[NTG-context] Questions apon Questions

2012-08-03 Thread Keith J. Schultz
Hi Everybody, First off, my actual interest is in Lua(La)Tex. It seems that several key features of OpenType are not yet supported by otfload. My direct interest would be GDEF and GPOS. From my understanding of things is that such things are first developed on the Context side the pulled in by

Re: [NTG-context] Luatex error in latest beta (standalone)

2012-08-03 Thread Keith J. Schultz
Hi Alan, I do not know if this helps. As I do not have the source, but I assume that should be notegetdeltapage. There are other possiblities. If that does not help. start looking for getdeltapage. Maybe, it was not hook in correct. at one point, or somebody for to use a dummy function.

Re: [NTG-context] Epub woes

2012-11-16 Thread Keith J. Schultz
Hi All, First off, I do not work with ConTexT, but with Lu(La)TeX. I follow this list looking for pointers. The way I understand how ConTexT produces output for epubs is that it just creates HTML. If ConTexT (or LuaTex) is to produce output for use in epubs it should map the ConTexT structures

Re: [NTG-context] ConTeXt on the Mac (TexShop). Problem of a newbie

2013-01-10 Thread Keith J. Schultz
Hi Thomas, In your original post you stated that stated that you have be using LaTeX for your work. That would suggest to me that you are not proficient with TeX proper. ConTeXt runs, in my opinion, along the lines of TeX proper. That is you need intimate knowledge of TeX. Furthermore, you

Re: [NTG-context] ConTeXt on the Mac (TexShop). Problem of a newbie

2013-01-10 Thread Keith J. Schultz
Hi Hans, I am kind of confused about the relationship between luatex and ConTeXt. The way I read the wikis and web sites luatex and ConTeXt are basically two different animals. They have a common core, but two different code bases, where the ConTeXt group doing most the work advancing the Lua

[NTG-context] Finding documentation for ConTeXt

2013-01-28 Thread Keith J. Schultz
Hi Everybody, I am becoming more and more interested in ConTeXt. I am gradually grasping the potential of ConTeXt and its advantages over Lua(La)TeX. My problem is finding decent documentation for ConTeXt. Yes, there is ConTeXt Garden. But, let us be honest it is a big mess. It mixes the old,

Re: [NTG-context] Finding documentation for ConTeXt

2013-01-28 Thread Keith J. Schultz
28.01.2013 um 10:42 schrieb luigi scarso luigi.sca...@gmail.com: On Mon, Jan 28, 2013 at 10:37 AM, Keith J. Schultz keithjschu...@web.de wrote: Hi Everybody, I am becoming more and more interested in ConTeXt. I am gradually grasping the potential of ConTeXt and its advantages over Lua(La)TeX

Re: [NTG-context] Finding documentation for ConTeXt

2013-01-28 Thread Keith J. Schultz
not get to this page via the ConTeXt Main Page! At least I think not. (?) Would be nice if this page was link to from the main page. Again, many thanx. regards Keith. Am 28.01.2013 um 15:23 schrieb Aditya Mahajan adit...@umich.edu: On Mon, 28 Jan 2013, Keith J. Schultz wrote: My problem

Re: [NTG-context] Finding documentation for ConTeXt

2013-01-28 Thread Keith J. Schultz
Hi Mari, I thank you for you post. Basically, what I want to do is not in ConTeXt. So will have to develop it myself. One such need I have is the use of Nassi-Schneidermann Diagrams. I also, what to develop something along the line of literate programming. For that I will create Data structures

[NTG-context] Possible inconsistency in the use of paragraphs in ConTeXt

2013-01-30 Thread Keith J. Schultz
Hi Everybody, Thank you for your help with the documentation. Inorder to teach myself ConTeXt I have to decided to write a learning by doing manual for ConTeXt. First off, I know I can get the formatting needed, by using defineparagraph and setupparagraphs, but then have I have to use

Re: [NTG-context] Possible inconsistency in the use of paragraphs in ConTeXt

2013-01-30 Thread Keith J. Schultz
Hi Alain, Am 30.01.2013 um 16:07 schrieb Alain Delmotte espera...@swing.be: Hi, First I would like to ask not to change messages' subject if you want to see another point. Changing subject breaks the normal links of threads, further it becomes very difficult to find a message embedded

Re: [NTG-context] Possible inconsistency in the use of paragraphs in ConTeXt

2013-01-30 Thread Keith J. Schultz
Hi Alain, If I bring it to fruition, I will offer it to the community. regards Keith Am 30.01.2013 um 19:42 schrieb Alain Delmotte espera...@swing.be: [snip, snip] Regards to both, and, Keith, I'd like to see your programming manual when you have it ready.

Re: [NTG-context] Possible inconsistency in the use of paragraphs in ConTeXt

2013-01-31 Thread Keith J. Schultz
Hi Wolfgang, Am 30.01.2013 um 21:56 schrieb Wolfgang Schuster wolfgang.schus...@gmail.com: Am 30.01.2013 um 10:00 schrieb Keith J. Schultz keithjschu...@web.de: Hi Everybody, [snip, snip] Also, it took me awhile to find the setupwhitespace command, because for me whitespace can

Re: [NTG-context] Typesetting LibreOffice (ODT) documents with ConTeXt

2013-01-31 Thread Keith J. Schultz
Hi Bill, I will jump in here after I have been following this thread. There is a more direct method that you can use though at first it requires some work. Then again, it might not work if the formatting used is quite complex. A long while ago I had to join several Word documents to form a

Re: [NTG-context] Possible inconsistency in the use of paragraphs in ConTeXt

2013-01-31 Thread Keith J. Schultz
31.01.2013 um 17:24 schrieb Wolfgang Schuster wolfgang.schus...@gmail.com: Am 31.01.2013 um 09:40 schrieb Keith J. Schultz keithjschu...@web.de: It would have been nice, if ConTeXt had such an environment. I do not know how ConTeXt processes things internally, but since it is a front

Re: [NTG-context] Possible inconsistency in the use of paragraphs in ConTeXt

2013-02-01 Thread Keith J. Schultz
and to you, too. regards Keith. Am 01.02.2013 um 04:58 schrieb Wolfgang Schuster wolfgang.schus...@gmail.com: Am 31.01.2013 um 23:02 schrieb Keith J. Schultz keithjschu...@web.de: Hi Wolfgang, You do seem to understand what I am getting at! I purposely put paragraph in quotes

Re: [NTG-context] Alignment problem with labels and textext

2013-02-13 Thread Keith J. Schultz
Hi Lutz, With This is LuaTeX, Version beta-0.74.0-2012122517 (rev 4541) ConTeXt ver: 2013.02.05 22:32 MKIV fmt: 2013.2.9 int: english/english Things look fine. Actually, without textext the left and right seem to be aligned on the baseline. Where with textext it is aligned in the middle of

Re: [NTG-context] Alignment problem with labels and textext

2013-02-13 Thread Keith J. Schultz
(bottom) , origin) ; \stopMPpage \stoptext If i run it by texexec(mkii), all is ok, with context(mkiv) the labels overlap. I try to add the problematic mkiv pdf. Greetings Lutz 2013/2/13 Keith J. Schultz keithjschu...@web.de Hi Lutz, With This is LuaTeX, Version beta-0.74.0

Re: [NTG-context] Failing MPruns

2013-02-13 Thread Keith J. Schultz
Hi Hans, All, with your example below I noticed that the red circle is not quite in the graphic. it seems to be clip on the right! Just mentioning this. regards Keith. Am 13.02.2013 um 17:54 schrieb Hans Hagen pra...@wxs.nl: On 2/13/2013 1:39 PM, Marco Patzer wrote: Hi, The

Re: [NTG-context] Failing MPruns

2013-02-14 Thread Keith J. Schultz
Hi Marco, It is not much, but I do see it. Maybe around a tenth of a millimeter is missing! just a guess. Looking closer the top is, also clipped! regards Keith Am 14.02.2013 um 09:23 schrieb Marco Patzer home...@lavabit.com: On 2013–02–14 Keith J. Schultz wrote: with your

Re: [NTG-context] \| should give two || and not one

2013-02-18 Thread Keith J. Schultz
Hi All, In a way, it is correct that for compatibility reasons and and convert it is good to keep the old syntax. Yet, ConTeXt is suppose to be more natural. Personally, I find some of the names used in TeX and LaTeX often hard to find. Whenever, I needed a function or symbol I to often go

Re: [NTG-context] \| should give two || and not one

2013-02-19 Thread Keith J. Schultz
Hi Mikeal, Am 19.02.2013 um 10:50 schrieb Mikael P. Sundqvist mic...@gmail.com: On Tue, Feb 19, 2013 at 10:29 AM, Hans Hagen pra...@wxs.nl wrote: [snip, snip] a next step (already partially done) is that we organize the names in dictionaries as in open math (a bit of work) Me, I

Re: [NTG-context] [***SPAM***] File access for sourc, graphic, and pictures

2013-03-11 Thread Keith J. Schultz
Hi All, Am 08.03.2013 um 09:02 schrieb Marco Patzer home...@lavabit.com: On 2013–03–08 hwit...@gmail.com wrote: I am just learning ConTeXt, so please bare with me. In all of the documentation that I've read so far, it shows the names of imported photographs, graphs, blocks, etc as a

Re: [NTG-context] reStructuredText module

2013-03-14 Thread Keith J. Schultz
Hi All, following this thread and with my beginners knowledge of ConTeXt, I would say that div or container from RST should be mapped to a combination in ConTeXt. Though I do admit that I have not looked into combinations yet. regards Keith.

Re: [NTG-context] TOC: Chapters with and without page-numbers

2013-03-15 Thread Keith J. Schultz
Hi, I could find any options to do what you want. I assume you would have to redefine completecontent command to get the functionality you need. I have not checked, but I assume that completecontent accesses a Lua-table with the TOC information. It should be easy enough to use this table to

Re: [NTG-context] next beta

2013-03-20 Thread Keith J. Schultz
Hi Hans, All, I find this nomenclature confusing and a little confusing from a design standpoint! 1) Color of the text background should be separate from the rest of the cell background 2) the names should reflect to what they apply That said we should have:

Re: [NTG-context] upto current

2013-03-20 Thread Keith J. Schultz
Hi Hans, All, The biggest crux in using ConTeXt is its documentation. True, things have gotten a lot better in the past year! Yet, there is no ONE definitive place to get comprehensive and EASY to find documentation. 1) Garden is really not that easy to navigate 2) Garden is

Re: [NTG-context] upto current

2013-03-20 Thread Keith J. Schultz
Hi All, Am 20.03.2013 um 07:05 schrieb Otared Kavian ota...@gmail.com: On 19 mars 2013, at 19:47, Aditya Mahajan adit...@umich.edu wrote: […]Although most active users use ConTeXt standalone and are willing to update frequently, TL still plays an important role in introducing new users

Re: [NTG-context] upto current

2013-03-20 Thread Keith J. Schultz
Am 20.03.2013 um 09:25 schrieb Marcin Borkowski mb...@wmi.amu.edu.pl: Dnia 2013-03-20, o godz. 09:12:21 Keith J. Schultz keithjschu...@web.de napisał(a): [snip, snip] My suggestion would be to have garden have a manuals download area where one can get the up to date manuals from Pragma

Re: [NTG-context] Bug in \column

2013-03-20 Thread Keith J. Schultz
OOOsss! Do I have to kill myself! ;-))) Would like to have a reference for this kind of stuff! regards Keith. Am 20.03.2013 um 10:40 schrieb Hans Hagen pra...@wxs.nl: For Wolfgangs eyes only: \installcolumnbreakmethod \s!multicolumn \v!yes

Re: [NTG-context] Subjects on this list - general request

2013-03-20 Thread Keith J. Schultz
Hi Robert, I see no advantage in your suggestion. just search the subject. As for the [***Spam***] that is inroduce by mail servers. A user should maybe remove it to avoid it. But a nuisance, yes, a problem no. regards Keith. Am 20.03.2013 um 16:12 schrieb Robert Blackstone

Re: [NTG-context] upto current

2013-03-22 Thread Keith J. Schultz
Hi All, Maybe, we could setup a collaborative work group to do the documentation. That is a group of us are responsible for certain groups of commands. This way the manuals can become more complete. That way some of the more advance stuff that is hardly documented finally gets documented. What

Re: [NTG-context] upto current

2013-03-25 Thread Keith J. Schultz
Hi Bill, Am 22.03.2013 um 15:19 schrieb Bill Meahan subscribed_li...@meahan.net: On 03/22/2013 03:31 AM, Keith J. Schultz wrote: Hi All, Maybe, we could setup a collaborative work group to do the documentation. That is a group of us are responsible for certain groups of commands

Re: [NTG-context] command reference (was: upto current)

2013-03-25 Thread Keith J. Schultz
Hi Peter, All, Sorry for the late reply. As such looks good! I have no preferences, as to the formats, that is something the community or those involved should decide. regards Keith. Am 22.03.2013 um 09:26 schrieb Peter Münster pmli...@free.fr: Hi Keith, What about one lua

Re: [NTG-context] command reference (was: upto current)

2013-03-25 Thread Keith J. Schultz
Hi All, I agree that for the command reference should be fairly output format free, but we have to keep in mind we will need a unified look for: 1) Wiki 2) PDFs Also, we should not forget that we need examples with explanations. regards Keith. Am 22.03.2013 um 17:07

[NTG-context] Test

2013-04-12 Thread Keith J. Schultz
Hi All, Sorry for the noise. For some reason I am have been recieving mail from this list. regards Keith. ___ If your question is of interest to others as well, please add an entry to the Wiki! maillist :

Re: [NTG-context] ConText on webspace

2013-04-22 Thread Keith J. Schultz
Hi Janis, ConText can run on a server, and therefore on a web-server. Your problem would be getting 1und1 allowing for you to install the binaries. I would suggest you mail 1und1 and ask them if you can do that. You might need to switch your contract inorder to do that. Hope this helps

Re: [NTG-context] Adobe Garamond Problems with letter combination fi

2013-04-25 Thread Keith J. Schultz
Hi Wolfgang, All, First I think it better if ligatures should be off as a default. Now, to my actual question. Is there a way in ConText to selectively true certain ligatures on/ff. for example fl could be on, but fi off. I know that I can set up the the editor to do it, or use unicode

Re: [NTG-context] Adobe Garamond Problems with letter combination fi

2013-04-26 Thread Keith J. Schultz
Hi Thomas, Am 25.04.2013 um 08:56 schrieb Thomas A. Schmitz thomas.schm...@uni-bonn.de: On 04/25/2013 08:20 AM, Keith J. Schultz wrote: First I think it better if ligatures should be off as a default. Then you should not be using any form of TeX. ligatures have been part of TeX since its

Re: [NTG-context] Adobe Garamond Problems with letter combination fi

2013-04-26 Thread Keith J. Schultz
schrieb Khaled Hosny khaledho...@eglug.org: On Fri, Apr 26, 2013 at 09:41:15AM +0200, Keith J. Schultz wrote: On the other side, I believe, ligatures of off by default in LaTeX, et al. or at least are feature is set when the font is loaded. So you neither use LaTeX nor ConTeXt

Re: [NTG-context] Adobe Garamond Problems with letter combination fi

2013-04-26 Thread Keith J. Schultz
Hi Khaled, to be honest I never noticed them when I was using LaTeX. It might have been the fonts. I can live with them being on as a default in ConTeXt and know now how to turn them off. regards Keith. Am 26.04.2013 um 20:27 schrieb Khaled Hosny khaledho...@eglug.org: I don’t know

Re: [NTG-context] Adobe Garamond Problems with letter combination fi

2013-04-26 Thread Keith J. Schultz
Am 26.04.2013 um 18:43 schrieb Thomas A. Schmitz thomas.schm...@uni-bonn.de: Hi Keith, if you look at the books of decent publishers, you will see that most of them still use ligatures (most American university presses, Oxford and Cambridge, German publishers such as Reclam etc.)

Re: [NTG-context] Offset MP text with font change

2013-04-28 Thread Keith J. Schultz
Hi All, can someone explain to me why loading a file/typescript is producing spaces If the code that does load the file/s produced spaces for debugging purposes that is fine, but should not they actually going somewhere else? Then with a decent message!? Personally, I find it a bug if

Re: [NTG-context] Offset MP text with font change

2013-04-28 Thread Keith J. Schultz
Hi Marco, All, agreed you can avoid the spaces by putting the usetypescript in the preamble, but should not the loading of a typescript not bleed any spaces! regards Keith. Am 28.04.2013 um 22:03 schrieb Marco Patzer home...@lavabit.com: On 2013–04–28 Keith J. Schultz wrote: can

Re: [NTG-context] Automatic replacement?

2013-05-03 Thread Keith J. Schultz
HI Everybody, If I remember correctly Lua is not rl-compatible. There the below code can not work! regards Keith. Am 03.05.2013 um 17:20 schrieb H. Özoguz h.oezo...@mmnetz.de: Thanks luigi, but it does not work for my characters, see here: \definefont[tradoa][name:trado*arabic at

[NTG-context] MPLibrabray txt broken!?

2013-05-14 Thread Keith J. Schultz
Hi All, Hans, I want to use build_parshape and shapetext with the latest standalone ConTeXt ver: 2013.05.12 22:16 MKIV beta fmt: 2013.5.13 int: english/english with the Example below I get a small box with the top part of a T in it. Interresting enough the example works with the TexLive

Re: [NTG-context] MPLibrabray txt broken!?

2013-05-15 Thread Keith J. Schultz
Hi Hans,Am 14.05.2013 um 19:57 schrieb Hans Hagen pra...@wxs.nl:On 5/14/2013 2:23 PM, Keith J. Schultz wrote:Hi All, Hans,I want to use build_parshape and shapetext with the latest standaloneConTeXt ver: 2013.05.12 22:16 MKIV beta fmt: 2013.5.13 int:english/englishwith the Example below I get

Re: [NTG-context] MPLibrabray txt broken!?

2013-05-15 Thread Keith J. Schultz
Hi Hans, I had updated around 2100 last night. Did not catch your upload after 2300. Sorry. Am 15.05.2013 um 13:04 schrieb Hans Hagen pra...@wxs.nl: On 5/15/2013 12:15 PM, Keith J. Schultz wrote: O.K. just rebuilt formats! i had that already fixed last night so you probably missed

[NTG-context] Help understanding framed!

2013-05-20 Thread Keith J. Schultz
Hi Everybody, I am trying to develop a module for writing Nassi-Schneidermann-Diagrams. I thought I would use framed and metafun. But, I have run into, for me at least, strange behaviour. I have given MWE and attach the result and a second file which is required. What I do not understand is

Re: [NTG-context] Help understanding framed!

2013-05-20 Thread Keith J. Schultz
to worry about finer parts of the context syntax. regards Keith. Am 20.05.2013 um 22:01 schrieb Wolfgang Schuster schuster.wolfg...@gmail.com: Am 20.05.2013 um 21:28 schrieb Keith J. Schultz keithjschu...@web.de: Hi Everybody, I am trying to develop a module for writing Nassi

Re: [NTG-context] Failure building standalone

2013-06-21 Thread Keith J. Schultz
Hi All, Mojca, please excuse my ignorance of the inner workings of windows, but would it not be possible to have the permissions corrected by the first-setup.sh script after the rsync? regards Keith. Am 21.06.2013 um 07:56 schrieb Mojca Miklavec mojca.miklavec.li...@gmail.com: On Thu,

Re: [NTG-context] Failure building standalone

2013-06-21 Thread Keith J. Schultz
Keith. Am 21.06.2013 um 11:16 schrieb Mojca Miklavec mojca.miklavec.li...@gmail.com: On Fri, Jun 21, 2013 at 9:54 AM, Keith J. Schultz wrote: Hi All, Mojca, please excuse my ignorance of the inner workings of windows, but would it not be possible to have the permissions corrected

Re: [NTG-context] Auto selecting optical sizes for a font

2013-06-24 Thread Keith J. Schultz
HI Georg, All, as such ConTexT should support the use of the size table in its font handling, but as Hans has mentioned design sizes a very special and few actually know what that information means and put it to a useful purpose. Question would be in far this font feature should be

Re: [NTG-context] Overriding pdfview

2013-06-28 Thread Keith J. Schultz
Hi All, I have been following this thread with some amusement. There is no real optimal answer to this question short of developing a dedicated pdfviewer for ConTeXt. But, is this the best use of our resources. Furthermore, how about a dedicated editor? ;-)) (just joking, but I am sure somebody

Re: [NTG-context] Overriding pdfview

2013-06-28 Thread Keith J. Schultz
Hi All, I would agree that the users default should be respected. I will have to contradict my last post them. My suggestion them is to use a system variable such as ConTeXtViewer. This variable would contain the program to be called. If it is not set or empty context simply finishes up what

Re: [NTG-context] Overriding pdfview

2013-06-28 Thread Keith J. Schultz
it would be in their call to context. regards Keith. Am 28.06.2013 um 12:34 schrieb Hans Hagen pra...@wxs.nl: On 6/28/2013 10:56 AM, Keith J. Schultz wrote: Hi All, I would agree that the users default should be respected. I will have to contradict my last post them. My

Re: [NTG-context] Math accents set too close to capital

2013-08-01 Thread Keith J. Schultz
Hi, Have you tries U+1024 or LETTER CAPITAL H WITH CIRCUMFLEX? True not all Fonts might not have it and it is TEXT not Math. Just a thought. regards Keith. Am 31.07.2013 um 00:04 schrieb Michael Murphy murphy...@gmail.com: Hello all, I'm trying to typeset 'H' with a circumflex

Re: [NTG-context] Trouble with editors on Mac

2013-08-16 Thread Keith J. Schultz
Hi Mari, I use TeXShop. TeXWorks is based on TeXShop. For ConTeXt Standalone I use: set path= (/Users/quayjay/context/tex/texmf-osx-64/bin $path /usr/local/bin) mtxrun --script context --autogenerate --synctex=1 $1 This ensures that the environment is setup right. Hope this helps regards

Re: [NTG-context] [***SPAM***] OT: Putting a context to the 2013 ConTeXt Meeting location

2013-09-20 Thread Keith J. Schultz
The only problem with povray is that it is quite aged and to my knowledge no longer in development at least the Mac side! regards Am 19.09.2013 um 22:18 schrieb Alan BRASLAU alan.bras...@cea.fr: On Thu, 19 Sep 2013 21:47:13 +0200 luigi scarso luigi.sca...@gmail.com wrote: Do you mean

Re: [NTG-context] Feedback wanted on a ConTeXt tutorial

2013-09-30 Thread Keith J. Schultz
Hi Mari, As some already mentioned In OS is not correct either use OS or On! In section 1.1.1 the last sentence is: TeXLive comes with a quite nice editor, TeXShop, that works well with ConTEXt 1) Missing period 2) TeXShop is Mac only. You probably meant to to say TeXWorks!

Re: [NTG-context] Feedback wanted on a ConTeXt tutorial

2013-10-02 Thread Keith J. Schultz
at 10:35 AM, Keith J. Schultz keithjschu...@web.de wrote: 3) I could write up a tutorial for installing and TeXlive and Standalone if you care for one. Maybe that should go on page http://wiki.contextgarden.net/Mac_Installation . While I'm used to the command line, I still picked

Re: [NTG-context] Feedback wanted on a ConTeXt tutorial

2013-10-02 Thread Keith J. Schultz
Thanx for the pointer. Am 02.10.2013 um 13:28 schrieb Aditya Mahajan adit...@umich.edu: On Wed, 2 Oct 2013, Keith J. Schultz wrote: Hi Mari, All, I have redone/modified the Mac Installation page for Installing MacTeX, ConTeXt Standalone and TeXShop. Not quite finished, yet

Re: [NTG-context] Possibly bug in ConTexT with TikZ

2013-10-11 Thread Keith J. Schultz
Hi, I just tested the below MWE! It worked with the latest beta MKIV (--modules=all), an three day old beta, and with the TeXLive 2013 (MacTeX) No errors. Running via TeXShop on a Mac OS 10.85 I can only assume that something is wrong with your set-up! maybe a path problem and the wrong TiKZ

Re: [NTG-context] Possibly bug in ConTexT with TikZ

2013-10-13 Thread Keith J. Schultz
Using version 2013.10.10 it works for me as stated in my last post. regards Keith Am 11.10.2013 um 09:55 schrieb Xan dxpubl...@telefonica.net: With version 2013-09-07 (sh ./first-setup.sh --context=2013-09-07 --modules=all --engine=luatex) it works With version 2013.10.09 it does

[NTG-context] Updated Wiki Mac Installation page

2013-10-14 Thread Keith J. Schultz
Hi Everbody, I have revised the Mac Installation Page on the wiki. Critic invited. I am somewhat uncertain how much I should use the finder or the Terminal. Discussion invited. regards Keith. ___ If your

Re: [NTG-context] Is this possible for the Frames

2013-10-21 Thread Keith J. Schultz
Hi Wolfgang, all, Thanx for the example/help. I have a few questions sothat I understand properly what is going on and how to maybe do some more fancy things. 1) \dimexpr allows the calculation of a dimention 2) \dimexpr is closed by \relax or if I need more complicated calculation something

Re: [NTG-context] Is this possible for the Frames

2013-10-21 Thread Keith J. Schultz
Hi All, Am 21.10.2013 um 08:41 schrieb Keith J. Schultz schul...@uni-trier.de: Hi Wolfgang, all, Thanx for the example/help. I have a few questions sothat I understand properly what is going on and how to maybe do some more fancy things. 1) \dimexpr allows the calculation

[NTG-context] Need help defining command.

2013-10-22 Thread Keith J. Schultz
HI All, I remember seeing some seeing what I want to do but I can not find it. I would like to define a command that takes an optional key-valued list and 1 or 2 manditory ones. Something like \unexanded\def\MyCommand[#1]#2% {% \NassiGroupFrame[#1]{#2}% }% or \unexanded\def\MyCommand[#1]#2%

Re: [NTG-context] Need help defining command.

2013-10-22 Thread Keith J. Schultz
Hi Wolfgang, to be honest one of my design considerations was to this work using MetaPost. But, my knowledge of MetaPost is minimal and it would be involved calculating the positions of the Frames/boxes and I need to know the sizes of the formatted text, etc Another approach would be to use

Re: [NTG-context] Need help defining command.

2013-10-22 Thread Keith J. Schultz
Hi Wolfgang, Am 22.10.2013 um 11:31 schrieb Wolfgang Schuster schuster.wolfg...@gmail.com: Am 22.10.2013 um 10:34 schrieb Keith J. Schultz schul...@uni-trier.de: HI All, I remember seeing some seeing what I want to do but I can not find it. I would like to define a command that takes

Re: [NTG-context] MacOsX Mavericks and Luatex

2013-10-24 Thread Keith J. Schultz
Hi Pierre, I have Mavericks installed and no problems. But, I did a clean install, migrated User Folder from a TM-Backup, and my ConTeXt Suite (latest beta) work fine. Since I did a clean install I had to install MacTeX. -- Tried an older LuaLaTeX and got an error -- Ran TeXLive Utility

Re: [NTG-context] MacOsX Mavericks and Luatex

2013-10-24 Thread Keith J. Schultz
Hi All, Wolfgang, The PROBLEM is that Skia.ttf has the wrong permissions! Everyone is set to none. meaning this file can not be read! Solution copy to somewhere else, remove from /Library/Fonts and reinstall. This suggest to me that when scanning the fonts and building the support files there

Re: [NTG-context] announcement and call

2013-11-15 Thread Keith J. Schultz
Hi Thomas, Am 14.11.2013 um 21:55 schrieb Thomas A. Schmitz thomas.schm...@uni-bonn.de: On 11/14/2013 09:40 PM, Philipp Gesang wrote: What I’d consider the most pressing issue, pertaining both to Context and to TeX as a whole, would be text streams a.k.a. parallel typesetting. It was

Re: [NTG-context] TEXpage problem in lare betas (slightly OT)

2013-11-15 Thread Keith J. Schultz
Hi, I have had similar problems with such side effects in my projects. My question is where can read up on side effects. On the wiki and in the manuals side effects are not listed. It would be nice to read up on the side effects so that one can try to avoid them or find a work around instead

Re: [NTG-context] announcement and call

2013-11-16 Thread Keith J. Schultz
Am 15.11.2013 um 13:06 schrieb Hans Hagen pra...@wxs.nl: On 11/15/2013 11:31 AM, Keith J. Schultz wrote: Hi Thomas, [snip, snip ] The problem with the two page setup is synchronizing the comments, notes, discussion of the critical edition's author. For a half way pleasing layout

Re: [NTG-context] EPUB woes

2013-11-16 Thread Keith J. Schultz
Hi Bill, Using a PDF as a basis for creating an Epub ebook is actually a lost cause. EPUB is a container format that just wraps around your PDF. I do not know of any ereader that can actually adjust the formatting/layout of a pdf in any significantly useful way. You are stuck with the

Re: [NTG-context] EPUB woes

2013-11-18 Thread Keith J. Schultz
Am 16.11.2013 um 17:51 schrieb Bill Meahan subscribed_li...@meahan.net: On 11/16/2013 11:00 AM, Keith J. Schultz wrote: Hi Bill, Using a PDF as a basis for creating an Epub ebook is actually a lost cause. EPUB is a container format that just wraps around your PDF. I do not know of any

Re: [NTG-context] EPUB woes

2013-11-18 Thread Keith J. Schultz
Hi All, I find that the ConTeXt approach to creating the EPub is flawed is a fundemental way! NOT TECHNICALLY. The EPub Standard is a big mess and if you really look at not a true standard in a true sense. Let me explain. 1) The file structure is well documented and properly defines

Re: [NTG-context] EPUB woes

2013-11-18 Thread Keith J. Schultz
Hi Hans, Am 18.11.2013 um 13:21 schrieb Hans Hagen pra...@wxs.nl: On 11/18/2013 10:00 AM, Keith J. Schultz wrote: 2) Now, what a EPub-READER must implement to handle is very little. There are HARDLY ANY provisions that a certified EPuB-READER has to implement

Re: [NTG-context] EPUB woes

2013-11-18 Thread Keith J. Schultz
Am 18.11.2013 um 16:33 schrieb Hans Hagen pra...@wxs.nl: On 11/18/2013 4:11 PM, Keith J. Schultz wrote: Hi Hans, Am 18.11.2013 um 13:21 schrieb Hans Hagen pra...@wxs.nl: On 11/18/2013 10:00 AM, Keith J. Schultz wrote: 2) Now, what a EPub-READER must implement to handle is very

Re: [NTG-context] EPUB woes

2013-11-20 Thread Keith J. Schultz
or orientation. ConTeXt is built upon a page morphology. ebooks are not! So any decent approach has to keep this in mind. regards Keith. On Mon, Nov 18, 2013 at 10:12 AM, Keith J. Schultz schul...@uni-trier.de wrote: Am 18.11.2013 um 16:33 schrieb Hans Hagen pra...@wxs.nl: On 11/18/2013

Re: [NTG-context] EPUB woes

2013-11-20 Thread Keith J. Schultz
Hi, You do not understand my point. I one uses XML why use ConTeXt. Yet, I one wants to use ConTeXt and do ebooks and they have experience why force them to XML. As I stated the idea use ConTeXt to do the markup with commands that will ensure proper input of HTML5 for making ebooks that will

Re: [NTG-context] [***SPAM***] OT: Generating Command reference from source code

2013-12-04 Thread Keith J. Schultz
Hi Hans, Am 04.12.2013 um 00:44 schrieb Hans Hagen pra...@wxs.nl: [snip, snip] the problem with tex (and therefore context) is that we are dealing with quite some interaction between unpredictable user input, macro (expansions), tex-internals, resources like fonts, patterns and

Re: [NTG-context] Rebuilding the font cache: segmentation fault 11

2013-12-25 Thread Keith J. Schultz
Hi All, Actually, it is false permissions!! I change it so that all have read permission and all went well! regards Keith Am 22.12.2013 um 11:52 schrieb Wolfgang Schuster schuster.wolfg...@gmail.com: Am 21.12.2013 um 23:02 schrieb Willi Egger cont...@boede.nl: Hello all, did

Re: [NTG-context] unknown library 'loc'

2014-01-12 Thread Keith J. Schultz
Hi Hans, Am 07.01.2014 um 00:24 schrieb Hans Hagen pra...@wxs.nl: On 1/3/2014 2:33 PM, H. van der Meer wrote: Has someone an idee what causes the unknown library message as in the log below? Is it harmful? fontstypescripts unknown library 'loc' you can add a file

Re: [NTG-context] unknown library 'loc'

2014-01-13 Thread Keith J. Schultz
Hi Hans, Suppressing the message of a loc that is not needed would be the cleanest method. IMHO, it should not be even causing a warning. regards Keith. Am 12.01.2014 um 23:50 schrieb Hans Hagen pra...@wxs.nl: On 1/12/2014 11:23 AM, Keith J. Schultz wrote: Hi Hans, Am

Re: [NTG-context] Change the default text colour for entire document

2014-01-27 Thread Keith J. Schultz
Hi Everybody, If I remember right colors can be defined in ConTeXt, right? So why not just redefine black! If this is stupid, the defaults get initialize before a redefined occurs! forget it! Just a stupid simplistic idea! regards Keith. Am 27.01.2014 um 12:10 schrieb Hans Hagen

Re: [NTG-context] Testpage with extras

2014-01-31 Thread Keith J. Schultz
Hi Hans, Personally, I find the names used sub-optimal! I would think something like conditionalbreak or conditionalpagebreak would be better and verbose. Other names could be ifpagelength, ifpagelengthstill, leftonpage, or something similar. I assume you have implemented checkpage as an

Re: [NTG-context] Testpage with extras

2014-02-01 Thread Keith J. Schultz
Hagen pra...@wxs.nl: On 1/31/2014 10:46 AM, Keith J. Schultz wrote: Personally, I find the names used sub-optimal! we had testpage and that one stays anyway and checkpage is close to that (overloading testpage with a new syntax is messy) I would think something like conditionalbreak

Re: [NTG-context] two questions on ConTeXt terminology

2014-02-03 Thread Keith J. Schultz
Hi Pablo, The start/stop mechanism in ConTeXt is not easy to relate to LaTeX. As the name indicates it means start/stop doing 'something' ! This something can be either equivalent to Command or Enviroment in LaTeX. e.g: \startbuffer ... \stopbuffer starts storing things in a buffer(aka.

Re: [NTG-context] two questions on ConTeXt terminology

2014-02-04 Thread Keith J. Schultz
/stop and the begin/end pairs. But I think structure is fine. Structural element seems too complex to me. Many thanks for your help again, Pablo On 02/03/2014 10:07 AM, Keith J. Schultz wrote: Hi Pablo, The start/stop mechanism in ConTeXt is not easy to relate to LaTeX

Re: [NTG-context] A default editor for ConTeXt standalone?

2014-02-05 Thread Keith J. Schultz
Hi, As nice as it would be to have ConTeXt Standalone offer an editor, I personally believe that it should not be done. 1) Those that have TeXlive already TeXWorks At least it is setup for TeXLive and can be set up to use ConTeXt Standalone and other distros at the same time. 2)

Re: [NTG-context] OT: Reflections on usability ConTeXt for typesetting of mathematics

2014-02-10 Thread Keith J. Schultz
Hi Jaroslav, Math support in ConTeXt is quite good. For beginners there are pages in the Wiki. http://wiki.contextgarden.net/Math I have to admit some pages are dated, but still give valid examples. The Wiki is a good starting point and have links to external example pages. regards

Re: [NTG-context] OT: Reflections on usability ConTeXt for typesetting of mathematics

2014-02-11 Thread Keith J. Schultz
Am 11.02.2014 um 09:57 schrieb Mikael P. Sundqvist mic...@gmail.com: On Mon, Feb 10, 2014 at 6:57 PM, Hans Hagen pra...@wxs.nl wrote: On 2/10/2014 9:24 AM, Mikael P. Sundqvist wrote: Hi, I used ConTeXt (mkii) to write my PhD thesis in Mathematics in 2008. It worked just fine. At the

Re: [NTG-context] OT: Reflections on usability ConTeXt for typesetting of mathematics

2014-02-12 Thread Keith J. Schultz
11.02.2014 um 14:18 schrieb Mikael P. Sundqvist mic...@gmail.com: On Tue, Feb 11, 2014 at 11:33 AM, Keith J. Schultz schul...@uni-trier.de wrote: Am 11.02.2014 um 09:57 schrieb Mikael P. Sundqvist mic...@gmail.com: On Mon, Feb 10, 2014 at 6:57 PM, Hans Hagen pra...@wxs.nl wrote: On 2/10

Re: [NTG-context] OT: Reflections on usability ConTeXt for typesetting of mathematics

2014-02-13 Thread Keith J. Schultz
this. regards Keith. Am 13.02.2014 um 14:40 schrieb Mikael P. Sundqvist mic...@gmail.com: On Wed, Feb 12, 2014 at 10:01 AM, Keith J. Schultz schul...@uni-trier.de wrote: Hi Mikael, Basically, I see your problem with ConTeXts handling of math as a matter of taste! That is you want LaTeX

Re: [NTG-context] proposal about link borders

2014-03-22 Thread Keith J. Schultz
Hi All, If we are going this then it would be nice to define the color of the link border. I will leave the details or a syntax up to the implementors. regards Keith. Am 21.03.2014 um 18:30 schrieb Pablo Rodriguez oi...@gmx.es: Hi Hans, many thanks for fixing the issue with

Re: [NTG-context] typewriter style with Constantia

2014-04-03 Thread Keith J. Schultz
Hi Hans, I do not know the complexity of the under the hood working of font loading, but how about a a command to force the loading of fonts that are not loaded, yet: \forceloadingoffonts or \updatefontsnow or the like! would be a nice feature for such cases! regards Keith. Am

Re: [NTG-context] How to make floats extend into the outer margin

2014-07-24 Thread Keith J. Schultz
Hello, I assume others might have need for this, so it might be a good idea to put this into the core with a name of something like \widefigure or \ placewidefigure! Just, a thought! regards Keith. Am 24.07.2014 um 10:36 schrieb Wolfgang Schuster schuster.wolfg...@gmail.com: Am

Re: [NTG-context] Class diagram in Ctx?

2014-08-13 Thread Keith J. Schultz
Hi Lukáš, Both Metapost and TikZ have modules for doing what you want. There is metauml and pgf-umlcd. regards Keith. Am 13.08.2014 um 09:49 schrieb Procházka Lukáš Ing. - Pontex s. r. o. l...@pontex.cz: Hello, I'd like to create a class diagram (or hierarchy chart) with ConText,

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