# [NTG-context] Footnotes lost in description terms

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Mon May 8 01:28:59 CEST 2006

nico wrote:
> On Sun, 07 May 2006 19:52:23 +0200, Hans Hagen <pragma at wxs.nl> wrote:
>
>>> Thanks, it works fine.
>>>
>>> But as a side effect (not introduced by the patch) it seems that
>>> putting
>>> footnotes in a term sets a fixed width to this term: in the example the
>>> term wraps, even if I set width=broad in the description definition. If
>>> the term does not contain a footnote, it is not wrapped.
>>>
>> send me a test file showing both
>
> Here it is. The first and third description terms containing footnotes
> are wrapped. The second term does not contain footnote and is not
> wrapped (it's the file committed in contexttest).

it took me quitea while to find out that it's in the the description
preroll which meant that the calculated width was too small and
therefore the real thing wrapped

\long\def\nododonote#1#2%
{\doifnot{#1}{-}
{\ifconditional\pagewisenotes
\doifreferencefoundelse{\s!fnt:t:\internalfootreference}
{\ifnum\currentrealreference>\lastnotepage\relax
\globallet\lastnotepage\currentrealreference
\resetnumber[\currentnote]%
\fi}
{}%
\fi
\incrementnumber[\currentnote]%
\makesectionnumber[\currentnote]%
\let\lastnotenumber\composedsectionnumber
\dolastnotesymbol
\decrementnumber[\currentnote]}}

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