[NTG-context] Forming paragraphs

Stefan Müller warrence.stm at gmx.de
Sun Jan 23 14:35:24 CET 2011


Hi,

did you already take a look at this?
http://wiki.contextgarden.net/Shaped_paragraphs

HTH,
Stefan.

On 23.01.2011 13:38, Procházka Lukáš wrote:
> Hello,
>
> I would need to form paragraphs to such a shape:
>
> Abc defhi jklm nop qrst uvw
> xyz. ABCDE FGHIJKL MNOPQR
> STUW XYZ.
>
> Abc defhi jklm nop qrst uvw
> xyz. ABCDE FGHIJKL MNOPQR
> STUW XYZ.
>
> Abc defhi jklm nop qrst uvw
> xyz. ABCDE FGHIJKL MNOPQR
> STUW XYZ.
>
> <-- \textwidth ---------->|
>
> I.e. paragraphs whose first lines are always \textwidth in width and
> whose next lines are always somehow indented.
>
> I achieved the desired shape by the following combination of
> \setupnarrower and \setupindenting:
>
> ---
> \starttext
> \setupnarrower[left=2em]
> \startnarrower[1*left,0*right]
> \setupindenting[yes,-2em]
> \input knuth
> \stopnarrower
> \stoptext
> ---
>
> But I would like to ask whether this way is "clean" enough and/or there
> is a better way, especially via a kind of \setup<something> command,
> e.g. something like:
>
> \setupparagraph[MySpecialParagraph][first=0pt,next=2em]
> ...
> \startparagraph[MySpecialParagraph]
> Abc defhi jklm nop qrst uvw xyz. ABCDE FGHIJKL MNOPQR STUW XYZ.
> \stopparagraph
>
> % or:
>
> \startMySpecialParagraph
> Abc defhi jklm nop qrst uvw xyz. ABCDE FGHIJKL MNOPQR STUW XYZ.
> \stopMySpecialParagraph
>
> Kind regards,
>
> Lukas
>
>
>
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