Mon Apr 9 06:08:23 CEST 2012

On Sun, 8 Apr 2012, Kip Warner wrote:

> Hey list,
>
> Is it possible to instruct ConTeXt to generate just the table of
> contents, skipping all other front matter, back matter, appendices, body
> matter, etc.? For example, only the following I'd like to see in the
> outputted PDF:
>
>    % Contents at a glance...
>    \title{Contents at a Glance}
>    \placelist[chapter]
>
>    \placecontent
>
> Right now I am generating the full book, but then passing through pdftk
> manually to extract just the pages that fall within the aforementioned.
>
> I tried putting the aforementioned code in its own product file and then
> passing that through ConTeXt with the book's environment, but the
> problem is that the TOC now has nothing in it, of course.

I don't know if there is proper interface to this, but you can just load
the tuc file and reuse the labels.

{\ctxlua {
job.initialize("#1.tuc","#1.tua")
}}%