[NTG-context] Ideas for restructuring the ConTeXt garden?

Alasdair McAndrew amca01 at gmail.com
Mon Mar 14 07:33:47 CET 2011

Yes, I see that would be a non-trivial problem.  Maybe as a stop-gap some
ConTeXt files could be provided which at least roughly emulate a few
standard LaTeX styles?


On Mon, Mar 14, 2011 at 3:54 PM, Aditya Mahajan <adityam at umich.edu> wrote:

> On Mon, 14 Mar 2011, Alasdair McAndrew wrote:
>  For example. the LaTeX ieee.sty is available at
>> http://delphiwww.cern.ch/delphi$www/private/det/stc/ieee94/mp/ieee.styand
>> ACM styles at http://www.acm.org/publications/latex_style/.  How hard
>> would
>> it be to emulate these in ConTeXt?
> The hard part is figuring out the values (font size, spaces after sections,
> etc) from the LaTeX code. It is difficult to look at
> http://mirror.hmc.edu/ctan/macros/latex/contrib/IEEEtran/IEEEtran.cls and
> figure out what is the title size for a 10pt document, or how much space
> should come between the author block and the start of the two column text,
> etc.
> Reverse engineering these values is no fun. That is why I am saying that an
> *exact and complete* spec is needed.
> Aditya
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