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comment Using LaTeX for pre-printed paper
If OP does not know how to set the page size, OP is not ready to implement a full solution. Sounds like you are asking for trouble.
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answered How to embed videos in pdf with ConTeXt?
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comment How to leave a blank space at the top of each page only for chapter and section titles in ConTeXt?
I'd like to see a solution where the output on page 2 does not depend on how many lines the chapter title is, but I'm not OP.
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comment How to leave a blank space at the top of each page only for chapter and section titles in ConTeXt?
+1 for @Marco's answer. Maybe a good mailing list question?
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comment Why should I be interested in ConTeXt?
... XML-FO is uh... not that nice to work with in my opinion. FOP is the FOSS implementation of XSL-FO, there are other FO renders (but they cost $$-- see antenna house formatter for one). TL;DR: ConTeXt + XML = pretty PDFs from your XML files. :D
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comment Why should I be interested in ConTeXt?
@marczellm I assume you already know what XML is... if not then see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/XML. With context you can write a stylesheet where you map XML elements to ConTeXt styles. You then feed both the XML and your stylesheet into the ConTeXt binary, and it typesets your XML in a PDF. Now, most XML projects (DocBook and TEI are two XML applications, the former for documenting computer software and hardware, the latter for structural representations of humanities texts) will use XSLT and Apache FOP to render PDF. I don't find the typesetting by FOP to be of good quality, and XML-FO
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