[NTG-context] Re: Learning ConTeXt, typical hurdle

h h extern pragma at wxs.nl
Sun Mar 13 22:42:16 CET 2005


Patrick Gundlach wrote:
> Hey Gerben,
> 
> 
>>Now what turns out to solve this? Empty lines before \description and
>>\stopdescriptions
> 
> 
> Things that were defined using \definedescription rely on \par as a
> delimiter.
> 
> 
>>Though I like ConTeXt if I look at certain design aspects, behaviour that
>>depends on whitespace before a command frightens me.
> 
> 
> Just the way it works :-) Nothing to worry about.

there are only a few commands that depend on that

for descriptions, you can also use

\startwhatever {...}

\stopwhatever

in addition to

\whatever {...} ... \par

given that you defined whatever -)

Hans

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