Context 2005.11.24

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New distribution file

As of this version, ConTeXt has a new zip archive: cont-fnt.zip.

This zip contains a selected set of pre-generated font metric files (using texfont)

Currently included Font Families (typescripts):

  • Adobe Utopia (utopia)
  • Bitstream Charter (charter)
  • Antykwa Poltawskiego (antykwa-poltawskiego)
  • URW Bookman (bookman)
  • URW Nimbus Mono (courier)
  • URW Nimbus Sans (helvetica)
  • URW Century Schoolbook (schoolbook)
  • URW Palladio (palatino)
  • URW Nimbus Roman No9 (times)
  • URW Chancery (chancery)


Changes since ConTeXt 2005.11.16

Removed files

none

New files

none

Changes

Map files:

no changes

Metafun:

no changes

Ruby scripts:

ctxtrools.rb:

  • some file paranoia for --brand

newtexexec.rb:

  • backward compatibility switches have been added: pdfarrange, pdfselect, pdfcopy, pdftrim pdfcombine

texmfstart.rb:

  • a new option to generate the 'executable' stub commands
  • some other (minor) changes

Macro files:

colo-ini.tex:

  • a somewhat better error message

context.tex:

  • context version 2005.11.24

core-itm.tex:

  • use macro conditionals instead of \if tests
  • new command for use inside itemgroups: \txt (as requested by Giuseppe)
 \defineitemgroup[gbitemize]
 \setupitemgroup[gbitemize][each][headstyle=bold]
 
 \startgbitemize
 \txt{italian} some italians like this kind of cross||breed between
   an itemize and a description
 \txt{sicilians} i wonder how many sicilian mathematicians do a thesis
   on the math involved in predicting the next big bang of the vulcano
 \stopgbitemize


core-sec.tex:

  • a bugfix (perhaps related to page breaks)

enco-run.tex:

  • nicer display in table of \show... command

font-run.tex:

  • nicer display in table of \show... command

mult-com.tex, mult-con.tex:

  • new key 'txt' (for the itemgroup extension)

type-akb.tex:

  • load the 8r mapfile automatically when ec is requested (bugfix)

type-enc.tex:

  • bugfix for LMSans-Oblique

unic-run.tex:

  • enable colors in show command
  • switch to bracketed argument for \showunicodevector

mag-0000.tex:

  • new copyright line

Data files:

keyz-XX.xml:

  • document the \txt commmand (for the itemgroup extension)