[NTG-context] numbered subitems

2007-09-30 Thread Alan Bowen
I need to produce an lengthy itemization of the form: 1. 1.1 1.2 2. 2.1 I can get: 1. 1 2 2. 1 easily enough, but how can I get the main division number to repeat in the subitem numeration? Alan

Re: [NTG-context] numbered subitems

2007-09-30 Thread Alan Bowen
• the subitem text is smashed against the numeration All best, Alan On Sep 30, 2007, at 12:11 PM, Wolfgang Schuster wrote: 2007/9/30, Alan Bowen [EMAIL PROTECTED]: I need to produce an lengthy itemization of the form: 1. 1.1 1.2 2. 2.1 I can get: 1. 1

Re: [NTG-context] numbered subitems

2007-09-30 Thread Alan Bowen
. Right now they fall directly beneath the main items. All best, Alan On Sep 30, 2007, at 12:28 PM, Aditya Mahajan wrote: On Sun, 30 Sep 2007, Alan Bowen wrote: I need to produce an lengthy itemization of the form: 1. 1.1 1.2 2. 2.1 I can get

Re: [NTG-context] numbered subitems

2007-10-01 Thread Alan Bowen
” destroys the indentation of the subitems. Alan On Sep 30, 2007, at 5:29 PM, Aditya Mahajan wrote: On Sun, 30 Sep 2007, Alan Bowen wrote: Thanks, Aditya, I have adapted this as follows— \startbuffer \item item 1 \startitemize[n,stopper={},width=1em] \item item 1.1 \item item 1.2 \item

Re: [NTG-context] numbered subitems

2007-10-04 Thread Alan Bowen
Mahajan wrote: Hi Alan, On Mon, 1 Oct 2007, Alan Bowen wrote: 1. History 1.1 Pre-Greek (Babylonian and Egyptian) sundials 1.2 Greek and Roman sundials 1.3 Byzantine sundials is the goal. Sadly, adding “serried” destroys the indentation of the subitems. I could not find a clean

[NTG-context] installing latest beta

2007-12-12 Thread Alan Bowen
I have been unable to install the latest ConTeXt beta—both sudo texhash sudo fail (stall) when updating /usr/local/texlive/2007/texmf-dist/ls-R... The last beta worked as expected and, so far as I know, there have been no changes in my installation. Any suggestions? Alan

Re: [NTG-context] installing latest beta

2007-12-12 Thread Alan Bowen
, 2007, at 09;14,24 , Alan Bowen wrote: I have been unable to install the latest ConTeXt beta—both sudo texhash sudo fail (stall) when updating /usr/local/texlive/2007/texmf-dist/ls-R... The last beta worked as expected and, so far as I know, there have been no changes in my installation. Any

[NTG-context] interaction query

2008-02-14 Thread Alan Bowen
In my preface, I have \setupinteraction[state=start,color=blue,style=rm] \definehead[LevelBHead][subject] \setupsectionblock[LevelBHead][number=no,page=right] \setuphead[LevelBHead][style={\tf\rm},interaction=yes] and in the source file proper, \LevelBHead{Comment 3: {\em In de caelo} {\tf

Re: [NTG-context] interaction query

2008-02-14 Thread Alan Bowen
Hagen wrote: Alan Bowen wrote: In my preface, I have \setupinteraction[state=start,color=blue,style=rm] add contrastcolor=blue When I compile the file I get the proper heading and the cross- reference works as it should. What is odd is that this reference is not in blue. All my other

Re: [NTG-context] interaction query

2008-02-15 Thread Alan Bowen
Thanks, Hans. That is good to know. The cross-reference however is still in the wrong color. Is it a problem just on my box? Alan On Feb 15, 2008, at 08;07,27 , Hans Hagen wrote: Alan Bowen wrote: \dorecurse{2}{\input knuth} ^ add a space here, or \relax

Re: [NTG-context] interaction query

2008-02-15 Thread Alan Bowen
, Wolfgang Schuster wrote: On Fri, Feb 15, 2008 at 2:35 PM, Alan Bowen [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Thanks, Hans. That is good to know. The cross-reference however is still in the wrong color. Is it a problem just on my box? What do you want is not supported but you define your own command

Re: [NTG-context] interaction query

2008-02-16 Thread Alan Bowen
Again, thanks, Wolfgang. I was not quite sure what Hans was driving at, and so appreciate your further help. Best, Alan On Feb 16, 2008, at 04;25,14 , Wolfgang Schuster wrote: On Fri, Feb 15, 2008 at 9:16 PM, Alan Bowen [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Wolfgang, Many thanks for this. It does

[NTG-context] aligning the stoppers in numbered itemizations

2008-04-21 Thread Alan Bowen
Can anyone point me to instructions/explanations of how to set up a numbered itemization so that the stoppers (periods) are vertically aligned? What I want should look like this: 1. an entry 2. an entry ... 10. an entry Many thanks.

Re: [NTG-context] aligning the stoppers in numbered itemizations

2008-04-21 Thread Alan Bowen
Many thanks, Wolfgang. That has it perfectly. Cheers, Alan On Apr 21, 2008, at 09;53,06 , Wolfgang Schuster wrote: On Mon, Apr 21, 2008 at 3:35 PM, Alan Bowen [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Can anyone point me to instructions/explanations of how to set up a numbered itemization so

[NTG-context] % in URL

2008-04-21 Thread Alan Bowen
I am trying to typeset a URL that has numerous “%”s in it which I am replacing with “\%”s. The problem is that while the typeset URL works, the printed URL is showing the “\%”s rather than just the “%”s. For example, \useURL [Hoyrup2007bURL] [{http://www.akira.ruc.dk/~jensh/Publications/2005\

Re: [NTG-context] % in URL

2008-04-22 Thread Alan Bowen
wrote: On Tue, Apr 22, 2008 at 4:00 AM, Alan Bowen [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I am trying to typeset a URL that has numerous %s in it which I am replacing with \%s. The problem is that while the typeset URL works, the printed URL is showing the \%s rather than just the %s. For example

[NTG-context] Arabic transliteration

2008-05-13 Thread Alan Bowen
Greetings! I am trying to typeset some transliterated Arabic and one of the diacritical marks is giving me a problem. How does one put what looks like a breve accent (a cup or concave arc) under an letter in ConTeXT? Cheers, Alan

Re: [NTG-context] Arabic transliteration

2008-05-14 Thread Alan Bowen
on this list, Alan On May 14, 2008, at 13;17,49 , Mojca Miklavec wrote: On Wed, May 14, 2008 at 4:41 PM, Alan Bowen wrote: Many thanks, Idris and Mojca. If all goes well, I will move to luatex this summer---that really does seem to be the way to go---and then investigate XeTeX, which I gather

[NTG-context] inter-word spacing (initials)

2008-07-15 Thread Alan Bowen
I have the latest ConTeXt and am using mkii. One used to be able to reduce the spacing after an initial by by typing “.\space”, but this no longer seems to work. Compare the inter-word spacing in \starttext A. E. Samuel\crlf A.\ E.\ Samuel \stoptext If the is a difference here, I am

[NTG-context] inter-word spacing (initials)

2008-07-15 Thread Alan Bowen
I have the latest ConTeXt and am using mkii. One used to be able to reduce the spacing after an initial by by typing “.\space”, but this no longer seems to work. Compare the inter-word spacing in \starttext A. E. Samuel\crlf A.\ E.\ Samuel \stoptext If the is a difference here, I am

Re: [NTG-context] inter-word spacing (initials)

2008-07-17 Thread Alan Bowen
mainly by “.” Introducing tildes (which make spaces non-breaking) would affect the line-breaking negatively. Alan On Jul 16, 2008, at 22;27,59 , David wrote: On Tue, 15 Jul 2008 17:30:19 -0400, Alan Bowen wrote: I have the latest ConTeXt and am using mkii. One used to be able to reduce

Re: [NTG-context] inter-word spacing (initials)

2008-07-17 Thread Alan Bowen
:26 PM, Alan Bowen [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I have the latest ConTeXt and am using mkii. One used to be able to reduce the spacing after an initial by by typing .\space, but this no longer seems to work. Compare the inter-word spacing in \starttext A. E. Samuel\crlf A.\ E.\ Samuel

Re: [NTG-context] inter-word spacing (initials)

2008-07-17 Thread Alan Bowen
, David wrote: On Thu, 17 Jul 2008 07:46:21 -0400, Alan Bowen wrote: Thanks, David. I tried \starttext A. E. Samuel\crlf A.\ E.\ Samuel\crlf A.~E.~Samuel \stoptext and can see no difference (ConTeXt ver: 2008.07.14 18:07 MKII). The tilde is not really a good way for me to go. The problem is that I

[NTG-context] inter-word spacing (initials)

2008-07-18 Thread Alan Bowen
My original query has generated some interesting sidelines but no solution, at least none that I can see. So, with all due apologies, I shall presume on your patience by restating my query. In (English) typography the spacing after a period within a sentence is less that that after a period

Re: [NTG-context] inter-word spacing (initials)

2008-07-18 Thread Alan Bowen
, but wonder what happens there.) The downside is that there is a good number of documents that will require have to be encoded accordingly. Cheers, Alan On Jul 18, 2008, at 14;40,39 , Peter Rolf wrote: Alan Bowen schrieb: My original query has generated some interesting sidelines

Re: [NTG-context] inter-word spacing (initials)

2008-07-18 Thread Alan Bowen
Thanks, Peter. I was wondering about MKIV. (Switching is on my summer “to do” list.) Best, Alan On Jul 18, 2008, at 15;22,31 , Peter Münster wrote: On Fri, Jul 18 2008, Alan Bowen wrote: In (English) typography the spacing after a period within a sentence is less that that after a period

[NTG-context] inter-word spacing (initials)

2008-08-02 Thread Alan Bowen
I apologize to all, but circumstances oblige me to pick up a very pedestrian thread for the third time. As Peter Münster noted: in the following test-file \starttext x. x, x x\crlf x, x. x x\crlf x,\ x.\ x\ x\crlf x.\ x,\ x\ x\crlf X. X, X X\crlf X, X. X X\crlf X,\ X.\ X\ X\crlf X.\ X,\ X\ X

Re: [NTG-context] inter-word spacing (initials)

2008-08-03 Thread Alan Bowen
it converted to Word and get it in on time. The very memory is traumatic. Charles On Sat, 2008-08-02 at 18:57 -0400, Alan Bowen wrote: I apologize to all, but circumstances oblige me to pick up a very pedestrian thread for the third time. As Peter Münster noted: in the following test-file

Re: [NTG-context] inter-word spacing (initials)

2008-08-03 Thread Alan Bowen
any effect in the output (under MKII). The space after a period looks the same as the space after “.\ ”, though it should be bigger. Alan On Aug 3, 2008, at 12;05,30 , Hans Hagen wrote: Alan Bowen wrote: I apologize to all, but circumstances oblige me to pick up a very pedestrian thread

Re: [NTG-context] inter-word spacing (initials)

2008-08-04 Thread Alan Bowen
of the length of the paragraphs). Alan On Aug 3, 2008, at 16;45,43 , Hans Hagen wrote: Alan Bowen wrote: Thanks, Hans. In my test file I now have \mainlanguage[en] \unexpanded\def\ {\mathortext\normalspaceprimitive\space} \starttext x. x, x x\crlf x, x. x x\crlf x,\ x.\ x\ x\crlf x.\ x

Re: [NTG-context] inter-word spacing (initials)

2008-08-04 Thread Alan Bowen
That’s got it, Hans! I have replaced all my old “.\ ” with “.|~|”. My pages look much better now. Many thanks indeed. All best, Alan On Aug 4, 2008, at 10;23,22 , Hans Hagen wrote: Alan Bowen wrote: Thanks, Hans. I simplified the test file. \mainlanguage[en] \unexpanded\def

[NTG-context] updating to new release

2008-08-10 Thread Alan Bowen
I updated to the latest ConTeXt but now get the following error message when I process my files (using TeXShop as the front end, and TeXLive 2007): ConTeXt ver: 2008.08.04 10:10 MKII fmt: 2008.8.9 int: english/english language: language en is active system : cont-new

Re: [NTG-context] updating to new release

2008-08-15 Thread Alan Bowen
/2008 09:34:24 /usr/local/texlive/2007/texmf-var/ web2c/pdftex/cont-en.fmt (7381076) would indicate. ConTeXt 2008-08-04 2 works. All later versions do not because of the mismatch in base files. Alan On Aug 11, 2008, at 04;18,42 , Taco Hoekwater wrote: Hi Alan, Alan Bowen wrote

[NTG-context] ConTeXt Minimals on Mac

2008-08-23 Thread Alan Bowen
I have installed the Context Minimals following the newbie instructions on the wiki at contextgarden for Mac users. The instructions themselves are clear but should perhaps be updated: • the file originally downloaded is first-setup.sh not first-setup.tsh • to execute this file run

Re: [NTG-context] ConTeXt Minimals on Mac

2008-08-23 Thread Alan Bowen
are using UNIX (as Mac OS X proudly touts) you might want to snag a reference on shell scripting and basic UNIX commands. Welcome to the world beyond Aqua. That should do it. Charles On Sat, 2008-08-23 at 09:23 -0400, Alan Bowen wrote: I have installed the Context Minimals following

Re: [NTG-context] ConTeXt Minimals on Mac

2008-08-24 Thread Alan Bowen
to check the wiki until I look into things moew. Charles On Sat, 2008-08-23 at 13:16 -0400, Alan Bowen wrote: Charles, I ran the last command (for “typical”) but now, when I try to typeset \starttext Hello World! \stoptext it appears that there is a “context” folder missing

Re: [NTG-context] ConTeXt Minimals on Mac

2008-08-24 Thread Alan Bowen
you do that. Charles On Sat, 2008-08-23 at 13:16 -0400, Alan Bowen wrote: Charles, I ran the last command (for “typical”) but now, when I try to typeset \starttext Hello World! \stoptext it appears that there is a “context” folder missing in the minimals that I downloaded. That is, I get

[NTG-context] paragraphs in columns query

2008-08-26 Thread Alan Bowen
I have set two paragraphs side by side using \defineparagraphs[TwoColumns] [n=2,tolerance=verytolerant,before={\blank},after={\blank}] \setupparagraphs[TwoColumns][distance=1pc] One of the columns is the length of the page. How do I prevent the two columns from starting a new page? Right now

Re: [NTG-context] ConTeXt Minimals on Mac

2008-08-26 Thread Alan Bowen
. That's similar to GNOME under Linux/BSD. See what happens after you do that. Charles On Sat, 2008-08-23 at 13:16 -0400, Alan Bowen wrote: Charles, I ran the last command (for “typical”) but now, when I try to typeset \starttext Hello World! \stoptext it appears

Re: [NTG-context] paragraphs in columns query

2008-08-27 Thread Alan Bowen
, at 07;33,00 , Hans Hagen wrote: Alan Bowen wrote: I have set two paragraphs side by side using \defineparagraphs[TwoColumns] [n=2,tolerance=verytolerant,before={\blank},after={\blank}] \setupparagraphs[TwoColumns][distance=1pc] One of the columns is the length of the page. How do I prevent

Re: [NTG-context] paragraphs in columns query

2008-08-27 Thread Alan Bowen
to the ancient modes of thought and expression increases in importance. \stoptext You will see that the columns “play nice” with text that follows, but not with text that precedes. Alan On Aug 27, 2008, at 13;06,01 , Hans Hagen wrote: Alan Bowen wrote: Thanks, Hans. I have now tried

Re: [NTG-context] paragraphs in columns query

2008-08-28 Thread Alan Bowen
, but not with text that precedes. Alan On Aug 27, 2008, at 13;06,01 , Hans Hagen wrote: Alan Bowen wrote: Thanks, Hans. I have now tried preliminary text \starttabulate[|p|p|] \NC long paragraph A \NC long paragraph B \NC\NR \stoptabulate on my setup (ConTeXt 2008.08.04 MK II

Re: [NTG-context] paragraphs in columns query

2008-08-28 Thread Alan Bowen
, 2008, at 07;15,51 , Wolfgang Schuster wrote: On Thu, Aug 28, 2008 at 12:38 PM, Alan Bowen [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: It has been more than 15 hours since I last sent this , so I am trying again. Apologies for any duplication. A. Read my other mail, I already gave you a working solution

Re: [NTG-context] paragraphs in columns query

2008-08-28 Thread Alan Bowen
On Aug 28, 2008, at 08;02,41 , Hans Hagen wrote: Alan Bowen wrote: It has been more than 15 hours since I last sent this , so I am trying hm, we need some time for sleeping as well My concern here was that I had not yet received a copy of my original post (never did get one

[NTG-context] Installing ConTeXt Minimals on a Mac

2008-08-30 Thread Alan Bowen
What follows are some queries that I will be happy to write up for the wiki. The aim (hope?) is to develop a set of instructions for installing the minimals on a Mac that a Mac user without any real knowledge of unix (such as myself) can follow easily. (There are a number of people

Re: [NTG-context] Installing ConTeXt Minimals on a Mac

2008-08-31 Thread Alan Bowen
Thanks, Michael; this is very helpful. I will prepare a .bash_profile file and try it out. Where did you put your .bash_profile file? Alan On Aug 31, 2008, at 13;09,32 , Michael Green wrote: On Aug 30, 2008, Alan Bowen wrote: What follows are some queries that I will be happy to write up

Re: [NTG-context] Installing ConTeXt Minimals on a Mac

2008-09-01 Thread Alan Bowen
texlive2007 distribution---no mention of the ConTeXtMinimals. Cheers, Alan On Sep 1, 2008, at 03;16,18 , Mojca Miklavec wrote: Hello Alan, I'm sorry for not replying earlier. On Sat, Aug 30, 2008 at 12:16 PM, Alan Bowen wrote: What follows are some queries that I will be happy to write up

Re: [NTG-context] Installing ConTeXt Minimals on a Mac

2008-09-01 Thread Alan Bowen
Thanks, Michael! I will let you know how all this turns out. Cheers, Alan On Aug 31, 2008, at 20;05,05 , Michael Green wrote: Alan Bowen wrote: Thanks, Michael; this is very helpful. I will prepare a .bash_profile file and try it out. Where did you put your .bash_profile file? Alan

Re: [NTG-context] Installing ConTeXt Minimals on a Mac

2008-09-01 Thread Alan Bowen
Mocja— This is great. I now have access to the binaries in ConTeXtMinimals/tex: context --version gives the right answer. Alan On Sep 1, 2008, at 12;24,41 , Mojca Miklavec wrote: For setting HOMETEXMF you can help yourself, though it would be nice if we provided a solution that worked out

Re: [NTG-context] Installing ConTeXt Minimals on a Mac

2008-09-01 Thread Alan Bowen
On Sep 1, 2008, at 13;43,19 , Mojca Miklavec wrote: On Mon, Sep 1, 2008 at 7:27 PM, Alan Bowen [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Mocja— This is great. I now have access to the binaries in ConTeXtMinimals/ tex: context --version gives the right answer. Alan On Sep 1, 2008, at 12;24,41 , Mojca

Re: [NTG-context] Installing ConTeXt Minimals on a Mac

2008-09-01 Thread Alan Bowen
On Sep 1, 2008, at 13;43,19 , Mojca Miklavec wrote: On Sep 1, 2008, at 12;24,41 , Mojca Miklavec wrote: For setting HOMETEXMF you can help yourself, though it would be nice if we provided a solution that worked out of the box. But I would like to get a confirmation from Hans that it's OK

Re: [NTG-context] Installing ConTeXt Minimals on a Mac

2008-09-01 Thread Alan Bowen
On Sep 1, 2008, at 17;19,53 , Mojca Miklavec wrote: On Mon, Sep 1, 2008 at 10:18 PM, Alan Bowen [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: My ConTeXtMinimals.engine file currently has the the following lines: #!/bin/bash source /Applications/ConTeXtMinimals/tex/setuptex /Applications/ ConTeXtMinimals

Re: [NTG-context] Installing ConTeXt Minimals on a Mac

2008-09-01 Thread Alan Bowen
Mocja---I will start with the second proposal and save the first for tomorrow. On Sep 1, 2008, at 17;38,50 , Mojca Miklavec wrote: On Mon, Sep 1, 2008 at 10:43 PM, Alan Bowen [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Sep 1, 2008, at 13;43,19 , Mojca Miklavec wrote: On Sep 1, 2008, at 12;24,41 , Mojca

Re: [NTG-context] Installing ConTeXt Minimals on a Mac

2008-09-01 Thread Alan Bowen
On Sep 1, 2008, at 18;22,17 , Mojca Miklavec wrote: On Tue, Sep 2, 2008 at 12:13 AM, Alan Bowen wrote: Mocja---I will start with the second proposal and save the first for tomorrow. ~/Library/TeXShop/Engines/ConTeXt-luaTeX.engine #!/bin/bash export PATH=/Applications/ConTeXtMinimals/tex

Re: [NTG-context] Installing ConTeXt Minimals on a Mac

2008-09-01 Thread Alan Bowen
On Sep 1, 2008, at 18;50,19 , Alan Bowen wrote: On Sep 1, 2008, at 18;22,17 , Mojca Miklavec wrote: On Tue, Sep 2, 2008 at 12:13 AM, Alan Bowen wrote: Mocja---I will start with the second proposal and save the first for tomorrow. ~/Library/TeXShop/Engines/ConTeXt-luaTeX.engine #!/bin/bash export

Re: [NTG-context] Installing ConTeXt Minimals on a Mac

2008-09-02 Thread Alan Bowen
On Sep 2, 2008, at 04;04,31 , Mojca Miklavec wrote: On Tue, Sep 2, 2008 at 12:50 AM, Alan Bowen wrote: With this change in all the engines---thanks to Aditya too---ConTeXt-pdftex.engine and ConTeXt-XeTeX.engine now work as they should (which is great!) But running ConTeXt-luatex.engine

Re: [NTG-context] Installing ConTeXt Minimals on a Mac

2008-09-02 Thread Alan Bowen
On Sep 1, 2008, at 17;38,50 , Mojca Miklavec wrote: On Mon, Sep 1, 2008 at 10:43 PM, Alan Bowen [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Sep 1, 2008, at 13;43,19 , Mojca Miklavec wrote: On Sep 1, 2008, at 12;24,41 , Mojca Miklavec wrote: For setting HOMETEXMF you can help yourself, though it would

Re: [NTG-context] Installing ConTeXt Minimals on a Mac

2008-09-02 Thread Alan Bowen
On Sep 2, 2008, at 14;54,40 , Mojca Miklavec wrote: On Tue, Sep 2, 2008 at 8:42 PM, Alan Bowen wrote: I have also inserted the lines export HOMETEXMF=~/Library/texmf and export TEXMF='{$HOMETEXMF,$TEXMFLOCAL,!!$TEXMFOS,!!$TEXMFCONTEXT,!! $TEXMFEXTRA,!!$TEXMFMAIN}' into a file formed

[NTG-context] error message

2008-09-03 Thread Alan Bowen
I am trying to process a file using the ConTeXt minimals and MK II that now complains: . . . {/Users/alancbowen/Library/texmf/fonts/map/pdftex/context/tasgreek.map} ! Argument of \next has an extra }. inserted text \par to be read again } argument

[NTG-context] error message query

2008-09-03 Thread Alan Bowen
It appears that the problem is my definition \def\ {|~|} Though this definition works in a simple test file, it apparently conflicts with something in my environment file and produces the error message reported previously. So, is there a “safer” way to define \space as {|~|}? Alan

Re: [NTG-context] error message query

2008-09-03 Thread Alan Bowen
: On Sep 3, 2008, at 9:48 PM, Alan Bowen wrote: It appears that the problem is my definition \def\ {|~|} Though this definition works in a simple test file, it apparently conflicts with something in my environment file and produces the error message reported previously. So

Re: [NTG-context] error message query

2008-09-04 Thread Alan Bowen
, 2008 at 9:48 PM, Alan Bowen [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: It appears that the problem is my definition \def\ {|~|} Though this definition works in a simple test file, it apparently conflicts with something in my environment file and produces the error message reported previously. So

[NTG-context] Arabic transliteration—ayn and alif (MKII)

2011-12-11 Thread Alan Bowen
What is the best way to produce ayn and alif in transliterated Arabic using MKII (Latin Modern)? ACB ___ If your question is of interest to others as well, please add an entry to the Wiki! maillist :

[NTG-context] ConTeXt Standalone contents

2012-02-10 Thread Alan Bowen
I am currently in the process of moving the production of our journal and book series from MKII to MKIV and suspect that I now have items in my personal texmf folder that are no longer needed because they are included in the distribution installed using sh //first-setup.sh --modules=all. So I was

Re: [NTG-context] ConTeXt Standalone contents

2012-02-10 Thread Alan Bowen
the one that I currently have. A. On Fri, Feb 10, 2012 at 11:37 AM, luigi scarso luigi.sca...@gmail.comwrote: On Fri, Feb 10, 2012 at 5:33 PM, Alan Bowen bowenala...@gmail.com wrote: I am currently in the process of moving the production of our journal and book series from MKII to MKIV

Re: [NTG-context] ConTeXt Standalone contents

2012-02-10 Thread Alan Bowen
A useful tip, Luigi. Thanks. A. On Fri, Feb 10, 2012 at 12:27 PM, luigi scarso luigi.sca...@gmail.comwrote: On Fri, Feb 10, 2012 at 6:04 PM, Alan Bowen bowenala...@gmail.com wrote: Thanks, Luigi. I did indeed see it. But I am now having second thoughts. If that is the closet one can get

Re: [NTG-context] \setuphead problem

2012-03-02 Thread Alan Bowen
the preceding page in MKIV? Or is this expected behavior and my example, then, a poor one for my purposes? Alan On Thu, Mar 1, 2012 at 6:24 PM, Wolfgang Schuster schuster.wolfg...@googlemail.com wrote: Am 01.03.2012 um 18:37 schrieb Alan Bowen: The following code works in MKII; but in MKIV

Re: [NTG-context] \setuphead problem

2012-03-02 Thread Alan Bowen
on it. Does it work for you? Alan On Fri, Mar 2, 2012 at 10:30 AM, Wolfgang Schuster schuster.wolfg...@googlemail.com wrote: Am 02.03.2012 um 14:11 schrieb Alan Bowen: Wolfgang— I checked and the example fails in both MKII andf MKIV. My apologies for carelessness. The problem arose originally

Re: [NTG-context] \setuphead problem

2012-03-03 Thread Alan Bowen
best, Alan On Sat, Mar 3, 2012 at 3:37 AM, Wolfgang Schuster schuster.wolfg...@googlemail.com wrote: Am 02.03.2012 um 17:35 schrieb Alan Bowen: Wolfgang— In both MKII and MKIV (using the latest standalone which I installed this morning), with \setupheader[state=high] \setuppagenumbering

Re: [NTG-context] \setuphead problem

2012-03-03 Thread Alan Bowen
Many thanks, Wolfgang, I will send you the files off list. Alan On Sat, Mar 3, 2012 at 9:58 AM, Wolfgang Schuster schuster.wolfg...@googlemail.com wrote: Am 03.03.2012 um 14:43 schrieb Alan Bowen: Excellent, Wolfgang. You are right. Many thanks. But if I may impose just a little longer

[NTG-context] \setuppagenumber problem

2012-03-08 Thread Alan Bowen
The following code, \startcomponent \setuphead[title][page=yes] \setuppagenumber[numberconversion=romannumerals] \setuppagenumbering[alternative=doublesided] \setuppagenumbering[location=,] \setupheader[state=high] \definehead[FMTitle][title]

Re: [NTG-context] \setuppagenumber problem

2012-03-08 Thread Alan Bowen
08.03.2012 um 19:06 schrieb Alan Bowen: The following code, \startcomponent \setuphead[title][page=yes] \setuppagenumber[numberconversion=romannumerals] \setuppagenumbering[alternative=doublesided] \setuppagenumbering[location=,] \setupheader[state=high] \definehead[FMTitle][title

Re: [NTG-context] \setuppagenumber problem

2012-03-08 Thread Alan Bowen
with fonts is easily worth the effort. So thanks too for your patience. All best, Alan On Thu, Mar 8, 2012 at 2:38 PM, Wolfgang Schuster schuster.wolfg...@googlemail.com wrote: Am 08.03.2012 um 20:34 schrieb Alan Bowen: Thanks, Wolfgang. You are right. Poor code copy/pasting on my part

[NTG-context] (no subject)

2012-03-18 Thread Alan Bowen
In placing the heads and subheads of indices, \index defaults to Headlocator Head subheadlocator I need to get the subhead without repeating the Head, as in Headlocator subheadlocator How can I do this? Is there some documentation on this that I can read? Alan

[NTG-context] indexing query

2012-03-18 Thread Alan Bowen
Sorry: My effort escaped without a subject line. In placing the heads and subheads of indices, \index defaults to Headlocator Head subheadlocator I need to get the subhead without repeating the Head, as in Headlocator subheadlocator How can I do this? Is there some

Re: [NTG-context] indexing query

2012-03-18 Thread Alan Bowen
To answer my own question, after experimentation: \index[key]{form::entry} with \setupregister[index][form][textstyle=\hskip1em] A. On Sun, Mar 18, 2012 at 12:38 PM, Alan Bowen bowenala...@gmail.com wrote: Sorry: My effort escaped without a subject line. In placing the heads and subheads

Re: [NTG-context] indexing query

2012-03-18 Thread Alan Bowen
Schuster schuster.wolfg...@googlemail.com wrote: Am 18.03.2012 um 17:38 schrieb Alan Bowen: Sorry: My effort escaped without a subject line. In placing the heads and subheads of indices, \index defaults to Headlocator Head subheadlocator I need to get the subhead without

Re: [NTG-context] indexing query

2012-03-18 Thread Alan Bowen
um 22:11 schrieb Alan Bowen: Sorry for the bother, Wolfgang. I think I have the answer now (see my message earlier by about 30 seconds). I had not realized that the textstyle key in \setupregister could take a command for positioning the head as well as its actual style. You textstyle key

[NTG-context] components with enumerations

2012-03-26 Thread Alan Bowen
The following does not seem to work with the latest MKIV version: \startcomponent \startitemize \item A \item B \item C \stopitemize \stopcomponent The log file shows: ! Use of \strc_itemgroups_item_alone doesn't match its definition. system tex error on line 5 in file

Re: [NTG-context] components with enumerations

2012-03-28 Thread Alan Bowen
Ugh. Thanks, Wolfgang. “Less haste, more speed’”. A. On Tue, Mar 27, 2012 at 3:36 AM, Wolfgang Schuster schuster.wolfg...@googlemail.com wrote: Am 27.03.2012 um 04:07 schrieb Alan Bowen: The following does not seem to work with the latest MKIV version: \startcomponent

Re: [NTG-context] \setuppagenumber

2012-04-02 Thread Alan Bowen
Thanks, Wolfgang. \resetpageumber is the key. I will use the section blocks approach in my next project. Alan On Sun, Apr 1, 2012 at 11:34 PM, Wolfgang Schuster schuster.wolfg...@googlemail.com wrote: Am 02.04.2012 um 00:02 schrieb Alan Bowen: I have a product file \startproduct

[NTG-context] \goto[]…\reference[] in component files query

2012-04-22 Thread Alan Bowen
I understand that there was a problem with cross-references within components of a product structure that use \goto[…] and \reference[…]. Has this been fixed yet? I have not been able to get them to work with the latest ConTeXt standalone and thought I should check. My \at[] and \in[]

[NTG-context] \goto[]…\reference[]{} in component files query

2012-04-24 Thread Alan Bowen
I will try again adding more detail in the hope that this will help. The following is not a minimal example but a bare outline of what I have and where the problems with the cross-references arise. This structure works with MKII, so the query is whether something has changed in the command

Re: [NTG-context] indexing query

2012-05-11 Thread Alan Bowen
I should add, perhaps, that I am using MKII, since adapting this project to MKIV is not feasible. A. On Fri, May 11, 2012 at 11:45 AM, Alan Bowen bowenala...@gmail.com wrote: I am trying to construct an index of passages and have run into a curious problem: The test file

[NTG-context] cross-references again

2012-05-20 Thread Alan Bowen
When \startcomponent \setupcolors[state=start] \setupinteraction[state=start] \reference[knuth]{} \input{knuth} \page \goto{see knuth}[knuth] see knuth quotation on page \at[knuth] \stopcomponent is compiled with the latest version of Context (2012.05.20, MKIV), the links show as expected but

[NTG-context] indexing puzzle

2012-05-22 Thread Alan Bowen
I have been trying to index the passages cited in a book and would be grateful for some tactical advice. There are several works by a single author, and it is customary to cite each text by page and line number, as in 1253.12 (page 1253, line12), for example. I have a sort key for each work. But

[NTG-context] ConTeXt MKIV 2012.05.22 and \footnote

2012-05-22 Thread Alan Bowen
The latest ConTeXt MKIV (standalone) does not produce footnotes. \startcomponent Stuff\footnote{a note.} \stopcomponent This will show “Stuff” with a footnote call but no footnote appears at the bottom of the page. All is as it should be with MKII. Alan

Re: [NTG-context] indexing puzzle

2012-05-24 Thread Alan Bowen
-\digitwidth} The hitch here is that the font size is not context dependent. Alan On Tue, May 22, 2012 at 6:39 PM, Alan Bowen bowenala...@gmail.com wrote: I have been trying to index the passages cited in a book and would be grateful for some tactical advice. There are several works by a single

Re: [NTG-context] indexing puzzle

2012-05-26 Thread Alan Bowen
userdata.locuskey(x) context(string.gsub(x,(%d+),function (s) return string.format(%04d,tonumber(s)) end)) end \stopluacode \def\locuskey#1{\ctxlua{userdata.locuskey(#1)}} The Mark IV/Luatex one was much nicer, less frustrating to figure out. On May 24, 2012, at 7:06 AM, Alan Bowen wrote

Re: [NTG-context] indexing puzzle

2012-05-26 Thread Alan Bowen
. Cheers, Michael On May 26, 2012, at 8:41 AM, Alan Bowen wrote: Michael— Thank you so much for your very helpful response. 1. \unskip works well. 2. What I currently have is admittedly an ad hoc system for encoding my indices. As you note, the system works for page numbers 99

Re: [NTG-context] space between footnotes

2012-06-03 Thread Alan Bowen
I have been following this with some interest, since I am having a similar problem with the vertical spacing between notes in MKII. In \setupfootnotes[conversion=numbers, way=bytext,location=page,rule=on,bodyfont=9.6pt, style=normal,after={\blank[3pt]}] \starttext This is \footnote{abcde.} a

Re: [NTG-context] space between footnotes

2012-06-03 Thread Alan Bowen
Perfect, Wolfgang. Many thanks again! Alan On Sun, Jun 3, 2012 at 9:54 AM, Wolfgang Schuster schuster.wolfg...@googlemail.com wrote: Am 03.06.2012 um 15:26 schrieb Alan Bowen: I have been following this with some interest, since I am having a similar problem with the vertical spacing

[NTG-context] line break after “/” (no hyphen)

2012-06-06 Thread Alan Bowen
I dimly recall discussion of linebreaking after “/”, but have not been able to retrieve it from the archives. Can any one point to an explanation of how to make “/” a character that will admit a following linebreak (without hyphenation) in MKII? The aim is to break “….Montreal/Ottawa”, say, into

Re: [NTG-context] line break after “/” (no hyphen)

2012-06-06 Thread Alan Bowen
Many thanks, Aditya. So far so good—it really improves the appearance of my bibliography. All best, Alan On Wed, Jun 6, 2012 at 11:41 AM, Aditya Mahajan adit...@umich.edu wrote: On Wed, 6 Jun 2012, Alan Bowen wrote: I dimly recall discussion of linebreaking after “/”, but have not been

[NTG-context] preventing page breaks after headings

2012-06-10 Thread Alan Bowen
Is there a way in MKII to ensure that there is never a page break between a heading and the following text? \setuphead[after={\page[no]}] does not seem to work without entering vertical mode before \page. But, so far, I have not found a way to enter vertical mode in after={…} that does not add

[NTG-context] \setuppagenumber?

2006-06-24 Thread Alan Bowen
I have updated to ConTeXt ver: 2006.06.09 13:05 and now I am having a problem getting the page numbers to increase. From a source file that has \setuppagenumber[number=142] in the preamble, I now get output in which every page is numbered 142 though before only the first was page 142. (The file

Re: [NTG-context] \setuppagenumber?

2006-06-26 Thread Alan Bowen
] [{\it Aestimatio}] \def\AuthorName{Reviewer's Name} \def\AuthorInstitution{Institution} \setuppagenumber[number=263] \starttext \dorecurse{10}{\input knuth} \stoptext Many thanks for your help. Alan On Jun 24, 2006, at 12:08 PM, Taco Hoekwater wrote: Alan Bowen wrote: I have updated

Re: [NTG-context] \setuppagenumber? bug in nomarking

2006-06-26 Thread Alan Bowen
Taco— Thanks again. That works well and I am now back in business! Best, Alan On Jun 26, 2006, at 9:35 AM, Taco Hoekwater wrote: Alan Bowen wrote: Taco— Here is the minimal file you requested. All I can say is that this used to work: The problem goes away if you use

[NTG-context] minor console file queries

2006-07-01 Thread Alan Bowen
I processed a file using texmfstart texexec. In the console file, I see the lines (/usr/local/teTeX/share/texmf.local/tex/context/base/type-akb.tex) (/Users/acbowen/Library/texmf/tex/context/type-alanmodern.tex) (/Users/acbowen/Library/texmf/tex/context/third/greek/type-agr.tex)) check

[NTG-context] regenerating formats

2006-07-14 Thread Alan Bowen
I downloaded the latest ConTeXt and tried regenerating the hyphenation patterns and formats (to get hyphenation with Thomas’ Greek module). The first step texmfstart ctxtools --patwas successful. But sudo texmfstart texexec --make --all(which worked with the last ConTeXt installation)and sudo -H

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