[NTG-context] \page[+2]

Matthias Weber matweber at indiana.edu
Thu Jul 28 19:01:10 CEST 2005


In presentations, when the answer for a question always appears on the 
next page,
and the next question appears two pages further down?

Matthias

On Jul 28, 2005, at 11:57 AM, Elena Fraboschi wrote:

> Dear All:
>
> This is like going to school: every evening I study a very narrow
> topic in ConTeXt, the idea being "Si va piano, si va lontano" ("go
> slow and you'll get far").  So last night I was to study
> cross-references, and that was simple enough EXCEPT...
>
> I could not come up with a practical application for
> \page[+2] or \page[-2].  I understand the concept (I think):
> it is two pages ahead, or two pages back, relative to the
> current page.  But could anyone tell me in what context (sorry for
> the pun) would that be used?
>
> I must be missing something.  How could I possibly know what's
> on page "current + 2" or "current - 2" unless I compile, in which
> case the notation would be equivalent to inserting cross-references
> manually?  As I said, I am missing something, but what.
>
> Thanks in advance, elena
>
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