[NTG-context] Marking a textfragment for later reference

Wolfgang Schuster wolfgang.schuster at gmail.com
Tue Aug 7 17:42:26 CEST 2012


Am 07.08.2012 um 09:42 schrieb Robert Blackstone <blackstone.robert at gmail.com>:

> 
> On 6 aug. 2012, Robert Blackstone <blackstone.robert at gmail.com>
> wrote
>> 
>> On 6 aug. 2012, Mon, 6 Aug 2012 14:16:09 +020
>> Wolfgang Schuster <wolfgang.schuster at gmail.com> wrote
>>> Am 06.08.2012 um 09:41 schrieb Robert Blackstone <blackstone.robert at gmail.com>:
>>> 
>>>> Thank you Marco. Another very useful tool for me. I realize now that many things with labels can be used as anchors for references, and I'm still a bit surprised that a delimited text with a label cannot be used that way.
>>> 
>>> Where has the delimited text in your example a label?
>>> 
>>> Wolfgang
>> 
>> 
>> I had not included a minimal example but I had run some trials. Since they did not work, and you gave me a good solution, I trashed them. I kept the pdf's though, in which I included the source. So I can reconstruct the examples.
>> I'll try to make it again tomorrow morning. I would be interested to learn what sort of errors I committed.
>> Kind regards,
>> Robert Blackstone
> 
> 
> Here follows my minimal example. I reasoned that the identifier [topica] might act as a label, or an anchor, or whatever the correct ConTeXt name is, for a reference.
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> 
> \definedelimitedtext[topica]
> \setupdelimitedtext[topica][left=,right=] %maybe superfluous? I do not need a layout different from the rest of the text.

Here you’re telling context to create the new delimitedtext environment \starttopica … \stoptopica. The first argument for both commands (\define and \setup) is the new of the environment which you want to create or change.

Wolfgang



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