[NTG-context] How to preserve a TeX token list across passes (the ConTeXt way)?

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Thu May 11 23:49:57 CEST 2006


Jyrki Ruuskanen wrote:
> Ok, the module is read in cont-sys.rme with \usemodule[jtex]. It 
> initializes the lists inside protect / unprotect pair with 
> \newtoks\usedAbbreviations and \newtoks\usedReferences along with 
> macro definitions.
>
> Abbreviations are introduced with 
> \setAbbreviation[<key>]{<abbr>}{<meaning>}{<description>} which 
> defines macros \<key> \<key>@meaning and \<key>@description. Each call 
> to \<key> calls 
> \writeutilitycommand{\addToList[\string\usedAbbreviations]{<key>}, so 
> after the first run the .tui file has a number of "c 
> \addToList[\usedAbbreviations]{something}" lines in it.
>
> Functionality is similar for the bibliography. The \cite command 
> writes \addToList[\usedReferences]{<cite>} into .tui.
>
> So, the .tuo file should populate used* lists and I could typeset the 
> list of used abbreviations in initialization order with 
> \executeListIntersection[\abbreviations][\usedAbbreviations]{\printAbbreviation}. 
> Same for used bib references. But well, lists remain empty.
>
> I'll attach the module and the .tui file.
>
> And excuse me, I have never ever used a mailing list. How am I 
> supposed to answer to a certain message in the chain? Thanks guys.
i'm away two days (ntg tex days) and will oook into it after that 

Hans 

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