[NTG-context] problem with \processaction

Pablo Rodriguez oinos at gmx.es
Tue Dec 16 22:24:42 CET 2014


On 12/16/2014 09:50 PM, Hans Hagen wrote:
> On 12/16/2014 6:51 PM, Pablo Rodriguez wrote:
>> Dear list,
>>
>> I have the following sample:
>>
>>      \def\SystemUser{whoami}
>>      \def\CheckUser{\processaction[\SystemUser][whoami=>whm]}
>>
>>      \starttext
>>
>>      \doifelse{\CheckUser}{whm}{This is the right user.}
>>      {This is the wrong user.}
>>
>>      \doifelse{\SystemUser}{whoami}{This is the right user.}
>>      {This is the wrong user.}
>>
>>      \SystemUser\ is \CheckUser
>>
>>      \stoptext
>>
>> Why doesn’t the first \doifelse work? What am I missing there?
> 
> because \processaction is not a fully expandable command

Many thanks for your reply, Hans.

Is there no other way to get the text value (so that it could be
compared with \doif) from a command that assigns values using
\processaction?

Many thanks for your help,


Pablo
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