[NTG-context] Total number of figures/tables, etc.

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Sun Jun 29 21:42:57 CEST 2008


Aditya Mahajan wrote:
> On Sun, 29 Jun 2008, Oleg Kolosov wrote:
> 
>> Hi!
>>
>> Is there are an easy way to get total number of pages/tables/figures
>> etc.? \getnumber[table] of \getnumber[figure] returns 0,
>> \getnumber[page] gives some irrelevant number. I've found command
>> \totalnumberofpages, is there are something similar for others? It would
>> be great to also automatically change the following word as in:
>>
>> 1 figure, but 2 figures
>>
>> Is there support for that in ConTeXt?
> 
> No, but it is easy to define this on your own. To Hans: Is 
> reading utilities not implemented in mkiv? The following works fine with 
> mkii but not with mkiv.

in mkiv i load at everyjob time instead of everystarttext

this should work (patch in core-uti.mkiv) but i wonder why i used everyjob

% \to \everyjob
\to \everystarttext

> \def\noffigures {1}
> 
> \def\savenoffigures
>    {\savecurrentvalue{\noffigures}{\getnumber[figure]}}
> 
> \appendtoks \savenoffigures \to \everystoptext
> 
> \def\shownoffigures
>    {\noffigures\ %
>     \doifelse{\noffigures}{1}{figure}{figures}}
> 
> \starttext
> 
> This text has \shownoffigures.
> 
> \dorecurse{10}{\placefigure{something}{} \input knuth \endgraf }
> 
> \stoptext
> 
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