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

mf massifr at fastwebnet.it
Fri Apr 3 01:36:09 CEST 2015


Il giorno ven, 03/04/2015 alle 00.36 +0200, Hans Hagen ha scritto:
> 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
> 

I've downloaded it and I was glad to see the result.
Now the footnotes' area looks like this:
---------
^a this is the text... --- ^b the second... --- ^c third
footnote

It's much better. Thank you, Hans.



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