# [NTG-context] enumeration numbering in the margin, title in body text

Sat Mar 10 12:35:09 CET 2012

On Fri, Mar 09, 2012 at 07:05:55PM +0100, Wolfgang Schuster wrote:
>
> Am 08.03.2012 um 11:49 schrieb Tobias Columbus:
>
> > Hi all,
> >
> > I am new to ConTeXt and asked myself if it is possible to have only
> > the number of an enumeration in the margin and the title in `serried`
> > position. Here is an example of what I think:
> >
> > margin  | text
> > ---------------------------
> >        | blah blah
> >        | blah blah
> >     1.1| Definition (something): blah
> >        |
> >     1.2| Lemma: blah
> >
> > After digging a while in the documentation and code, I came to the
> > conclusion that this is currently not possible.
> > Then I tried some fiddling in the context code and this directly leads
> > to my second question: I modified the file strc-des.mkiv.
> > However, the changes seem to be ignored by my context binary. What
> > did I do wrong? I also tried context --generate, but that also did not i
> > make context aware of my changes.
>
>
> You can use the annotation module:
>
> \usemodule[annotation]
>
> \define[2]\EnumerationCommand
>   {\inleft[scope=local,style=normal]{\placeannotationnumber}%
>    \placeannotationtext\doifsomething{\placeannotationtitle}{\space(\placeannotationtitle)}:\space
>    \placeannotationcontent}
>
> \defineannotation[definition][text=Definition,alternative=command,command=\EnumerationCommand,prefixstopper=.]
> \defineannotation[lemma][definition][text=Lemma,counter=definition]
>
> \starttext
>
> \chapter{Test}
>
> blah blah
> blah blah
>
> \definition[title=something]{blah}
>
> \lemma{blah}
>
> \stoptext
>
> Wolfgang

Hi,

The annotation module works perfect. This is exactly what I thought
of.

Thanks!
Tobias

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