[NTG-context] Can I use mkii and mkiv side by side?

Gerben Wierda gerben.wierda at rna.nl
Mon Jan 26 22:49:13 CET 2015


On 26 Jan 2015, at 19:51, Keith Schultz <keithjschultz at icloud.com> wrote:

> Hi Gerben,
> 
> I would not say old-fasshoined , but old school.
> 
> Wolgang said to use context, but that is just a script that calls mtxrun!
> 
> So you can use:
> 
> mtxrun —script context
> 
> for other options look for:
> 
> tool-mkiv.pdf

Is that part of MacTeX? Or do I need to download a separate ConTeXt somewhere and install it somewhere in the texlive directory structure?

G



> I am sure your makefiles are more complex.
> 
> regards
> 	Keith.
> 
>> Am 26.01.2015 um 17:19 schrieb Gerben Wierda <gerben.wierda at rna.nl>:
>> 
>> I don’t use TeXShop for these projects. I use a separate editor in a shell and a Makefile (very old-fashioned). The Makefile contains stuff like:
>> 
>> OPEN=echo
>> MODE=--mode=standalone
>> ONCE=
>> 
>> .SUFFIXES: .pdf .tex .open
>> 
>> .pdf.open:
>>         open $<
>> 
>> .tex.pdf:
>>         texexec --pdf ${MODE} ${ONCE} $<
>> 
>> once:
>>         make ONCE="--once" book-open
>> 
>> full:
>>         make ONCE="" book-open
>> 
>> prd_book.pdf: ${PRODUCTSDIR}/prd_book.tex ${ENVDIR}/env_cataoia.tex \
>>         $(TEXS) $(BOOKIMAGES) /Users/gerben/Library/texmf/bibtex/bib/gwierda.bib
>>         make MODE="--mode=editor" ONCE="${ONCE}" ${PRODUCTSDIR}/prd_book.pdf
>> 
>> I can do a quick compile with 'make once' and a full compile with 'make full’. And if I compile a separate chapter file it ends up being compiled differently from compiling a full book (e.g. the endnotes and bibliography end up at the end of the chapter) so I can work on separate chapters.
>> 
>> luna:chapters gerben$ make -n c_loosely.pdf
>> texexec --pdf --mode=standalone  c_loosely.tex
>> luna:chapters gerben$ make -n prd_book.pdf
>> make MODE="--mode=editor" ONCE="" ../products/prd_book.pdf
>> 
>> The latter turns into
>> 
>> texexec --pdf --mode=editor  ../products/prd_book.tex
>> 
>> And the environment file has:
>> 
>> \startmode[standalone]
>>   \setupfootertexts[pagenumber][{\jobname->\filename{\currentcomponent}}]
>>   \def\maybeendnotes
>>      {\subsubject{Notes} \placenotes[endnote] \subsubject{Bibliography}
>>         \switchtobodyfont[9pt]
>>         \placepublications[criterium=all]}
>>   \appendtoks \maybeendnotes \to \everystoptext
>> \stopmode
>> 
>> So, what would be easiest for me if I know what commend to use instead of the texexec command.
>> 
>> G
> [snip, snip]
> 
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