[NTG-context] on imposition and local or external files

Taco Hoekwater taco at elvenkind.com
Fri Nov 7 11:03:42 CET 2008



Pablo Rodríguez wrote:
> Hi there,
> 
> I would like to use imposition to rearrange an existing PDF as a 
> booklet, but I don' have ConTeXt installed on the machine I would like 
> to do it.
> 
> Using http://live.contextgarden.net/ might do the job, but I have 
> problems to load the local file.
> 
> Is there any way to load a local file (or even an URL) with ConTeXt? How 
> should I rewrite the following command to load a local file or an URL in 
> ConteXt live?

In mkii, this is simply impossible.

If you have the program "curl" installed, you can use an url as a
file name in context mkiv. You cannot reach a local file from
http://live.contextgarden.net, however (and that is a good thing).

Best wishes,
Taco


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