[NTG-context] How can I create a table from a CSV file?

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Tue May 31 20:07:47 CEST 2016


On 5/31/2016 5:42 PM, cryo shock wrote:
> I see, so I forgot to load the module in the beginning. Thanks a lot Hans.
> I have two more questions if you allow.
>
> First: is there a reliable source with all modules listed? Maybe even
> with an explanation what they are used for? Because the wiki doesn't
> mention the database module for example. Neither is it listed at
> modules.contextgarden.

the amount is limited so i can imagine a volunteer making a list (that 
we can then turn into a pdf doc

> And second, how exactly should a user use the *.mkiv files? The way I
> see it is, that comments are within those files which give information
> on usage. But am I right that those in fact are like source or data
> files for context and that, fully understandable, you don't have the
> time to code CTX and update the manual, so that you comment in those
> source files on how to use CTX?

indeed ... time is an issue (not much time left)

often one can just process module with context and get some examples

the test suits also has examples

> I hope that you don't get my second question the wrong way Hans. But I
> am not a native english speaker, so the sense sometimes might seem other
> as meant.
> What I am trying to do is to understand how you work so that me and
> others understand how to use CTX as efficiently as possible.

sure

> Furthermore I can't thank you enough for sharing CTX with us. Imho it is
> much more logical than LaTeX for example and if CTX was no more, I don't
> think I would start using LTX anymore but would go back to Writer or
> even Word instead. ;-)

thanks


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