# [NTG-context] simpleslides help needed

Pavneet Arora pavneet_arora at waroc.com
Tue Jul 24 14:19:15 CEST 2012

Yes, indeed the information is there.  What makes the wiki sometime impenetrable
is that doing a search, even a Google search, with keyword based or topic based
queries rather than command based queries leads to varying results.  You know
what you want to do; you just don't know which commands will lead you to the result.

Also just to clarify, as is my habit, I did search the wiki, and in this case I
had even looked repeatedly at the hints.  I just didn't catch the distinction in
my own coding.

I guess the trick is to know what commands one should hone in on ;).

Regards.

On 12-07-24 07:44 AM, Sietse Brouwer wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 24, 2012 at 12:51 PM, Pavneet Arora <pavneet_arora at waroc.com> wrote:
>> Now, I don't know whether there should be a difference in behaviour,
>> [between \quotation and \startquotation], but there definitely is.
>
> This is deliberate: \quotation is for inline quotations, while
> \startquotation is for block quotations. Compare \math and \startmath.
>
> I completely understand that people have gotten into a habit of not
> looking up commands on the wiki; there was So Much Blankness on the
> command pages, so why bother? By now, though, we have reached the
> stage that looking up a basic command, at least, has a good chance of
> success. So perhaps people could slowly start looking at the wiki
> command reference again? The answer to quotation/startquotation, at
> least, was sitting right there. :-)
>
> http://wiki.contextgarden.net/Command/startquotation
> http://wiki.contextgarden.net/Command/quotation
>
> Cheers,
>
> Sietse
> Sietse Brouwer
>

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