[NTG-context] Example only works in mkii

Wolfgang Schuster schuster.wolfgang at googlemail.com
Thu Apr 26 19:10:02 CEST 2012


Am 26.04.2012 um 18:36 schrieb Bill Meahan:

> 
> On 04/26/2012 11:11, Wolfgang Schuster wrote:
>> Am 25.04.2012 um 23:20 schrieb Bill Meahan:
>> 
>>> Hi, folks.
>>> 
>>> I've tried running the example from the "descriptions" article on the wiki and it works fine if I use MkII via "texexec" but fails miserably if I use MlIV via "context."  Outside of changing "location" to "alternative" in the \definedescription command parameters, what else do I need to change to make the example run with MkIV?
>> Which example doesn’t work?
>> 
>> Wolfgang
> 
> This one:
> 
> \setupdescriptions[descr][
>  headstyle=bold,style=normal,align=left,alternative=hanging,
>  width=fit,margin=1cm]
> 
> \definedescription[descr][
>  headstyle=bold]
> 
> \starttext
> \startdescr{Para}
>  This is a shorter item label, and some text that talks about it.
>  The text is wrapped into a paragraph, with successive lines indented.
> 
>  This is another paragraph under the "Para" item.
>  \startdescr{Sub Item}
>    This is a description of an item which is within the
>    "Para" item.
>  \stopdescr
>  \startdescr{Sub Item}
>    Another Sub Item
>  \stopdescr
> \stopdescr
> \startdescr{Short with long title}
>  A short item that's not part of that really long "Para" item.
> \stopdescr
> 
> \stoptext

The example works for me but it’s bad style to use \setup… before you have created the command with \define…

You can also remove “align=left” because this will make the whole text right aligned, with MkII this isn’t a problem because the setting doesn’t work.

Wolfgang



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