Re: [NTG-context] Compatiblity option in pdf

2007-10-22 Thread Martin Schröder
2007/10/22, John Culleton [EMAIL PROTECTED]: problems. A friend ftom the InDesign/Distiller world suggests that I recreate the pdf with the compatibility option turned on. Does this suggestion have any meaning in the Context/pdftex world? No. :-) Can interested readers read the above url

Re: [NTG-context] Compatiblity option in pdf

2007-10-22 Thread Martin Schröder
2007/10/22, Peter Rolf [EMAIL PROTECTED]: \pdfobjcompresslevel=0 % 0-3 (default 3); 0= don't compress object streams If I remember it right Acrobat versions 6 can't read pdf with obj stream compression. See pdftex manual for details. If they can read PDF 1.5 (i.e. AR6++), they can also

Re: [NTG-context] luatex

2007-10-26 Thread Martin Schröder
2007/10/25, Arthur Reutenauer [EMAIL PROTECTED]: Not that I know of. I don't think there would be any benefit to it, though. Recall that the name TEX itself---all uppercase---was a trademark since a couple of years by the time TeX was created. Who remembers this typesetting system by the

Re: [NTG-context] Some update woes on Linux

2007-11-07 Thread Martin Schröder
2007/11/7, Jeff Smith [EMAIL PROTECTED]: When I run texexec from inside my editor (Winefish), it still reports the bad format files like I said earlier. I have no idea how that can happen. Linux is really making me feel stupid (my switch from You probably got new formats in

Re: [NTG-context] [OT] gnupdf.org

2007-11-23 Thread Martin Schröder
2007/11/24, luigi scarso [EMAIL PROTECTED]: Just discovered: http://gnupdf.org/Main_Page http://tinyurl.com/3bahws Best Martin ___ If your question is of interest to others as well, please add an entry to the

Re: [NTG-context] [OT] The ISO 32000 Standard (DIS)

2007-12-07 Thread Martin Schröder
2007/12/6, Hans Hagen [EMAIL PROTECTED]: standard is somewhat dubious if it's a kind of subset of the real thing i.e. it's this encryption stuff and viewer depend thingies that disturb me most; but then, svg (to mention one) is not better (with all this to This will be no subset, but the full

Re: [NTG-context] Unwanted information in PDF files

2007-12-12 Thread Martin Schröder
2007/12/12, Peter Rolf [EMAIL PROTECTED]: \doPDFaddtoinfo{/ConTeXt.Version (\contextversion)}% \doPDFaddtoinfo{/ConTeXt.Time (\number\normalyear.\twodigits\normalmonth.\twodigits\normalday\space \twodigits\currenthour:\twodigits\currentminute)}% %% \doPDFaddtoinfo{/ConTeXt.Jobname

Re: [NTG-context] luatex not compiling

2007-12-21 Thread Martin Schröder
2007/12/20, Hans van der Meer [EMAIL PROTECTED]: Probably changing the code into: #include signal.h #ifndef _SIGNAL_H_ #include sys/signal.h #endif might help, but I have not tested this (some of the pie should be left for Taco c.s. ;-) Just curious: What does the man page of signal.h say

Re: [NTG-context] Not embedding CID fonts (was: Re: What's the ps_name ...)

2007-12-31 Thread Martin Schröder
2007/12/29, Arthur Reutenauer [EMAIL PROTECTED]: each subfont. Since it's an example file, I only wrote the CMap's for the Unicode rows U+51XX, U+66XX and U+67XX, so you would have to enhance it if you want to use the other Chinese characters. It's easy to do, but it's a further

Re: [NTG-context] PDF/A with ConTeXt

2008-02-08 Thread Martin Schröder
2008/2/7, Santy, Michael [EMAIL PROTECTED]: Records management systems prefer to receive their PDFs compliant with the PDF/A standard (subset of PDF 1.4). Is there any mechanism in ConTeXt/pdfTex to specify the PDF output should comply with PDF/A? There is no single switch. PDF/A-1b is

Re: [NTG-context] Adobe Reader, PNG transparency and colors

2008-02-20 Thread Martin Schröder
2008/2/20, Michal Kvasnička [EMAIL PROTECTED]: However, there seems to be one more strange thing (not that big): If I include some transparent stuff on a light background (i.e. a metapost figure on a light gray screen), there's a visible rectangle around it (on the screen). Don't you what's

Re: [NTG-context] Adobe Reader, PNG transparency and colors

2008-02-21 Thread Martin Schröder
2008/2/21, Taco Hoekwater [EMAIL PROTECTED]: I am looking at in in AR 7.0.8 on linux, and it looks fine, no weird artifacts at all. Same here with AR 8.1.2 @ Linux. Best Martin ___ If your question is of

Re: [NTG-context] bib module and pdftex 1.40.7: Virtual memory exhausted using MiKTeX-2.7

2008-02-27 Thread Martin Schröder
2008/2/27, Thomas A. Schmitz [EMAIL PROTECTED]: The pdf file is OK; this error only occurs with pdftex 1.40.7 on powerpc (OS X, 10.5.2). The same file compiles fine with How did you get the pdftex binary? Did you fiddle with --disable-largefile? Best Martin

Re: [NTG-context] first steps with XeTeX

2008-04-06 Thread Martin Schröder
2008/4/6, Henning Hraban Ramm [EMAIL PROTECTED]: Am 2008-04-05 um 23:58 schrieb Idris Samawi Hamid: why not luatex? Because I don't like to recompile my binaries all the time. So use debian. :-) Norbert provides up-to-date luatex packages. Best Martin

Re: [NTG-context] MkIV and DVI output

2008-04-11 Thread Martin Schröder
2008/4/11, luigi scarso [EMAIL PROTECTED]: xps ? http://tug.org/mailman/htdig/pdftex/2007-April/007112.html Best Martin ___ If your question is of interest to others as well, please add an entry to the Wiki!

Re: [NTG-context] ConTeXt ultraminimals (was re: Perl/Ruby dependency)

2008-04-11 Thread Martin Schröder
2008/4/11, luigi scarso [EMAIL PROTECTED]: What about an image to run with a virtual machine ? Much better. Best Martin ___ If your question is of interest to others as well, please add an entry to the Wiki!

Re: [NTG-context] Architecture Sketch

2008-04-15 Thread Martin Schröder
2008/4/15, Suno Ano [EMAIL PROTECTED]: So where do LaTeX and MkIV fit into this? For LaTeX ask the LaTeX team. Maybe they have realized that luatex exists, although I doubt it. :-) Best Martin (SCNR) ___ If your

Re: [NTG-context] problems with minimal/pdftex

2008-04-19 Thread Martin Schröder
2008/4/19, Mojca Miklavec [EMAIL PROTECTED]: The problem is that I only build the ppc binaries and never have a chance to test them. I hope that I'll be able to build _and_ test the ppc binaries on Patrick's computer in the future. Best Martin

Re: [NTG-context] Comments and marks in PDF

2008-04-26 Thread Martin Schröder
2008/4/26 Oleg Kolosov [EMAIL PROTECTED]: Adobe Acrobat Reader have special feature, called 'review'. So people can leave marks or comments in PDF file and save them. But AFAIK this can only be done with PDF files generated by Adobe Acrobat Pro. Is there any way to do something similar

Re: [NTG-context] [LUATEX] uname() volunteers needed

2008-05-21 Thread Martin Schröder
2008/5/21 Arthur Reutenauer [EMAIL PROTECTED]: (In that case, it returned 1). Looks like you have to check for errno ... No; instead of (uname(uts)) it should be (uname(uts) 0) . Best Martin ___ If your

Re: [NTG-context] [LUATEX] uname() volunteers needed

2008-05-21 Thread Martin Schröder
2008/5/22 Arthur Reutenauer [EMAIL PROTECTED]: No; instead of (uname(uts)) it should be (uname(uts) 0) . Well, no: if the function fails on Linux and returns, say, 1, this test wouldn't catch it. But Taco knows what to do, and the discussion From uname(2) on Linux: RETURN VALUE On

Re: [NTG-context] ConTeXt ultraminimals

2008-05-25 Thread Martin Schröder
2008/5/25 Hans Hagen [EMAIL PROTECTED]: aren't there those tiny linuxes of some 50 meg ? Yes, but we want a standard debian-like system for making system updates easier. There have been efforts to create TeX-Linuxes; I remember a talk at a recent BachoTeX... Best Martin

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

2008-05-30 Thread Martin Schröder
2008/5/30 Taco Hoekwater [EMAIL PROTECTED]: Aditya Mahajan wrote: River detection, which is done by ant, but not by TeX. If there was a clear algorithm I could implement that in luatex. But I have not seen any whitepaper on the subject and I cannot read OCaml source well enough to understand

Re: [NTG-context] ConTeXt, Framemaker, and InDesign

2008-06-30 Thread Martin Schröder
2008/6/30 Idris Samawi Hamid [EMAIL PROTECTED]: What does ConTeXt have that Framemaker does not? I don't know about ConTeXt, but I know that something like LaTeX's \include/\includeonly was a new feature of Frame 7 (from 2002). And I'd be surprised if it's math support doesn't suck compared to

Re: [NTG-context] how to comment several lines at once ?

2008-07-02 Thread Martin Schröder
2008/7/2 Alan Stone [EMAIL PROTECTED]: How do you comment several lines at once, instead of prefixing each line with the % sign ? \iffalse \fi Best Martin ___ If your question is of interest to others as well,

[NTG-context] Fwd: [XeTeX] a note from the XeTeX author

2008-07-04 Thread Martin Schröder
-- Forwarded message -- From: Jonathan Kew [EMAIL PROTECTED] Date: 2008/7/3 Subject: [XeTeX] a note from the XeTeX author To: Unicode-based TeX for Mac OS X and other platforms [EMAIL PROTECTED] To the XeTeX user community: This note is to let you know that for personal reasons,

Re: [NTG-context] PDF ISO Standard ISO 32000-1:2008

2008-07-08 Thread Martin Schröder
2008/7/8 Hans Hagen [EMAIL PROTECTED]: i assume that the free ref manual at the adobe site is ok too Which leads me to: PDF 1.8? I didn't have a chance to try out Acrobat 9... Best Martin ___ If your question is

Re: [NTG-context] PDF ISO Standard ISO 32000-1:2008

2008-07-08 Thread Martin Schröder
2008/7/8 Hans Hagen [EMAIL PROTECTED]: Martin Schröder wrote: Which leads me to: PDF 1.8? I didn't have a chance to try out Acrobat 9... afaik there is no 1.8 spec yet Which is why I'm asking. Acro 9 produces 1.8? 1.9 pro runs ok with tex files (i encountered only a few proofing issues) I

Re: [NTG-context] Latest beta + LuaTeX

2008-07-16 Thread Martin Schröder
2008/7/16 Peter Rolf [EMAIL PROTECTED]: the results (don't continue to read if you want a happy end): pdftex 1.40.3 produces a pdf, that shows no side effects when it's included by the same version of pdftex (1.40.3). if i include that pdf with the current 1.40.9-rc1 i get the wrong color in

Re: [NTG-context] greek again

2008-07-26 Thread Martin Schröder
2008/7/25 Charles P. Schaum [EMAIL PROTECTED]: Well, I can only say this: My best experiences for out of the box functionality are from Ubuntu. Like Debian, they have taken TeXlive and broken it up into a number of packages to allow for some installation Ahm - has Ubuntu done anything or are

Re: [NTG-context] MPpage and single PDFs

2008-08-04 Thread Martin Schröder
2008/8/4 Oliver Buerschaper [EMAIL PROTECTED]: extract the individual figures from within LaTeX. So if anyone happens to know how to instruct LaTeX's graphicx package to do just that this would be a lovely alternative :-) All known TeX engines can only produce one output file per run. Best

Re: [NTG-context] Reference Manual Project

2008-08-11 Thread Martin Schröder
2008/8/10 Henning Hraban Ramm [EMAIL PROTECTED]: Perhaps explain that pt means point and is 1/72 inch. Is it? In TeX pt is 1/72.27 and 1/72 is bp. Best Martin ___ If your question is of interest to others as

Re: [NTG-context] Helping Mac users with the Bourne-again shell

2008-09-03 Thread Martin Schröder
2008/9/2 Charles P. Schaum [EMAIL PROTECTED]: Seems that this could be a time saver for all concerned. My problem is keeping straight what idiosyncratically does what on the given *nix I happen to be using. They all differ just enough... http://bhami.com/rosetta.html :-) Best Martin

Re: [NTG-context] The most Tex friendly distribution?

2008-09-15 Thread Martin Schröder
2008/9/15 Armando Martins [EMAIL PROTECTED]: Any idea about the most Tex-friendly Linux distribution, please? Debian. The maintainer (Norbert Preining) actually visits TeX conferences and was in Bohinj. :-) Thomas Schmitz told me OpenSuse (which I 've been using for a year...) is not that

Re: [NTG-context] compresslevel and png graphics (mkiv)

2011-05-26 Thread Martin Schröder
2011/5/25 Hans Hagen pra...@wxs.nl: Normally I convert such images to pdf first (using acrobat or gs) simply because inclusion of pdf is much faster. - podofoimg2pdf --help Usage: podofoimg2pdf [output.pdf] [-useimgsize] [image1 image2 image3 ...] Options: -useimgsizeUse the

Re: [NTG-context] Text Background

2011-06-23 Thread Martin Schröder
2011/6/23 H. Hodges freelancer.hod...@gmail.com: I don't know what minimals means. I've tried both of the commands you listed http://lmgtfy.com/?q=context+minimalsl=1 Best Martin ___ If your question is of

Re: [NTG-context] Scaling down the resolution of used pictures

2011-06-29 Thread Martin Schröder
2011/6/29 Cecil Westerhof cldwester...@gmail.com: I do not use graphics a lot in my ConTeXt files. But some time ago I used several pictures with a very high resolution. This made the resulting PDF very big. I did not expect the PDF printed on a printer with a higher resolution as 1200 DPI. Is

Re: [NTG-context] How to override the print resolution

2011-07-04 Thread Martin Schröder
2011/7/4 Mojca Miklavec mojca.miklavec.li...@gmail.com: pdfTeX supports that with    image_resolution 300 in pdftex.cfg for example (but maybe only if resolution is not defined). Yes. It's only used if the image specifies none or it has a crazy value. Best Martin

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

2011-07-04 Thread Martin Schröder
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, 2011, to Saturday, September 24th.  The conference venue has been

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

2011-07-05 Thread Martin Schröder
2011/7/5 Alan Braslau alan.bras...@cea.fr: 11km from the train station to the ferry. Is there a bus? And from the airport? Air France will gladly sell you flights by TGV for Paris - Toulon. :-) Best Martin ___

Re: [NTG-context] Links

2011-07-12 Thread Martin Schröder
2011/7/12 Hans Hagen pra...@wxs.nl: Sure, you have to be a ntg member in order to read the latest two issues. So being a member has some benefits (and also helps tex continue to exist). I got the paper. How can I access the pdf now? Best Martin

Re: [NTG-context] Edit a ConTeXt generated document with Adobe Acrobat Professional

2011-07-14 Thread Martin Schröder
2011/7/14 Cecil Westerhof cldwester...@gmail.com: I can install them without problems? There is no restricting copyright on them? Yes. No. Best Martin ___ If your question is of interest to others as well,

Re: [NTG-context] Edit a ConTeXt generated document with Adobe Acrobat Professional

2011-07-14 Thread Martin Schröder
2011/7/14 John Haltiwanger john.haltiwan...@gmail.com: Pandoc, so I'm not familiar with Context's xhtml capacities. MkIV can create XML. :-) Best Martin ___ If your question is of interest to others as well,

Re: [NTG-context] ConTeXt - LaTeXt - ODT?

2011-07-19 Thread Martin Schröder
2011/7/19 Cecil Westerhof cldwester...@gmail.com: was possible to convert ConTeXt to LaTeXt and LaTeXt to an ODT file. This LaTeX - ODT: tex4ht Best Martin ___ If your question is of interest to others as well,

Re: [NTG-context] ConTeXt - LaTeXt - ODT?

2011-07-19 Thread Martin Schröder
2011/7/19 Mojca Miklavec mojca.miklavec.li...@gmail.com: If you can throw away any formatting you did and if you didn't use too many ConTeXt specific tricks, you can simply rewrite your code to LaTeX with a few regular expressions etc. But in the same spirit it might be way easier to just

Re: [NTG-context] ConTeXt to Markdown (was Edit a ConTeXt generated document with Adobe Acrobat Professional)

2011-07-19 Thread Martin Schröder
2011/7/19 Cecil Westerhof cldwester...@gmail.com: When you find them, I would be interested in them. And maybe I can improve on them. Pandoc. :-) Best Martin ___ If your question is of interest to others as

Re: [NTG-context] ConTeXt Book: Request for help!

2011-08-15 Thread Martin Schröder
2011/8/15 Florian Wobbe florian.wo...@awi.de: Have you ever googled for something context related? You end up mostly with false positives because context can appear just in any context. They even have their own conference: http://context-11.teco.edu :-) Best Martin

Re: [NTG-context] ConTeXt Book: Request for help!

2011-08-15 Thread Martin Schröder
2011/8/15 Idris Samawi Hamid ادريس سماوي حامد isha...@colostate.edu: Believe me, I've looked at just about every option out there :-) I believe you. And I think the editor is a typical bikeshed. :-) https://secure.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/wiki/Parkinson%27s_Law_of_Triviality I applaud your

Re: [NTG-context] Apple Emoji (was: Smileys)

2011-08-18 Thread Martin Schröder
2011/8/18 Mojca Miklavec mojca.miklavec.li...@gmail.com: If you need to quickly find a picture of women with bunny ears for party invitation for example ... http://www.fileformat.info/info/unicode/char/1f46f/index.htm ? :-) http://www.fileformat.info/info/unicode/char/1f5fe/index.htm %-} Was

Re: [NTG-context] new look for wiki

2011-09-27 Thread Martin Schröder
2011/9/27 luigi scarso luigi.sca...@gmail.com: Nice work, thank you very much Siep. Indeed. But where is the option for it to use the full width of my browser window? Best Martin ___ If your question is of

Re: [NTG-context] new look for wiki

2011-09-27 Thread Martin Schröder
2011/9/27 Martin Schröder mar...@oneiros.de: Indeed. But where is the option for it to use the full width of my browser window? Found it, sorry for the noise. Just login and choose a different skin. :-) Best Martin

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

2011-10-05 Thread Martin Schröder
2011/10/3 Mari Voipio mari.voi...@iki.fi: 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 in I just checked the nordic TUGS: - Nordic TeX (http://folk.uio.no/dag/ntug/) seems to be long dead - Danish TUG

Re: [NTG-context] Font embedding

2012-02-28 Thread Martin Schröder
2012/2/28 Honza Hejzl honza.he...@gmail.com: satisfy 99 % of modern printing offices. Embedding of all fonts is very typical demand of them. I really need it, sometimes it is not good or Check the yellow pages for a printing house that does not demand that. :-) Best Martin

Re: [NTG-context] Font embedding

2012-02-28 Thread Martin Schröder
2012/2/28 Honza Hejzl honza.he...@gmail.com: PDF file must be version 1.3 Yellow pages. Now. Choose one that can handle PDF/X-4. PDF 1.4 was released in 2001. If they need 1.3, their software is probably a decade old. Best Martin

Re: [NTG-context] Scribus vs ConTeXt

2012-02-29 Thread Martin Schröder
2012/2/29 William Adams will.ad...@frycomm.com: I wrote up a longer comparison once upon a time --- Scribus isn't that much different from InDesign and Quark, so the criticism holds: wikify please! Best Martin

[NTG-context] CaLi2CoPi

2012-03-01 Thread Martin Schröder
FYI: On the ghostscript-devel list I came accross this announcement. Don't be frightened by the language: Google can translate catalan. :-) Best Martin -- Forwarded message -- From: Marc Antoni Malagarriga i Picas marcant...@femfum.com Date: 2012/3/1 Subject: Re: [gs-devel]

Re: [NTG-context] Scribus vs ConTeXt

2012-03-01 Thread Martin Schröder
2012/3/1 William Adams will.ad...@frycomm.com: Unfortunately, there aren't many hooks in InDesign (and none I'm aware of in Quark) to activate scripts automatically, so that a document will build itself --- one which is pretty cool is Dirk Becker's auto-indexing script which will run a

Re: [NTG-context] PDF Digital Signatures

2012-03-20 Thread Martin Schröder
2012/3/20 Mojca Miklavec mojca.miklavec.li...@gmail.com: If qpdf exists it is probably not a legal issue to do password protection then. Of course. But from the same perspective ... one first needs PDF to be (almost) finished before being able to sign it. One needs to read as-good-as the

Re: [NTG-context] ConTeXt User Meeting / EuroTeX 2012?

2012-04-13 Thread Martin Schröder
2012/4/13 Mari Voipio mari.voi...@iki.fi: Are the dates and the place correct and so settled that I can rely on them while planning the autumn program (both work and otherwise)? And whom should I contact about the conference program and such things? I've got a few suggestions for them... I

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

2012-04-18 Thread Martin Schröder
2012/4/18 Kip Warner k...@thevertigo.com: I stuck it in my environment file. I wonder if there is a safer way of doing this than via inline asm, so to speak. Also, maybe for my benefit, and anybody else having the same problem, you might be able to explain what was happening? Adobe Reader

[NTG-context] Fwd: [tldev] tlmgr multi repository support

2012-04-18 Thread Martin Schröder
-- Forwarded message -- From: Norbert Preining prein...@logic.at Date: 2012/4/18 Subject: [tldev] tlmgr multi repository support To: tl...@tug.org Dear all, with today's update tlmgr multi repository support has entered into the tlcritical repository and the main svn branch. We

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

2012-04-18 Thread Martin Schröder
2012/4/18 luigi scarso luigi.sca...@gmail.com: On Wed, Apr 18, 2012 at 8:47 AM, Martin Schröder mar...@oneiros.de wrote: Adobe Reader needs a special object in the page for it to handle included pdfs or pngs with transparency correctly on the first page (search for pdftex and page groups

Re: [NTG-context] Non-Printing PDFs with ConTeXt

2012-05-04 Thread Martin Schröder
2012/5/4 Malte Stien ma...@stien.de: Is there a way I can get ConTeXt to produce PDFs that are not-printable? You want DRM. ConTeXt as such does not offer that; tools for DRM and PDF exist. Best Martin ___ If

Re: [NTG-context] Metapost/Metafun Q: using variables and building blocks?

2012-05-06 Thread Martin Schröder
2012/5/6 Hans Hagen pra...@wxs.nl: (btw, I always wonder if the gpl restrictions also apply to the makers too ... i.e. if I extend context for a project should I then also make those extensions public ... quite a hassle if that would be true.) The copyright holders are free to use any license.

Re: [NTG-context] infinite paper height

2006-07-18 Thread Martin Schröder
2006/7/18, Taco Hoekwater [EMAIL PROTECTED]: DVI maybe, but my Acrobat Reader 7 silently drops the bottom off pages that are higher than 200in (508cm). This is an implementation limit of AR7: 200inx200in. This can be overcome by using UserUnit in PDF 1.6: Then you can have up to

Re: [NTG-context] Newbie question: Different PDF-output with pdftex versus tex - ghostscript

2006-10-02 Thread Martin Schröder
2006/10/1, Robert Kroon [EMAIL PROTECTED]: v2.09 as text editor. When I generate output with the pdftex default script I get a pdf-file with poor letter quality (thick p's and t's and j's). Also the combination of the characters ij are shown as .. in the pdf-file. When I switch to the default

Re: [NTG-context] Can ConTeXt make dynamic barcoded forms?

2006-10-10 Thread Martin Schröder
2006/10/10, Henning Hraban Ramm [EMAIL PROTECTED]: I can think of 3 possibilities for a static barcodes module: - draw the bars with MetaPost - use psTricks/pdfTricks - call GNU barcode externally - use barcode fonts (makes no sense...) That would be interesting for price tags, ISBN or the

Re: [NTG-context] Can ConTeXt make dynamic barcoded forms?

2006-10-10 Thread Martin Schröder
2006/10/11, Zhichu Chen [EMAIL PROTECTED]: By the way, I have another question: how can we make reader-extension pdfs? I mean we can save, add anotations, etc., using Adobe Reader 7 or above. It is another cool function. That is protected by DRM from Adobe; you need software from Adobe for

Re: [NTG-context] Some questions about lua context

2006-11-07 Thread Martin Schröder
2006/11/7, Aleksandar Lazic [EMAIL PROTECTED]: Just for my curiosity, have you looked into neko?! lua - neko was already discussed on the lua list. :-) The thread starts at http://lua-users.org/lists/lua-l/2006-09/msg00598.html Best Martin ___

Re: [NTG-context] \ifshellescape

2006-12-26 Thread Martin Schröder
2006/12/26, Peter Münster [EMAIL PROTECTED]: There is such a command in pdfTeX-1.40 but I don't remember the name (I think it's \ifshellescape). It's new in 1.30: - \pdfshellescape is a read-only integer that is 1 if \write18 is enabled, 0 otherwise. Best Martin

Re: [NTG-context] \ifshellescape

2006-12-26 Thread Martin Schröder
2006/12/26, Mojca Miklavec [EMAIL PROTECTED]: Wait! So many alternatives that I'll have to create another function to choose one of them randomly ;) pdftex 1.30 has functions for random numbers. :-) Best Martin ___ ntg-context mailing list

Re: [NTG-context] [Fwd: [pdftex] pdftex 1.40]

2007-01-02 Thread Martin Schröder
2007/1/3, Aditya Mahajan [EMAIL PROTECTED]: which makes be believe that it will not work for normal cases. However, how about adding a switch to texexec, say --draft, which will run the document in draftmode until no more runs are needed, and will then run a final typesetting run without the

Re: [NTG-context] [Fwd: [pdftex] pdftex 1.40]

2007-01-03 Thread Martin Schröder
2007/1/3, Sanjoy Mahajan [EMAIL PROTECTED]: Maybe I missing a trick, but the draftmode didn't save much time. I guess I should make the test file read in a few huge images? Yes. And if you then generate PDF 1.5 with object stream and compression, you can gain much. I have a test case which

Re: [NTG-context] [Fwd: [pdftex] pdftex 1.40]

2007-01-03 Thread Martin Schröder
2007/1/4, Aditya Mahajan [EMAIL PROTECTED]: Is there someplace where I can download pdftex binaries for windows? The sarovar site only has source code. Akira's W32TeX: http://www.fsci.fuk.kindai.ac.jp/~kakuto/win32-ptex/web2c75-e.html Or get the latest TexLive test image. Best Martin

Re: [NTG-context] HZ and DVI

2007-01-09 Thread Martin Schröder
2007/1/9, Hans Hagen [EMAIL PROTECTED]: acrobat is rather convenient and i use it all day; i haven't touched a dvi viewer this milenium Only when texdoc presents me with a dvi. :-) I tend to use kpdf more than AR now; it's faster and watches files. Best Martin

Re: [NTG-context] HZ and DVI

2007-01-13 Thread Martin Schröder
2007/1/13, Sanjoy Mahajan [EMAIL PROTECTED]: xpdf is fast but it won't watch the file. As far as I know, the only pdf viewer that watches the file, at least on Linux, is gv (ghostscript). If you find another, let me know. As I already wrote: kpdf. Check out evince, if you are using gnome.

Re: [NTG-context] ConTeXt ver: 2007.01.12 15:56 and including PDFs

2007-01-13 Thread Martin Schröder
2007/1/13, Alan Bowen [EMAIL PROTECTED]: It does not seem to have any observable impact on the typeset product however. I think it can be safely ignored. All the features in PDF 1.6 1.7 should be handled by pdftex's pdf inclusion. Best Martin ___

Re: [NTG-context] pdfetex 1.40.1 + ghosscript problem?

2007-01-18 Thread Martin Schröder
2007/1/18, Michal Kvasnicka [EMAIL PROTECTED]: Excuse me this off-topic, I don't know where should I ask. The pdftex mailing list would be a better place. See http://www.pdftex.org/README [...] Can anybody tell me what's wrong, and if there is a ghostscript version capable to view the output

Re: [NTG-context] problem with pdftex-1.40.1 and Gentium ligatures

2007-02-02 Thread Martin Schröder
2007/2/2, Johan Sandblom [EMAIL PROTECTED]: Sorry, neglected to mention (it was long ago and I had forgotten), I installed it with texfont Btw: The -recorder switch of pdftex/web2c (don't know how to use that with texexec) will write a list of all files used by pdftex (including fonts) to a

Re: [NTG-context] problem with pdftex-1.40.1 and Gentium ligatures

2007-02-05 Thread Martin Schröder
2007/2/5, luigi scarso [EMAIL PROTECTED]: This seem to be fixed with 1.40.3 release of pdftex . This _is_ fixed and the only reason for 1.40.3. :-} Best Martin ___ ntg-context mailing list ntg-context@ntg.nl

Re: [NTG-context] Enabling PDF comments with ConTeXt

2007-02-16 Thread Martin Schröder
2007/2/17, Jan Mikkelsen [EMAIL PROTECTED]: Has anyone done anything more on this? Is there some magic --enable-commenting switch that I can't see? I doubt it. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adobe_LiveCycle_Reader_Extensions Best Martin ___

Re: [NTG-context] printing problem

2007-03-06 Thread Martin Schröder
2007/3/6, Alan Bowen [EMAIL PROTECTED]: How do I preflight the document and where is the latest pdftex? (Is it not in the latest ConTeXt?) Get the last TeX Live (http://www.tug.org/tex-live/); the ConTeXt in it is quite recent. Best Martin ___

Re: [NTG-context] The ConTeXt Companion

2007-04-25 Thread Martin Schröder
2007/4/14, Idris Samawi Hamid [EMAIL PROTECTED]: As for MKII/pdfTeX1, it makes no sense making a book for a stalled branch; debian users will continue to use pdfTeX1 for at least 10 years, I fear. :-) Best Martin

Re: [NTG-context] Creating PDF files which are editable in Adobe Reader

2007-05-23 Thread Martin Schröder
2007/5/23, Tobias Burnus [EMAIL PROTECTED]: does anyone know how to enable the editing functionality in PDFs files? Buy software from Adobe. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adobe_LiveCycle_Reader_Extensions Best Martin

Re: [NTG-context] placefigure

2007-07-24 Thread Martin Schröder
2007/7/24, Roelof Langman [EMAIL PROTECTED]: This is a simple case of rtfm. From chapter 7 of the pdftex manual: pdfTEX supports inclusion of pictures in png, jpeg, tiff and pdf format. Please update. tiff is long gone... Best Martin

Re: [NTG-context] MetaFont

2007-08-13 Thread Martin Schröder
2007/8/13, Hans Hagen [EMAIL PROTECTED]: as long as you use tfm files and have proper map entries Pixel fonts can be used without being listed in the map file. Best Martin ___ If your question is of interest to

Re: [NTG-context] MetaFont

2007-08-13 Thread Martin Schröder
2007/8/13, Wolfgang Werners-Lucchini [EMAIL PROTECTED]: I am still using MetaFont typefaces. Will too LuaTeX support MetaFont as PdfTeX does? Of course. It's still TeX. :-) Best Martin ___ If your question is of

Re: [NTG-context] PDF TrimBox

2007-08-14 Thread Martin Schröder
2007/8/14, Thomas Telkamp [EMAIL PROTECTED]: \pdfpageattr{/TrimBox [ 81.6378 96.9449 513.6378 744.9449]} Only applies to the first page, and \pdfpagesattr uses an inheritance that Acrobat doesn't understand (is it allowed?). No. Only Media and Crop are inheritable; Bleed, Trim and Art are

Re: [NTG-context] MetaFont

2007-08-14 Thread Martin Schröder
2007/8/15, Wolfgang Werners-Lucchini [EMAIL PROTECTED]: Has anybody ever tried to rewrite metafont to produce type1 fonts? Yes. The Gyre project is using an extended Metapost to generate Type1 and OTF fonts. Best Martin

Re: [NTG-context] ConTeXt on FreBSD (was: missing *8t.tfm files)

2007-08-27 Thread Martin Schröder
2007/8/27, Mojca Miklavec [EMAIL PROTECTED]: On 8/27/07, Giorgos Keramidas wrote: On 2007-08-27 13:22, Mojca Miklavec wrote: See: http://docs.freebsd.org/cgi/getmsg.cgi?fetch=568536+0+archive/2007/freebsd-ports/20070722.freebsd-ports http://students.dec.bmth.ac.uk/ebarrett/texlive/

Re: [NTG-context] ConTeXt on FreBSD (was: missing *8t.tfm files)

2007-08-28 Thread Martin Schröder
2007/8/28, Olaf Mersmann [EMAIL PROTECTED]: As far as I can tell it's the sheer size of TexLive that is keeping it from being ported. I would think it is not trivial to modularize it enough to bring the installed size down. Surprise: This has already been done. Linux does it, OpenBSD does it.

Re: [NTG-context] ConTeXt on FreBSD (was: missing *8t.tfm files)

2007-08-28 Thread Martin Schröder
2007/8/27, Giorgos Keramidas [EMAIL PROTECTED]: Maybe with enough support from the Ports team of FreeBSD, we can switch from teTeX to TeXLive? But this is a plan which requires quite a bit of work from experienced TeXhackers, which I am not :-/ Have a look at the work Ed did for OpenBSD; this

Re: [NTG-context] OT: typo-fun

2007-08-31 Thread Martin Schröder
2007/8/30, Stephan Hennig [EMAIL PROTECTED]: Shouldn't page 404 be a left-hand page? Maybe the book is written in a right-to-left language? :-) Best Martin ___ If your question is of interest to others as well,

Re: [NTG-context] [OT]...I'm sorry for the others, really.

2012-06-19 Thread Martin Schröder
2012/6/19 luigi scarso luigi.sca...@gmail.com: http://wiki.contextgarden.net/User:Luigi.scarso/knuth Thanks. And I envy you. And be gentle to Don: He was in SF on Friday/Saturday: http://turing100.acm.org Best Martin

Re: [NTG-context] Is it posslible to use remotely loaded image in PDF?

2012-08-29 Thread Martin Schröder
2012/8/29 Rostislav Wolný rostislav.wo...@twobits.cz: I'm just wondering if it is possible to create PDF document which contains image (link to image) which is downloaded from the Internet and displayed at the moment when PDF is opened? No. You can use External Objects (PDF Ref 8.8), but that

Re: [NTG-context] TeX expansion within lua

2012-09-04 Thread Martin Schröder
2012/9/4 Marco Patzer home...@lavabit.com: I am just interested in a text string, not a box with typeset material. I guess that's more difficult, since macros are expanded and not just simply read. http://tracker.luatex.org/view.php?id=682 Best Martin

Re: [NTG-context] \externalfigure and large-paged pdfs

2012-11-08 Thread Martin Schröder
2012/11/8 Taco Hoekwater t...@bittext.nl: Actually, this is a bug report. If you try to include a pdf with a large page size: large being (\maxdimen / 2.8) ? Best Martin PS: What would break if we extended dimens to 64/63 bit in LuaTeX?

Re: [NTG-context] How to display source in ConTeXt?

2012-11-13 Thread Martin Schröder
2012/11/13 yang.zhao hckjs...@gmail.com: Thank you, it works. PLEASE switch of Comic Sans! http://bancomicsans.com/ ___ If your question is of interest to others as well, please add an entry to the Wiki! maillist :

Re: [NTG-context] How to display source in ConTeXt?

2012-11-13 Thread Martin Schröder
2012/11/13 Martin Schröder mar...@oneiros.de: 2012/11/13 yang.zhao hckjs...@gmail.com: Thank you, it works. PLEASE switch of Comic Sans! http://bancomicsans.com/ Apologies: I forgot a :-) Best Martin

Re: [NTG-context] Images in MultiMarkdown - context - PDF

2012-11-21 Thread Martin Schröder
2012/11/21 Guy Stalnaker jstal...@wisc.edu: I get a very good pdf document, but there is one bewildering issue -- the images in the ConTeXt output pdf document are scaled very small. All of Sounds like the TeX engine gets the wrong idea about the dpi of the images. Are you using MkII or MkIV?

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