[NTG-context] typesetting verse?

Aditya Mahajan adityam at umich.edu
Thu Aug 24 00:38:26 CEST 2006


On Wed, 23 Aug 2006, Derek Schmidt wrote:

> Aditya,
>
> With the first group of code, I get "indenting=yes" actually appearing
> in there; yet the lines aren't indented or closer together
> (vertically). I removed the '%' but that didn't seem to make a
> difference.

Sorry, that should have been \setuplines[indenting=yes]. Have a look 
at the code posted by Hans sometime back.

Aditya

> On 8/23/06, Aditya Mahajan <adityam at umich.edu> wrote:
>> On Tue, 22 Aug 2006, Derek Schmidt wrote:
>>
>>> Hi,
>>>
>>> Another simple question--have at it!
>>>
>>> I'd like to typeset some poetry. It should be
>>
>>> indented,
>>
>> \startnarrower .... \stopnarrower
>>
>>> obey lines,
>>
>> \startlines ... \stoplines (it is more customizable than \obeylines)
>>
>> You can actually say
>>
>> \setupindenting[medium] \startlines[indenting=yes] (other options are
>> no, yes, odd, even) and see which one you like.
>>
>>> and the lines should be close together, not like separate paragraphs.
>>
>> \setupinterlinespace[line=2em] .... \endgraf (default is 2.4 em)
>>
>>> So far I've got
>>>
>>> \definestartstop[verse][commands=\obeylines]
>>
>> So you can try
>>
>> \def\startverse%
>>    {\bgroup
>>     \setupinterlinespace[line=2em]
>>     \startlines[indenting=yes]}
>>
>> \def\stopverse%
>>     {\stoplines
>>      \endgraf\egroup}
>>
>>
>> You could have also done the equivalent
>>
>> \definestartstop[verse][before={\setupinterlinespace[line=2em]\startlines},
>>                          after={\stoplines\endgraf}]
>>
>> Aditya
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