[NTG-context] Issue with initial (new beta)

2015-11-20 Thread josephcanedo
}{ \setupinitial[location=text, n=4] \placeinitial \input{ward} \setupinitial[location=text, n=6] \placeinitial \input{knuth} } \stopmixedcolumns \stoptext Admitedly this example has lots of lettrines. I added some \testcolumn to fix that, but now some columns are not balanced (page 3) \starttext

[NTG-context] Best way to prevent wrong column/page break with par starting with \starthanging

2015-11-19 Thread josephcanedo
Dear all, I am using \starthanging to implement dropcaps (with small pdf files). I use this Inside mixedcolumns (2 columns). I’d like to know if there is a better way than \testcolumn[N], N being the number of lines of the dropcap, to prevent the location of dropcap being cut between end

Re: [NTG-context] Orphans/Widows in the Index

2014-07-05 Thread Jan Tosovsky
\dosetdirectpagereference{\currentregister:\v!section:#1}% \fi \registerparameter\c!command{#1}% \endgroup \blank[\v!samepage]% \registerparameter\c!after \par \nobreak} That (2) case can be fixed by a small change: \testcolumn[3]\registerparameter\c!command{#1

Re: [NTG-context] Conditional keep-with-next rules

2014-06-28 Thread Jan Tosovsky
to be implemented on ConTeXt/Lua side. It requires adding 'checking' commands to proper places. Only ConTeXt knows the item tree, it can count number of item in every level and then decide where placing the command is appropriate. The \testpage or \testcolumn are not IMHO sufficient here. They cannot

[NTG-context] testcolumn error

2014-06-27 Thread Jan Tosovsky
Dear All, the following MWE works fine, but when that 'First line' is uncommented, I am getting 'Undefined control sequence' error in the console (ConTeXt - 2014.06.22). \starttext \startcolumns[n=2] %First Line \testcolumn[2]\input{tufte} \stopcolumns \stoptext Any idea what is wrong here

Re: [NTG-context] Orphans/Widows in the Index

2014-06-25 Thread Jan Tosovsky
\dosetdirectpagereference{\currentregister:\v!section:#1}% \fi \registerparameter\c!command{#1}% \endgroup \blank[\v!samepage]% \registerparameter\c!after \par \nobreak} That (2) case can be fixed by a small change: \testcolumn[3]\registerparameter\c!command{#1}% But when tested on this MWE, you can

[NTG-context] Bug: Overlapping Text

2014-04-01 Thread Thangalin
Hi, The second page of the following document has overlapping text in the second column (this has been as minimal as I can get): \setuphead[section][before={\testcolumn[4]},] \starttext \startmixedcolumns[align=right, balance=yes, grid=strut,] \dorecurse{5}{ \startsection \startitemize

[NTG-context] Strange behaviour with columnar itemized text

2014-02-27 Thread Thangalin
={\testcolumn[3]},] \defineitemgroup[Instructions][inbetween={\blank[.25em]},] \starttext \startmixedcolumns[ align=right, balance=yes, grid=strut, ] \dorecurse{5}{ \startsection[title={Section},] \startInstructions \item{Preheat the oven to 400°F}\item{Put a few cups of salt in a gratin

Re: [NTG-context] a way to implement \testcolumn in mixedcolumns

2013-12-05 Thread Lars Huttar (SIL gmail)
On 12/3/2013 4:40 PM, Hans Hagen wrote: On 12/3/2013 3:10 PM, Lars Huttar wrote: ... Thanks again for your work on this. We're continually reevaluating whether we can use the beta or need to stick with the stable version. At the moment, it looks like we'll be sticking with the stable

Re: [NTG-context] a way to implement \testcolumn in mixedcolumns

2013-12-03 Thread Lars Huttar
On 11/28/2013 1:34 PM, Hans Hagen wrote: That macro was never meant for mixed columns. I made a variant that works ok in mixed columns which will be in the next beta. \setuptolerance[verytolerant] \starttext \startmixedcolumns \dorecurse{4}{\input ward \par} \testcolumn[10

Re: [NTG-context] a way to implement \testcolumn in mixedcolumns

2013-12-03 Thread Hans Hagen
}{\input ward \par} \testcolumn[10][-1pt] % 10 lines - 1pt slack \dorecurse{2}{\input ward \par} \stopmixedcolumns \stoptext Ok. It looks like the second parameter to \testcolumn is now required (it didn't used to be). i'll fix that What does this slack value do? Does it mean

Re: [NTG-context] a way to implement \testcolumn in mixedcolumns

2013-11-29 Thread Lars Huttar (SIL gmail)
On 11/28/2013 1:34 PM, Hans Hagen wrote: That macro was never meant for mixed columns. I made a variant that works ok in mixed columns which will be in the next beta. Excellent. I will give it a try. I see a context-setup-win64 dated 2013-11-28 19:45. Is that beta? I may wait for the next one

Re: [NTG-context] a way to implement \testcolumn in mixedcolumns

2013-11-29 Thread Hans Hagen
On 11/29/2013 12:26 PM, Lars Huttar (SIL gmail) wrote: On 11/28/2013 1:34 PM, Hans Hagen wrote: That macro was never meant for mixed columns. I made a variant that works ok in mixed columns which will be in the next beta. Excellent. I will give it a try. I see a context-setup-win64 dated

Re: [NTG-context] a way to implement \testcolumn in mixedcolumns

2013-11-28 Thread Hans Hagen
we couldn't get column balancing to work in columnsets). However one thing we do miss from columnsets is the control over widows orphans in two ways: \testcolumn, and \setupcolumnsetlines. \testcolumn[n] allowed us to do a conditional column break, so when we were about to start a new subsection

Re: [NTG-context] a way to implement \testcolumn in mixedcolumns

2013-11-26 Thread Lars Huttar
in two ways: \testcolumn, and \setupcolumnsetlines. \testcolumn[n] allowed us to do a conditional column break, so when we were about to start a new subsection heading, we could prevent it being an orphan at the bottom of the column; and when starting a paragraph with a hangaround graphic

Re: [NTG-context] a way to implement \testcolumn in mixedcolumns

2013-11-23 Thread Hans Hagen
On 11/22/2013 11:37 PM, Lars Huttar wrote: On 11/22/2013 4:59 PM, Hans Hagen wrote: On 11/20/2013 11:12 PM, Lars Huttar wrote: On 11/20/2013 4:47 PM, Lars Huttar wrote: However one thing we do miss from columnsets is the control over widows orphans in two ways: \testcolumn

Re: [NTG-context] a way to implement \testcolumn in mixedcolumns

2013-11-22 Thread Hans Hagen
On 11/20/2013 11:12 PM, Lars Huttar wrote: On 11/20/2013 4:47 PM, Lars Huttar wrote: However one thing we do miss from columnsets is the control over widows orphans in two ways: \testcolumn, and \setupcolumnsetlines. \testcolumn[n] allowed us to do a conditional column break, so when we were

Re: [NTG-context] a way to implement \testcolumn in mixedcolumns

2013-11-22 Thread Lars Huttar
On 11/22/2013 4:59 PM, Hans Hagen wrote: On 11/20/2013 11:12 PM, Lars Huttar wrote: On 11/20/2013 4:47 PM, Lars Huttar wrote: However one thing we do miss from columnsets is the control over widows orphans in two ways: \testcolumn, and \setupcolumnsetlines. \testcolumn[n] allowed us to do

[NTG-context] a way to implement \testcolumn in mixedcolumns

2013-11-20 Thread Lars Huttar
in columnsets). However one thing we do miss from columnsets is the control over widows orphans in two ways: \testcolumn, and \setupcolumnsetlines. \testcolumn[n] allowed us to do a conditional column break, so when we were about to start a new subsection heading, we could prevent it being an orphan

Re: [NTG-context] a way to implement \testcolumn in mixedcolumns

2013-11-20 Thread Lars Huttar
On 11/20/2013 4:47 PM, Lars Huttar wrote: However one thing we do miss from columnsets is the control over widows orphans in two ways: \testcolumn, and \setupcolumnsetlines. \testcolumn[n] allowed us to do a conditional column break, so when we were about to start a new subsection heading, we

[NTG-context] starting headings at top of column

2008-12-17 Thread Lars Huttar
of a column and do a conditional \vskip based on that?(*) - Avoid orphans: when starting a new section, if there's not enough room left in the current column, do a column break before outputting the section heading. I've tried \testcolumn[n], but it doesn't seem to work right. What are the units

Re: [NTG-context] starting headings at top of column

2008-12-17 Thread Hans Hagen
: when starting a new section, if there's not enough room left in the current column, do a column break before outputting the section heading. I've tried \testcolumn[n], but it doesn't seem to work right. What are the units of the argument to \testcolumn? We also do manual column balancing using

Re: [NTG-context] widow/orphan control in columns?

2008-12-02 Thread Lars Huttar
. Is there a corresponding command to conditionally produce a column break? Thanks, Lars I just looked at the implementation of \testpage in base/page-ini.tex and found \testcolumn. I imagine that should be analogous to \testpage, but hesitate to rely on an undocumented feature, as it might be unused or obsolete code

Re: [NTG-context] widow/orphan control in columns?

2008-12-02 Thread Hans Hagen
. Is there a corresponding command to conditionally produce a column break? Thanks, Lars I just looked at the implementation of \testpage in base/page-ini.tex and found \testcolumn. I imagine that should be analogous to \testpage, but hesitate to rely on an undocumented feature, as it might

Re: [NTG-context] misbehaving \column

2008-10-03 Thread Wolfgang Schuster
} \dorecurse{80}{dummy } \startcolumns \externalfigure[dummy][width=\textwidth] \input tufte \column \column[preference] or \testcolumn[0] \input tufte \stopcolumns \input tufte \stoptext Wolfgang ___ If your

Re: [NTG-context] misbehaving \column

2008-10-03 Thread Mojca Miklavec
can still insert a table. \starttext \section{first} \dorecurse{80}{dummy } \startcolumns \externalfigure[dummy][width=\textwidth] \input tufte \column \column[preference] or \testcolumn[0] But I would need \column[verybigpreference] then. It doesn't make a columnt break at all. Mojca

Re: [NTG-context] misbehaving \column

2008-10-03 Thread Wolfgang Schuster
think of any workaround :( Well, in the worst case I can still insert a table. \starttext \section{first} \dorecurse{80}{dummy } \startcolumns \externalfigure[dummy][width=\textwidth] \input tufte \column \column[preference] or \testcolumn[0] But I would need \column[verybigpreference

Re: [NTG-context] misbehaving \column

2008-10-03 Thread Mojca Miklavec
] or \testcolumn[0] But I would need \column[verybigpreference] then. It doesn't make a columnt break at all. \installcolumnbreakhandler {MUL} \v!bigpreference {\vfill\penalty-} \unprotect \installcolumnbreakhandler {MUL} \v!bigpreference {\vfill\penalty-} \protect \startcolumns

Re: [NTG-context] misbehaving \column

2008-10-03 Thread Wolfgang Schuster
] \input tufte \column \column[preference] or \testcolumn[0] But I would need \column[verybigpreference] then. It doesn't make a columnt break at all. \installcolumnbreakhandler {MUL} \v!bigpreference {\vfill\penalty-} \unprotect \installcolumnbreakhandler {MUL} \v!bigpreference