Re: [NTG-context] InDesign/InCopy vs. TeX and friends

2008-06-01 Thread Matthias Weber
One thing that hasn't been emphasized enough in this thread is the beneficial effect of TeX for the scientific community, in particular the mathematical, physical, and chemical sciences. TeX has made it possible to easilyfreely prepare and distribute manuscripts. There even is a preprint

Re: [NTG-context] distro info

2008-06-13 Thread Matthias Weber
On Jun 13, 2008, at 2:20 PM, Henning Hraban Ramm wrote: Even with GUI layout projects I normally have a Terminal open - e.g. for quick (batch) renaming (renaming is one of the few really annoying mis-features of MacOS X - YES I REALLY WANT TO CHANGE THE EXTENSION AND I KNOW WHAT I DO,

Re: [NTG-context] distro info

2008-06-14 Thread Matthias Weber
For a while I thought it doesn't make sense for me to add to this thread, but there appears to be a complete ignorance among many power ConTeXt users about abnormal ways to use ConTeXt, and maybe even computers. I believe that there are keyboard people and mouse people. I myself am mostly

Re: [NTG-context] Fwd: [OS X TeX] ConTeXt issues

2011-09-09 Thread Matthias Weber
Hi, I do have MacTeX 2011 installed (for LaTeX needs), but use the Standalone (former minimals) for CoNTeXt. Besides being more recent, this has the advantage that one can archive a done project together with the Standalone tree in case changes to CoNText happen break the project. The

[NTG-context] Placing text in the margin of a header or the top right corner of a page

2011-11-22 Thread Matthias Weber
Dear All, I am trying to place a framed text in the top right corner of each page of a screen document and it looks like (cont-eni) some invocation of \setupheadertexts might do the job. Unfortunately, I have only been able to place my text in the margin of the body of the page, using

Re: [NTG-context] Placing text in the margin of a header or the top right corner of a page

2011-11-22 Thread Matthias Weber
Fascinating. Thanks a lot. That is more than I hoped for, and was easy to adapt to what I wanted. One small issue: There is a tiny gap between the black layer box and the right margin (in white) that doesn't even disappear when I increase hoffset. Any chance to make that disappear, too?

[NTG-context] convert color to black and white documents

2012-01-12 Thread Matthias Weber
Dear all, I am working on a text with plenty of figures, using modes to create both a screen and a print version. For the print version, which will be printed in black and white, I'd like to have all colors (including those of the figures) to be converted to grayscale so that I can softproof

[NTG-context] ConTeXt in the Cloud?

2012-03-29 Thread Matthias Weber
Dear All, as the proud owner of one of these tablet thingies I am trying to make it as TeX-friendly as possible. Because the chances of running TeX on it are slim, I've been looking at alternatives. The major goal would be to be able to create a presentation in ConTeXt on a tablet. For LaTeX,

Re: [NTG-context] Pagenumbers doublesided

2012-04-22 Thread Matthias Weber
Delete the blank after marginedge. Matthias On Apr 22, 2012, at 2:50 PM, Markus Finke wrote: Hi, I can’t get simple pagenumbers starting right-left-right-etc. This minimal example results in middle pagenumbers (ConTeXt ver: 2012.04.19):

Re: [NTG-context] mapsto + SimpleSlides

2012-05-10 Thread Matthias Weber
Yes, that's exactly what I did... Matthias On May 10, 2012, at 6:45 PM, Thomas A. Schmitz wrote: On 05/10/2012 06:38 PM, Weber, Matthias wrote: Hmm, TeXShop reports in the console that I am executing luatex

[NTG-context] CoNTeXt on Mac OS X with iinstaller still broken

2006-06-15 Thread Matthias Weber
Dear Mac-ConTeXt users (and other experts), I typically upgrade my least used Mac (my laptop) to the newest ConTeXt release first, and only go ahead with the desktop when my projects compile fine. Otherwise, I usually wait until the more proficient users have sorted things out. Now, for a

Re: [NTG-context] CoNTeXt on Mac OS X with iinstaller still broken

2006-06-15 Thread Matthias Weber
(on a Mac), and this person is even less educated in this kind of surgery than I am. Matthias On Jun 15, 2006, at 8:24 AM, Taco Hoekwater wrote: Matthias Weber wrote: Dear Mac-ConTeXt users (and other experts), I typically upgrade my least used Mac (my laptop) to the newest ConTeXt release

[NTG-context] gwTeX: FatalError : Your format does not match the base files!

2006-09-14 Thread Matthias Weber
Dear all, I have tried updating ConTeXt with the result that any ConTeXt document results in the above error message :( I have re-installed everything (I hope - deleted teTeX from /usr/ local/, and the ipackages folder from the home directory, then re-installed everything using iinstaller)

Re: [NTG-context] gwTeX: FatalError : Your format does not match the base files!

2006-09-15 Thread Matthias Weber
, at 11:27 AM, Matthias Weber wrote: Dear all, I have tried updating ConTeXt with the result that any ConTeXt document results in the above error message :( I have re-installed everything (I hope - deleted teTeX from /usr/ local/, and the ipackages folder from the home directory, then re

Re: [NTG-context] gwTeX: FatalError : Your format does not match the base files!

2006-09-15 Thread Matthias Weber
/Users/matthias/Library/texmf/web2c/cont-en.fmt /usr/local/teTeX/share/texmf.local/web2c/cont-en.fmt On Sep 15, 2006, at 11:46 AM, Thomas A. Schmitz wrote: What is the output of kpsewhere cont-en.fmt? Thomas On Sep 15, 2006, at 5:21 PM, Matthias Weber wrote: Hi Alan, that's

Re: [NTG-context] gwTeX: FatalError : Your format does not match the base files!

2006-09-15 Thread Matthias Weber
: use 'texmfstart texexec' instead On Sep 15, 2006, at 12:31 PM, Thomas A. Schmitz wrote: On Sep 15, 2006, at 5:51 PM, Matthias Weber wrote: I can't locate any other copies of the files on my machine, either... /Users/matthias/Library/texmf/web2c/cont-en.fmt /usr/local/teTeX/share

Re: [NTG-context] Printing ConTeXt books on Lulu? (Was: A new manual)

2006-11-01 Thread Matthias Weber
Not unless the copyright holders submit the material to Lulu. In short, Lulu.com is a print-on-demand publisher with no costs involved for the author: He or she uploads a 'book', specifies bindings and his/her royalties, and if someone purchases the book, it is printed and send to the person.

[NTG-context] Columns and backgrounds problem

2006-11-07 Thread Matthias Weber
Hello, I am trying to use backgrounds in columns. Typically, the background runs into the other column as the following example. Is this a limitation, or am I doing something wrong? Any help is appreciated. Matthias \setupcolors[state=start] \setuppagenumbering[location=]

Re: [NTG-context] Columns and backgrounds problem

2006-11-10 Thread Matthias Weber
To provide a workaround for my own question: Using columnsets instead of columns works. Matthias On Nov 7, 2006, at 9:39 AM, Matthias Weber wrote: Hello, I am trying to use backgrounds in columns. Typically, the background runs into the other column as the following example

Re: [NTG-context] GWTEX -- Uninstall before installing the new?

2007-01-03 Thread Matthias Weber
I did both, and both work methods work - I haven't tried to reuse the deprecated version though. You have to change in TeXshop the engine from /usr/local/teTeX/bin/ powerpc-apple-darwin-current to /usr/local/gwTeX/bin/powerpc-apple- darwin-current to make it work. If you modified your TeX

[NTG-context] testing for broken links to external documents

2007-05-28 Thread Matthias Weber
Dear all, is there a simple TeX/ConTeXt way to test in a TeX file whether a link to an external document is broken so that I get an error message if not? I am using numerous links to external files (on my hard drive) and I'd like to make sure that none of the links are broken without going

Re: [NTG-context] testing for broken links to external documents

2007-05-29 Thread Matthias Weber
Thanks, this helps a lot! Matthias On May 29, 2007, at 1:22 PM, Peter Münster wrote: On Mon, 28 May 2007, Matthias Weber wrote: is there a simple TeX/ConTeXt way to test in a TeX file whether a link to an external document is broken so that I get an error message if not? Quick

Re: [NTG-context] gwTeX problem

2007-06-06 Thread Matthias Weber
If you don't need the very very latest version, do yourself a favor and download the gwTeX installer from http://www.tug.org/mactex/morepackages.html It's big, but it does it with one click, and it's only a month old. On the other hand, it would be convenient if we could quickly upgrade to

[NTG-context] Presentation style problem

2007-08-05 Thread Matthias Weber
Hello, I've been using the green presentation style aka s-pre-02 in a few presentations. When I typeset these now, using ConTeXt ver: 2007.04.17 12:51 MKII fmt: 2007.5.18 int: english/english, (or LiveConTeXt as of today), the text runs right up to the green rectangle, leaving no margin

[NTG-context] Problem with defineenumeration [number=no]

2005-06-13 Thread Matthias Weber
Hello, if I'm not mistaken as usual, the number=no option of \ defineenumeration is broken in ConTeXt ver: 2005.06.08 fmt: 2005.6.13: \mainlanguage [en] \defineenumeration [test] [text=Test, number=no, location=hanging] \starttext \starttest What's that? \stoptext produces

Re: [NTG-context] Problem with defineenumeration [number=no]

2005-06-13 Thread Matthias Weber
Thanks Taco, this works fine. Matthias On Jun 13, 2005, at 10:45 AM, Taco Hoekwater wrote: Hi, There is a missing \noexpand in core-des.tex. Attached is a fixed version of the affected macro. Taco Matthias Weber wrote: Hello, if I'm not mistaken as usual, the number=no option

Re: [NTG-context] keyboard style tilde

2005-07-18 Thread Matthias Weber
Hi Stuart, I think what you get when you type ~ depends on the font you use. For instance, you can try the plain TeX character access in Palatino: \usetypescript [adobekb] [ec] \loadmapfile [context-base] \usetypescript[palatino][\defaultencoding] \setupbodyfont[palatino,12pt]

Re: [NTG-context] Paragraph internal graphic/layout inquiry.

2005-07-19 Thread Matthias Weber
You can comment out the line \doifnotmode{demo}{\endinput} There is probably also an invocation of TeX with a command line option which sets the mode. Matthias On Jul 19, 2005, at 7:36 PM, David Wooten wrote: Hmm, I'm not sure how to try out this 'preliminary module' --- looks like there

Re: [NTG-context] \page[+2]

2005-07-28 Thread Matthias Weber
In presentations, when the answer for a question always appears on the next page, and the next question appears two pages further down? Matthias On Jul 28, 2005, at 11:57 AM, Elena Fraboschi wrote: Dear All: This is like going to school: every evening I study a very narrow topic in ConTeXt,

Re: [NTG-context] Presentation

2005-08-03 Thread Matthias Weber
Hi Jessica et al too, I can only support what Upendran wrote. A while ago I asked about presentation styles on this list, and got the hints to look at the source of them. You do not even to write your own style in the beginning, you can just overwrite the definitions to change the settings. I

Re: [NTG-context] Presentation

2005-08-03 Thread Matthias Weber
It does work here. Make sure that your file begins like \usemodule[s-pre-22] \starttext \TitlePage{Indeed}{The Title Page} \StartSummary{Alpha}{Title} A simple and not too long text just to show the topic. A simple and not too long text just to show the topic. A simple and not too long

Re: [NTG-context] Presentation

2005-08-04 Thread Matthias Weber
I have the same setup (TeX installation via Gerben's iinstaller). You haven't by any chance called the file you are TeXing also s-pre-22.tex? This would explain it --- Matthias On Aug 3, 2005, at 3:36 PM, andrea valle wrote: Hi, very interesting. But I'm having troubles. Probably because

Re: [NTG-context] Presentation

2005-08-05 Thread Matthias Weber
looking at the console to see what's happening but don't know what to I should check My s-pre files are in /sw/share/texmf/tex/context/base I was looking forward to make my presentations... :-( Thanks! -a- On 4 Aug 2005, at 22:32, Matthias Weber wrote: I have the same setup (TeX installation via

Re: [NTG-context] Continuous chapter numbering

2005-10-24 Thread Matthias Weber
When I read emails from Hans like this one, I get very suspicious that he has a time machine to go backward a few months in time and add a feature so that it is already there when it is being requested --- Matthias On Oct 24, 2005, at 5:59 PM, Hans Hagen Test wrote: Randall Skelton wrote:

[NTG-context] U3D (embedded 3D objects)

2006-01-24 Thread Matthias Weber
Hello, is there support for .u3d files in ConTeXt available or planned? This would take advantage of Acrobat 7 support for these 3D data files. There is a LaTeX package (http:// www.tug.org/tex-archive/macros/latex/contrib/movie15/) that does that, and it even works on my Mac. Thanks,

[NTG-context] Short greek quote in otherwise english text

2006-01-29 Thread Matthias Weber
Hello, I'd like to include a short quote in classical greek with all diacritics in a ConTeXt document which is otherwise plain english. What is a good way of doing this? Do I need to change the encoding? Thanks, Matthias ___ ntg-context mailing

Re: [NTG-context] Short greek quote in otherwise english text

2006-01-29 Thread Matthias Weber
, Matthias On Jan 29, 2006, at 1:36 PM, Alan Bowen wrote: Matthias— I would recommend using Thomas Schmitz’ Greek module (http:// modules.contextgarden.net/t-greek). It works very well for me. Alan On Jan 29, 2006, at 1:19 PM, Matthias Weber wrote: Hello, I'd like to include a short quote

Re: [NTG-context] U3D (embedded 3D objects)

2006-01-30 Thread Matthias Weber
On Jan 30, 2006, at 7:02 AM, Hans Hagen wrote: Matthias Weber wrote: Hello, is there support for .u3d files in ConTeXt available or planned? This would take advantage of Acrobat 7 support for these 3D data files. There is a LaTeX package (http:// www.tug.org/tex-archive/macros/latex

Re: [NTG-context] U3D (embedded 3D objects)

2006-01-30 Thread Matthias Weber
, 2006, at 5:22 PM, Hans Hagen wrote: Matthias Weber wrote: I can say that it does work, even on a Mac, I tried a LaTeX example. I don't know whether it works via a plug-in or is coded directly in Acrobat, I only know it works with Acrobat 7 without installing anything else. then it's probably

Re: [NTG-context] Short greek quote in otherwise english text

2006-01-31 Thread Matthias Weber
As afollow-up, I tried moving the font files some place else. I first hat the font directory in ~/Library/texmf/ and then put them into ~/Library/texmf//texmf/ where they are apparently found, this time the log file says the font metrics can't be found. See below. Do I have to generate

Re: [NTG-context] U3D (embedded 3D objects)

2006-01-31 Thread Matthias Weber
Can you expand? Doesn't it TeX, open, crash? I don't think it runs on Linux yet, but OS X and Windows should be supported. Matthias On Jan 31, 2006, at 5:27 AM, Hans Hagen wrote: Matthias Weber wrote: The files I played around with http://www.tug.org/tex-archive/macros/latex/contrib

[NTG-context] Still problem with \eqalign

2006-01-31 Thread Matthias Weber
Using the iinstaller CoNtExt version of today which contains the newest (?) core-mat.tex with the fixed \eqalign, I still run into a problem with a standard \eqalign like \starttext \placeformula[-] \startformula \eqalign{ c:[0,2\pi] \to R^2 \cr t \mapsto (a\cos(t), b\sin(t)) } \stopformula

Re: [NTG-context] Short greek quote in otherwise english text

2006-01-31 Thread Matthias Weber
/base/greek/genagr.enc} Error: pdfetex (file GentiumAlt.ttf): cannot open TrueType font file for readin g == Fatal error occurred, the output PDF file is not finished! return code : 65280 On Jan 31, 2006, at 10:33 AM, Hans Hagen wrote: Matthias Weber wrote: As afollow-up, I tried

Re: [NTG-context] U3D (embedded 3D objects)

2006-01-31 Thread Matthias Weber
On Jan 31, 2006, at 11:37 AM, Hans Hagen wrote: Matthias Weber wrote: Can you expand? Doesn't it TeX, open, crash? well, i compiled my last latex doc somewhere in the mid 90's so i just took the pdf; (1) one instance stalled and made quicktime (latest version) segfault (2) another instance

Re: [NTG-context] Short greek quote in otherwise english text

2006-01-31 Thread Matthias Weber
Great, this works now! That was definitely the easiest fix of the day. Thanks a lot. Matthias On Jan 31, 2006, at 12:54 PM, Thomas A. Schmitz wrote: On Jan 31, 2006, at 3:42 PM, Matthias Weber wrote: (see the transcript file for additional information){/Users/ matthias/Library/te xmf

[NTG-context] Still problem with \eqalign :(

2006-02-01 Thread Matthias Weber
After downloading the release from yesterday, simple \eqalign's seem to work, but I run into problems with \starttext \placeformula[-] \startformula \eqalign{ c:[-1,1] \to R^2 \cr t\mapsto \left\{ \eqalign{ -(t^2,0) \qquad\text{if $t\in[-1,0]$} \cr (0,t^2) \qquad\text{if $t\in[0,1]$} } \right. }

Re: [NTG-context] eqalign

2006-02-04 Thread Matthias Weber
This will work. I have also tons of \eqalign groups, some of them nested, and all seems fine now. Matthias On Feb 4, 2006, at 11:08 PM, David Arnold wrote: Taco, Hans, et al, I'm hesitant to upgrade as I have several hundred eqalign groups in my work. Can you tell me if this now works in

Re: [NTG-context] Figure [left]

2006-03-21 Thread Matthias Weber
I don't know either what the goal is, when I want to place a figure left to the text I use \startfiguretext etc. Matthias On Mar 21, 2006, at 9:18 PM, Aditya Mahajan wrote: --- On Mar 21, David Arnold wrote --- All, Both this: %output=pdf \starttext We use the notation $(2,4)$ to

[NTG-context] Accessing local files to launch helper progam using \useURL and \from

2006-05-02 Thread Matthias Weber
Dear all, I am trying to us \useURL and \from with mixed success to access a local file so that it will be opened by a helper program. Both the program and the file to be opened by it reside in my local file system. Here is a small example: \setupcolors[state=start] \setupinteraction

Re: [NTG-context] Accessing local files -- more precise description

2006-05-03 Thread Matthias Weber
Dear all again, as a follow-up to my previous question, I think I can now ask more precisely: In Acrobat, a linked document can be treated in different ways. A 'webdocument' is typically just downloaded (and opened in Acrobat if possible). This is the behavior I get when using \from with

Re: [NTG-context] Accessing local files -- relative file names?

2006-05-03 Thread Matthias Weber
Thanks Willi,I mistakenly believed \goto only works within one document.My current solution is to use\goto{3DXM}[program(/test/cycloids.ODE3D)]which works in Acrobat (not in preview though, which is something I can live with)and TeXShop.Curiously enough, if I use relative file names, they still

Re: [NTG-context] Angle braces?

2006-06-08 Thread Matthias Weber
Hi, this depends -- different fonts contain different kinds of 'angle braces', depending on their purpose. Do you want them for (french style) quotations, or for typesetting math? The following is a set of examples -- they might look very different with other fonts. Matthias (\langle and

[NTG-context] Is startalign broken in mkiv?

2012-07-17 Thread Matthias Weber
\starttext \startformula \startalign v = u + at \\ h = ut + \frac12 gt^2 \\ \stopalign \stopformula \stoptext ConTeXt ver: 2012.07.17 16:42 MKIV fmt: 2012.7.17 int: english/english (...) ! Missing $ inserted. system tex error on line 3 in file test.tex: Missing $ inserted

Re: [NTG-context] Is startalign broken in mkiv?

2012-07-17 Thread Matthias Weber
Thanks - I wasn't aware that the human readable version had been deprecated :( Matthias On Jul 17, 2012, at 7:17 PM, Hans Hagen pra...@wxs.nl wrote: On 18-7-2012 00:22, Matthias Weber wrote: \starttext \startformula \startalign v = u + at \\ h = ut + \frac12 gt^2 \\ \stopalign

Re: [NTG-context] Is startalign broken in mkiv?

2012-07-17 Thread Matthias Weber
Hosny khaledho...@eglug.org wrote: The use of (which is a common symbol) as a control character is a long standing idiosyncrasy of TeX that I'm glad ConTeXt has got rid of. On Tue, Jul 17, 2012 at 07:32:09PM -0400, Matthias Weber wrote: Thanks - I wasn't aware that the human readable version

Re: [NTG-context] Is startalign broken in mkiv?

2012-07-18 Thread Matthias Weber
\\ \stopalign \stopformula That \ this yet another thing. \stoptext Hope that helps. Michael On Jul 17, 2012, at 6:48 PM, Matthias Weber wrote: It was never a problem in TeX to modify the control characters used according to your own pleasure. For me, the problem is now to change

[NTG-context] Opening external documents with external application

2013-01-07 Thread Matthias Weber
Dear All, I used to write \goto{\externalfigure[cuteimage]}[program(file.ext)] to get an image, that, when clicked, will open an application that will open file.ext. This currently still works on my Mac (10.8) with the TeXShop preview and with Skim. I does not work anymore with Adobe Acrobat

Re: [NTG-context] Was: Opening external documents ... - Can ConTeXt reduce size of images?

2013-01-07 Thread Matthias Weber
that will strip everything redundant from a pdf file? Thanks again, Matthias On Jan 7, 2013, at 3:52 PM, Wolfgang Schuster wolfgang.schus...@gmail.com wrote: Am 07.01.2013 um 19:45 schrieb Matthias Weber matwe...@indiana.edu: Dear All, I used to write \goto{\externalfigure[cuteimage

Re: [NTG-context] Was: Opening external documents ... - Can ConTeXt reduce size of images?

2013-01-08 Thread Matthias Weber
Thanks Hans, I'll give this a try when I am in a daring mood and less busy. Matthias On Jan 7, 2013, at 8:09 PM, Hans Hagen pra...@wxs.nl wrote: On 1/8/2013 1:00 AM, Matthias Weber wrote: So, this clearly is not a ConTeXt problem. But it causes me major headaches. In my workflow, I

[NTG-context] Emoticons ;-)

2013-02-11 Thread Matthias Weber
Dear all, I hope this doesn't get me banned from the ConTeXt list. What is the easiest/best way to add emoticons in ConTeXt as letters/symbols? In LaTeX, there is a package wasysym that gives \smiley and \frownie. It appears to be based at least partially on MetaFont code by Taco from 1998? I

Re: [NTG-context] Emoticons ;-)

2013-02-11 Thread Matthias Weber
wrote: On Mon, 11 Feb 2013, Matthias Weber wrote: I hope this doesn't get me banned from the ConTeXt list. What is the easiest/best way to add emoticons in ConTeXt as letters/symbols? \type{:)} Aditya

[NTG-context] Arranging framed text without gaps

2013-02-28 Thread Matthias Weber
Dear all, I am trying to create a table where the entries have determined width and height. They typically are something like \framed[width=5cm,height=4cm,align={center,middle}{Text} and I understand that I will be responsible for making the dimensions so that everything fits nicely. After

Re: [NTG-context] Arranging framed text without gaps

2013-02-28 Thread Matthias Weber
Thanks! Matthias On Feb 28, 2013, at 5:56 PM, Aditya Mahajan adit...@umich.edu wrote: How do I -- achieve the desired layout (exact dimensions, frames, no gaps) the right way, -- without gaps between horizontal rows \setupframed [ overlay=none, ... ] -- with text

Re: [NTG-context] Arranging framed text without gaps

2013-02-28 Thread Matthias Weber
Fascinating. Thanks!! Matthias On Feb 28, 2013, at 6:00 PM, Marco Patzer home...@lavabit.com wrote: On 2013–02–28 Matthias Weber wrote: -- without gaps between horizontal rows -- with text centered in the frames also in MkIV? See Adityas answer for how to fix your current code

Re: [NTG-context] Resetting enumeration numbers

2013-04-04 Thread Matthias Weber
This might not be the best way to do it, but when I need it, I use \resetnumber[problem] for my \startproblem \stopproblem enumeration. Matthias On Apr 4, 2013, at 4:01 PM, Willi Egger cont...@boede.nl wrote: Hi all, I have a document, wherein reside chapters and sections. I have an

[NTG-context] Movie control buttons?

2008-12-04 Thread Matthias Weber
Dear all, has somebody created simple control buttons (play, pause, etc) for included movies (for instance using metapost) which I could borrow? Thanks, Matthias ___ If your question is of interest to others as

Re: [NTG-context] Guttenberg's dissertation typeset in ConTeXt

2011-02-21 Thread Matthias Weber
The dissertation was typeset (for publication) by werksatz • Büro für Typografie und Buchgestaltung. Berlin, and my guess is that they are using ConTeXt. Matthias On Feb 21, 2011, at 12:43 PM, Arthur Reutenauer wrote: Did anyone on this list know (or did anyone notice yet) that the print

Re: [NTG-context] Personalizing a PDF generated with ConTeXt

2011-03-01 Thread Matthias Weber
I use \setupinteraction [state=start, title={My Book}, author={Just Me}, subtitle={(no way)}, keywords={cool} ] There probably are more options... Matthias On Mar 1, 2011, at 10:09 AM, Cecil Westerhof wrote: I would like to integrate in the generated PDF's some personal information. What

Re: [NTG-context] Making contents 'clickable'

2011-03-03 Thread Matthias Weber
\setupinteraction [state=start] Matthias On Mar 3, 2011, at 8:30 AM, Cecil Westerhof wrote: In a lot of e-books you see that when you are at the contents that the chapters an sections can be clicked and you go to them. Can ConTeXt make this kind of documents? -- Cecil Westerhof

[NTG-context] Minute not working in unit module?

2011-03-22 Thread Matthias Weber
Dear all, \usemodule[units] \starttext $1 \Minute$ \stoptext gives an undefined control sequence for \Minute, both in mk2 and mk4. Matthias ___ If your question is of interest to others as well, please add an entry

Re: [NTG-context] Minute not working in unit module?

2011-03-23 Thread Matthias Weber
Thanks - that indeed does work. The wiki suggested to use \Minute. Matthias On Mar 22, 2011, at 5:46 PM, Aditya Mahajan wrote: On Tue, 22 Mar 2011, Matthias Weber wrote: Dear all, \usemodule[units] \starttext $1 \Minute$ \stoptext gives an undefined control sequence for \Minute

[NTG-context] Automatic cross reference to next page at automatic page breaks only

2011-03-23 Thread Matthias Weber
Dear all, I am trying to create a screen document that relies entirely on navigation via links. A typically page has several cross references in it the reader has to choose from (think of multiple choice tests). Occasionally, a page is too long to fit on a single screen. I would like to have

[NTG-context] MK IV new install /Mac OS X

2011-05-17 Thread Matthias Weber
Dear all, I've been trying to install the TeX minimals on a new Mac. While MK II works, not so MK IV. I get the error message MTXrun | unknown script 'context.lua' or 'mtx-context.lua' Here is what I did: Downloaded TeXLive 2010 Then followed the instructions at

Re: [NTG-context] MK IV new install /Mac OS X

2011-05-17 Thread Matthias Weber
I know. I need TeXLive for non-ConTeXt reasons and thought I should mention it in case there are interferences. Matthias On May 17, 2011, at 11:45 AM, mathew wrote: On Tue, May 17, 2011 at 10:17, Matthias Weber matwe...@indiana.edu wrote: I've been trying to install the TeX minimals on a new

Re: [NTG-context] MK IV new install /Mac OS X

2011-05-17 Thread Matthias Weber
Thanks Aditya On May 17, 2011, at 12:36 PM, Aditya Mahajan wrote: Did you run this for TL ConTeXt or the minimals ConTeXt. From a terminal run source /path-to-context/tex/setuptex mtxrun --generate Then try compiling a test file from the terminal. this works. Any suggestions? If

Re: [NTG-context] MkIV : MTXrun | unknown script 'context.lua' or 'mtx-context.lua'

2011-05-23 Thread Matthias Weber
I ran into the exact same problem. Aditya resolved the issue as follows: The wiki info to create an executable file ConTeXt-MKIV.engine containing #!/bin/bash export PATH=/Applications/ConTeXtMinimals/tex/texmf-osx-intel/bin:$PATH export

[NTG-context] beginner's hazzles with backgrounds and definitions.

2003-07-28 Thread Matthias Weber
Hi, I am new to context, migrating from latex for the purpose of writing an online book. I would like to set up a few definitions in the environment file that would replace latex's \begin{definition} ... \end{definition} environments. I realize that this can be done conveniently with

Re: [NTG-context] beginner's hazzles with backgrounds and definitions.

2003-07-29 Thread Matthias Weber
Thanks for the answer. I am using context version 2003.1.31, and I have changed the code a little according to your suggestion. However, everything remains blue. The problem seems to appear when the text to be highlighted gets a bit more inolved. Below is a complete sample that shows the effect

Re: [NTG-context] ConTeXt project structure?

2003-07-29 Thread Matthias Weber
I am so far almost completely happy with the following: The top directory contains the layout file (s) and the main 'project file', and the litter TeX is producing. The project file invokes the products (say a textbook for the screen, a printed textbook, a solution manual, etc) which I put in

Re: [NTG-context] Re: beginner's hazzles with backgrounds and definitions.

2003-07-30 Thread Matthias Weber
As a little update: I tried to install the context package from http://www.pragma-ade.com/context/cont-tmf.zip into /sw/share/ of the fink distribution both by replacing the corresponding directories and by adding the files into the corresponding directories. Both approaches break the context

[NTG-context] How to run context under mac os x - was(is): beginner's hazzles with backgrounds and definitions.

2003-07-31 Thread Matthias Weber
Hello again, this is presumably only for the the Mac people on the list. Below is what I tried to update Gerden's i-installed teTex with the most recent context: (I remove all directories that occur in the context distribution, and then copy them. There is most likely a one liner for all of

Re: [NTG-context] Re: beginner's hazzles with backgrounds and definitions.

2003-08-01 Thread Matthias Weber
On Thursday, July 31, 2003, at 04:44 PM, Thomas A.Schmitz wrote: Gerben, that would be wonderful. I always shy away from upgrading because it might break things and takes time. If your i-installer does the job, that would be a major advance. So please, go for it! Thomas I can only agree -

Re: [NTG-context] Re: beginner's hazzles with backgrounds and definitions.

2003-08-03 Thread Matthias Weber
On Sunday, August 3, 2003, at 08:09 AM, Gerben Wierda wrote: Start i-Installer, open the ConTeXt updater i-Package from Known Packages. Hit configure. Thanks!!! You made my day - all problems have disappeared. Now off to rounded corners ... Matthias

Re: [NTG-context] Newbie question on \completecontent

2003-08-07 Thread Matthias Weber
Hello Gerben, I am a beginner myself, and working on a book project too. Below I send you my complete directory setup with sample files. I am happy with the set-up and it might also be useful for you. Matthias Directory structure: sas.tex % main project file layout.tex % main layout file

[NTG-context] BibTeX question: How to make the .aux file

2003-10-27 Thread Matthias Weber
Hello, my little project has made good progress, and I must say that reading the mailings in this list have become one of the more pleasurable parts of the time I spend in front of the computer. Thanks! I have reached the stage that I would like to include citations into my book, and I found

Re: [NTG-context] BibTeX question: How to make the .aux file (solved)

2003-10-28 Thread Matthias Weber
Thanks to everybody for looking into this, the solution to the riddle was that I has actually \setupbibtex[database = minbib, sort = author] with extra blanks. After removing them, things work. Beginner's problems... Matthias ___ ntg-context mailing

Re: [NTG-context] Metapost and TeX

2004-08-23 Thread Matthias Weber
This is not exactly an answer to your question, but it might solve your problem. You can use overlays with any figure, see cont-eni.pdf page 150ff. The mechanism is not so much the tex-engine TeX but one of the many little add-ons that come with ConText and exploit features of PDF. In

[NTG-context] Math Diagrams in ConTeXt

2004-09-29 Thread Matthias Weber
Hello all, I need to typeset a few (simple) diagrams in ConTeXt, like the ones mathematicians use, with arrows. In LaTeX, one can use pictex or DCpic. The latter claims also to work with ConTeXt, but I couldn't find an example. Has anybody managed to do something like this? (essentially, I only

Re: [NTG-context] Math Diagrams in ConTeXt

2004-09-29 Thread Matthias Weber
Matthias On Sep 29, 2004, at 3:07 PM, Henning Hraban Ramm wrote: Am 29.09.2004 um 20:53 schrieb Matthias Weber: I need to typeset a few (simple) diagrams in ConTeXt, like the ones mathematicians use, with arrows. In LaTeX, one can use pictex or DCpic. The latter claims also to work with ConTeXt, but I

[NTG-context] figuretext problem

2004-10-06 Thread Matthias Weber
Hello, I was trying to use \startfiguretext to place a second graphics within the figuretext. This makes the main graphics disappear: \starttext \startfiguretext [left] {none} {\externalfigure[graph1][width=2.8in]} text text more text \placefigure [here] {none}

Re: [NTG-context] was: figuretext problem --- is: how to modify (presentation) styles

2004-10-07 Thread Matthias Weber
) the green style blue and with smaller buttons, are there setups for this? If yes, do I learn about these by looking at the source, or, if no, do I copy the source and try my best to mess around with it? Matthias On Oct 7, 2004, at 2:29 AM, Hans Hagen wrote: Matthias Weber wrote: Hello, I was trying

Re: [NTG-context] \def\vec#1

2004-10-31 Thread Matthias Weber
\def\vec#1{{\bf #1}} Matthias On Oct 31, 2004, at 2:49 PM, David Arnold wrote: All, This is fine. \starttext \startformula \left(\matrix{y_1\cr y_2\cr \vdots\cr y_n}\right)= \left(\matrix{x_1^2\cr x_2^2\cr \vdots\cr x_n^2}\right) -2\left(\matrix{x_1\cr x_2\cr \vdots\cr x_n}\right)

Re: [NTG-context] Re: Failing on Mac OS X

2004-11-02 Thread Matthias Weber
I had the same problem. Here is my (possibly incorrect) interpretation, and how to fix it: You have updated to the most recent context without updating texexec (and pssoibly related packages). To do so, uninstall your entire TeX tree (grin) by either doing this in i-Installerm or by removing the

Re: [NTG-context] No color even though \setupcolors[state=start]

2004-11-04 Thread Matthias Weber
Put your text between \startproduct ... \stopproduct Matthias On Nov 4, 2004, at 12:07 PM, David Arnold wrote: All, Can anyone tell me why I am not getting any color (red and yellow)? \startuseMPgraphic{layout 1} pickup pencircle scaled 1mm; fill unitsquare xyscaled (7cm,8cm) withcolor 0.85white;

Re: [NTG-context] \reuseMPgraphic error

2004-11-04 Thread Matthias Weber
On Nov 4, 2004, at 1:07 PM, David Arnold wrote: All, This file: \setupoutput[pdf] \startreusableMPgraphic{layout 1} pickup pencircle scaled 1mm; fill unitsquare xyscaled (7cm,8cm) withcolor 0.85white; fill unitsquare xyscaled (5cm,5cm) shifted (1cm,1.5cm) withcolor 0.625yellow; fill unitsquare

[NTG-context] [ at beginning of formula ?

2004-11-16 Thread Matthias Weber
Hello, I'd like to typeset [\partial,B]=0 but \starttext \placeformula \startformula 0= [ A ,B ] = 0 \stopformula gives just =0 (see below) while \stoptext \starttext \placeformula \startformula 0= [ A ,B ] \stopformula \stoptext works. What is the meaning of [ at the beginning of a formula,

Re: [NTG-context] [ at beginning of formula ?

2004-11-16 Thread Matthias Weber
Thanks! Matthias On Nov 16, 2004, at 4:26 PM, h h extern wrote: Matthias Weber wrote: Hello, I'd like to typeset [\partial,B]=0 but \starttext \placeformula \startformula 0= [ A ,B ] = 0 \stopformula gives just =0 (see below) while \stoptext \starttext \placeformula \startformula 0= [ A ,B

Re: [NTG-context] [ at beginning of formula ?

2004-11-17 Thread Matthias Weber
\startformula \relax [\partial,B] =0. \stopformula \stoptext Matthias On Nov 17, 2004, at 5:35 AM, Otared Kavian wrote: At 15:29 -0500 16/11/04, Matthias Weber wrote: Hello, I'd like to typeset [\partial,B]=0 Hi Matthias, Despite Hans' suggestion of putting \relax in front of [, in my installation

[NTG-context] Problem with index generation

2004-11-22 Thread Matthias Weber
Hello all, 'upgrading' to the 2004 TeXLive distribution (via GW's i-Installer) broke the following (which is a distilled version of a much larger file) \startproject test \startbodymatter \section{Why is $1+1=2$?} Let us first discuss {\em addition\index{addition}}. \stopbodymatter

Re: [NTG-context] How to patch ConText on the Mac for beginners (was: Problem with index generation)

2004-11-22 Thread Matthias Weber
and configure ConTeXt again. Matthias On Nov 22, 2004, at 5:15 PM, Hans Hagen wrote: Matthias Weber wrote: Hello all, 'upgrading' to the 2004 TeXLive distribution (via GW's i-Installer) broke the following (which is you mean that it loops ... \def\doplaceregister[#1][#2]% {\iffirstargument

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