[NTG-context] Putting citations in an e-book

Wolfgang Schuster schuster.wolfgang at googlemail.com
Tue Mar 8 20:39:08 CET 2011


Am 08.03.2011 um 19:57 schrieb Cecil Westerhof:

> 2011/3/8 Wolfgang Schuster <schuster.wolfgang at googlemail.com>
> \define[2]\epigraph
>   {\blank
>    \startframedtext[middle][frame=off,offset=none,width=fit,align=middle]%
>    \color[darkgreen]{#2}\endgraf
>    \rightaligned{\it #1}%
>    \stopframedtext
>    \blank}
> 
> I want to do something like:
> \epigraph{Elbert Hubbard}{
> Many people fail in life, not for lack of ability or brains or even
> courage,
> 
> but simply because they have never organized their energies around a
> goal.}
> 
> Because I want to have the but on the second line, with the rest of the text. But this gives:
> Runaway argument?

With the definition of \define in MkII the argument of the command can’t contain a paragraph, a workaround is to define the \epigraph macro with

\long\def\epigraph#1#2{...}

or to use MkIV.

Wolfgang


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