[NTG-context] bibmodule: two small questions

Stefano ckh5z9ae at sympatico.ca
Wed Mar 30 16:18:06 CEST 2005


Thomas,

I was able to set the spacing between items in the publications list by
using

\placepublications[before={\setupwhitespace[5pt]}]

Using \setupwhitespace before \placepublications did not work for me.


Stefano

> -----Original Message-----
> From: ntg-context-bounces at ntg.nl [mailto:ntg-context-bounces at ntg.nl]On
> Behalf Of Thomas A.Schmitz
> Sent: Tuesday, March 29, 2005 15:16
> To: mailing list for ConTeXt users
> Subject: Re: [NTG-context] bibmodule: two small questions
>
>
> Thanks Taco!
>
> Actually, the \switchtobodyfont works even with \completepublications.
>
> But the spacing seems to have a problem even in newer versions --I use
> the latest and greatest:
>
> TeXExec 5.2.5 - ConTeXt / PRAGMA ADE 1997-2005
>
>                 texexec : TeXExec 5.2.5 - ConTeXt / PRAGMA ADE 1997-2005
>                 texutil : TeXUtil 9.0.0 - ConTeXt / PRAGMA ADE 1992-2004
>                     tex : pdfeTeX, 3.141592-1.21a-2.2 (Web2C 7.5.4)
>                 context : ver: 2005.03.16
>                 cont-en : ver: 2005.03.16  fmt: 2005.3.23  mes: english
>
> Nevertheless, the space between items in the publicationlist is
> slightly smaller than between normal lines. You can observe it best if
> you set the interlinespace to something like 5ex.
>
> I tried something like
>
> \setuppublicationlist
>              [after={\vskip2pt}]
>
> but this is just a guesstimate and will have to be adapted when I
> change the bodyfont or the interlinespace.
>
> On an unrelated note: A couple of months ago, somebody posted about
> problems with cross-references. You supplied a workaround then:
>
> \setbox0\vbox{\placepublications}
> \completepublications
>
> This still works, but any chance that the bug will be fixed?
>
> But most importantly: thanks for providing this wonderful tool!
>
> Best
>
> Thomas
>
> On Mar 29, 2005, at 6:05 PM, Taco Hoekwater wrote:
>
> >
> > Hi Thomas,
> >
> >
> > Thomas A.Schmitz wrote:
> >> I've been playing with Taco's bibmodule, and I'm absolutely thrilled
> >> how easy it is to customize things. Once you've groked how things
> >> work, you can simply copy code from bibl-apa.tex and modify, it's
> >> just wonderful (OT: what does "apa" stand for in this abbreviation?
> >> For me, it's the American Philological Association, but I guess
> >> that's not meant here.)
> >
> > American Psychological Association, http://www.apastyle.org
> >
> >> 1. Is  there a general option to have the publicationlist typeset in
> >> a smaller font size? The default seems to be the general bodyfont,
> >> but I couldn't see where this could be modified.
> >
> > The easiest solution is not to use \completepublications, but
> > \placepublications, something like this (untested):
> >
> >   \section{References}
> >   \switchtobodyfont[8pt]
> >   \placepublications
> >
> >
> >> 2. The space between the items does not follow the normal
> >> interlinespace, but is fixed to a somewhat smaller value, which looks
> >> a bit bizarre. Is there any way to modify this behavior.
> >
> > I believe this may depend a bit on your ConTeXt & bib module
> > version(s).
> >
> > The current one looks fine (I think), but I know for a fact that there
> > have been some problems with older versions, and perhaps they have
> > not been resolved properly. See the options to \setuplist in texshow,
> > if you want to tweak the spacing between items, you can use all those
> > options inside a \setuppublicationlist command.
> >
> > Greetings, Taco
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