[NTG-context] \setnumber

Werner Hintze we.hintze at gmail.com
Thu May 22 12:44:04 CEST 2014


Thank you once more! This looks better. It’s a pity that such things 
are not »wikified«… ;)

But there is  a new surprise: What is knute.tex, ward.tex and tufte.tex? 
Are there more of those texte? And how does one finde them?


On 22 May 2014, at 12:32, Otared Kavian wrote:

> Actually the issue was discussed some time ago and Wolfgang Schuster 
> explained that.
> In fact after sending you the previous answer I realized that he 
> explained also that the right way is to use \defineconversionset and 
> then reset the userpagenumber when necessary: look at the following 
> example:
>
> %%%% begin example
> \defineconversionset[frontpart:pagenumber][][romannumerals]
> \defineconversionset[bodypart:pagenumber] [][numbers]
> \defineconversionset[backpart:pagenumber] [][characters]
>
> \starttext
> \startfrontmatter
> \input knuth.tex
> \stopfrontmatter
>
> \startbodymatter
> \setupuserpagenumber[number=1]
> \input ward.tex
> \stopbodymatter
>
> \startbackmatter
> \setupuserpagenumber[number=1]
> \input tufte.tex
> \stopbackmatter
> \stoptext
> %%%% end example
>
> It would be nice to wikify things each time one learns something…
>
> Best regards: OK
>
> On 22 May 2014, at 12:24, Werner Hintze <we.hintze at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Thank you! This works.
>>
>> But tell me: How do you know this? The manual and the website don’t 
>> explain it this way…
>>
>> Best regards
>>
>> Werner
>>
>> On 22 May 2014, at 12:16, Otared Kavian wrote:
>>
>> Hi,
>>
>> In fact you should use
>> \setupuserpagenumber[number=1]
>> as in the following example:
>>
>> %%%% begin example
>> \starttext
>> \startfrontmatter
>> \setupuserpagenumber[numberconversion=Romannumerals]
>> \input knuth.tex
>> \stopfrontmatter
>>
>> \startbodymatter
>> \setupuserpagenumber[numberconversion=numbers]
>> \setupuserpagenumber[number=1]
>> \input ward.tex
>> \stopbodymatter
>> \stoptext
>> %%%% end example
>>
>> Best regards: OK
>>
>> On 22 May 2014, at 11:37, Werner Hintze we.hintze at gmail.com wrote:
>>
>> I don’t unterstand \startfrontmatter, \starbodymatter etc.
>>
>> I thought, the frontmatter has roman numerals, the bodymatter normal 
>> and so on. This is not automatically so. Now founf how to make this, 
>> bus the problem is: I can’t reset the page number. I believed, it 
>> shoul work like this:
>>
>> \startfrontmatter
>> \setupuserpagenumber[numberconversion=Romannumerals]
>> % some stuff
>> \stopfrontmatter
>>
>> \startbodymatter
>> \setupuserpagenumber[numberconversion=numbers]
>> \setnumber[page]{1}
>> %some stuff
>> \stopbodymatter
>> This doesn’t work, may be because \setnumber is not a command in 
>> ConTeXt?
>>
>> Where is my error?
>>
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