[NTG-context] why is \getnumber an undefined control sequence?

Thomas A. Schmitz thomas.schmitz at uni-bonn.de
Mon Apr 2 17:20:03 CEST 2012


On 04/02/2012 05:15 PM, Wolfgang Schuster wrote:
> The problem are these two synonyms:
>
> \let \getnumber             \getcounter       % [name]
> \let \convertednumber       \getcounter       % [name]
>
> There is a \convertedcounter but no \getcounter.
>
> @Thomas: You can \rawcounter to print only the numeric value of the counter or \convertedcounter for a formatted form of the counter (you can apply a conversion, e.g. romannumerals or add a prefix, e.g. the current chapter or section number).
>
> Wolfgang

Ah, thank you Wolfgang! \rawcounter is sufficient for me in my real-life 
case, but I assume you will want to add \getcounter? (And are the number 
synonyms here to stay, or will they be deleted?)

All best

Thomas


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