[NTG-context] translating LyX/LaTex book into ConTeXt (was Re: [Context] Xindy)

Denis Maier maier.de at gmail.com
Sun Jul 21 12:39:25 CEST 2019


Converting LaTeX to ConTeXt should be possible with pandoc, though not
everything will work without manual adjustments.

Denis

Hans Hagen <j.hagen at xs4all.nl> schrieb am So., 21. Juli 2019, 12:35:

> Hi,
>
> > fonts           > checking > char ṁ (U+01E41) in font
> > 'LMRoman12-Regular' with id 1: missing backend         > xmp > using
> > file '/usr/share/texmf/tex/context/base/mkiv/lpdf-pdx.xml'
>
> You can extend the default feature to also add missing composed
> characters to the font. In mkiv we have way more control and these
> missign characters are then made virtual ones but in the text they are
> proper unicodes.
>
> \definefontfeature[default][compose=yes]
>
> \starttext
>      char ṁ (U+01E41)
> \stoptext
>
> > Now, I wonder how can one "define one's own sort order" since I'd like
> > that words containing e.g. 'ṁ' are to be sorted as 'm'?
>
> in sort-lan you can find examples of how sorting works in mkiv .. you
> can find examples in the test suite end elsewhere about how to influence
> the sorting order (basically it uses a language sorting order, but the
> sequence of the about 6 steps involving code, case, shape, can be
> changed ... in your case the m is quite likely to be sorted as m because
> it has the 'm' shape
>
> > What about generating Glossary?
>
> should be problem ... i'm pretty sure that on the list someone can tell
> you how he/she did it (users of critical editions)
>
> > Any further hint in translating LyX/LaTeX sources into ConTeXt?
>
> i never used lyx but i assume that when there is structure it can partly
> be scripted
>
> Hans
>
>
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