[NTG-context] inclusion of tex code in xml context

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Tue May 7 19:41:53 CEST 2013

On 5/7/2013 2:18 PM, Meer, H. van der wrote:
> I have some difficulties understanding the intake of ConTeXt-code in an XML processing environment.
> The setup is as follows.
> \startbuffer[buffername]
> \startuseMPgraphic{graphicname}{}
> ...
> \stopuseMPgraphic
> \stopbuffer
> Processing inside xmlsetup:
> \startxmlsetups xmlcommon:mpgraphic
>    Here I want to read the buffer and then call it up with
>    \useMPgraphic{graphicname}{}
> \stopxmlsetups
> This works if I pack the graphic definition in the buffer inside a <tex></tex> node and call
>    \xmlprocessbuffer{tex}{\xmlatt{#1}{buffer}}{}
> where <tex> is a ConTeXt processing setup.
> This actuallty works, but has the drawback of putting the ConTeXt code inside <tex></tex> thereby makeing it difficult to reuse the definition of the graphic in a non XML-context. I thus want to get rid of the <tex></tex> enclosure.
> I tried things like
>    \xmlloadbuffer{tex}{\xmlatt{#1}{buffer}}
>    \xmlsetup{tex}{xmlcommon:tex}    <== the tex processing xmlsetups
> But this does not work. Because the graphic in this case is not found by \useMPgraphic.
> Clearly I am misunderstanding some of the intricacies of the xmlloading macros and probably the solution is quite simple. But I cannot find the right way to do it.
> Any help would be appreciated.

you can look for \xmlcontext and \xmlflushcontext

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