Re: [NTG-context] Fonts: Minimals v. Texlive 2007

2008-09-26 Thread Taco Hoekwater
Erich R Fickel wrote: Thanks to everyone who helped me get the minimals installed. I am having a little trouble. At my home computer, I have the Context installation for Ubuntu 7.04 from the sanjoy tex-live backports. At work I now have the minimals, --context=current, not beta. I

Re: [NTG-context] French punctuation : tests

2008-09-26 Thread Olivier Guéry
2008/9/25 Wolfgang Schuster [EMAIL PROTECTED] Am 25.09.2008 um 21:40 schrieb Olivier Guéry: Hello, It seem's that there's some changes on the « frenchpunctuation front » ! Thank's. I modified my test file and ad more precise rules to the wiki :

[NTG-context] index in swedish doc (mkiv)

2008-09-26 Thread Mikael Persson
Hi all, I want to have an index in a swedish document, but when I add it I get unknown instead of the letter heads. Minimal file: \mainlanguage[sv] \starttext Test\index{test} \placeindex \stoptext Just uncomment the \mainlanguage[sv] and you will get a t instead of unknown as

Re: [NTG-context] French punctuation : tests

2008-09-26 Thread Olivier Guéry
Ok, aftre some test… It seem's that it's linked to the fonts… damn ! The value in « \definehspace[fr][footnote][-.2667\emspaceamount] » need to be negative, as I set it (work with my fontin_sans font, too big for lmodern font). Then I found two problems : — the space after is way too big :o) —

[NTG-context] Formatting TOC

2008-09-26 Thread Diego Depaoli
Hi all, what is the magic option in \setuplist to put a word before the chapter's number like Chapter 1 First chapter instead of 1 First chapter ? Many thanks -- Diego Depaoli ___ If your question is of interest to

[NTG-context] switching (named) layouts?

2008-09-26 Thread Jelle Huisman
Hi, Is it possible to give a layout definition a name? It would be really helpful to be able to say \definelayout[name=one][...] \definelayout[name=two][...] and then to be able to say: \setuplayout[one] and somewhere else in the document \setuplayout[two] (This would mirror the way it is

Re: [NTG-context] Formatting TOC

2008-09-26 Thread Mikael Persson
Dear Diego, Try \def\chaplistcom#1{Chapter~#1} \setuplist[chapter][ numbercommand=\chaplistcom, ] Best regards, Mikael On Fri, Sep 26, 2008 at 1:14 PM, Diego Depaoli [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi all, what is the magic option in \setuplist to put a word before the chapter's number like

Re: [NTG-context] switching (named) layouts?

2008-09-26 Thread Wolfgang Schuster
Am 26.09.2008 um 13:15 schrieb Jelle Huisman: Hi, Is it possible to give a layout definition a name? It would be really helpful to be able to say \definelayout[name=one][...] \definelayout[name=two][...] and then to be able to say: \setuplayout[one] and somewhere else in the document

Re: [NTG-context] switching (named) layouts?

2008-09-26 Thread Hans Hagen
Jelle Huisman wrote: Hi, Is it possible to give a layout definition a name? It would be really helpful to be able to say \definelayout[name=one][...] \definelayout[name=two][...] and then to be able to say: \setuplayout[one] and somewhere else in the document \setuplayout[two] (This

Re: [NTG-context] Formatting TOC

2008-09-26 Thread Diego Depaoli
2008/9/26 Mikael Persson [EMAIL PROTECTED]: Dear Diego, Try \def\chaplistcom#1{Chapter~#1} \setuplist[chapter][ numbercommand=\chaplistcom, ] It works, many thanks. Why this simple option it isn't 'hardcoded'? -- Diego Depaoli

Re: [NTG-context] switching (named) layouts?

2008-09-26 Thread Jelle Huisman
Hans Hagen wrote: \setuplayout[key-values] % defines global one \setuplayout[somename][key-values] % defines named one Thanks Hans, Does this mean that \definelayout is not needed? Jelle ___ If your question is

Re: [NTG-context] Can we make font loading much faster?

2008-09-26 Thread Yue Wang
Hi: lua garbage collection on xp is somehow quite slow, when i switched to vista, the luatex test files (mk) that took forever on xp, ran smoothly on vista OK. Today I got a copy of windows vista, so I installed it on the same machine, and test the same tex file. \usetypescript[myfont]

Re: [NTG-context] Formatting TOC

2008-09-26 Thread Wolfgang Schuster
Am 26.09.2008 um 13:14 schrieb Diego Depaoli: Hi all, what is the magic option in \setuplist to put a word before the chapter's number like Chapter 1 First chapter instead of 1 First chapter ? \setuplabeltext[chapter=Chapter ] or \setuplabeltext[en][chapter=Chapter ] Regards, Wolfgang

[NTG-context] figure placement

2008-09-26 Thread Jelle Huisman
Hi again, I try to get a picture on a page using \externalfigure[name.pdf][width=\textwidth] The image is pushed to the next page, even though there is no text on the current page and the height of the image itself is smaller then \textheight, so it should fit. How do I force image placement

Re: [NTG-context] Formatting TOC

2008-09-26 Thread Hans Hagen
Diego Depaoli wrote: 2008/9/26 Mikael Persson [EMAIL PROTECTED]: Dear Diego, Try \def\chaplistcom#1{Chapter~#1} \setuplist[chapter][ numbercommand=\chaplistcom, ] It works, many thanks. Why this simple option it isn't 'hardcoded'? well, because i don't like to see that label always

Re: [NTG-context] Unicode characters

2008-09-26 Thread Alan Stone
On Thu, Sep 25, 2008 at 5:24 PM, Wolfgang Schuster [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Am 25.09.2008 um 17:05 schrieb Alan Stone: Hi, \starttext \char2217 \blank \char278A \stoptext How to get the right output for the 2nd unicode character ? It's blank. You need a font with the

Re: [NTG-context] Fonts: Minimals v. Texlive 2007

2008-09-26 Thread Erich R Fickel
Taco Hoekwater wrote: Is it a letter vs A4 thing perhaps? No. It is not letter vs. A4. Paper sizing is setup and letter is being used. I tried to attach a couple of PDF samples, but the list said the files were too big. Does anyone have someplace I could upload the samples for review by

[NTG-context] force figure placement on this page

2008-09-26 Thread Jelle Huisman
[it looks like this mail didn't make it to the list, sorry if double posted] Hi again, I try to get a picture on a page using \externalfigure[name.pdf][width=\textwidth] The image is pushed to the next page, even though there is no text on the current page and the height of the image itself

Re: [NTG-context] force figure placement on this page

2008-09-26 Thread Wolfgang Schuster
Am 26.09.2008 um 16:26 schrieb Jelle Huisman: [it looks like this mail didn't make it to the list, sorry if double posted] Hi again, I try to get a picture on a page using \externalfigure[name.pdf][width=\textwidth] The image is pushed to the next page, even though there is no text on

Re: [NTG-context] Formatting TOC

2008-09-26 Thread Diego Depaoli
2008/9/26 Hans Hagen [EMAIL PROTECTED]: well, because i don't like to see that label always (actually never use it) but you can do I approached TeX trying to solve this nightmare. I write often legal documents with weird sectioning/numbering/naming. \defineenumeration helps, but sometime it's

Re: [NTG-context] Fonts: Minimals v. Texlive 2007

2008-09-26 Thread Hans Hagen
Erich R Fickel wrote: Taco Hoekwater wrote: Is it a letter vs A4 thing perhaps? No. It is not letter vs. A4. Paper sizing is setup and letter is being used. I tried to attach a couple of PDF samples, but the list said the files were too big. can you compare the fonts being used ...

Re: [NTG-context] Can we make font loading much faster?

2008-09-26 Thread Hans Hagen
Yue Wang wrote: MtxRun | total runtime: 67.548 first run? or when the windows cache is nicely filled? how much memory? (vista needs some 2 gig at least) Hans - Hans Hagen | PRAGMA ADE

Re: [NTG-context] switching (named) layouts?

2008-09-26 Thread Hans Hagen
Jelle Huisman wrote: Hans Hagen wrote: \setuplayout[key-values] % defines global one \setuplayout[somename][key-values] % defines named one Thanks Hans, Does this mean that \definelayout is not needed? no, i meant definelayout

Re: [NTG-context] Unicode characters

2008-09-26 Thread Idris Samawi Hamid
On Fri, 26 Sep 2008 07:09:28 -0600, Alan Stone [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Please explain use fallbacks. http://archive.contextgarden.net/message/20080611.094746.07de5882.en.html Best wishes -- Professor Idris Samawi Hamid, Editor-in-Chief International Journal of Shi`i Studies Department of

Re: [NTG-context] figure placement

2008-09-26 Thread Jelle Huisman
Hans Hagen wrote: I try to get a picture on a page using \externalfigure[name.pdf][width=\textwidth] The image is pushed to the next page, even though there is no text on the current page and the height of the image itself is smaller then \textheight, so it should fit. How do I force image

[NTG-context] bug in mkiv - paragraph column in tables

2008-09-26 Thread Chen Shen
Hi all, The following simple table doesn't work right under mkiv. The baseline of the paragraph (2nd) column is much lower than other columns. The same code works fine under mkii. \showstructs shows the difference between the two, but I wasn't too sure how this should be fixed. Thank you.

Re: [NTG-context] figure placement

2008-09-26 Thread Hans Hagen
Jelle Huisman wrote: Hi again, I try to get a picture on a page using \externalfigure[name.pdf][width=\textwidth] The image is pushed to the next page, even though there is no text on the current page and the height of the image itself is smaller then \textheight, so it should fit. How

Re: [NTG-context] bug in mkiv - paragraph column in tables

2008-09-26 Thread Hans Hagen
Chen Shen wrote: Hi all, The following simple table doesn't work right under mkiv. The baseline of the paragraph (2nd) column is much lower than other columns. The same code works fine under mkii. \showstructs shows the difference between the two, but I wasn't too sure how this should be

Re: [NTG-context] bug in mkiv - paragraph column in tables

2008-09-26 Thread luigi scarso
On Fri, Sep 26, 2008 at 7:17 PM, Hans Hagen [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Chen Shen wrote: Hi all, The following simple table doesn't work right under mkiv. The baseline of the paragraph (2nd) column is much lower than other columns. The same code works fine under mkii. \showstructs shows

Re: [NTG-context] bug in mkiv - paragraph column in tables

2008-09-26 Thread Chen Shen
I am using : This is LuaTeX, Version snapshot-0.29.0-2008072211 ConTeXt ver: 2008.09.21 22:31 MKIV fmt: 2008.9.22 int: english/english MtxRun | current version: 2008.09.21 22:31 Also tried the example on context live, with no luck. shenchen On Sat, Sep 27, 2008 at 1:17 AM, Hans Hagen

[NTG-context] Flaky pdf file.

2008-09-26 Thread John Culleton
Recent texlive 2008 installed on Linux Slackware 12.0 system. I have a file that I can process via texexec and which shows up fine on my Acrobat Reader, kpdf or xpdf. However another person using (probably) Windows keeps getting corrupt file errors when he tries to read it. And when I try

Re: [NTG-context] Flaky pdf file.

2008-09-26 Thread luigi scarso
On Fri, Sep 26, 2008 at 8:00 PM, John Culleton [EMAIL PROTECTED]wrote: Recent texlive 2008 installed on Linux Slackware 12.0 system. I have a file that I can process via texexec and which shows up fine on my Acrobat Reader, kpdf or xpdf. However another person using (probably) Windows keeps

Re: [NTG-context] bug in mkiv - paragraph column in tables

2008-09-26 Thread Wolfgang Schuster
Am 26.09.2008 um 19:43 schrieb Chen Shen: I am using : This is LuaTeX, Version snapshot-0.29.0-2008072211 ConTeXt ver: 2008.09.21 22:31 MKIV fmt: 2008.9.22 int: english/ english MtxRun | current version: 2008.09.21 22:31 Also tried the example on context live, with no luck. You

Re: [NTG-context] Flaky pdf file.

2008-09-26 Thread John Culleton
On Friday 26 September 2008 02:45:14 pm luigi scarso wrote: maybe gs is too old. you can try with 8.61 or 8.62 or 8.63 (and cross the fingers ...) I downloaded ghostscript 8.63 but the pdf2ps error persists. but the error goes away if I uses an earlier version of context, namely: TeXExec

[NTG-context] Context TeXLive 2008

2008-09-26 Thread Brian R. Landy
Hi, I wanted to share some observations from enabling the latest MkIV code (2008.09.24, compiled luatex from svn just now) to run on a new installation of TeXLive 2008 on 64bit Linux. This is my first time trying MkIV. First -- a comment on installing using TeXLive 2008, which hopefully

Re: [NTG-context] Flaky pdf file.

2008-09-26 Thread luigi scarso
On Fri, Sep 26, 2008 at 11:29 PM, John Culleton [EMAIL PROTECTED]wrote: On Friday 26 September 2008 02:45:14 pm luigi scarso wrote: maybe gs is too old. you can try with 8.61 or 8.62 or 8.63 (and cross the fingers ...) I downloaded ghostscript 8.63 but the pdf2ps error persists. but

Re: [NTG-context] Flaky pdf file.

2008-09-26 Thread Taco Hoekwater
Hi John, John Culleton wrote: Therefore the problem lies in the recent Context I have been using, and not in ghostscript nor in my code. I am fairly certain the bug will also go away if you start your new context documents with \pdfobjcompresslevel=0 or

Re: [NTG-context] Context TeXLive 2008

2008-09-26 Thread Wolfgang Schuster
Am 26.09.2008 um 23:37 schrieb Brian R. Landy: Hi, I wanted to share some observations from enabling the latest MkIV code (2008.09.24, compiled luatex from svn just now) to run on a new installation of TeXLive 2008 on 64bit Linux. This is my first time trying MkIV. First -- a

Re: [NTG-context] Flaky pdf file.

2008-09-26 Thread luigi scarso
On Fri, Sep 26, 2008 at 11:53 PM, Taco Hoekwater [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi John, John Culleton wrote: Therefore the problem lies in the recent Context I have been using, and not in ghostscript nor in my code. I am fairly certain the bug will also go away if you start your new context

Re: [NTG-context] Flaky pdf file.

2008-09-26 Thread John Culleton
On Friday 26 September 2008 05:53:59 pm Taco Hoekwater wrote: Hi John, John Culleton wrote: Therefore the problem lies in the recent Context I have been using, and not in ghostscript nor in my code. I am fairly certain the bug will also go away if you start your new context documents

Re: [NTG-context] Flaky pdf file.

2008-09-26 Thread John Culleton
On Friday 26 September 2008 07:10:17 pm John Culleton wrote: On Friday 26 September 2008 05:53:59 pm Taco Hoekwater wrote: Hi John, John Culleton wrote: Therefore the problem lies in the recent Context I have been using, and not in ghostscript nor in my code. I am fairly certain