[dev-context] [NTG-context] align question

Aditya Mahajan adityam at umich.edu
Tue Jul 18 17:08:31 CEST 2006


On Mon, 17 Jul 2006, Hans Hagen wrote:

> Bruce H. Wagner wrote:
>> 
>> 
>> Incidentally, the reason I am using the LaTeX syntax is that we are 
>> translating LaTeX code into Context automatically using a perl script, and 
>> it's therefore much easier to stick to whatever LaTeX code works. 
>> Basically, I just want something comparable to the array environment in 
>> LaTeX, which works very nicely.
>> 
> Aditya is in more or less charge of the specification/tryout part of the math 
> extensions and taco/myself implement things based on that input, so i suggest 
> that the two of you come up with specs

Hans and Taco,

  I have been using Taco's mathfix for some time now and have not 
encountered any problem. Taco had implemented two of my requests

i) style=\textstyle or \displaystyle for matrix
and
ii) location=top|bottom for matrix.

I think that these can be added to the core. However, I am not sure 
about the notation. I had requested for location=top|bottom (thinking 
in Latex terms) but I now think that the Context way to name it is 
low|high.

Taco had also provided a bugfix for breaking multiline formula across 
pages. There are some minor glitches with it. Taco, do you have time 
to look into those?

Aditya


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