[NTG-context] How to increment a counter

Wolfgang Schuster schuster.wolfgang at gmail.com
Sat Feb 7 12:46:10 CET 2015

> Am 05.02.2015 um 17:19 schrieb Otared Kavian <otared at gmail.com>:
> Hi all,
> I have a counter in an itemize environment which I need to increment by using
> 	\incrementcounter[NameOfTheCounter]
> However this does not work in the following example, maybe due to the use of blocks, or some other reason.
> I define two blocks, one for exercises, one for the solutions.
> Then in each exercise I have a certain number of questions, presented with an itemgroup named Questions.
> Analogously I have an itemgroup named Answers, which appear in the solution to an exercise. Now my problem is that some questions don’t have an answer included (for instance they are too easy…) and I need to increment the counter by saying
> 	\incrementcounter[Answers]
> But this does not work, for an unknown reason. (See below)
> Can anyone give an advice?

This doesn’t work because the name of the counter is “itemgroup:Answers”
and you have to use \incrementcounter[itemgroup:Answers] to increase
the counter for the items.


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