Mica

Los Angeles, CA

silentumbrella.com

Age: 32

words on words, sentences on sentences.

Sep
18
awarded Yearling
Sep
18
awarded Yearling
Aug
30
accepted printing the book title in the header of a pdf with fop/docbook/xslt
Aug
28
comment printing the book title in the header of a pdf with fop/docbook/xslt
This looks like it should work, but I've long moved on from that project. Thanks for the answer.
Aug
10
comment ConTeXt for non-technical person
Could she use XML? ConTeXt can typeset XML files, so she could use something like XMLmind or oXygen to author, then you could work with her to develop a stylesheet in ConTeXt. You'd gain validation facilities from XML, but still get the control of ConTeXt.
Jul
10
awarded Yearling
Jul
10
comment Install ConTeXt manually without using first-setup.bat
TeXLive is a TeX distribution. You can get it on DVD, see tug.org/texlive/acquire-dvd.html or you can download the package and install it, depending on how bad your internet connection is.
Jul
10
answered Kile fails to start ConTexT
Jul
10
comment ConTeXt parsing xml file
You are correct, MKII is no longer maintained. ConTeXt MKIV is the current version, and uses LuaTeX. The good news is that XML parsing in MKIV is much better than in MKII. You can write a style sheet and pass the context exec the style sheet and the XML file and get a PDF out the other end.
Jul
10
comment ConTeXt vs LaTeX compilation time
"For a document that compiles perfectly with either LaTeX or ConTeXt" You can't really use LaTeX markup and compile it with ConTeXt, it won't work. And ConTeXt markup compiled with LaTeX won't work. They are two different macro sets, and (at the time of writing) two different compilers. You could write a long markdown document, then do markdown > pandoc > ConTeXt/LaTeX, and compare those times, but that isn't quite the same.
Jul
2
awarded Curious
Jun
28
comment Why should I be interested in ConTeXt?
@Jubobs dl.contextgarden.net/myway/tas/xhtml.pdf is a good way to get started if you have an XML file and want to write a stylesheet to transform it to PDF, which I think is what you're asking for.
Jun
25
reviewed Approve suggested edit on Print an array in Java
Jun
17
awarded Custodian
Jun
17
reviewed Approve suggested edit on Opencv boost update gives unhandled exception
Jun
17
reviewed Approve suggested edit on XMPPFramework - Retrieve Archived Messages From Openfire Server
Jun
10
comment Inserting a pdf file in latex
@mikepurvis care to share more details? an error message perhaps?
Jun
9
awarded Student
Jun
9
accepted Microsoft IME + Japanese: Force Hiragana input by default?
Apr
14
awarded Guru
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