010 at 18:19, Nicola Vitacolonna wrote: Somewhere in my twists and turns to get Mark IV working today, it appears XeTeX has been broken.  Running `texexec --xtx' on any ConTeXt file results in: ! Undefined control sequence. \PDFversion -1.\the \pdfminorversion Hi, wondering

Re: [NTG-context] Using XeTeX results in: ! Undefined control sequence. \PDFversion -1.\the \pdfminorversion

2010-03-06 Thread Nicola Vitacolonna
Somewhere in my twists and turns to get Mark IV working today, it appears XeTeX has been broken. Running `texexec --xtx' on any ConTeXt file results in: ! Undefined control sequence. \PDFversion -1.\the \pdfminorversion All I've been able to find out is that these macros are something

[NTG-context] Using XeTeX results in: ! Undefined control sequence. \PDFversion -1.\the \pdfminorversion

2010-03-03 Thread James Fisher
Somewhere in my twists and turns to get Mark IV working today, it appears XeTeX has been broken. Running `texexec --xtx' on any ConTeXt file results in: ! Undefined control sequence. \PDFversion -1.\the \pdfminorversion All I've been able to find out is that these macros are something to do

Re: [NTG-context] Changing typeface for non-body text, using XeTeX -- how?

2010-02-22 Thread Hans Hagen
On 22-2-2010 4:18, James Fisher wrote: Hi all, I'm new to TeX, ConTeXt, and XeTeX. I'm progressing fine except for in one area: even though I'm told I'm using the best possible software for easy typeface use in TeX, I'm finding this area (i.e., fonts) confusing and badly documented

Re: [NTG-context] Changing typeface for non-body text, using XeTeX -- how?

2010-02-22 Thread Willi Egger
On Feb 22, 2010, at 4:18 AM, James Fisher wrote: Hi all, I'm new to TeX, ConTeXt, and XeTeX. I'm progressing fine except for in one area: even though I'm told I'm using the best possible software for easy typeface use in TeX, I'm finding this area (i.e., fonts) confusing and badly

[NTG-context] Changing typeface for non-body text, using XeTeX -- how?

2010-02-21 Thread James Fisher
Hi all, I'm new to TeX, ConTeXt, and XeTeX. I'm progressing fine except for in one area: even though I'm told I'm using the best possible software for easy typeface use in TeX, I'm finding this area (i.e., fonts) confusing and badly documented. This is all the more surprising as what I want

[NTG-context] Minimals and XeTeX

2010-01-11 Thread Vedran Miletić
Hi, I'm a new user of ConTeXt and minimals distribution and first I would like to say to thank everyone involved in it. Like most LaTeX users, I found something that was very hard to do in LaTeX to be fairly trivial in ConTeXt, and gave it a shot. Nevertheless, there is an issue with missing

Re: [NTG-context] Minimals and XeTeX

2010-01-11 Thread Mojca Miklavec
2010/1/11 Vedran Miletić: Hi, I'm a new user of ConTeXt and minimals distribution and first I would like to say to thank everyone involved in it. Like most LaTeX users, I found something that was very hard to do in LaTeX to be fairly trivial in ConTeXt, and gave it a shot. Nevertheless,

Re: [NTG-context] utf-8 math and xetex

2009-10-01 Thread Hans Hagen
Aditya Mahajan wrote: Hi, Utf-8 math input that works with pdftex (α, β, etc) does not work with xetex. Is this by design, or a recent bug? Minimal example \enableregime[utf-8] \starttext $α β$ \stoptext i have no plans of adding unicode math support to mkii for xetex , al least

Re: [NTG-context] disabling font features with xetex (was: Monospaced greek font)

2009-09-12 Thread Wolfgang Schuster
Am 12.09.2009 um 05:31 schrieb Aditya Mahajan: How do I remove font features with xetex? Does \definefontfeature[default][default][liga=no] work? Wolfgang ___ If your question is of interest to others as well

Re: [NTG-context] disabling font features with xetex

2009-09-12 Thread Hans Hagen
Aditya Mahajan wrote: On Tue, 8 Sep 2009, Wolfgang Schuster wrote: Am 08.09.2009 um 06:56 schrieb Aditya Mahajan: Hi, Is there a monospaced font which matches with Latin Modern and contains greek letters? Computer Modern Unicode Sans Serif How do I remove font features with xetex? I

[NTG-context] \definefontfeature (was: disabling font features with xetex)

2009-09-12 Thread Wolfgang Schuster
Am 12.09.2009 um 14:50 schrieb Hans Hagen: what happens if you define 'none' to disable liga explicitly the three argument version of \definefontfeature is more handy but the definition for mkii makes no sense \def\dodefinefontfeature[#1][#2][#3]% {\doifassignmentelse{#2}

[NTG-context] disabling font features with xetex (was: Monospaced greek font)

2009-09-11 Thread Aditya Mahajan
On Tue, 8 Sep 2009, Wolfgang Schuster wrote: Am 08.09.2009 um 06:56 schrieb Aditya Mahajan: Hi, Is there a monospaced font which matches with Latin Modern and contains greek letters? Computer Modern Unicode Sans Serif How do I remove font features with xetex? I have the following

[NTG-context] Fwd: [XeTeX] List of free Unicode fonts

2009-08-29 Thread Wolfgang Schuster
Hi all, something interesting from the XeTeX mailing list. Dear all, I've noticed that there a lot of decent, free Unicode fonts available, some of which have interesting OpenType features to play with with XeTeX. I've put together the following PDF as a general guide and would like any

Re: [NTG-context] Fwd: [XeTeX] List of free Unicode fonts

2009-08-29 Thread Mohamed Bana
i had no idea that the free ver. of minion pro came with small caps an od st nums. thanks for the link. Wolfgang Schuster wrote: Hi all, something interesting from the XeTeX mailing list. Dear all, I've noticed that there a lot of decent, free Unicode fonts available, some of which have

Re: [NTG-context] Fwd: [XeTeX] List of free Unicode fonts

2009-08-29 Thread Derek CORDEIRO
the XeTeX mailing list. Dear all, I've noticed that there a lot of decent, free Unicode fonts available, some of which have interesting OpenType features to play with with XeTeX. I've put together the following PDF as a general guide and would like any suggestions or comments from the list

Re: [NTG-context] Fwd: [XeTeX] List of free Unicode fonts

2009-08-29 Thread Wolfgang Schuster
Am 29.08.2009 um 20:06 schrieb Derek CORDEIRO: On Sat, Aug 29, 2009 at 5:06 PM, Mohamed Bana mbana.li...@googlemail.com wrote: i had no idea that the free ver. of minion pro came with small caps an od st nums. I don't think its really free. If you download, you will be told so: *Note:*

Re: [NTG-context] Fwd: [XeTeX] List of free Unicode fonts

2009-08-29 Thread Idris Samawi Hamid ادريس سماوي ح امد
On Sat, 29 Aug 2009 12:40:49 -0600, Wolfgang Schuster schuster.wolfg...@googlemail.com wrote: Am 29.08.2009 um 20:06 schrieb Derek CORDEIRO: On Sat, Aug 29, 2009 at 5:06 PM, Mohamed Bana mbana.li...@googlemail.comwrote: i had no idea that the free ver. of minion pro came with small caps

Re: [NTG-context] Fwd: [XeTeX] List of free Unicode fonts

2009-08-29 Thread Wolfgang Schuster
Am 29.08.2009 um 23:05 schrieb Idris Samawi Hamid ادريس سماوي حامد: Err, can you provide at least a 1-sentence summary in English? The question was if it's possible to install the fonts (Minion, Myriad etc.) in the windows font directory and use them with other programs than Adobe

[NTG-context] An interesting default for recurselevel in xetex

2009-08-23 Thread Aditya Mahajan
Hi, Guess what happens when you run this with xetex \starttext\recurselevel\stoptext This is a side effect of the definition of \dofastrecurse. After using \dofastrecurse, the default value of recurselevel is \number\fastrecursecounter rather than 0. I don't think that this will have any

Re: [NTG-context] An interesting default for recurselevel in xetex

2009-08-23 Thread Hans Hagen
Aditya Mahajan wrote: Hi, Guess what happens when you run this with xetex \starttext\recurselevel\stoptext This is a side effect of the definition of \dofastrecurse. After using \dofastrecurse, the default value of recurselevel is \number\fastrecursecounter rather than 0. I don't think

Re: [NTG-context] An interesting default for recurselevel in xetex

2009-08-23 Thread Aditya Mahajan
On Sun, 23 Aug 2009, Hans Hagen wrote: Aditya Mahajan wrote: Hi, Guess what happens when you run this with xetex \starttext\recurselevel\stoptext This is a side effect of the definition of \dofastrecurse. After using \dofastrecurse, the default value of recurselevel is \number

Re: [NTG-context] An interesting default for recurselevel in xetex

2009-08-23 Thread Hans Hagen
Aditya Mahajan wrote: I do not think that any change is needed (One shouldn't use \recurselevel outside a recursion macro anyways). I was just surprised to find that recurselevel was defaulting to such a weird value in xetex. also in luatex but that will probably change once we have more

[NTG-context] Commissioned work - we're looking for a ConTeXt person to help us finishing a 200+ pages multi-lingual art book (with Xetex?)

2009-06-13 Thread Pierre Huyghebaert
Dear list, I'm part of a design group Open Source Publishing, and we use ConTeXt for a few months now. The main goal is to produce a 200+ pages multi- lingual art book for which we have in the past months some exchanges with kind members of the list about font install and Xetex. I

Re: [NTG-context] Commissioned work - we're looking for a ConTeXt person to help us finishing a 200+ pages multi-lingual art book (with Xetex?)

2009-06-13 Thread Wolfgang Schuster
of the list about font install and Xetex. I currently work more on the design itself. To finish on time, avoid loosing time on some hazardous/random errors, and also learning ConTeXt more from the inside, we're looking for a person interested to have a commissioned work -for a fair price

[NTG-context] Fwd: [XeTeX] ANN: Custom Stories, Inc. using xelatex now live

2009-05-26 Thread Wolfgang Schuster
Anfang der weitergeleiteten E-Mail: Von: William Adams will.ad...@frycomm.com Datum: 26. Mai 2009 17:38:29 MESZ An: Unicode-based TeX for Mac OS X and other platforms xe...@tug.org Betreff: [XeTeX] ANN: Custom Stories, Inc. using xelatex now live Antwort an: Unicode-based TeX for Mac OS X

Re: [NTG-context] Fwd: [XeTeX] ANN: Custom Stories, Inc. using xelatex now live

2009-05-26 Thread William Adams
On May 26, 2009, at 1:03 PM, Wolfgang Schuster quoted my having written: The typesetting is done using XeLaTeX, and I don't believe would've been as effective using any other tool. That should probably say: The typesetting is done using XeTeX, and I don't believe it would've been

[NTG-context] Two issues related to xetex

2009-05-11 Thread Yue Wang
Hi, Hans and Mojca: first, (to Mojca) the first-setup.sh script still deletes fontconfig cache when updating on windows. second, (to Hans) unicode-letters.tex is read when we dump plain TeX or LaTeX format in TeXLive. This file is wrote by Jonathan Kew in order to initialize XeTeX. It defines

Re: [NTG-context] Two issues related to xetex

2009-05-11 Thread Hans Hagen
Yue Wang wrote: second, (to Hans) unicode-letters.tex is read when we dump plain TeX or LaTeX format in TeXLive. This file is wrote by Jonathan Kew in order to initialize XeTeX. It defines many important unicode properties into XeTeX. However, ConTeXt do not load that file when dumping

Re: [NTG-context] Two issues related to xetex

2009-05-11 Thread Mojca Miklavec
On Mon, May 11, 2009 at 18:38, Yue Wang wrote: Hi, Hans and Mojca: first, (to Mojca) the first-setup.sh script still deletes fontconfig cache when updating on windows. Hmmm ... while experimenting a bit and after writing a long answer explaining that I'll come back to it after a while ... I

Re: [NTG-context] Two issues related to xetex

2009-05-11 Thread Hans Hagen
Mojca Miklavec wrote: Hans, does this make sense? local normalflags = states.get(rsync.flags.normal) local deleteflags = if (destination:find(texmf$) or destination:find(context$)) and (not environment.argument(keep)) then deleteflags = states.get(rsync.flags.delete) end command =

Re: [NTG-context] Why searching fonts in xetex is so slow?

2009-04-25 Thread Mojca Miklavec
). But LM should suffer from the same problem. How can I speed up math font loading? change add file: suffix (like [file:rm-iwonar])  won't help :( Core macros need to be changed somehow if you want to achieve that. Hans doesn't use XeTeX, so you need strong arguments to convince him to modify

Re: [NTG-context] Why searching fonts in xetex is so slow?

2009-04-25 Thread Yue Wang
Hi, On Sat, Apr 25, 2009 at 5:39 PM, Mojca Miklavec mojca.miklavec.li...@gmail.com wrote: On Sat, Apr 25, 2009 at 03:44, Yue Wang wrote: Hi, Mojca: However, when comment the second line (\definetypeface [iwona] [mm] [math] [iwona] [default] [encoding=ec]), TeXExec | runtime: 1.828 total

Re: [NTG-context] Why searching fonts in xetex is so slow?

2009-04-25 Thread Mojca Miklavec
On Sat, Apr 25, 2009 at 03:08, Yue Wang wrote: On Sat, Apr 25, 2009 at 4:29 AM, Mojca Miklavec wrote: Where is that cache located? (Are you talking about windows?) Maybe we could prevent deleting the font cache. This might solve your problem. I think it is in the

Re: [NTG-context] Why searching fonts in xetex is so slow?

2009-04-25 Thread Mojca Miklavec
On Sat, Apr 25, 2009 at 13:18, Yue Wang wrote: But LM should suffer from the same problem. I think LM tfm/otf metrics information are dumped to fmt statically. See the TeX82 source code (don't know xetex's situation, but i am sure tex82 works like that). That's possible. But if you remove

Re: [NTG-context] Why searching fonts in xetex is so slow?

2009-04-25 Thread Taco Hoekwater
, that would likely solve most issues. But one could also ask Jonathan to make XeTeX accept a less terse and idiosyncratic font syntax. As it stands you can't feed an arbitrary font name (which may contain spaces) into the non quoted syntax (because then the quoted syntax is actually required for tfm

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