Context 2007.04.17

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These are the changes in the current distribution between 2007.03.22 and 2007.04.17.

News for cont-exa.zip

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News for cont-ext.zip

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News for cont-fnt.zip

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News for cont-img.zip

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News for cont-mpd.zip

mptopdf.pl:

  • see below

News for cont-ppc.zip

ppchtex.tex:

  • some unnecessary comment characters removed

News for cont-tmf.zip

Removed files

none

New files

spec-xet.tex:

  • a special driver for xetex which takes care of graphic a la xtx instead of dpx

Changed files

Metafun

no changes

Scripts

mptopdf.pl:

  • Version 1.3.3
  • support for using LaTeX labels in metapost input files fixed (or enabled)

tex.rb:

  • support for running LaTeX using texexec re-enabled.

texutil.rb:

  • allow an environment variable to be set to disable running installed helper executables (CTX_TEXUTIL_EXTRAS=off) because of security concerns.

texexec.rb:

  • support for running LaTeX using texexec re-enabled.

Macro files

colo-ini.tex:

  • add spotcolors to the \colorlist
  • support for \showcolorcomponents added

colo-run.tex:

  • implementation of \showcolorcomponents

cont-new.tex:

  • context version 2007.04.17 12:51

context.tex:

  • context version 2007.04.17 12:51

core-fig.tex:

  • The test for figurestatus now supports an extra case

core-grd.tex:

  • The \allowbreak in \forcedpresnapcorrection is removed because it sometimes broke head placements

core-not.tex:

  • various small fixes for incorrectly flushed footnotes

core-reg.tex:

  • use bugfix for the 'class' argument of \startregister

core-sec.tex:

  • low-level hook for breaking strategies added (\somebreakmethod)

core-spa.tex:

  • \dosomebreak macro removed (no longer used)

core-trf.tex:

  • box scaling calculations should not happen in \setscaleboxbyfactor

core-uti.tex:

  • do not close the .tui file at all, because sometimes there are pending write items in the '\finalend' output that would be too late.

core-var.tex:

  • \dosetvariables rewritten

enco-agr.tex:

  • \greekquestionmark added

page-ini.tex:

  • typo fixed in a message

page-mul.tex:

  • low-level hook added for multicolumn line counting calculus
  • low-level configurable height overshoot using \multicolumnovershoot macro
  • low-level synchronization output control using \multicolumnendsyncmethod
  • low-level control over relative vertical placements, and also some small corrections

ppchtex.tex:

  • some unnecessary comment characters removed

s-abr-01.tex:

  • new logo: CALCMATH

spec-def.tex:

  • support the new xet (xetex) special driver

spec-xtx.tex:

  • some code moved to spec-xet.tex

supp-fun.tex:

  • a fix for incorrect paragraph indentation in \DroppedCaps

syst-ext.tex:

  • integer rounding macros fixed

thrd-pic.tex:

  • use the saved primitive of \input, just in case

type-gyr.tex:

  • support for the Heros and Adventure families

unic-cjk.tex:

  • some extra utf characters added

x-fig-00.tex:

  • typo in \dogetfigurefilename fixed

x-res-01.tex:

  • fix a problem in a status report table

x-res-04.tex:

  • typo in \dogetfigurefilename fixed

x-res-12.tex:

  • bump the analyzed dimensions to id 12.

Data files

context.cnf:

  • Add the 'data' path to OPENTYPEFONTS
  • Switch TEXINPUTS to using $progname instead of hardcoded context (this allows the handling of latex files by texexec)
  • bump the trie_size for context
  • an additional set of array sizes (also for latex processing)

News for cont-win.zip

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