[NTG-context] conTeXt Mkiv: the number of parameters can not be more than 9?

土卜皿 pengcz.nwpu at gmail.com
Sun Jul 5 06:06:29 CEST 2015


hi,ℤh𝕚chu ℂh𝕖n
Thanks! I will check it later!

Best Regards
Dillon



2015-07-05 11:40 GMT+08:00 Zhichu Chen <chenzhichu at sinap.ac.cn>:

>  Hi Dillon,
>
> First of all, I'm against defining such a complex macro, since that can be
> very
> confusing when you use it. I personal prefer the key-value definition:
> \def\DEFINETEST[#1]{%
>   \getXXXparameters
>     [paraA=defaultValueForParameterA%
>     ,paraB=% or just empty
>     ,#1]%
>   \doSomethingWith[\XXXparameter\paraA]%
>   \doSomethingElse...
> }
> You might want to refer to the following link and other valuable materials
> on the
> wiki for more information:
> http://wiki.contextgarden.net/System_Macros/Key_Value_Assignments
>
> If you insist on that, I guess you can define a temporary macro inside
> your macro.
> That's very dirty, but can be a little more efficient? I'm not sure.
>
> I was given to understand that the ConTeXt MKVI now accepts parameters
> such as
> #position#color rather than meaningless #1#2. I GUESS that's lua-based, so
> maybe
> it'll break the TeX limitation.
>
>
> On 07/05/2015 09:55 AM, 土卜皿 wrote:
>
>  hi, all
>
> For testing, I have a definition:
>
> \define[9]\DEFINETEST{#1,#2,#3,#4,#5,#6,#7,#8,#9}
>
> context test can work fine, when I modify the above into:
>
> \define[10]\DEFINETEST{#1,#2,#3,#4,#5,#6,#7,#8,#9,#10}
>
> I got a error:
>
> test.tex: ! Illegal parameter number in definition of \DEFINETEST
>
> From StackExchange, I got a answer:
>
> Since ConTeXt is based on TeX, the maximum number of 9 parameters is
> inherited
>
> So, in Context mkiv, what should I do for more than 9 parameters?
>
> Thanks!
>
> Best Regards
>
> Dillon
>
>
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