On Tue, Nov 25, 2014 at 5:33 PM, Wolfgang Schuster wrote:
> Am 24.11.2014 um 14:00 schrieb Christoph Reller <christoph.reller@gmail.com>:
> Is it possible to change the text shown in \about[...] to be something else than the text given to the title key of \startsection?
> \starttext
> \startsection[
>   title={Very Long},
> %  referencetext={Short}, % <- is there something like this?
>   reference=mysec]
>   We are now in \about[mysec]. % <- should render as "Short"
> \stopsection
> \stoptext
> Thank you for any help,

You can use the selector mechanism to set multiple texts for the title.





\startchapter[reference=sec:short,title=\select{chaptertitle}{Long title for the chapter}{Short title}]

\input knuth




Thank you Wolfgang! This is a perfect solution.