[NTG-context] "Escaping" tabulate

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Fri Jul 15 15:54:35 CEST 2005


Radhelorn wrote:

> Henning Hraban Ramm wrote:
>
>> Am 2005-07-14 um 15:49 schrieb Radhelorn:
>>
>>> I'm expirementing with tabular layouts and have many problems with  
>>> tabulate. For example I want to make tabulate header of description  
>>> but ConTeXt gives me errors about missing } and such. I is possible  
>>> to make tabulate "one big letter" as in LaTeX and manipuate it as a  
>>> whole? I haven't any luck with combinations of vbox/hbox. Maybe  
>>> there is ConTeXish way to do this?
>>
>>
>>
>> Try buffers;
>> try \bgroup ... \egroup instead of {...} in definitions;
>> try to post a minimal example of what you did, so that we don't have  
>> to search for our crystal balls in order to help you.
>>
>
> Here is one:
>
> \starttext
> \definetyping[test][option=commands]
> \starttest
> /BTEX\vbox\starttabulate
> \NC test \NC test \NR
> \NC test \NC test \NR
> \stoptabulate/ETEX
> \stoptest
> \stoptext
>
> Maybe I'm abusing tabular because TeXish \settabs will do for many 
> cases but I want to use some of tabular features.

what do you want to achieve? why do you need the typing?

Hans 

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