# [NTG-context] Styling References

Wolfgang Schuster schuster.wolfgang at gmail.com
Mon Jul 14 15:03:12 CEST 2014

```Am 14.07.2014 um 13:58 schrieb Malte Stien <malte at stien.de>:

> Hi,
>
> I need to style my references to SOME section/subsection/subsubsection differently. Here is an example:
>
> \starttext
>
> \chapter[introduction]{Introduction}
> \section[ducks]{Ducks}
>
> \section[bears]{Bears}
>
> \stoptext
>
> I am happy for the reference to the Introduction chapter to be in regular type with quotes, but I would like to render the references to Ducks and Baers in italics without the quotes. Note, that I do not require for ConTeXt to pick one or the other style automatically based on the section (that would be pretty complicated, I suppose). I am happy to ‘hint’ it when I make the reference. So, for example, I am happy to replace the first like with
>
>
> ...but so far I have been unsuccessful in creating such a \animalabout command. I looked at \definereferenceformat which gets rid of the quotes, but I can’t make it go italics. I also looked at \setupreferencing, but that seems to affect ALL \abouts.

\starttext

\chapter[introduction]{Introduction}

\section[ducks]{Ducks}