[NTG-context] bug in TABLE when there is a complex head

2010-12-06 Thread Nigel King
head r\eTH \eTR \bTR \bTH head r\eTH \eTR \eTABLEhead \bTABLEbody \bTR\bTD first l\eTD\bTD first r\eTD\eTR \dorecurse{50}{\bTR\bTD subsequent l\eTD\bTD subsequent r\eTD\eTR} \eTABLEbody \eTABLE -- Nigel King

Re: [NTG-context] bug in TABLE when there is a complex head

2010-12-06 Thread Nigel King
Hans, Thanks very much. That works perfectly. Nigel From: Hans Hagen pra...@wxs.nl To: mailing list for ConTeXt users ntg-context@ntg.nl Cc: Nigel King ni...@nigelking.me.uk Sent: Monday, 6 December, 2010 13:13:39 Subject: Re: [NTG-context] bug in TABLE when

Re: [NTG-context] \setMPtext value

2003-06-03 Thread Nigel King
this is because context keeps your text confidential -) \expanded{\setMPtext{...}{\getvalue{...}}} will give you a for-your-eyes only copy Hans Confidentially it works like a dream Thanks Nigel ___ ntg-context mailing list [EMAIL PROTECTED]

Re: [NTG-context] \setuparranging 3SIDE

2003-07-24 Thread Nigel King
Willi, I had a go at this and found two things that I do not understand; \setuplayout[page] [topspace=5mm,backspace=5mm] Did not adjust anything until the [page] was removed and then the incorporated page seems to adjust appropriately. I do not understand the significance of [page] in this

[NTG-context] Referencing another document

2003-08-01 Thread Nigel King
Guys, I have been searching for how to specify another document (.pdf) to open from the source document. The only method I have found is using \useURL etc. which bring up the web browser as an intermediate step. Please con somebody direct me to the correct method. TIA -- Nigel

Re: [NTG-context] Referencing another document

2003-08-01 Thread Nigel King
David, Thank you very much, I thought I had got beyond the beginner's manual but obviously I haven't.. From: David Arnold [EMAIL PROTECTED] This example is from the beginner's manual, page 86. \useexternaldocument[hia][hasbook][Hasselt in August] Most tourist attractions are

Re: [NTG-context] Referencing another document

2003-08-01 Thread Nigel King
Another question on the same subject. One of my referenced documents is not pdf but actually an Excel Spreadsheet. Is there any way that can be opened automatically in Excel? Nigel, Nah, I just happened to have read it recently for the umpteenth time and knew where to look. At 05:59 PM

Re: [NTG-context] texfont and type-tmf.dat

2003-08-07 Thread Nigel King
Hi, I am posting this message I posted to the 'OS X TeX' group earlier this year relating to the same issue that Mathew is raising. I had no luck then but am hoping for more success now there are two of us. Hans says 'this is under discussion now with thomas/staszek/etc: has to do with urw

Re: [NTG-context] Newbie wants to make long tables

2003-09-15 Thread Nigel King
Hans, Thank you again for your speedy response. \bTABLE[split=yes] \bTR \bTD left \eTD\bTD right \eTD\eTR \bTR[after=\pagina] \bTD left \eTD\bTD right \eTD\eTR \bTR \bTD left \eTD\bTD right \eTD\eTR \bTR \bTD left \eTD\bTD right \eTD\eTR \bTR \bTD left \eTD\bTD right \eTD\eTR \bTR \bTD left

Re: [NTG-context] texfont and type-tmf.dat

2003-10-08 Thread Nigel King
Dear Gerben or Hans, I have been away on holiday. So I have lost the result of this thread. Have you or Hans solved this problem. If so, do I need to upgrade i-tetex or ConTeXt or both. I would really like to solve this problem and get back to standard ConTeXt fonts. TIA From: Hans Hagen [EMAIL

[NTG-context] Re: texfont and type-tmf.dat

2003-10-09 Thread Nigel King
All, I hadn't expected to create such a confusion so I will try to restate my problem. On MacOSX Gerben has provided a restructured version of tetex where the locations of some files have changed. I am not sure of the detailed reasons for this but it certainly much easier to keep up to date. For

Re: [NTG-context] Re: texfont and type-tmf.dat

2003-10-14 Thread Nigel King
Why do you whish to reinstall all the supplied fonts? Or do you just want to learn how to use texfont? I simply wish to use the fonts as most others do (I think) and I am unable to because of this bug. The normal context fonts do not exist on Gerben's version. Before Gerben's reorganisation they

[NTG-context] Figure reuse

2003-10-24 Thread Nigel King
Dear Contexnicians, I believe that pdfs can make multiple use of pictures (and other objects). I have a fairly large picture which I want to include a number of times, once as the full picture and several other times concentrating on a portion of it. Are there any commands for cropping other than

Re: [NTG-context] Integrating Metapost

2003-10-30 Thread Nigel King
l.218 local_multi_par_area:=false; Presuming that the line is in your file as written I think you need a line earlier which says boolean local_multi_par_area; -- Nigel ___ ntg-context mailing list [EMAIL PROTECTED]

[NTG-context] Selecting a page as a figure from a pdf

2003-12-15 Thread Nigel King
All, I am aware of \filterpages but I would like to be able to insert part of a single page from a multi page pdf and I have not been able to find anything on the list of manuals. (\clip does not seem to work with \filterpages). Does anybody have any ideas? TIA -- Nigel

Re: [NTG-context] Synchronization (.tex - .pdf)

2003-12-22 Thread Nigel King
Now that would be a Christmas present! I didn't dare ask. -- Nigel From: Steffen Wolfrum [EMAIL PROTECTED] Reply-To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Date: Mon, 22 Dec 2003 15:38:25 +0100 To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Cc: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: [NTG-context] Synchronization (.tex - .pdf) Hi, I don't

Re: [NTG-context] Synchronization (.tex - .pdf)

2003-12-22 Thread Nigel King
Jerome, I note that you have been copied on some of this thread. I understand that you specified all of this for LaTeX. Are you able to give this vital information to Hans. How is the position file that texshop wants formatted? Including iTeXMac I hope. TIA -- Nigel From: Hans Hagen [EMAIL

Re: [NTG-context] new manual

2003-12-23 Thread Nigel King
Hans, I have read this manual. Downloaded texsync.rb and put it into my personal bin location. I have ruby. I have made texsync.rb executable chmod +x texsync.rb. The commands still don't quite work as required - any hints. Terminal listing [Nigel-Kings-G4-Lap:~/bin] nigelk%

Re: [NTG-context] new manual

2003-12-23 Thread Nigel King
Hans ruby texsync.rb --update --tree=doc --force --destination=/Users/Shared/Context/ Gets me the manuals I think on UNIX the first line of the script should look like #!/usr/bin/ruby However I tried this and then [Nigel-Kings-G4-Lap:~/bin] nigelk% texsync.rb texsync.rb: Command not found. I

Re: [NTG-context] new manual

2003-12-23 Thread Nigel King
one option is to make a file texsync with in it the line ruby texmxstart.rb texsync.rb texmxstart.rb is not found. It presumably reads the original command line? Google doesn't find it either? -- Nigel ___ ntg-context mailing list [EMAIL

Re: [NTG-context] new tex toy new manual

2003-12-24 Thread Nigel King
Hans http://www.pragma-ade.com/context/texmfstart.rb This file seems no longer to be in this location -- Nigel From: Hans Hagen [EMAIL PROTECTED] Reply-To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Date: Mon, 27 Oct 2003 16:41:18 +0100 To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: [NTG-context] new tex toy Hi, One of the

Re: [NTG-context] Number formating in MetaFun

2004-01-11 Thread Nigel King
Thanks Hans, as usual perfect! Nigel King - CTO Orthogon Systems On 9 Jan 2004, at 23:47, Hans Hagen wrote: At 14:01 09/01/2004, Nigel King wrote: For the MetaFun Experts, Section 9.2 of the MetaFun manual gives vlogtext.bot(0, 10, 9, 10cm, @3e) ; The formating of the numbers is controlled

Re: [NTG-context] (no subject)

2004-01-24 Thread Nigel King
/ntg-context Nigel King - CTO Orthogon Systems True non-Line-of-Sight ___ ntg-context mailing list [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://www.ntg.nl/mailman/listinfo/ntg-context

[NTG-context] linecorrection and paragraph spacing

2004-03-10 Thread Nigel King
Some time ago Hans recommended the use of \startlinecorrection...\stoplinecorrection surrounding a figure. Typically I write a paragraph and then have a double carriagereturn and then a floating figure and then a double carriagereturn. The normal paragraph space does not always appear so I

Re: [NTG-context] Strange MP problem

2004-05-14 Thread Nigel King
I put in my ordinary mp files:- --- input metafun ; verbatimtex ..any required preliminary ConTeXt statements \setupbodyfont etc. \starttext etex .. normal metapost verbatimtex \stoptext etex end --- The assembly script needs a line like export TEX=texexec in it Then the

Re: [NTG-context] pagination bug

2004-05-26 Thread Nigel King
Hans, Thank you very much for this I had not realized it would be so complicated. The document which raised the problem now works correctly. I will try to find other examples. Thanks again -- Nigel On 26 May 2004, at 20:24, Hans Hagen wrote: At 19:30 25/05/2004, you wrote: Hans, The following

Re: [NTG-context] pagination bug

2004-05-28 Thread Nigel King
Hans and all, I do not use grid mode perhaps somebody who does could check that nothing is wrong. On 27 May 2004, at 22:27, Hans Hagen wrote: so the patch was easy but the solution may be wrong (i didn't test it in grid mode) -- Nigel ___ ntg-context

Re: [NTG-context] pagination bug

2004-06-01 Thread Nigel King
Hans, I may not have stated the seriousness of this bug adequately. What I meant to say was that after the first page the example doen't paginate at all! TIA Nigel On 25 May 2004, at 18:30, Nigel King wrote: Hans, The following minimum file does not paginate correctly. It overflows the second

Re: [NTG-context] Cell padding in natural tables

2004-06-01 Thread Nigel King
David, One I can answer \bTABLE[option=stretch] Nigel On 26 May 2004, at 19:55, David Munger wrote: Hello, There was that question to which I could not find an answer: http://www.ntg.nl/pipermail/ntg-context/2002/000140.html So, is there a way to set the cell padding in natural tables? And by the

[NTG-context] \bTABLE[split=yes]

2004-06-01 Thread Nigel King
All, I thought the following long table would split but it doesn't seem to using the current beta. Am I missing something? \starttext This is a test of the \type{\TABLE} environment. \bTABLE[split=yes] \bTABLEhead \bTR \bTH Head 1 \eTH \bTH Head 2 \eTH \eTR \eTABLEhead \bTABLEfoot \bTR \bTH Foot

Re: [NTG-context] \bTABLE[split=yes]

2004-06-01 Thread Nigel King
On 1 Jun 2004, at 18:18, Hans Hagen wrote: split=repeat splitmethod=a|b \bTABLE[split=repeat] % works \setupTABLE[split=repeat] % does not work which was not so obvious (to me!) I haven't worked out what the difference between splitmethod=a , splitmethod=b and nothing is. Thanks very much for

[NTG-context] Floating Long Tables

2004-06-03 Thread Nigel King
Dear ConTeXtnicians, Is there a way in which floating tables can span more than one page using \bTABLE..\eTABLE? -- Nigel ___ ntg-context mailing list [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://www.ntg.nl/mailman/listinfo/ntg-context

[NTG-context] overall TABLE width

2004-06-08 Thread Nigel King
Dear ConTeXtnicians, Normally \bTABLE...\eTABLE encourages itself to the textwidth of the page that it is on. I have a requirement for a table which is occupying a full page rotated. What command encourages TABLE to a different overall width. I cannot find anything in manuals and archives. TIA

[NTG-context] scaling externalfigure in metafun

2004-06-10 Thread Nigel King
I apologize in advance for asking what I am sure is a repeated question but I cannot find the answer in manuals and archives. In Metafun externalfigure file.pdf xyscale(x,y) ; how does one find the size of a graphic in order to scale it appropriately TIA -- Nigel

Re: [NTG-context] How to use PostScript font

2004-08-19 Thread Nigel King
Very quietly shhh - I just wish some one would make TeXFont work in Mac OSX from GW. Nigel On 19 Aug 2004, at 14:40, Mari Voipio wrote: (I just wish somebody made TeXFont work in Windows...). ___ ntg-context mailing list [EMAIL PROTECTED]

[NTG-context] \in{hyperref}[tableref] at first char of line causes misplaced paragraph

2004-11-11 Thread Nigel King
is not using the first character of the paragraph. \input tufte \stoptext TIA Nigel King ___ ntg-context mailing list [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://www.ntg.nl/mailman/listinfo/ntg-context

Re: [NTG-context] getting metafun positions within (displayed) math mode

2017-11-16 Thread Nigel King
Wow. I learnt about Maxwell's Equation 48 years ago. I never understood it then nor on the intervening time despite sometimes helping design antennas. The picture and its annotation definitely helps creating clarity. For my twopenneth the effort is very worthwhile. Thanks --- Nigel King Mob

[NTG-context] Installation on a PC

2018-11-28 Thread Nigel King
Dear Group, I am a Mac user and have had many happy years using ConTeXt. I now need to install ConTeXt on a PC (Windows) and this has been troublesome. Is anybody able to point me to a foolproof method? (I started this mail with all of our errors but reasoned that somebody might know the

Re: [NTG-context] Installation on a PC

2018-11-28 Thread Nigel King
ning a single-user or system-wide installation? Do you plan to use SciTE or some other editor? Are you using CygWin? Send me the errors and some more details on you installation. I might be able to help. On 28/11/2018 13:01, Nigel King wrote: > Dear Group, > I am a Mac user and have ha

[NTG-context] LuaTex on Windows PCs

2019-03-04 Thread Nigel King
Hi All, I have been using ConTeXt on Macs for >20 years. Having written a particular piece of code for others to operate who have PCs, I am now stuck. I upgraded to LuaTeX some time ago as recommended on this list. IT do not seem to be able to install a working version of LuaTeX on PCs. I have

[NTG-context] Variables in \useURL

2020-06-19 Thread Nigel King
Hi Group, I want to insert a variable hyper reference into a pdf document. The following method does not work for some reason. \def\hyperref{http://www.website .com/abc/def} show \hyperref Gives the correct answer but \useURL[this_doc][\hyperref][][displayed text]

Re: [NTG-context] Variables in \useURL

2020-06-19 Thread Nigel King
Taco, Thanks very much - I had necessarily simplified the example to show my simplest problem. \expanded suits my purpose perfectly. On 19 Jun 2020, at 13:10, Taco Hoekwater wrote: > On 19 Jun 2020, at 13:49, Hans Hagen wrote: > > On 6/19/2020 1:28 PM, Nigel King wrote: >>

[NTG-context] \infull not working

2020-11-18 Thread Nigel King
3 \setupsynonyms[test][criterium=all] 4 5 \test{ITU}{International Telecommunication Union} 6 \test{MID}{Maritime Identification Digit} 7 \test{Ch}{Switzerland} 8 9 \starttext 10 11 The \ITU\ is an 12 >> organisation in \infull{Ch} 13 Thoughts? N

Re: [NTG-context] \infull not working

2020-11-18 Thread Nigel King
wrote: On 11/18/2020 1:35 PM, Nigel King wrote: > Dear Group, > Thanks for your excellent work. > I have just got a new computer and installed Context as I normally do. > Unfortunately there appears to be a bug, unless I have done something wrong. > \infull appears not to be worki