Re: [NTG-context] Metapost animation

2005-05-19 Thread luigi.scarso
Mojca Miklavec wrote: Can someone please post any example of JavaScript code to toggle the states like in either http://www.math.muni.cz/~plch/nkpm/nradanm6.pdf or https://www.pragma-pod.com/present/talks/fifteen.pdf? I hope this can help you: http://www.fi.muni.cz/~xholecek/animations/ luigi

Re: [NTG-context] I need some advices/guidelines before start writing my PhD thesis

2005-06-17 Thread luigi.scarso
Alexandra Ribeiro wrote: Hi, I need some advices/guidelines before start writing my PhD thesis. I'm completely new to TeX and of course to Context but I'm convinced that Microsoft Word is far away from being the right tool for writing a long document. Well, in the past I had some big big

Re: [NTG-context] tables, etc.

2005-06-23 Thread luigi.scarso
Jörg Hagmann wrote: Dear list members, I have the following questions: 1) I want a table at textwidth. The contents of the boxes don't fit on one line. When I See http://contextgarden.net/Tables_Overview maybe TABLE (natural tables) can help you. luigi

Re: [NTG-context] metafun not working

2005-06-29 Thread luigi.scarso
MP.tex does not work for me. MP.tex: \starttext \startMPcode graphictext MP scaled 8 outlinefill withdrawcolor .7blue withfillcolor .7white dashed evenly withpen pencircle scaled 2pt ; \stopMPcode run with $texexec --pdf --automprun MP.tex MP.out MP.out: TeXExec 5.2.3 - ConTeXt / PRAGMA ADE

Re: [NTG-context] metafun not working

2005-06-29 Thread luigi.scarso
Taco Hoekwater wrote: makempy --force --noclean MP-mpgraph.mpo The last lines in the (now kept) mpy-MP-mpgraph.tmp should be --cycle; endfig; end no, again --(144.658,2.99976)--(142.267,2.99976)..controls (133.659,2.99976) and (133.3,4.29492)..(133.3,9.08569)

Re: [NTG-context] metafun not working

2005-06-29 Thread luigi.scarso
MP.tex works after downgrading to pstoedit 3.33 luigi ___ ntg-context mailing list ntg-context@ntg.nl http://www.ntg.nl/mailman/listinfo/ntg-context

Re: [NTG-context] metafun not working

2005-06-29 Thread luigi.scarso
Wolfgang Zillig wrote: Hello, I have problems with this graphic too. First I noticed that I don't have pstoedit installed on my computer. I downloaded version 3.40 from http://www.pstoedit.net/pstoedit. When I now run this MP code I get a Windows (xp) errormessage: Unhandled exception in

Re: [NTG-context] metafun not working

2005-06-29 Thread luigi.scarso
Hans Hagen wrote: Mojca Miklavec wrote: I tried it out before reading that paragraph and I can approve: unless you have an ancient GS, it doesn't work at all. 3.40 at least does something even though it crashes. but i have no problems here with gs 8.51 (all 8 versions worked ok) and

Re: [NTG-context] \naarbox

2005-06-29 Thread luigi.scarso
Alan Bowen wrote: I have been reading through some of the source files (still working on that \note problem) and decided that I had better stop guessing what the English equivalent of \naarbox is. Is there a Dutch speaker who can tell me what I should replace this command with ? Many

[NTG-context] Again modules.pdf

2005-06-29 Thread luigi.scarso
Again http://www.pragma-ade.com/dir/general/sources/modules.pdf More I see it, more I like it. Is it possible to make it from sources ? Thanks luigi ___ ntg-context mailing list ntg-context@ntg.nl http://www.ntg.nl/mailman/listinfo/ntg-context

Re: [NTG-context] Re: Again modules.pdf

2005-06-29 Thread luigi.scarso
Patrick Gundlach wrote: I haven't had a look for a long time at this pdf. But if I remember correctly, it is a typeset version of each source file. You can create a typeset version of a source file with texexec --module tex. Yes, for single file. But modules.pdf has *all* modules .

[NTG-context] Re: Again modules.pdf

2005-06-30 Thread luigi.scarso
I will track changes on http://contextgarden.net/User:Luigi.scarso/modules.pdf luigi ___ ntg-context mailing list ntg-context@ntg.nl http://www.ntg.nl/mailman/listinfo/ntg-context

Re: [NTG-context] Why does ConTeXt try to load Latin Modern?

2005-07-06 Thread luigi.scarso
Giuseppe Bilotta wrote: ConTeXt still tries to load lmr12, though: This is pdfeTeX, Version 3.141592-1.21a-2.2 (MiKTeX 2.4) (preloaded format=cont-en 2005.7.6) 6 JUL 2005 15:47 entering extended mode **tesi.tex (tesi.tex I N B O C C A A L L U P O !!! luigi

Re: [NTG-context] Why does ConTeXt try to load Latin Modern?

2005-07-06 Thread luigi.scarso
Taco Hoekwater wrote: **tesi.tex This is a hidden sign that G. Billotta is working on his mathematics *dissertation... ('quasi finita', i hope) * I N B O C C A A L L U P O !!! Crepi il lupo! :) When someone tells you in bocca al lupo to wish you good luck, you are

[NTG-context] Guit

2005-07-06 Thread luigi.scarso
Hans Hagen wrote: hm, looking at list i count some 12 italian members Maybe useless, but for all these italian members: 1. http://www.guit.sssup.it is the official link for the Italian TeX Users Group; 2. at http://www.guit.sssup.it/forum there is a forum for ConTeXt in

Re: [NTG-context] Guit

2005-07-07 Thread luigi.scarso
Hans Hagen wrote: 2. at http://www.guit.sssup.it/forum there is a forum for ConTeXt in italian language; i grep no 'context' on that page, so no opportunity to polish my italian -) Only Forum su TeX, LaTeX e GuIT (grrr) I will send an email to our admin. BTW,

[NTG-context] modules.pdf : unicode/fonts problems

2005-07-07 Thread luigi.scarso
While making modules.pdf $texmfstart texexec --pdf --modu font-chi fails with font-chi.log:! Font \unicodefont=gbsongcd at 10.0pt not loadable: Metric (TFM) file not found I have $ls ./texmf-local/fonts/tfm/chinese b5kai/ b5kaii/ b5song/ b5songi/ gbkai/ gbkaii/ gbsong/ gbsongi/ $ls

Re: [NTG-context] modules.pdf : unicode/fonts problems

2005-07-07 Thread luigi.scarso
luigi.scarso wrote: While making modules.pdf Sorry, I have not search into mail list ; forget it. luigi ___ ntg-context mailing list ntg-context@ntg.nl http://www.ntg.nl/mailman/listinfo/ntg-context

Re: [NTG-context] Re: Animations in ConTeXt

2005-07-08 Thread luigi.scarso
[a little off topic] http://www.quiss.org/swftools/examples.html (pdf - swf; open new views if we think mp-pdf-swf driven by context..) http://www.pragma-ade.com/dir/itdemos/internal/media/ (how to play mediashow.smi ? maybe https://player.helixcommunity.org can help ?) luigi

Re: [NTG-context] Making texshow easier to edit

2005-07-08 Thread luigi.scarso
Mojca Miklavec wrote: - a link to download documentation (pdf or png with html navigation) for single .tex files could be present (like in modules.pdf) Actually, modules.pdf is an old version. I'm making a new modules.pdf; news at http://contextgarden.net/User:Luigi.scarso/modules.pdf

Re: [NTG-context] Setting up chapter.

2005-07-12 Thread luigi.scarso
John R. Culleton wrote: On Monday 11 July 2005 09:34 pm, Stuart Jansen wrote: On Mon, 2005-07-11 at 17:12 +, John R. Culleton wrote: I am trying to set up chapter heads a certain way and my code keeps getting uglier. Here are the specs: 1. Chapter number centered, with

[NTG-context] color transparency

2005-07-13 Thread luigi.scarso
Hi, I'm sure that i have seem a nice pdf (not msplit.pdf) with an example of colors transparencies and combinations. If i remember, there was 3 or 4 colored rectangles stacked at the first/second page of this pdf ... I have search on pragma site, but without results. Can somebody help me ?

Re: [NTG-context] Setting up chapter.

2005-07-13 Thread luigi.scarso
John R. Culleton wrote: This has been educational. Who says you can't teach an old dog new tricks? Did you seen mag-0001.pdf (Hiding parts of section titles) ? It has some useful hints. luigi ___ ntg-context mailing list ntg-context@ntg.nl

Re: [NTG-context] color transparency

2005-07-14 Thread luigi.scarso
Brooks Moses wrote: I've added it to http://contextgarden.net/index.php?title=Colors. - Brooks Really good; thanks. Some pdfs: 1. rgb-cmyk.pdf 2. cmyk-rgb.pdf 3. art-colo.pdf 4. msplit.pdf 5. metafun-s.pdf, Special effects, pag 317 6. mag-0006.pdf 7. cont-eni.pdf, Color and

Re: [NTG-context] Not possible to redefine inbetween in \definedescription

2005-07-14 Thread luigi.scarso
Radhelorn wrote: Thanks. So every command with brackets needs to be grouped? Maybe something else? Where to look at it? It's better grouping with {} with brackets; there should be nothing else. luigi ___ ntg-context mailing list

Re: [NTG-context] Paragraph internal graphic/layout inquiry.

2005-07-19 Thread luigi.scarso
Matthias Weber wrote: You can comment out the line \doifnotmode{demo}{\endinput} There is probably also an invocation of TeX with a command line option which sets the mode. I made it with $texexec --pdf --mode=demo m-shape.tex luigi ___

[NTG-context] Help with interaction

2005-07-20 Thread luigi.scarso
Hi, I would like that whan i click over 'Bho' at page 1 I go to page 2 and see the title Bho \setupinteraction[state=start, focus=width] \starttext \about[etichetta] \page \section[etichetta]{Bho} \input tufte \stoptext This piece of latex does the thing I want %%% latex \documentclass[a4paper,

Re: [NTG-context] Help with interaction

2005-07-20 Thread luigi.scarso
luigi.scarso wrote: Hi, I would like that whan i click over 'Bho' at page 1 I go to page 2 and see the title Bho \setupinteraction[state=start, focus=width] \starttext \about[etichetta] \page \section[etichetta]{Bho} \input tufte \stoptext This piece of latex does the thing I want %%% latex

Re: [NTG-context] PDF output versions?

2005-07-26 Thread luigi.scarso
Brooks Moses wrote: I just noticed that when I compile ConTeXt files with texexec -pdf, my copy of Acrobat 5 complains about the PDF version of this file is too new for this viewer, but when I compile LaTeX files with pdflatex, I don't get that complaint. Is there some way to set ConTeXt

Re: [NTG-context] Feature request

2005-07-26 Thread luigi.scarso
Hans Hagen wrote: Mojca Miklavec wrote: for that, but it doesn't take the baseline into consideration, so it has to be manually tuned for every line, every font every font size (printed and compared if it looks OK). \definelayer[text][height=\textheight,width=\textwidth] \showgrid

Re: [NTG-context] \page[+2]

2005-07-28 Thread luigi.scarso
Elena Fraboschi wrote: Dear All: This is like going to school: every evening I study a very narrow topic in ConTeXt, the idea being Si va piano, si va lontano (go slow and you'll get far). Well, i know Chi va piano, va sano e lontano, chi va forte va alla morte, something as One who goes

[NTG-context] \type ,\meaning eror check

2005-07-29 Thread luigi.scarso
I have this problem: %% test.tex %-save this with utf-8 encoding-- \language[it] \enableregime[utf] \newif\ifArticleError %% \def\startArticle[#1]{% \getparameters[ARTICLE][#1] \setbox101=\vbox{% \csname ARTICLEdescription\endcsname% } %% here some sorts of checking %% if there are

Re: [NTG-context] \type ,\meaning eror check

2005-07-29 Thread luigi.scarso
Taco Hoekwater wrote: AFAIK, there is only one way to do this: write a new tex file on- the-fly and run a separate texexec on that file (using \write18), then parse the resulting log file for the occurence of any errors. Not simple at all, I'm afraid. hmm, i've hundred of \startArticle..

Re: [NTG-context] \type ,\meaning eror check

2005-07-29 Thread luigi.scarso
Taco Hoekwater wrote: Sorry, the correct solution is: \expandafter\expandafter\expandafter\type \expandafter\expandafter\expandafter {\expandafter\scantokens\expandafter{\Temp}}% sounds good, thanks (I was missing some \expandafter ...) luigi

[NTG-context] Latest distro

2005-08-16 Thread luigi.scarso
Is 2005-08-15 latest distro ? luigi ___ ntg-context mailing list ntg-context@ntg.nl http://www.ntg.nl/mailman/listinfo/ntg-context

[NTG-context] modules.pdf

2005-08-17 Thread luigi.scarso
I'm now synchronized with latest distro (2005.08.05) and pdfetex 1.3 Under http://www.logosrl.it/context/ there are *)modules.pdf (~21MByte) *) modules.zip, used to make modules.pdf *)patches.zip, a zip file with following patches: core-rul.patch font-chi.patch spec-fdf.patch supp-lan.patch

[NTG-context] modules.pdf

2005-08-17 Thread luigi.scarso
Mojca Miklavec wrote: I would suggest to keep the old files and name them like 2005-08-16-modules.pdf done (and perhaps to keep all the files (except ConTeXt itself of course) since they have to be updated from time to time as new files are added to the distribution). That way the old

[NTG-context] font missing for palatino

2005-08-18 Thread luigi.scarso
Hi, with following code %--- \usetypescript[berry][ec] \setupencoding[ec] \usetypescript[palatino][\defaultencoding] \setupbodyfont[palatino] \starttext test \stoptext %-- I've a

Re: [NTG-context] font missing for palatino

2005-08-19 Thread luigi.scarso
Fixed: \usetypescript [berry] [ec] \setupencoding[ec] \loadmapfile [context-base] %%add this \usetypescript[palatino][\defaultencoding] \setupbodyfont[palatino,12pt] \starttext test \stoptext (cfr. http://contextgarden.net/Psnfss) luigi ___

[NTG-context] pdfetex manuals

2005-08-19 Thread luigi.scarso
I have compiled pdfetex 1.30 manuals ; they are at http://www.logosrl.it *)pdftex-a.pdf: A4 *)pdftex-l.pdf: letter *)pdftex-s.pdf: screen To compile, I have to patch pdftex-t.tex adding \loadmapfile [context-base] after \usetypescript [adobekb] [\defaultencoding] *)samplepdf.zip: samplepdf dir

Re: [NTG-context] pdfetex manuals

2005-08-19 Thread luigi.scarso
luigi.scarso wrote: I have compiled pdfetex 1.30 manuals ; they are at http://www.logosrl.it http://www.logosrl.it/context Sorry *)pdftex-a.pdf: A4 *)pdftex-l.pdf: letter *)pdftex-s.pdf: screen To compile, I have to patch pdftex-t.tex adding \loadmapfile [context-base] after \usetypescript

[NTG-context] modules.pdf

2005-08-19 Thread luigi.scarso
Update to latest distro;see http://contextgarden.net/User:Luigi.scarso/modules.pdf luigi ___ ntg-context mailing list ntg-context@ntg.nl http://www.ntg.nl/mailman/listinfo/ntg-context

[NTG-context] modules.pdf

2005-08-23 Thread luigi.scarso
Fix partial contents; see http://contextgarden.net/User:Luigi.scarso/modules.pdf luigi ___ ntg-context mailing list ntg-context@ntg.nl http://www.ntg.nl/mailman/listinfo/ntg-context

[NTG-context] Unable to make cont-en.fmt

2005-08-25 Thread luigi.scarso
Hi, while installing latest pdftex 1.30.1 I have messed with some configs files and now I am unable to remade format. So $ fmtutil --byfmt cont-en gives running `pdfetex -ini -jobname=cont-en -progname=context -8bit *cont-en.ini' ... This is pdfTeXk, Version 3.141592-1.30.1 (Web2C 7.5.5)

Re: [NTG-context] Unable to make cont-en.fmt

2005-08-25 Thread luigi.scarso
Taco Hoekwater wrote: Luigi, It attempts to read the file *cont-en.ini, with the star included in the name. From personal experience, I know that this will happen when pdfetex is not really pdfetex, but a non-etex pdftex ... (because of a symlinked executable, i'll wager) symlink it's the

Re: [NTG-context] [Fwd: ConTEXt Newbie: Column/table background color - which table model/command?]

2005-08-29 Thread luigi.scarso
Taco Hoekwater wrote: Hi all, Forwarding this from c.t.t. It looks like perhaps the OP's code is correct and something in ConTeXt is wrong (at least I cannot find anything wrong with the example code, even with \setupcolors[state=start], I get no background color). Perhaps somebody who has

[NTG-context] modules.pdf: release 2005.08.31 for tomorrow

2005-09-01 Thread luigi.scarso
I was busy, so i planned to make this new release for tomorrow. luigi ___ ntg-context mailing list ntg-context@ntg.nl http://www.ntg.nl/mailman/listinfo/ntg-context

Re: [NTG-context] How this LaTeX code could be translated into ConTeXt?

2005-09-02 Thread luigi.scarso
Jilani Khaldi wrote: Hi All, Migrating to Context, for italian users there is also http://www.guit.sssup.it/forum/ I need to translate this code from Latex \begin{table} \begin{tabularx}{16cm}{|c|X|X|} \hline blabla blabla blabla\\ \hline ... \hline \end{tabularx} \end{table} Any hint?

[NTG-context] update modules.pdf to latest release

2005-09-02 Thread luigi.scarso
Update modules.pdf to 2005.08.31 distro, with pdftex 1.30.2 luigi ___ ntg-context mailing list ntg-context@ntg.nl http://www.ntg.nl/mailman/listinfo/ntg-context

[NTG-context] Filling forms

2005-09-06 Thread luigi.scarso
Hi, I'm working on a project that require filling forms. Every field has (x,y,width,height) dimension and ui=(barcode,texEdit) type (textEdit has some attributes too) I wrote this %-- \unprotect \definelayer[BackLayer]% \setupbackgrounds[page][background={BackLayer}]

Re: [NTG-context] strange behaviour of colors

2005-09-06 Thread luigi.scarso
Mojca Miklavec wrote: Hello, In the following example, the title color changes on the second page. How can I avoid that? I can probably switch the cmyk/rgb colors off, but I would like to keep them as rgb/cmyk if possible. \setupcolors[state=start] \setuphead[title][page=yes,color=blue]

Re: [NTG-context] strange behaviour of \mirror inside itemize

2005-09-06 Thread luigi.scarso
Mojca Miklavec wrote: Try this code out with: \startitemize \item \XETEX \item \PDFETEX \stopitemize it seems a bug.. luigi ___ ntg-context mailing list ntg-context@ntg.nl http://www.ntg.nl/mailman/listinfo/ntg-context

Re: [NTG-context] Undefined control sequence \starttypescriptcollection

2005-09-07 Thread luigi.scarso
Pearson, Mark (Capita Symonds) wrote: - START OUTPUT - $ texexec --version what about $texexec --verbose luigi ___ ntg-context mailing list ntg-context@ntg.nl

[NTG-context] Adobe reader 7.0.1 for linux

2005-09-08 Thread luigi.scarso
While downloading reader 7.0.1 for linux, I read this from adobe site: By downloading software from the Adobe web site, you agree to the terms of our license agreements, including that you agree not to use Adobe Reader software with any other software, plug-in or enhancement which uses or

[NTG-context] Linux and Context on 64 bit

2005-09-09 Thread luigi.scarso
Hi, I need some help in installing linux and context on a DellPowerEdge 1850 with IntelXEON (64 bit) I see something on mailing list about linux64inst.tar.bz2 (a broken link http://tex.aanhet.net/temp/linux64inst.tar.bz2 (7247788bytes) ) but it's unclear to me how to go on (well, it's

Re: [NTG-context] Linux and Context on 64 bit

2005-09-12 Thread luigi.scarso
I build/install and run teTeX 3.0 on RHEL 3 IA64 SUSE 9.0 AMD64 without any problem. And of course ConTeXt (standard with teTeX or updated for latest release) works very well too. FYI Thanks to all. With a bit of lucky, I will able to setup my new baby this week. luigi

Re: [NTG-context] No parindent?

2005-09-12 Thread luigi.scarso
Giuseppe Bilotta wrote: (And keep your hopes up, I'm steadly heading towards the end of my PhD :)) shine on, you crazy diamond !!! luigi ___ ntg-context mailing list ntg-context@ntg.nl http://www.ntg.nl/mailman/listinfo/ntg-context

Re: [NTG-context] \setupbodyfont[10dd]

2005-09-13 Thread luigi.scarso
Hans Hagen wrote: Mojca Miklavec wrote: Don't ask me why, but apparently these minimalistic differences are pretty important in publishing. You're joking, aren't you? Publishing as dictated by the dtp world is only concerned about a few things: As soon as possible, you should complete

Re: [NTG-context] \setupbodyfont[10dd]

2005-09-14 Thread luigi.scarso
Hans Hagen wrote: yeah, a nice job for the coming winter, in my just finished library anex study annex attic annex music room -) More I see style.pdf, more I like it (...about colors:with xpdf it's not easy to read) I'm sure that we need it : it will fill a hole. For programmer ,we have

Re: [NTG-context] Linux and Context on 64 bit

2005-09-14 Thread luigi.scarso
Taco Hoekwater wrote: Those executabless are now part of the minimal distribution: http://context.aanhet.net/context/install/linux64tex.zip $uname -a Linux stanley.log.net 2.6.11-6mdksmp #1 SMP Tue Mar 22 15:40:42 CET 2005 i686 Intel(R) Xeon(TM) CPU 3.00GHz unknown GNU/Linux $ ldd

Re: [NTG-context] [OT] lilypond inclusion + pdf crop

2005-09-16 Thread luigi.scarso
andrea valle wrote: My program is written in Python. wow, so i'm not the only one.. I don't want, too. I'd like to have python :) Did you see http://pyx.sourceforge.net/ and http://oedipus.sourceforge.net/py2tex/ luigi ___ ntg-context mailing

Re: [NTG-context] ruby, Lua, Megapost, tcl, ...

2005-09-19 Thread luigi.scarso
Hans Hagen wrote: btw, it's not a dependency: lua will be 'always pesent in the binary' and since we nowadays only have one binary ... also, my guess is that adding it to aleph is easy ok, secret link: http://www.pragma-ade.com/general/manuals/luatex.pdf FANTASTIC!! It's what I want. I

Re: [NTG-context] bug in \seeindex

2005-09-28 Thread luigi.scarso
Thomas A. Schmitz wrote: And I don't have a solution, but another bug in registers: if you modify my example like so: \starttext This \index{This} and \index{And} that \index{That}. \placeindex \stoptext you'll see one interesting detail in the pdf: This and That are in the index under

Re: [NTG-context] Re: function plotting

2005-10-05 Thread luigi.scarso
Peter Münster wrote: On Tue, 4 Oct 2005, Alexander Lazic wrote: \usemodule[pstric] \starttext \startPSTRICKS \psplot[plotpoints=100]{0}{1}{x 360 mul sin} \stopPSTRICKS \stoptext Thanx i have try an get: figures : figure pstest-texapp can not be found but there is the

Re: [NTG-context] spreadsheet

2005-10-25 Thread luigi.scarso
Hans Hagen Test wrote: Jilani Khaldi wrote: wait till pdfluatex is out -) Does it have to do with the Lua language, or lua in middle has an other meaning? the language http://www.pragma-ade.com/general/manuals/luatex.pdf Hans I cannot resist

Re: [NTG-context] Mini-survey: What do you do with ConTeXt?

2005-11-04 Thread luigi.scarso
What do I do with ConTeXT? 1. price-lists from xml (DB exports) ; 2. labels for shoes and dresses, from xml/csv ; 3. data sheetes (barcodes, code number and so on ), from xml/csv ; luigi ___ ntg-context mailing list ntg-context@ntg.nl

Re: [NTG-context] XML and context

2005-02-23 Thread luigi.scarso
Paul Tremblay wrote: But my unerstanding is that the mapping technique does not take care of white space. So if I have: pSome paragrah in XmL with space /p This could get converted as: Some paragrah in XmL with space \par Which would produce 3 paragrahs. I remember DocBook In Context

[NTG-context] Latin5 regime

2005-02-25 Thread luigi.scarso
I need for my job a regime for Latin5 languages (spec. Turkish). I have made two files regi-lt5.tex and enco-lt5.tex that seem to do a good work. Any comment is useful. luigi ---begin regi-lt5.tex--- %D \module %D [

Re: [NTG-context] Latin5 regime

2005-02-25 Thread luigi.scarso
this by myself:what can I do ? (I must do this pdf with an Helvetica like fonts (I use \setupbodyfont[pos,ss,11pt] and an old context distro, TeXExec 3.0 - ConTeXt / PRAGMA ADE 1997-2002)). luigi.scarso wrote: %C This module is NOT part of the \CONTEXT\ macro||package. %C rif: %C www.ecma

[NTG-context] Python,swig and pdftex ?

2005-02-25 Thread luigi.scarso
I'm try do make something useful with Python and pdftex using swig. Any suggestions ? ___ ntg-context mailing list ntg-context@ntg.nl http://www.ntg.nl/mailman/listinfo/ntg-context

Re: [NTG-context] Python,swig and pdftex ?

2005-02-27 Thread luigi.scarso
Janko Hauser wrote: luigi.scarso schrieb: I'm try do make something useful with Python and pdftex using swig. Any suggestions ? Have you looked at pytex? It does nothing with pdftex, but I do not know what do you want to actually do. __Janko

[NTG-context] Problem with Natural Tables

2005-03-07 Thread luigi.scarso
I find problems with this piece of code ( texexec -v: TeXExec 5.2.3 - ConTeXt / PRAGMA ADE 1997-2004) \starttext \bTABLE \bTR \bTD one \eTD \bTD two \eTD \eTR \bTR \bTD three fout five six seven eight nine \eTD \bTD ten \eTD \eTR \eTABLE \stoptext The log say ! Undefined control sequence.

Re: [NTG-context] Problem with Natural Tables

2005-03-07 Thread luigi.scarso
Thanks, next time i will pay more attention to the list. luigi ___ ntg-context mailing list ntg-context@ntg.nl http://www.ntg.nl/mailman/listinfo/ntg-context

Re: [NTG-context] newbie question about fonts

2005-03-10 Thread luigi.scarso
Ciro A. Soto wrote: Okay, this business of fonts/files/names/encoding/etc is really difficult to understand for me. don't worry:FONTS ARE REALLY DIFFICULT. And is there a template file or a command to display the entire set of characters once I know the name of fonts? I suggest you to look

[NTG-context] A (my) OTR problem

2005-03-11 Thread luigi.scarso
I have the following code: \showframe \setuplayout[topdistance=0mm,topspace=10mm,header=10mm,headerdistance=10mm, footerdistance=5mm,footer=20mm,bottomspace=2mm, backspace=25mm, rightmargin=10mm,rightmargindistance=1mm,rightedge=0mm,rightedgedistance=0mm,

Re: [NTG-context] A (my) OTR problem

2005-03-13 Thread luigi.scarso
h h extern wrote: luigi.scarso wrote: I have the following code: \showframe \setuplayout[topdistance=0mm,topspace=10mm,header=10mm,headerdistance=10mm, footerdistance=5mm,footer=20mm,bottomspace=2mm, backspace=25mm, rightmargin=10mm,rightmargindistance=1mm

Re: [NTG-context] A (my) OTR problem

2005-03-14 Thread luigi.scarso
Hans Hagen wrote: luigi.scarso wrote: When i feel insecure (will i use this dimensions as readonly or read/write variables ?) i prefer a safe copy (in this case i'm sure that i use \footerheight as a readonly var). ) read-only; then adapt themselves, so there is no need to store their values

Re: [NTG-context] font encodings

2005-03-15 Thread luigi.scarso
Thomas A.Schmitz wrote: Somehow this message didn't make it to the list... Hmm, i read this message yesterday at 22:26 ___ ntg-context mailing list ntg-context@ntg.nl http://www.ntg.nl/mailman/listinfo/ntg-context

Re: [NTG-context] imposition for a pdf file

2005-03-16 Thread luigi.scarso
Ciro A. Soto wrote: I have a pdf file with 660 letter-size pages. I would like to save toner in my printer by printing 2 or 4 pages in one single sheet of paper. Is it possible to do this with context? or any other alternative? Remember, I don't have the source file, only the pdf file.

Re: [NTG-context] imposition for a pdf file

2005-03-16 Thread luigi.scarso
Sorry ciro, but i like write tex code. save following code as test.tex %% %% save it as test.tex %% \setupcolors[state=start] \starttext \dorecurse{660}% {\startTEXpage[width=3cm,height=2cm] \vbox to \vsize{\vss \hbox to\hsize{\hss\framed[width=2cm,align={middle,lohi},background=""

Re: [NTG-context] imposition for a pdf file

2005-03-16 Thread luigi.scarso
Ciro A. Soto wrote: I tried Hans' approach. It works fine, but My approach shows a (my) way to manipulate pages from a source pdf; Hans gives you the exact solutions for your problem. I hope you have found both useful. somehow the pdf file with the 2*2 pages is corrupted since it does not print

Re: [NTG-context] imposition for a pdf file

2005-03-17 Thread luigi.scarso
Hans Hagen wrote: in page-imp are some additional inclusion macros -) Yes, i have seen some of them. I have a problem about stickers and imposition; i try to use/modify some of this macros for pagearrangement, but i consume all tex memory. Actually i have found a dirty solution using perl and

Re: [NTG-context] stickers

2005-03-17 Thread luigi.scarso
Hans Hagen wrote: luigi.scarso wrote: I have a problem about stickers and imposition; there's a special x/y one for stickers Ok, no code, only an example of the problem. Let S a pdf with 17 pages; let S(0) the first page, and S(16) the last page. Let T the target pdf with 8 box which each

Re: [NTG-context] Export from Excel/Openoffice Calc to ConTeXt natural tables ??

2005-03-20 Thread luigi.scarso
Michael Fuchs wrote: Hi! Does anybody have an idea how I can get a Openoffice Calc table in such a way exported, that I can directly use it in ConTeXt? Does anybody had a similar problem earlier? Thanks for your help in advance Michael ___ ntg-context

Re: [NTG-context] kerning and TFM problems

2005-03-21 Thread luigi.scarso
Steffen Wolfrum wrote: Hi, I want to use OSX HelveticaNeue font. So I open it in FontForge and - because I'd like to use the kerning information - generate the Font with its PFB, AFM and TFM files. According to Bill's help page it should work by (renaming and) placing the phnr8r.tfm in its tfm

Re: [NTG-context] Chapter numbers in the right margin

2005-03-21 Thread luigi.scarso
Randall Skelton wrote: Hi all, Does anyone have a setuphead snipit and definition to place a large chapter number in the right margin of the page on the first page of each chapter? I believe this should be similar (but simplier) than what is done in 'ConTeXt an Excursion' but I wasn't able to

Re: [NTG-context] Chapter numbers in the right margin

2005-03-22 Thread luigi.scarso
Randall Skelton wrote: Use textcommand only for text, numbercommand only for number, command for both; you can see some examples in sectionVariations in titles . Thanks for the reply. The problem with separating the text and number is that the space separating the text and number still

Re: [NTG-context] Translations of Context: an excursion

2005-03-22 Thread luigi.scarso
I would like to make also italian translation for this doc; if some one can help me.. luigi ___ ntg-context mailing list ntg-context@ntg.nl http://www.ntg.nl/mailman/listinfo/ntg-context

Re: [NTG-context] Chapter numbers in the right margin

2005-03-23 Thread luigi.scarso
Hans Hagen wrote: in addition to other answers Sorry, mybe the time or a my bad day, i don't understand Do you refer to my answers ? If yes (please submit to wiki) how to ? (a my bad day,maybe tomorrow will be better) luigi ___ ntg-context

Re: [NTG-context] Split table across pages.

2005-04-05 Thread luigi.scarso
John R. Culleton wrote: If one has a long table that splits across several pages, and the first line of the table is really the headers for the columns, is there a convenient way to have the headers automatically inserted on each successive page that contains part of the table? I can do it

Re: [NTG-context] Suppress routine messages.

2005-04-06 Thread luigi.scarso
John R. Culleton wrote: When I run texexec against a file with lots (101) chapters plus sections the messages to the console documenting each such subdivision seem to be slowing down the compilation. Is there a switch to suppress all the printout? run -- John Culleton Able Indexers and

[NTG-context] inkscape 0.41 on mandrake 10.1

2005-04-14 Thread luigi.scarso
Hans Hagen wrote: Paul Tremblay wrote: Is inkscape the beast that gave you so much trouble with the glib library? I know I tried to install it and gave up after I couldn't install glib. indeed, but since i use windows as production platform i can wait till i've updated the linux machines; i

Re: [NTG-context] new beta [OFF TOPIC]

2005-04-14 Thread luigi.scarso
Johan Sandblom wrote: Sorry for going off topic, but since it is a concern ... Using a linux distribution with an intelligent package/dependencies handling system such as Gentoo or Debian would end your updating woes for all time. In debian testing apt-get install inkscape urpmq,urpmi, etc

Re: [NTG-context] section head unnumbered but with dots in TOC ?

2005-04-14 Thread luigi.scarso
Steffen Wolfrum wrote: Hi, I am lost in ConTeXt's setup-jungle: I have a section set is unnumbered: \setuphead[LevelThree] [number=no, ...| But in the TOC I would like to have a dot (or another symbol) before the head/title, like this: o Section's Title 17

Re: [NTG-context] justification

2005-04-15 Thread luigi.scarso
Jörg Hagmann wrote: However, I noticed the following problem (no doubt the first of many to come): justification on the right is far from perfect - there are lines sticking out. After going through the manual, I decided that \setuptolerance[horizontal,verystrict] in the setup area should do

[NTG-context] AutoScale and AutoSize

2005-04-15 Thread luigi.scarso
I have to typeset a small paragraph inside fixed box. I don't have much control about it's content, so sometimes text overflow. I try the following two macros, but they aren't good. % AutoScaled: not what I really want, but % sometimes works % \def\AutoScaled#1#2#3#4#5{% % #1 horiz. limit % #2

Re: [NTG-context] AutoScale and AutoSize

2005-04-15 Thread luigi.scarso
% AutoSize seem better, but % I must setup ss and tfb inside body % (I need these) so it's no a general macros % Same problems of previous version. % \def\AutoSize#1#2#3{% #1=string #2=horiz.limit #3=startfont \newdimen\Limit \Limit=#2 % \newdimen\FontSize \FontSize=#3 % \doloop{%

Re: [NTG-context] AutoScale and AutoSize

2005-04-15 Thread luigi.scarso
Hans Hagen wrote: see latest magazine for an example + some explanation Great, as usually (I lose it because if I I visit http://www.pragma-ade.com/show-mag-1.htm and from here I click on previous at bottom right, I will go http://www.pragma-ade.com/show-mag-10.htm which is mag 0009. It seems

[NTG-context] Strange link on pragma site ?

2005-04-18 Thread luigi.scarso
Dear users, it seems that I have some problems with links to magazines. If I go to mag- at http://www.pragma-ade.com/show-mag-1.htm on bottom right there are PAGE 1 OF 10 and link 'previous' If I click on 'previous' I will go to http://www.pragma-ade.com/show-mag-10.htm (mag-0009) and on

Re: [NTG-context] How to insert a full page pdf.

2005-04-20 Thread luigi.scarso
David Munger wrote: Hi John, John R. Culleton : I need to insert some example pages from one document into another. Both are 8.5 x 11. I have read the old posts about \startTEXpage etc. and looked at the source code. But I still have a few questions: 1. Can I select e.g., just page 2 from the

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