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Oct
16
comment Error again, Simplesildes at Context after updated 2014.10.16?
(Untested). Seems like the simpleslides module is not calling the visualcounter module. Add \usemodule[visualcounter] before loading the simpleslide module
Sep
25
comment ConTeXt: Flushed right formula numbers in cases environment
As I replied to a similar question on the context mailing list, this is currently not possible.
Sep
23
comment Is there a dummy package like Lipsum or Blindtext for Tables and Figures?
FWIW, in ConTeXt you can use: \usemodule[visual] \starttext \simplethesis \stoptext to get a thesis sized document consisting of randomized boxes (representing words) and just randomized square boxes for figures. The visual module also provides other useful commands for testing layouts, including randomized formulas, and figures (but no tables).
Sep
17
comment ConTeXt: Macro within macro for URLs
Untested: you can use \edef\WPpagequestion{...}.
Sep
17
comment ConTeXt: Macro within macro for URLs
@Manuel, without the noexpand, the goto in the above example will be expanded.
Sep
15
comment Prevent pdflatex from writing a bunch of files
FWIW, ConTeXt stores all the auxiliary information in a single file filename.tuc. So overall, only two extra files are written: filename.tuc and filename.log. If you want, you can compile the document using context --purge filename.tex which will delete the .tuc and .log files at the end of the run.
Sep
15
comment Is there any way to make formulae look like handwriting?
The Euler font is supposed to be modeled after how mathematicians wrote on a black board. An extended Opentype version of the font is available on github as NeoEuler
Sep
11
comment Book style page numbering with ConTeXt
Change \pagenumber to \userpagenumber.
Sep
10
comment \setuppagenumbering[location=] causes problem in Context
That is a nice template! I don't have time to debug this completely right now, but the error occurs due to \namedheadnumber{chapter} If you remove that, the error goes away.
Sep
9
comment Running of ConTeXt along with MiKTeX 2.9 windows8 64bit
I don't use Windows. The best idea may be to post to the context mailing list. There are many Windows users of ConTeXt (include Hans Hagen, the developer of ConTeXt), who may be able to figure out why this is happening and how to avoid it.
Sep
8
comment Running of ConTeXt along with MiKTeX 2.9 windows8 64bit
Did you run: E:\context\tex\setuptex.bat before running context --version?
Sep
8
comment Running of ConTeXt along with MiKTeX 2.9 windows8 64bit
How did you install ConTeXT? via miktex, texlive, or standalone/minimals?
Sep
2
comment How to make the PDFs produced by `pdflatex` smaller?
Nice that you output actual numbers. For a text only document of about 40 pages (created by ConTeXt), I get a reduction of only 2% in size; but for a 50 page presentation (again created by ConTeXt with lots of images and colors), I get a 40% reduction in size.
Aug
29
comment Why do we use the Latex logo when referring to Latex in text?
FWIW, the standard practise is to write Context as Context rather than the logogram. In fact a few style files (e.g. the one for MAPS) redefine \ConTeXt as Context!
Aug
28
comment context to run side by side with LaTeX in Windows 8 64bit
I am not sure what is going wrong, as I do not have a windows machine. An alternative could be to download ConTeXt Standalone and use that instead of ConTeXt that comes with MikTeX.
Aug
28
comment context to run side by side with LaTeX in Windows 8 64bit
Use context first.tex. See context wiki for beginner's guide.
Aug
27
comment context to run side by side with LaTeX in Windows 8 64bit
What exact command are you running when you get that error? Does something basic as mtxrun --help work?
Aug
23
comment Why can't TeX Live's size be reduced?
FWIW, ConTeXt Minimals with all the installed packages is 300MB. If you strip away the MkII stuff (including binaries), then the size will be reduced by more than half.
Aug
23
comment What is a simple example of something you can do with LuaTeX?
To be fair, for something as simple as text substitution, you can also use standard TeX macros. \def\ROne{0.1}, \def\RTwo{0.3} etc.
Aug
20
comment Write unit tests for Lua in ConTeXt
ConTeXt can process .lua files, so why not require the unit test library, and run the test files through context?