Here are a couple hints on typesetting Vietnamese in ConTeXt, using the fonts from vnTeX. Download and install the vntex, vnr (type1), and vnurw packages from that site (unzipping into texmf-local or the equivalent should suffice).
Here you can find a Vietnamese version of LaTeX in proper ConTeXt.
|TODO: where is ConTeXt, an Excursion in Vietnamese? (See: To-Do List)|
Add the following lines to your source code (or better, to your local cont-sys.tex file): Assuming you want to input UTF-8 documents by default:
Set the default encoding to the Vietnamese encoding:
Load the map files for the t5 files in pdfTeX:
Unload the default CMR fonts:
With that setup, you can use one of the following preset typescripts:
\usetypescript[berry][t5] \usetypescript[palatino][t5] \setupbodyfont[palatino]
\usetypescript[berry][t5] \usetypescript[times][t5] \setupbodyfont[times]
\usetypescript[berry][t5] \usetypescript[postscript][t5] \setupbodyfont[postscript]
Vietnamese guide is available at: VnOSS Forum
(Quy, all, I strongly recommend not following or propagating the instructions regarding the reorganisation of the directory structure of the cont-tmf.zip file as shown on the above linked page: the Linux directory structure is old, and is superseded by current ConTeXt releases. ConTeXt tracks current changes in tetex and TeXLive, which are more definitive than found in, say, Fedora. --Adam)
Yes, I see. But I can't have the latest tetex now in Fedora distribution, and I haven't time to compile tetex-beta from the source :( So it's the only solution which allows me to have a working system for ConTeXt :) Maybe I'll try TeXLive later. Thanks. -- Quy
Ok! Just installed teTeX-beta-20041128 and ConTeXt works well now :-) --Quy