AW: [NTG-context] verbatim problem

Severin Obertüfer ntg-context@ntg.nl
Thu, 29 Apr 2004 21:55:24 +0200


 

> -----Ursprüngliche Nachricht-----
> Von: ntg-context-admin@ntg.nl 
> [mailto:ntg-context-admin@ntg.nl] Im Auftrag von John Culleton
> Gesendet: Dienstag, 27. April 2004 19:53
> An: ntg-context@ntg.nl; Severin Obertüfer
> Betreff: Re: [NTG-context] verbatim problem
> 
> On Thursday 22 April 2004 08:59 am, Severin Obertüfer wrote:
> > hello
> >
> > i have a little verbatim problem
> >
> > i used the \startEIFFEL \stopEIFFEL verbatim environment in a verry 
> > simple way like this:
> 
> Similarly I needed to have the program obey line breaks as in 
> \obeylines but interpet the lines (font changes etc.) in the 
> usual way. I did not want space left between lines. 
> Neither the plain TeX nor the Context solutions fit this 
> purpose exactly, but plain was closer. So I cobbled up this
> code:
> \def\startobey{\medskip\setupwhitespace[none]\obeylines}
> \def\stopobey{\setupwhitespace[small] \medskip}
> 
> I start the section needing verbatim line endings with 
> {\startobey .... and end it with \stopobey}
> 
> I don't know if the braces are necessary but the TeXBook 
> seems to imply such.
> 
> My solution tends to ignore blank lines so I have to put a 
> \medskip instead of a blank line.
> 
> This is a terrible solution but the best I could come up with 
> in a hurry. No doubt someone will suggest a better one. 
> 
> BTW whre is \startEIFFEL documented? I don't recall seeing it 
> before. 
hi
there is the file "verb-eif.tex" in "texmf/tex/context/base" (under miktex)
otherwise i found no other documentation...

severin
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