[NTG-context] more unit weirdness

Ian Lawrence physics.rooted at gmail.com
Wed Aug 10 22:20:02 CEST 2011


Your wish &c

\starttext

\unit{10 kilo gram}

\unit{1 kilogram}

\unit{0.1 kilogram}

\stoptext

Output:
10 kg
1 kg

1 kg

I think the leading zeros before the decimal point are always clipped…


On 10 Aug 2011, at 14:27, Wolfgang Schuster wrote:

> 
> Am 10.08.2011 um 13:33 schrieb Ian Lawrence:
> 
>> I am getting some odd effects...
>> 
>> 
>> \CheckList % a checkbox list 
>> \item \lunit{3 kilogram} block of iron
>> \item \lunit{10 000 kilogram} steel hull car ferry
>> \item \lunit{\digits{0.02} kilogram} piece of iron
>> \item \lunit{10 000 kilogram} wooden hull car ferry
>> \item \lunit{500 kilogram} block of wood
>> \item \lunit{5 gram} brass screw
>> \item \lunit{10 kilogram} piece of wood
>> \item \lunit{5 gram} plastic clothes peg
>> \item \lunit{\digits{0.5} kilogram} football
>> \item \lunit{3 kilogram} block of ice
>> \EndList
>> 
>> Here the leading '0.' are dropped, even with the wrapping \{digit}
>> 
>> If I put them the same list inside a /startlines  /stoplines pair and the digits, then still the leading '0.' are dropped:
>> 
>> \startlines
>> \lunit{3 kilogram} block of iron
>> \lunit{10 000 kilogram} steel hull car ferry
>> \lunit{\digits{0.02} kilogram} piece of iron
>> \lunit{10 000 kilogram} wooden hull car ferry
>> \lunit{500 kilogram} block of wood
>> \lunit{5 gram} brass screw
>> \lunit{10 kilogram} piece of wood
>> \lunit{5 gram} plastic clothes peg
>> \lunit{\digits{0.5} kilogram} football
>> \lunit{3 kilogram} block of ice
>> \stoplines
>> 
>> But if I drop the digits{} wrapper, then I get weird interline spacing
>> 
>> \startlines
>> \lunit{3 kilogram} block of iron
>> \lunit{10 000 kilogram} steel hull car ferry
>> \lunit{0.02 kilogram} piece of iron
>> \lunit{10 000 kilogram} wooden hull car ferry
>> \lunit{500 kilogram} block of wood
>> \lunit{5 gram} brass screw
>> \lunit{10 kilogram} piece of wood
>> \lunit{5 gram} plastic clothes peg
>> \lunit{0.5 kilogram} football
>> \lunit{3 kilogram} block of ice
>> \stoplines
>> 
>> 
>> **ggnnnggg**
>> 
>> Anyone else with particular wisdom?
> 
> Send a complete *working* example.
> 
> Wolfgang
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