[NTG-context] \page inside a block

frantisek holop minusf at obiit.org
Thu Mar 16 23:57:49 CET 2006


so,

lo and behold, a beginner \TeX{}er's "solution":

-----------------------%<-------------------------
\defineparagraphs
  [poem][n=2]
\setupparagraphs
  [poem][1][width=.35\textwidth]
\setupparagraphs
  [poem][2][rule=on]

\def\StartPoem#1{%
  \startpoem
  \ifx#1\undefined\else\section{#1}\fi
  \poem\startlines}
\def\StopPoem{%
  \stoplines\stoppoem\page}
\def\PoemPage{%
  \StopPoem
  \StartPoem{}}

\starttext

\StartPoem{poem1}
line 1
line 2
\StopPoem

\StartPoem{poem2}
line 1
line 2
\PoemPage
line 3
line 4
\StopPoem

\stoptext
-----------------------%<-------------------------

as the poems are quite static, and in this case it is
actually better if i can "cut" the page at a convinient
point, i think this is an easier "hack"
(at the moment for me definitely) :))))))

and it also takes care of the \startlines \stoplines
i asked about earlier.  not that Taco's solution
did not work, but this is much more primitive,
and so better at the moment.


i have another question.  how can i modify how the "rule"
will look like?  the closest thing i have found in the
manual was \setupmarginrules but \setupmarginrules[thickness=5]
did nothing.


thanks to everyone for pointing out where the manual sources are.

-f
-- 
a fool searches for a greater fool to find admiration.


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