[NTG-context] optional arguments, if(nth)argument

Taco Hoekwater taco at elvenkind.com
Fri Jan 7 10:23:48 CET 2005


Hi,

There is interference with the \bTR macro. It works fine with all
TABLE commands removed. The table macros like \bTR and \bTD
themselves use \dodoubleempty.

Greetings, Taco

Henning Hraban Ramm wrote:
> Hello again!
> 
> Today I'm trying a lot of new (to me) things...
> This time, a macro with optional arguments and \if...argument :
> 
> \def\SkillField{\dodoubleempty\doSkillField}
> 
> \def\doSkillField[#1][#2]#3{\bTR\bTD #3
>     \iffirstargument\hfill (#1)\fi     % don't print when no optional 
> argument
>     \eTD \bTD
>     \ifsecondargument                  % if second optional arg is provided
>         \definefield[#2][line][Skill][#1]\field[#2]
>     \else                              % if no second optional arg
>         \definefield[#3][line][Skill][#3]\field[#3]
>     \fi
>     \eTD\eTR}
> 
> e.g.
> \SkillField[+8][Aergern]{Ärgern} % works
> \SkillField[+1]{Labern} % does nothing instead of "else"
> \SkillField{Testen} % does "\hfill (#1)", but should do nothing
> 
> Apparently, the \if...argument ... \else don't work as they should.
> Where's my mistake?
> 
> 
> Grüßlis vom Hraban!
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