[NTG-context] hiding content

Alan Stone software.list.1es9s at gmail.com
Thu Jul 24 19:47:06 CEST 2008


What do you mean by "do a run of the completed matter to see what
the pagination would be" ?

Alan

On Thu, Jul 24, 2008 at 5:26 PM, Charles P. Schaum <verbo.solo at sbcglobal.net>
wrote:

> Why not, if all else fails, do a run of the completed matter to see what
> the pagination would be, then do something like:
>
> \newif\ifhidden
>
> % Uncomment this if you want to hide content.
> % \hiddentrue
>
> \ifhidden
>  % . . . preferrably use ConTeXt-friendly pagination
>  % commands; this was taken from a plain old TeX file.
>  % Shove in white space or \phantom{} boxes with dummy text of
>  % equivalent length; ConTeXt likes its own \blank{} macro.
>  % Raw TeX stuff can mess up pagination and spacing.
>  %
>  % I'm not sure if a \vbox to <dimen> {} works well or not here.
>  % Just try a few ways to see.
> \else
>  % Put all your usual content here.
> \fi
>
> It's a kludge, but it should work in a pinch.
>
> Charles
>
> On Thu, 2008-07-24 at 15:21 +0200, Alan Stone wrote:
> > >And you want to hide part of the content for ...
> >
> > Enabling people to view the pdf preview version (limited, containing
> > excerpts) before acquiring the full version.
> >
> > Alan
> >
> > On Thu, Jul 24, 2008 at 3:03 PM, Wolfgang Schuster
> > <schuster.wolfgang at googlemail.com> wrote:
> >         On Thu, Jul 24, 2008 at 2:34 PM, Alan Stone
> >         <software.list.1es9s at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> >         > I understood from this post
> >         >
> >
> http://archive.contextgarden.net/message/20050708.105010.33153980.en.html
> >         > there were issues with the different solutions offered.
> >
> >
> >         You should give it a try, a few of the points concerned
> >         security reasons and
> >         old version of Acrobat Reader, there is also a wiki page about
> >         this topic.
> >
> >         http://wiki.contextgarden.net/Hiding_Content
> >
> >         >>Do you want to hide only text or also figures, tables,
> >         formulae etc.
> >         >
> >         > For the time being there's only text, however in a later
> >         stage there will be
> >         > figures/pics too.
> >         >
> >         >>do you need a solution that
> >         >>will work also over page breaks.
> >         >
> >         > Yes, to make a preview version of a book.
> >
> >
> >         And you want to hide part of the content for ...
> >
> >
> >
> >         Wolfgang
> >
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