[NTG-context] some questions

Peter Rolf indiego at gmx.net
Mon Aug 14 01:07:53 CEST 2006


wwl at musensturm.de wrote:
>>> \setupcolors[state=start]
>>> \starttext
>>> How can I use the brace-key right?
>>> \starttable[| \{ |]
>> the wiki entry is not that clear ("enclose the column in braces").
>> \{ is a just a grouping command (which directly gives a solution
>> for
>> your second answer)
>>
>> Use
>>   [| a{\{}b{\}} |]
>>
>> to add "braces"
>>
>>> \NC no braces \SR
>>> \stoptable
>>>
>>> What I am doing wrong here?
>>> \starttable[ o1 | C{red} |]
>>                     \{C{red}
> 
> Ahh! I see!
> So '\{' is a table command NOT a FormatKey? 
> 
> But why is '\{' introduced in 'thrd-tab.tex' with 
> \NewFormatKey \{{..} as a primitive key?
> 
> The wikiwriter has obviously used this source too.
>
Sorry, I don't know.

> 
>>> Should'nt \arg{bla} be \type{{bla}}?
> 
> \arg{bla} gives me 'argbla'!
> 
I have no idea what it is used for. Using it in math environment
$\arg{bla}$ gives me

"arg {\it bla}"

which is much better than 'argbla'. I guess it's a math only macro.

Greetings, Peter

> Wolfgang
> 
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