[NTG-context] Help with \setuplist number width (for appendices)

Wolfgang Schuster schuster.wolfgang at gmail.com
Mon Mar 23 12:42:47 CET 2015


> Am 23.03.2015 um 10:29 schrieb <Robin.Kirkham at csiro.au> <Robin.Kirkham at csiro.au>:
> 
> Dear List,
> 
> I’m implementing a predefined document style. This requires chapters numbered 1, 2, 3 … and appendices numbered Appendix A, Appendix B, Appendix C, … both in the actual heads and also the table of contents.
> 
> The style also requires the chapter numbers in the table of contents to be set in a 12mm column. The MWE below does all this, but for the appendices the number overflows the 12mm width, which is ugly of course. So I need to specify either a width with some stretch so the list layout will adapt, or somehow be able to specify a different width for the appendix entries.
> 
> Any help appreciated,
> 
> Robin
> 
> \setuplist[chapter][
>    width=12mm,         % but want 30mm for appendices
>    label=yes,
>    alternative=c]

\define[1]\ChapterlistNumber
  {\dowithnextbox
     {\ifdim\nextboxwd<12mm
        \simplealignedbox{12mm}{flushleft}{\flushnextbox}%
      \else
        \simplealignedbox{30mm}{flushleft}{\flushnextbox}%
      \fi}
     \hbox{#1}}

\setuplist
  [chapter]
  [width=0pt,
   label=yes,
   alternative=c,
   numbercommand=\ChapterlistNumber]

Wolfgang


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