[dev-context] CSV, alpha 2 ;)

Aditya Mahajan adityam at umich.edu
Wed Jul 19 16:03:37 CEST 2006


On Wed, 19 Jul 2006, Hans Hagen wrote:

> Aditya Mahajan wrote:
>> On Tue, 11 Jul 2006, Taco Hoekwater wrote:
>>
>> 
>>> For the bib module docs I have used a hack that goes like this:
>>>
>>>   \usemodule[int-load] % preload \loadsetups command
>>>   \def\loadsetups{}    % disable loading cont-en.xml
>>>   \usemodule[mod-01]
>>>   \startXMLmapping[zero]
>>>   \processXMLfilegrouped{t-bib.xml}
>>>   \stopXMLmapping
>>> 
>>> It seems this part of the core needs a minor extension to make it easier
>>> to document modules (but it may be that you have that already :))
>>> 
>> 
>> Well, after a suggestion from Mojca, the simplest way seems to the 
>> following
>> 
>> \usemodule[int-load]    %Allow context to parse xml markup
>> \loadsetups[arrows.xml] %Name of the file with xml markup
>> 
>> % Get gray backgrounds for setups
>> \setupframedtexts
>>     [setuptext]
>>     [background=screen,
>>      frame=off]
>> 
>> 
>> Then you can use \setup{command} to show its syntax.
>> 
>> \showsetup is just defined as
>> 
>> \def\showsetup#1%
>>    {{\def\y##1{\writestatus{setups}{warning: remove y! from #1}}%
>>      \setup{#1}}}
>> 
>> which seems to do some checking for commands that defined twice.
>> 
>> For the purpose of documenting modules one can even say
>> 
>> \let\showsetup\setup
>> 
>
> i didn;t closely follow this thread ... what exactly is the problem

How should one load setup definitions that are not in cont-en.xml? Is 
this the correct way

\usemodule[int-load]
\loadsetups[my-defs.xml]

\starttext
\setup{my-command}
\stoptext

Aditya


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