[NTG-context] line break between number and footnote text in paragraph footnotes

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Fri Apr 3 00:36:03 CEST 2015


On 4/3/2015 12:31 AM, mf wrote:
>> Hello,
>> I have a problem with paragraph footnotes. I don't know how to prevent a
>> line break occurring between the footnote number and the footnote text.
>> Sometimes a thing like this happens:
>>
>> ... [main text] ...
>>
>> --------------
>> 1. text of the first footnote --- 2. text of the second one --- 3.
>> text of the third one
>>
>> Is there a way to force ConTeXt to keep the "3." with "text of the third
>> one"?
>>
>> Thanks in advance,
>> Massi
> ...
>
>> \definenote[footnote]
>> \setupnotation[footnote][
>>    alternative=serried,
>>    numberstopper=,
>>    numbercommand={\high},
>>    numberconversion=a,
>>    way=bypage,
>>    width=0.5pt,
>>    location=page]
>>
>> \setupnote[footnote][
>>    alternative=serried,
>>    paragraph=yes,
>>    inbetween= \emdash{} ,
>>    location=page,
>>    before={\blank[2*line]}]
>>
>> \starttext
>> First footnote\footnote{this is the text of the first footnote}.
>> Another
>> one\footnote{the second one, longer to get to the right margin}.
>> And the third one,\footnote{third footnote} with the ā€œcā€ letter
>> separated by a line break from the footnote text.
>> \stoptext
>
> I found a solution: adding a negative penalty at the end of the
> inbetween parameter:
>
> \setupnote[footnote][
>    alternative=serried,
>    paragraph=yes,
>    inbetween= \emdash{} \penalty-1000,
>    location=page,
>    before={\blank[2*line]}]
>
> The footnotes' area was like this:
> ---------
> ^a this is the text of the first footnote --- ^b the second... --- ^c
> third footnote
>
> Now it is like this:
> ---------
> ^a this is the text of the first footnote --- ^b the second... ---
> ^c third footnote
>
> The first line ends with an em dash: it's not so fine, but it's better
> than a letter (footnote number) split from the text of the footnote by a
> line break.

it is already handled in the beta



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