[NTG-context] 16-bit png

2008-02-14 Thread Alan BRASLAU
Hello, I am having problems including 16-bit png files in ConTeXt. In the following example, red.png is a 800x600 image of red pixels. The resulting test.pdf shows a BLACK rectangle. (The same problem exists with real images.) However, I can produce the desired result with my installation

Re: [NTG-context] 16-bit png

2008-02-15 Thread Alan BRASLAU
On Friday 15 February 2008 09:23:12 Taco Hoekwater wrote: Alan BRASLAU wrote: $ cat test.tex \starttext \pdfimagehicolor=1 \externalfigure[red][width=\textwidth] \stoptext There, fixed that. That setting could go into the context core, though. Does this have something

Re: [NTG-context] 16-bit png

2008-02-15 Thread Alan BRASLAU
On Friday 15 February 2008 10:36:02 Taco Hoekwater wrote: xpdf (and its derivatives) does not support 16-bit color. No warning, the pdf is just displayed incorrectly. It 'works' in pdflatex in xpdf because the file does not contain a 16-bit image at all, it is automatically downgraded. If

Re: [NTG-context] colors in pgf within context

2008-02-19 Thread Alan BRASLAU
___ -- Alan Braslau CEA DSM-IRAMIS-SPEC CNRS URA 2464 Orme des Merisiers 91191 Gif-sur-Yvette cedex FRANCE tel: +33 1 69 08 73 15 fax: +33 1 69 08 87 86 mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] http://www-dna2006.cea.fr

Re: [NTG-context] How could a typesetting system be today?

2008-05-30 Thread Alan BRASLAU
are also free to purchase future new versions of InDesign, Illustrator, and the like, not to mention that of the operating system that it runs under! -- Alan Braslau CEA DSM-IRAMIS-SPEC CNRS URA 2464 Orme des Merisiers 91191 Gif-sur-Yvette cedex FRANCE tel: +33 1 69 08 73 15 fax: +33 1 69 08 87

Re: [NTG-context] Fwd: (scientific) poster

2008-06-13 Thread Alan BRASLAU
for A0 posters as well as for video presentations. -- Alan Braslau ___ If your question is of interest to others as well, please add an entry to the Wiki! maillist : ntg-context@ntg.nl / http://www.ntg.nl/mailman

[NTG-context] \bTABLE and \chemical

2008-09-08 Thread Alan BRASLAU
I have not understood how tables and \chemical interact. The second case in the minimal example below demonstrates unexpected/incorrect centering when using \chemical and \bTABLE. Am I missing something? Thanks. Alan \starttext \usemodule[chemic]

Re: [NTG-context] \bTABLE and \chemical

2008-09-09 Thread Alan BRASLAU
On Tuesday 09 September 2008 08:33:19 Wolfgang Schuster wrote: \dontleavehmode\startchemical Thank you. This works, of course. I suppose that it is a subtlety why this is necessary with \bTable but not with \starttable... Should this perhaps be included in \startchemical or would that wreak

[NTG-context] span ROWS in \starttables?

2008-09-12 Thread Alan BRASLAU
Hello, Is there any mechanism to span ROWS in (\start)tables similar to column spanning through \use{3}{}? The aim is to produce a multi-row column entry as can be done via \bTD[nr=3] in \bTABLE. Thanks Alan ___ If

Re: [NTG-context] span ROWS in \starttables?

2008-09-12 Thread Alan BRASLAU
On Friday 12 September 2008 08:34:15 Wolfgang Schuster wrote: On Fri, Sep 12, 2008 at 8:13 AM, Alan BRASLAU [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Is there any mechanism to span ROWS in (\start)tables similar to column spanning through \use{3}{}? The aim is to produce a multi-row column entry as can

Re: [NTG-context] span ROWS in \starttables?

2008-09-12 Thread Alan BRASLAU
On Friday 12 September 2008 10:51:58 Wolfgang Schuster wrote: \VL \smash{\vcenter{\hbox{\definedfont[Serif at 70pt]A}}} \VL c \VL\AR Ah, TeX magic! Indeed, I never learned about \smash. Thank you (added a line to http://wiki.contextgarden.net/Table#Column_Spans) Alan

Re: [NTG-context] Indexing macros

2008-09-15 Thread Alan BRASLAU
On Tuesday 3 December 2002 17:57:00 Hans Hagen wrote: Copied from the manual source: ... \index {form::entry} The following minimal example works as expected: \setupregister[index][au][textstyle=\sc] \def\Index#1{\index{#1}#1} \def\Author#1{\index{au::#1}#1} \starttext The

Re: [NTG-context] Labelling figures

2008-09-16 Thread Alan BRASLAU
On Tuesday 16 September 2008 16:28:45 Hans Hagen wrote: what is the best method to add labels to a figure; I want them not only on the figure but their position should be relative to the figure size. how about just using a layer ... You might also try pgf/tikz, according to your taste:

[NTG-context] lang-ita.tex (see=)

2008-09-18 Thread Alan BRASLAU
Missing from lang-ita.tex: \setuplabeltext[\s!fr][\v!see=voir ] (indeed, this label needs to be set for all of the variants fr es ca it la pt ro) Thanks, Alan ___ If your question is of interest to others as well,

Re: [NTG-context] Interaction and accented letters

2008-09-19 Thread Alan BRASLAU
On Friday 19 September 2008 19:00:42 Flavien Lambert wrote: Dear all, is there a way to put accented letters in the interaction command ? I tried \setupinteraction[state=start, author={Flavien Lambert}, title={Optique géométrique}, date={Septembre 2008}] and

[NTG-context] ppchtex rotation

2008-09-22 Thread Alan BRASLAU
Hello, I am having trouble drawing rotated molecules using ppchtex. In the example below, I would like to draw the molecule shown in (a) rotated as shown in (b). I would appreciate any suggestions. Thanks. Alan \usemodule[chemic] \setupchemical[width=fit] \starttext \startcombination[2*1]

[NTG-context] luatex run: edit (E) on syntax error

2008-09-24 Thread Alan BRASLAU
Hello, (Learning to use mkIV under Debian) Under luatex (texexec --lua) it seems that choosing to edit (E) the source file upon detection of a syntax error echos You want to edit file ./filename.tex at line 68 and then continues without launching the editor. Has anyone else seen this? (of

Re: [NTG-context] Has anybody used asymptote without LaTeX?

2008-09-28 Thread Alan BRASLAU
on the other hand to be much more powerful for 3D. Neverless, I am sharing with this context list an impressive tikz example -- Alan Braslau CEA DSM-IRAMIS-SPEC CNRS URA 2464 Orme des Merisiers 91191 Gif-sur-Yvette cedex FRANCE tel: +33 1 69 08 73 15 fax: +33 1 69 08 87 86 mailto:[EMAIL

Re: [NTG-context] Texlive2008 and updating context

2008-09-29 Thread Alan BRASLAU
Yes, please, it is confusing. On the Wiki different instructions appear in several places (mkIV, minimals, TeXlive, debian...). It would be quite nice if somebody who understands this all could clean-up the instructions, in particular, structure the information in a clearer fashion. Thanks. Alan

Re: [NTG-context] TOC : Chapter title under its number (separate lines)

2011-05-26 Thread Alan Braslau
On Tue, May 24, 2011 at 01:42:41PM +0200, Wolfgang Schuster wrote: Am 24.05.2011 um 00:59 schrieb Mathieu DUPONT: Hi, Is there a simple way to obtain the following result in the table of content : Contents CHAPTER 1 Title of chapter2

Re: [NTG-context] TOC : Chapter title under its number (separate lines)

2011-05-26 Thread Alan Braslau
On Thu, May 26, 2011 at 05:30:55PM +0200, Wolfgang Schuster wrote: Am 26.05.2011 um 17:13 schrieb Alan Braslau: This solution: [alternative=command,command=\ChapterList] breaks interaction; How can one get [interaction=all] to work? Something like this: \setupinteraction[state=start

Re: [NTG-context] TOC : Chapter title under its number (separate lines)

2011-05-27 Thread Alan Braslau
On Thu, May 26, 2011 at 08:16:21PM +0200, Wolfgang Schuster wrote: Am 26.05.2011 um 18:48 schrieb Alan Braslau: \setuplist[chapter][label=yes,alternative=vertical,command=\ChapterList,interaction=all] Almost works. Almost in that all lines get indented by one level, and then the page

Re: [NTG-context] TOC : Chapter title under its number (separate lines)

2011-05-27 Thread Alan Braslau
interaction=sectionnumber rather than interaction=all doesn't seem to help here... Alan On Fri, May 27, 2011 at 09:33:53AM -0400, Mathieu DUPONT wrote: As for the interaction patching, in the following example I can't figure out how to have, for the chapter lines, only CHAPTER 1 being the

Re: [NTG-context] Fifth ConTeXt meeting, September 2011, France

2011-07-05 Thread Alan Braslau
On Mon, Jul 04, 2011 at 10:05:14PM +0200, Martin Schröder wrote: 2010/10/3 Arthur Reutenauer arthur.reutena...@normalesup.org:  I hereby announce the next ConTeXt meeting, that will take place on the island of Porquerolles off the coast of the French Riviera, from Monday, September 19th,

Re: [NTG-context] modules in minimals (important)

2011-07-06 Thread Alan Braslau
On Wed, Jul 06, 2011 at 08:52:23PM +0200, Mojca Miklavec wrote: On Wed, Jul 6, 2011 at 15:40, Peter Münster wrote: On Wed, Jun 29 2011, Mojca Miklavec wrote: Hans has changed the command line parameter for modules (--modules=vim should work now). The problem is that he now stores the

Re: [NTG-context] How to install extra module in the latest context?

2011-07-07 Thread Alan Braslau
On Thu, Jul 07, 2011 at 11:36:32AM +0200, Mojca Miklavec wrote: You don't need to be sorry. It was fixed 20 minutes ago. mtx-context | fatal error: no return code, message: luatex: execution interrupted Oops! luatex now dumps core. No minimal test file (yet). (must be triggered by some

Re: [NTG-context] core dump (was: How to install extra module in the latest context?)

2011-07-08 Thread Alan Braslau
On Thu, Jul 07, 2011 at 05:39:05PM +0200, luigi scarso wrote: On Thu, Jul 7, 2011 at 5:30 PM, Alan Braslau alan.bras...@cea.fr wrote: On Thu, Jul 07, 2011 at 11:36:32AM +0200, Mojca Miklavec wrote: You don't need to be sorry. It was fixed 20 minutes ago. mtx-context     | fatal error

Re: [NTG-context] Important 5th ConTeXt meeting

2011-07-14 Thread Alan Braslau
Hello everyone. Happy Bastille Day! Last year, I participated in my first ConTeXt meeting at Brejlov in the Czech Republic. It was a very interesting experience and very useful. I had wanted to attend in 2009, but just did not manage to arrange for this. If you are tempted to participate this

[NTG-context] metapost question (bug?)

2011-07-21 Thread Alan Braslau
Hello, I have a question for metapost specialists: I am looking for some sort of effect, built upon a zig-zag line. The first graphic in the minimal example below is as I would expect. The second graphic seems to be drawn without the point at (0,0). (Ignore the asymmetry at the end of the path

Re: [NTG-context] metapost question (bug?)

2011-07-21 Thread Alan Braslau
On Thu, Jul 21, 2011 at 05:39:48PM +0200, Peter Rolf wrote: use p2 := p0 p1; the reason for the 'unexpected' output is, that point 1 and 2 of the path p2 are equal. keep in mind that drawing with an asymmetrical pen has its own (complex) rules. Thank you -- I forgot about the path

[NTG-context] problem \vec and gentium font

2011-08-30 Thread Alan Braslau
There seems to be problems with horizontal spacing in math mode using the gentium font. For example: \setupbodyfont[gentium] \starttext $\vec{r}$ \stoptext ___ If your question is of interest to others as well, please

Re: [NTG-context] math signs in itemize

2011-09-25 Thread Alan Braslau
On Sat, Sep 24, 2011 at 11:29:32AM +0200, R. Ermers wrote: Dear all, After my update a few days ago I have run into the problem earlier described under the subject new beta (Marco Pessotto). The file processed nicely until then. I use gentium as the main font.

Re: [NTG-context] math signs in itemize

2011-09-25 Thread Alan Braslau
On Sun, Sep 25, 2011 at 01:02:07PM +0200, R. Ermers wrote: But I use very, very little math, only once or twice, as in 7$^{th}$, but I could solve that otherwise. You may want to use 7\high{th}. My main problem occurs in itemization. Please have a look at this: l.741 \item h

Re: [NTG-context] math signs in itemize

2011-09-26 Thread Alan Braslau
On Mon, Sep 26, 2011 at 09:34:45AM +0200, Wolfgang Schuster wrote: Any suggestions? Use text mode fractions! \frac{1}{40}. This is still typeset in math mode. A alternative is to write the fraction as “1/40”. ¼÷10, 0.025. How about: \definetypeface [xits] [mm] [math] [xits] [default]

Re: [NTG-context] new look for wiki

2011-09-27 Thread Alan Braslau
*WOW* Alan On Tue, Sep 27, 2011 at 06:22:59PM +0200, Wolfgang Schuster wrote: Am 27.09.2011 um 18:05 schrieb luigi scarso: http://wiki.contextgarden.net This is not the official announcement --- but I wasn't able to resist... Nice work, thank you very much Siep. Especially when

Re: [NTG-context] slides proceedings from ConTeXt Meeting

2011-09-28 Thread Alan Braslau
On Wed, Sep 28, 2011 at 08:29:56AM +0200, Philipp Gesang wrote: On 2011-09-28 00:53, Mojca Miklavec wrote: and most of talks will also be available as articles in printed proceedings that will be sent to all new members of the ConTeXt Group (group.contextgarden.net). For those of us who

Re: [NTG-context] new look for wiki

2011-09-28 Thread Alan Braslau
On Tue, Sep 27, 2011 at 06:05:59PM +0200, luigi scarso wrote: http://wiki.contextgarden.net This is not the official announcement --- but I wasn't able to resist... Nice work, thank you very much Siep. Again, very nice. But, unfortunately, I loose the style when I log in :( Alan

Re: [NTG-context] new look for wiki

2011-09-29 Thread Alan Braslau
On Thu, Sep 29, 2011 at 01:06:06AM +0200, Philipp A. wrote: 2011/9/28 Alan Braslau alan.bras...@cea.fr Again, very nice. But, unfortunately, I loose the style when I log in :( go here: http://wiki.contextgarden.net/Special:Preferences#mw-htmlform-skin Thanks (But this should

Re: [NTG-context] Finding Minion and Myriad

2011-09-29 Thread Alan Braslau
On Thu, Sep 29, 2011 at 05:19:27PM +0200, Wolfgang Schuster wrote: To use the fonts which are shipped with Adobe Reader you can use two different methods. Method 1: \usemodule[simplefonts] \setmainfont[Minion Pro][protrusion=quality] \setupalign[hanging] \starttext\showframe

Re: [NTG-context] Any (other) ConTeXt users in Finland?

2011-10-03 Thread Alan Braslau
CM7 - 2013? On Mon, Oct 03, 2011 at 03:12:54PM +0300, Mari Voipio wrote: Hello All! Inspired by the recent ConTeXt meeting where I again enjoyed meeting other users as well as the developers, I'm wondering if there are any other ConTeXt users in Finland? And if so, would you be interested

Re: [NTG-context] nocolor in MetaPost

2011-10-05 Thread Alan Braslau
On Wed, Oct 05, 2011 at 08:46:22PM +0200, Hans Hagen wrote: On 5-10-2011 19:56, Hans van der Meer wrote: Is there a value that can be given to a color variable in MetaPost that might function as some sort of no color. Thus something like NULL in the programming language C. not that I

Re: [NTG-context] Any (other) ConTeXt users in Finland?

2011-10-10 Thread Alan Braslau
On Mon, Oct 10, 2011 at 03:42:36PM +0300, Mari Voipio wrote: (Alan is in France and Martin, AFAIK, in Germany, so they don't count even though they replied to this thread.) My reply was just as a suggestion for the 7th International ConTeXt Users' Meeting in 2013. :) Alan

Re: [NTG-context] Plotting a graph of a function f, like f(x) = e^x, with MetaPost

2011-10-11 Thread Alan Braslau
://tex.aanhet.net archive : http://foundry.supelec.fr/projects/contextrev/ wiki : http://contextgarden.net ___ -- Alan Braslau CEA DSM-IRAMIS-SPEC CNRS URA 2464 Orme des Merisiers 91191 Gif-sur-Yvette cedex

Re: [NTG-context] Plotting a graph of a function f, like f(x) = e^x, with MetaPost

2011-10-13 Thread Alan Braslau
On Thu, Oct 13, 2011 at 02:30:07AM +0200, Mojca Miklavec wrote: MetaPost doesn't know erf and other obscure functions Metapost could possibly be extended to provide all of the functions in the standard math library. In fact, it would be nice if there be some hook to `link' to additional

Re: [NTG-context] `\usemodule[graph]` causes error `! Unable to make mpx file.` with ConTeXt ver: 2011.10.14 22:47 MKIV

2011-10-18 Thread Alan Braslau
Confirmed here. OK ConTeXt ver: 2011.09.27 20:05 MKIV fmt: 2011.9.30 not OK ConTeXt ver: 2011.10.17 10:36 MKIV fmt: 2011.10.18 Alan On Tue, Oct 18, 2011 at 02:41:45PM +0200, Paul Menzel wrote: Dear ConTeXt folks, using the following minimal example \usemodule[graph]

Re: [NTG-context] `\usemodule[graph]` causes error `! Unable to make mpx file.` with ConTeXt ver: 2011.10.14 22:47 MKIV

2011-10-27 Thread Alan Braslau
Hans, The use of the graph module is indeed currently broken, both in mkiv and in mkii. Alan On Tue, Oct 18, 2011 at 03:00:33PM +0200, Alan Braslau wrote: Confirmed here. OK ConTeXt ver: 2011.09.27 20:05 MKIV fmt: 2011.9.30 not OK ConTeXt ver: 2011.10.17 10:36 MKIV fmt: 2011.10.18

[NTG-context] wiki.contexgarden.net/Main_Page

2011-11-03 Thread Alan Braslau
Dear context garden administrators (and users): It would be a good idea to have a wiki.contextgarden.net/News page containing an archive of past and present news. Clicking on the News label on the Main_Page could go there. Examples of items to include could be: July 2011: TeX Live 2011

Re: [NTG-context] wiki.contexgarden.net/Main_Page

2011-11-03 Thread Alan Braslau
On Thu, Nov 03, 2011 at 03:00:27PM +0100, Mojca Miklavec wrote: Should this new page be generally editable, or should it be administered? Generally editable. It is already editable now, only the main page is locked because of spammers, but you are free to change contents. OK - I see

Re: [NTG-context] Hello world title not flush left - beginner question?

2011-11-03 Thread Alan Braslau
On Thu, Nov 03, 2011 at 03:33:48PM +0100, Wolfgang Schuster wrote: How is a framedtext more logical than a dictum or epigraph environment, with my solution you can also change the definition of the code to place the epigraph format without any change in the text while your framed text is

Re: [NTG-context] gangs (was: annotation MODULE BUG)

2011-11-04 Thread Alan Braslau
On Fri, Nov 04, 2011 at 08:43:42AM +0100, Henning Hraban Ramm wrote: Am 2011-11-03 um 23:44 schrieb Idris Samawi Hamid ادريس سماوي حامد: Dear gang, especially Wolf-gang ;-) AFAIK a wolf gang is called a pack or pride ;-) One says a pack of wolves, a pride of lions, a pod of whales,

[NTG-context] mp-chem.mpiv bug

2011-11-07 Thread Alan Braslau
There is a (new) problem typesetting text in chemical structures. Alan Minimal example: \starttext \startchemical \chemical [ONE,Z0] [O] \stopchemical \stoptext ! terminal: (/usr/local/context/beta/tex/texmf-context/metapost/context/base/mp-chem.mpiv) labtype-10 ! Unknown relation

Re: [NTG-context] Textbackgrounds

2011-11-07 Thread Alan Braslau
On Thu, Jul 22, 2010 at 08:34:19PM +0200, Andreas Harder wrote: Am 22.07.2010 um 16:37 schrieb Hans Hagen: On 22-7-2010 3:50, Andreas Harder wrote: \definetextbackground [test] [location=paragraph, % frame=off, % - no round corners anymore corner=round, % -

[NTG-context] defineselector

2011-11-07 Thread Alan Braslau
Hi, One can select between short and long figure captions (for an index of figures and the figure display itself, respectively) using a selector. The syntax is: \defineselector [caption] [max=2,n=2] % alternate {short}{long} captions \starttext \placefigure [here] [fig:reference]

Re: [NTG-context] Textbackgrounds

2011-11-15 Thread Alan Braslau
On Mon, Nov 07, 2011 at 04:58:10PM +0100, Hans Hagen wrote: On 7-11-2011 14:59, Alan Braslau wrote: Something is now broken with textbackgrounds : fixed in next beta (low level we're now scaled points so a conversion is missing) textbackground has been rewritten. Perhaps I have missed

Re: [NTG-context] context instal

2011-12-21 Thread Alan Braslau
On Wed, Dec 21, 2011 at 11:50:18AM +0100, Henning Hraban Ramm wrote: For reference see also http://www.strangehorizons.com/2004/20040405/badger.shtml Mojca, Due to some particularities, I am having some problems running ConTeXt mkiv on my machine (VüDü Linux). The standard linux binaries

Re: [NTG-context] [very OT] VüDü Linux now sold in three-packs

2011-12-24 Thread Alan Braslau
On Sat, Dec 24, 2011 at 03:47:27PM +0100, Mojca Miklavec wrote: http://medicalxpress.com/news/2011-12-new-age-prosthetic-technique-enables-mice.html See how they run! (Did you ever see such a sight in your life?)

Re: [NTG-context] Surprising changes in vers. 2012.01.11

2012-01-11 Thread Alan Braslau
On Wed, Jan 11, 2012 at 04:23:28PM +0100, Hans Hagen wrote: indeed, and it's a bonus that ~ == nobreakspace (although I can imagine that we'd get rid of it) but defining other macros in terms of active characters is a bad idea (in fact one can use the unicode nbsp character) I have

Re: [NTG-context] Surprising changes in vers. 2012.01.11

2012-01-11 Thread Alan Braslau
On Wed, Jan 11, 2012 at 05:24:51PM +0100, Alan Braslau wrote: On Wed, Jan 11, 2012 at 04:23:28PM +0100, Hans Hagen wrote: indeed, and it's a bonus that ~ == nobreakspace (although I can imagine that we'd get rid of it) but defining other macros in terms of active characters is a bad

Re: [NTG-context] What’s your favorite command?

2012-01-31 Thread Alan Braslau
On Mon, Jan 30, 2012 at 07:55:51PM +0100, Wolfgang Schuster wrote: Hi all, to bring some traffic to the list I have a question where I hope even non regulars send a answer. The ConTeXt package is huge and provides dozen of commands but I guess many have *one* favorite command (maybe also

Re: [NTG-context] Scribus vs ConTeXt

2012-02-29 Thread Alan Braslau
On Wed, 29 Feb 2012 11:29:30 -0500 William Adams will.ad...@frycomm.com wrote: So, I can just picture Hans beating the drum and Taco wielding the whip! Alan ___ If your question is of interest to others as well,

[NTG-context] \placeinitial and indenting

2012-03-16 Thread Alan Braslau
\placeinitial does not play well with indenting. % Minimal example: \setupindenting [big,yes] \starttext \placeinitial %\noindent \input tufte \input ward \stoptext % Of course, uncommenting the \noindent is an aesthetic solution. 1. Should \noindent be included by default in \placeinitial 2.

[NTG-context] footnotes (\autoinsertnextspace)

2012-03-16 Thread Alan Braslau
Hello, I know that footnotes have been rewritten. Now, \autoinsertnextspace is ignored. Alan Minimal example: \setupfootnotes [next=\autoinsertnextspace] %\setupnote [footnote] [next=\autoinsertnextspace] % same as above... \starttext \input tufte \startfootnote This is a footnote.

[NTG-context] more indenting

2012-03-16 Thread Alan Braslau
I'm sure that someone is going to tell me that indenting is ugly, bad typesetting practice. But if I do want to use indenting, there are times when it should be suppressed, perhaps automatically (like when immediately following a heading, as is the current practice). The minimal example below is

Re: [NTG-context] footnotes setup

2012-03-18 Thread Alan Braslau
On Sun, 18 Mar 2012 07:56:30 +0100 Wolfgang Schuster schuster.wolfg...@googlemail.com wrote: Am 17.03.2012 um 20:38 schrieb Honza Hejzl: Hi, I have installed the last standalone version from contextgarden and oops, my (few days) old file does not work properly. My old setup of

Re: [NTG-context] footnotes setup

2012-03-18 Thread Alan Braslau
discussion on the mailing list when we discover that our favorite command has been removed or renamed - a good way of testing to see if we are active and alert. :) Alan -- Alan Braslau CEA DSM-IRAMIS-SPEC CNRS URA 2464 Orme des Merisiers 91191 Gif-sur-Yvette cedex FRANCE tel: +33 1 69 08 73 15 fax: +33 1

[NTG-context] \placeinitial or texbackground bug (interference)

2012-03-18 Thread Alan Braslau
It took me quite a while to hunt this down... The use of a text background breaks \placeinitial. I do not have a patch, but at least can provide a minimal example: \definetextbackground [SetOff] [location=paragraph] \starttext \placeinitial \input tufte \startSetOff \input ward \stopSetOff

[NTG-context] \setuphead and \startchapter request

2012-03-19 Thread Alan BRASLAU
I would like to use, for example, \setuphead [chapter] [after={\placecontent\blank}] But sometimes, I would like to use something like \startchapter [number=no,incrementnumber=no,after=, title={Conclusions of the first part}] \stopchapter 1. I request to have after=, (and other setup

Re: [NTG-context] \setuphead and \startchapter request

2012-03-19 Thread Alan BRASLAU
Wolfgang, Thank you for the suggestions. However, I have tried many such, things... On Mon, 19 Mar 2012 12:50:14 +0100 Wolfgang Schuster schuster.wolfg...@googlemail.com wrote: Am 19.03.2012 um 12:45 schrieb Alan BRASLAU: I would like to use, for example, \setuphead [chapter

Re: [NTG-context] Lettrine misbehaving in beta

2012-03-22 Thread Alan Braslau
On Thu, 22 Mar 2012 22:47:13 +0100 Hans Hagen pra...@wxs.nl wrote: (dropping caps is something that can interfere with anything else that synchronizes at the start of a paragraph) Like \definetextbackground [Highlight] [location=paragraph] ? Alan

Re: [NTG-context] Formatting Indexed Words Within the Text

2012-03-23 Thread Alan BRASLAU
On Fri, 23 Mar 2012 21:57:04 +1100 Malte Stien ma...@stien.de wrote: Hi all, Is it possible to format indexed words in a particular style within the text more or less automatically. For example, if I write There are some \index[ducks] in the zoo. ...I would like the term ducks to

Re: [NTG-context] Formatting Indexed Words Within the Text

2012-03-24 Thread Alan Braslau
On Fri, 23 Mar 2012 19:42:38 +0100 Hans Hagen pra...@wxs.nl wrote: in the test suite: registers/processors-001.tex \defineprocessor[bf][style=bold] \defineprocessor[it][style=italic] \starttext \index{it-italic}\index{normal} This is a \index[bf-bold]{test with bold

Re: [NTG-context] Removing the quotes from the results of the reference links

2012-03-29 Thread Alan BRASLAU
On Thu, 29 Mar 2012 08:50:06 +0200 Jaroslav Hajtmar hajt...@gyza.cz wrote: Hello all, I can not find a way to remove the quotes from the results of the reference link Can someone help? On a similar line, concerning syntax (but not references), the braces grouping keywords get passed on to

Re: [NTG-context] Removing the quotes from the results of the reference links

2012-03-29 Thread Alan BRASLAU
I have: \setvariables [Book] [ title={My title}, subtitle={My subtitle}, author={First Author, Second Author and Third Author}, ] \setupinteraction [ title=\getvariable{Book}{title},

Re: [NTG-context] Removing the quotes from the results of the reference links

2012-03-29 Thread Alan BRASLAU
On Thu, 29 Mar 2012 16:03:11 +0200 Hans Hagen pra...@wxs.nl wrote: author={\getvariable{Book}{author}}, the expansion introduces the , just to play it safe, putting {} around all \getvariable{}{} as in author={\getvariable{Book}{author}}, does not change anything.

Re: [NTG-context] [***NOSPAM***] placefigure adds break

2012-04-05 Thread Alan BRASLAU
On Thu, 5 Apr 2012 13:39:42 +0200 Steffen Wolfrum cont...@st.estfiles.de wrote: Am 05.04.2012 um 13:25 schrieb luigi scarso: On Thu, Apr 5, 2012 at 1:10 PM, Aditya Mahajan adit...@umich.edu wrote: (Untested) \startpostponing[+1] \placefigure[top]{}{...} \stoppostponing

[NTG-context] \startitemize[columns] in a figure caption

2012-04-11 Thread Alan Braslau
Hello, \startitemize [columns] does not work in a figure caption (for example). [I can already hear Hans saying of course it doesn't.] Alan minimal example: \starttext \startitemize [a,columns] % columns work here... \startitem first \stopitem \startitem second \stopitem

Re: [NTG-context] \startitemize[columns] in a figure caption

2012-04-12 Thread Alan BRASLAU
On Thu, 12 Apr 2012 01:27:33 -0400 Aditya Mahajan adit...@umich.edu wrote: On Thu, 12 Apr 2012, Wolfgang Schuster wrote: Am 11.04.2012 um 22:29 schrieb Alan Braslau: Hello, \startitemize [columns] does not work in a figure caption (for example). [I can already hear Hans

Re: [NTG-context] placefigure adds break

2012-04-12 Thread Alan BRASLAU
is not concerned about adding a paragraph break), else the floating figures may get placed out of order, e.g. figure 4 before figure 3. As this makes for somewhat sloppy tex files, should not placefigure/table/other get FIXED so as not to introduce a paragraph break? Alan On Thu Apr 5 15:38:05 CEST 2012 Alan

Re: [NTG-context] typescripts and font loading (was: Project structure, (simple)font woes)

2012-04-16 Thread Alan BRASLAU
On Mon, 16 Apr 2012 13:27:56 +0200 luigi scarso luigi.sca...@gmail.com wrote: On Mon, Apr 16, 2012 at 1:19 PM, Wolfgang Schuster schuster.wolfg...@googlemail.com wrote: BTW: I can give a talk about typescripts and font loading at the next conference when there is interest in this. +1

Re: [NTG-context] Project structure, (simple)font woes

2012-04-16 Thread Alan BRASLAU
On Mon, 16 Apr 2012 14:03:23 +0300 Mari Voipio mari.voi...@iki.fi wrote: If I look at proj-test.log (the whole thing attached), I think the problem is here: loading ConTeXt User Module / Simplefonts + C:/context/tex/texmf-modules/tex/context/third/simplefonts/t-simplefonts.lua)

Re: [NTG-context] Rendering differences between PDF viewers

2012-04-17 Thread Alan BRASLAU
On Tue, 17 Apr 2012 08:54:03 +0200 Hans Hagen pra...@wxs.nl wrote: (AR might have flaws but so do all other viewers I've seen.) With one MAJOR difference: for Acrobat reader, one is dependent on the whims and desires of Adobe (and its paying market); the other pdf viewers are open source.

[NTG-context] footnotes

2012-04-24 Thread Alan BRASLAU
Hello, Footnotes are (still?) undergoing development in mkiv. I have several issues: 1. way=bypage does not seem to work \setupnote[footnote][way=bypage,numberconversion=set 2] \starttext \input{tufte}\footnote{Note.} \page \input{dawkins}\footnote{Another note.} \stoptext (I do not find

Re: [NTG-context] footnotes

2012-04-24 Thread Alan BRASLAU
On Tue, 24 Apr 2012 14:21:36 +0200 Wolfgang Schuster schuster.wolfg...@googlemail.com wrote: Am 24.04.2012 um 10:56 schrieb Alan BRASLAU: 1. way=bypage does not seem to work \setupnote[footnote][way=bypage,numberconversion=set 2] \starttext \input{tufte}\footnote{Note.} \page

Re: [NTG-context] Commands with arguments with MetaPost

2012-04-25 Thread Alan BRASLAU
On Wed, 25 Apr 2012 11:15:10 -0500 Troy Henderson thend...@gmail.com wrote: I would like to be able to do something like this \def\foo#1{ \startMPcode fill (0,0)--(598,0)--(598,50)--(0,50)--cycle withcolor green; label.rt(btex #1 etex),(50,25); \stopMPcode } and

Re: [NTG-context] Registers with distinguishable entries.

2012-04-26 Thread Alan BRASLAU
On Thu, 26 Apr 2012 19:18:55 +0900 S Barmeier severinbarme...@googlemail.com wrote: \defineregister[Music][Musics] Musics? Alan ___ If your question is of interest to others as well, please add an entry to the

Re: [NTG-context] Background on the 1st page only, page numbering from the 2nd page

2012-05-02 Thread Alan BRASLAU
On Wed, 2 May 2012 14:24:24 +0200 Wolfgang Schuster schuster.wolfg...@googlemail.com wrote: Am 02.05.2012 um 09:45 schrieb Procházka Lukáš Ing. - Pontex s. r. o.: how to specify the page background for the first page only and how to start page numbering from the second page?

[NTG-context] drawarrow and transparency

2012-05-02 Thread Alan BRASLAU
I have a MetaPost question concerning drawarrow withtransparency (or any other compound object). Is there some clever way to achieve uniform transparency for a compound object? For example, in the minimal example below, how can one obtain a transparent arrow without getting an X-ray vision of the

Re: [NTG-context] drawarrow and transparency

2012-05-03 Thread Alan BRASLAU
On Wed, 2 May 2012 21:42:24 +0200 Marco net...@lavabit.com wrote: On 2012-05-02 Alan BRASLAU alan.bras...@cea.fr wrote: For example, in the minimal example below, how can one obtain a transparent arrow without getting an X-ray vision of the arrowhead? Maybe I'm

Re: [NTG-context] References to floats

2012-05-09 Thread Alan BRASLAU
On Mon, May 7, 2012 at 15:03, Robert Blackstone wrote: Thank you, Hans, for your quick reply. Unfortunately it does not help me. The result is basically the same as when I write on \at{page}[ref], except that, instead of on page 20, I get at page 20, (with the float sitting on page 20).

Re: [NTG-context] switching to a different math font (with alternatives) in the middle of document

2012-05-10 Thread Alan BRASLAU
On Thu, 10 May 2012 10:05:49 +0200 Hans Hagen pra...@wxs.nl wrote: On 10-5-2012 02:29, Mojca Miklavec wrote: PS: I forgot to send a minimal example. Here it is :) http://meeting.contextgarden.net/2011/talks/day3_05_ulrik_opentype/Samples/math-test-alphabet.tex

Re: [NTG-context] transluency/transparency

2012-06-04 Thread Alan BRASLAU
On Mon, 4 Jun 2012 10:33:14 +0200 Jan Pohanka xhpoha...@gmail.com wrote: Hello, is it possible to somehow set transluency or transparency of several objects? The example should clarify, what I need: I have a template for company documents, which has some text, lines and graphics

Re: [NTG-context] Centering a figure vertically on a page

2012-07-03 Thread Alan BRASLAU
On Tue, 3 Jul 2012 13:30:22 +0200 Wolfgang Schuster schuster.wolfg...@gmail.com wrote: \centerbox{\externalfigure[cow]} Wow! \centerbox{} Alan ___ If your question is of interest to others as well, please add an

Re: [NTG-context] Centering a figure vertically on a page

2012-07-03 Thread Alan BRASLAU
On Tue, 3 Jul 2012 15:48:43 +0200 Hans Hagen pra...@wxs.nl wrote: It's a rather (old) low level boxing macro ... \start \showboxes \centerbox width 10cm height 3cm {Alan is surprised} \stop My TeX culture remains, alas, always limited (even if I have the TeXbook on my office

Re: [NTG-context] Broken Nightly (2012.07.10)

2012-07-13 Thread Alan BRASLAU
The subject of this ongoing string is not very informative and indeed slightly unpleasant considering the efforts that many contributors make towards the development of ConTeXt. The present message is not intended to start any sort of debate; it only represents a reaction to a latent feeling that

Re: [NTG-context] Et tu, Taco?

2012-08-06 Thread Alan BRASLAU
... Perhaps we need our own deprogrammers to help rescue our community members from the Cult of Mac. :) -- Bill Meahan, Westland, Michigan USA “Writing is a combination of intangible creative fantasy and appallingly hard work.” —Anthony Powell Oh, you mean TECO... Alan -- Alan

Re: [NTG-context] A series of articles about text-editors for the MAPS

2012-08-08 Thread Alan BRASLAU
On Tue, 7 Aug 2012 20:22:48 -0400 john Culleton j...@wexfordpress.com wrote: On Tue, 7 Aug 2012 11:34:28 +0200 Willi Egger cont...@boede.nl wrote: Dear TeX users and TeX friends, At one of the last NTG-meetings we discussed possibilities to write a series of articles presenting the

Re: [NTG-context] Bibliography, unicode strings, @ELECTRONIC, sorting and bibtex

2012-09-18 Thread Alan BRASLAU
On Tue, 18 Sep 2012 13:41:56 +0200 Schmitz Thomas A. thomas.schm...@uni-bonn.de wrote: On Sep 18, 2012, at 12:28 PM, Marco Patzer home...@lavabit.com wrote: 5) (side question) What is BibTeX used for in ConTeXt? As far as I can see, it reads the .bib database and generates a .bbl file

[NTG-context] verbatim text: \type, \tex and co.

2012-09-27 Thread Alan Braslau
Hello, Can someone indicate how to typeset $L_{α+β}$ as verbatim text? (\arg{} doesn't help here...) Furthermore, I suppose that typesetting Greek characters verbatim depends also upon which \tt font is being used. Alan

Re: [NTG-context] verbatim text: \type, \tex and co.

2012-09-28 Thread Alan BRASLAU
On Fri, 28 Sep 2012 10:43:48 +0200 Hans Hagen pra...@wxs.nl wrote: On 27-9-2012 22:49, Alan Braslau wrote: Hello, Can someone indicate how to typeset $L_{α+β}$ as verbatim text? (\arg{} doesn't help here...) Furthermore, I suppose that typesetting Greek characters verbatim

Re: [NTG-context] wikiadmin

2012-10-01 Thread Alan BRASLAU
On Mon, 1 Oct 2012 11:58:50 +0200 Peter Schorsch trala...@freenet.de wrote: Hi, whom to contact for user issue with the contextgarden-wiki? Thanks P. http://wiki.contextgarden.net/ConTeXt_wiki:About Alan

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