[NTG-context] Natural tables introduces spaces in \type

Christoph Reller christoph.reller at gmail.com
Mon Nov 3 13:47:29 CET 2014


On 11/2/2014 2:54 PM, Hans Hagen wrote:
> On 11/2/2014 2:27 PM, Christoph Reller wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > Why does \type{...} introduce spaces when used inside natural tables?
> >
> > MWE:
> >
> > \starttext
> > \type{\test\test} %<- no space introduced
> > \bTABLE
> > \bTR \bTD \typ{\test\test} \eTD \eTR %<- space introduced
> > \eTABLE
> > \stoptext
>
> it's the way tex works (when passing arguments) .. you can use this (and
> wikify it):
>
> \definetype[ctype][compact=absolute]
>
> \bTABLE
>      \bTR \bTD \ctype{\test\test} \eTD \eTR
> \eTABLE

Thank you very much Hans!

Maybe you could tell me why the following still produces a space in front
of the full stop:

\definetype[ctype][compact=absolute]
\starttext
\bTABLE
  \bTR \bTD \ctype{\test.txt} \eTD \eTR
\eTABLE
\stoptext

Any feedback is welcome.

Regards,
Christoph
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