[NTG-context] cals tables - UNSOLVED

R. Ermers r.ermers at hccnet.nl
Fri Mar 18 08:47:22 CET 2011


Dear Aditya,

thanks greatly for your advice! It works! I now can influence how my tables look like.

Do you think it is possible to typeset an xml file that contains <cals:table, or do I need to typeset the tables separately and then import the separate pdf files?

Thanks again,

Robert



Op 18 mrt 2011, om 05:08 heeft Aditya Mahajan het volgende geschreven:

> On Thu, 17 Mar 2011, R. Ermers wrote:
> 
>> Dear All,
>> 
>> I am still trying to typeset cals tables.
>> 
>> I have
>> 1. an environment document with instructions.
>> 2. an xml docbook file containing cals tables
>> 
>> Note that the original cals tables (docbook standard) use <table, <tgroup, etc. but for ConTeXt purposes this  - as far as I understand - needs to be: <cals:table, <cals:tgroup, etc. (My xml reader does not recognize them anymore.)
> 
> 
> There is a bug in lxml-dir.lua. Open lxml-dir.lua and change
> 
> local collection = xml.applylpath({ getid(xml.load(filename)) },"directive") -- is { } needed ?
> 
> to
> 
> local collection = xml.applylpath(getid(xml.load(filename)),"directive") -- AM: removed { }
> 
> [@Hans: I do not checked if this affects other uses of directives.load(...).]
> 
> Then run c --make to regenerate formats. After that create three files:
> 
> %% directives.xml
> <?xml version="1.0" standalone="yes"?>
> <directives>
>  <directive attribute="cdx" value="color" element="cals:table"
>             setup="cdx:cals:table:colors"/>
> </directives>
> 
> 
> %% table.xml
> <?xml version="1.0" standalone="yes"?>
> 
> <cals:table cdx="color">
>  <cals:tgroup cols="3">
>    <cals:thead>
>      <cals:row>
>        <cals:entry>alpha</cals:entry>
>        <cals:entry>beta</cals:entry>
>        <cals:entry>gamma</cals:entry>
>      </cals:row>
>    </cals:thead>
>    <cals:tbody>
>      <cals:row>
>        <cals:entry>one</cals:entry>
>        <cals:entry>two</cals:entry>
>        <cals:entry>three</cals:entry>
>      </cals:row>
>      <cals:row>
>        <cals:entry>four</cals:entry>
>        <cals:entry>five</cals:entry>
>        <cals:entry>six</cals:entry>
>      </cals:row>
>    </cals:tbody>
>  </cals:tgroup>
> </cals:table>
> 
> 
> %% test.tex
> \usemodule[cals]
> 
> \startsetups cdx:cals:table:colors
>  \setupTABLE[each][each][background=color,backgroundcolor=red]
> \stopsetups
> 
> \starttext
> \xmlloaddirectives{directives.xml}
> \xmlprocess{xml:cals:process}{table.xml}{}
> \stoptext
> 
> 
> Then compile test.tex to get a table with a red background.
> 
> Aditya
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