# [NTG-context] Greek font in Footnote problem

h h extern pragma at wxs.nl
Fri Jan 21 20:29:48 CET 2005

Giuseppe Bilotta wrote:
> Wednesday, January 19, 2005 Thomas A.Schmitz wrote:
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>>On Jan 17, 2005, at 4:54 PM, Giuseppe Bilotta wrote:
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>>>enablegreek relies on catcode changes, so it cannot work inside
>>>commands. It should be redefined to make use of e-TeX's
>>>\scantoken feature so that it can re-parse its input.
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>>Giuseppe,
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>>I'll be too bust the next three weeks to look into this, but would love
>>to correct my quick and dirty hack. Can you give me a hint where I can
>>stuff?
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> Ehehehe. The reason why I was so generic in my answer is
> precisely the same :)
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> Something like
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> \def\localgreek#1{\scantokens{\Gf\enablegreek#1}}
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> could work.

more precisely:

\starttext

\def\rescan#1{\scantokens{#1}} [\rescan{oeps}]

\def\rescan#1{\scantokens{#1\ignorespaces}} [\rescan{oeps}]

\stoptext

and therefore:

\def\localgreek#1{\rescan{\Gf\enablegreek#1}}

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