# [NTG-context] combining references to several targets

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Mon May 9 22:40:03 CEST 2005

Eckhart Guthöhrlein wrote:
> On Sun, 08 May 2005 at 22:47:32+0200, Hans Hagen wrote:
>
>>Eckhart Guthöhrlein wrote:
>>
>>>Hi,
>>>
>>>say that I have four tables with lables tab:A ... tab:D. Now, I would
>>>like to say something like \in{Tables}[tab:A,tab:B,tab:C,tab:D] and the
>>>output should be "Tables 2, 7-9".
>>
>>\in{Tables}[tab:A], \in[tab:B]--\in[tab:D]
>
>
> Of course, this solution works, but it can easily break.
> So there is no automatic sorting and combining? If I don't know that
> table B--D have continuous numbers, or if this changes in the course of
> writing, those references will become wrong.

implementing this is not complex, but the tricky part is in the prefixes (1.4, 2.5)

Hans

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