[NTG-context] ConTeXt installation and configuration on Win 10 x64
axteffekt at gmail.com
Wed Mar 9 22:57:03 CET 2016
i downloaded ConTeXt from contextgarden and so far i saw three options
first i found folders setup and setup2? which one should i use? in one
of them there are win32 and win64 zips. and in the other are win32,
win64 plus a mswin zip. which one is the correct one? since i am on
Win10x64 i downloaded context-setup-win64.zip.
i unzipped the file, started command as admin and went to Con dir. there
i entered: first-setup.bat --modules=all
everything went fine and i added the win64 folder which Con installer
showed me at the end to my system paths.
as far as i know, an update is done the same way. please correct me if i
in TeXnicCenter i added a new profile.
on (La)TeX register i have activated: Run LaTeX in this profile.
in the path to compiler field i entered:
question: do i need both entries?
in the command line field i entered:
texexec.rb --batch --nonstop --pdf --color "%bm" --synctex=-1
BibTeX is deactivated, MakeIndex isn't used either.
well and it works. but not without ruby: why do i need ruby? i would use
mkiv only if i could. i also worked with Hex color codes but then
everything is black untill i add \setupcolor[hex] to the document. i
read that this line is only needed in mkiv, so again i am wondering why
i am obviously using mkii instead of mkiv...
the last question for now is: how can i stop pdfTeX.exe from warning me
that no GlyphToUnicode entry has been inserted yet. i read somewhere
that this can be ignored but nobody explains what this is and how it
works. i just don't want to read this every time but fix it.
and what is meant with bad boxes? i read "Underfull \hbox (badness
10000) in paragraph..." but don't know how to fix this.
i would also have questions related to SciTE, because i can't make UTF-8
work following the desctiption on contextgarden, but for now i would be
happy if i could take the most out of context within TeXnicCenter.
Thanks in advance,
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