[NTG-context] Nonbreaking, non-vanishing horizontal spaces above underbar

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Wed Sep 14 16:57:14 CEST 2016


On 9/14/2016 2:33 PM, Florian Leupold wrote:
> Dear all,
>
> I would like to create cloze texts with solutions, but I have problems with horizontal spaces above the underbar, namely:
> 1) After a linebreak, horizontal space is cut off despite the \zwj.
> 2) I cannot find a way of scaling the leading and trailing space to equal 0.2 times the width of the text above the underbar.
>
> MNWE:
>
> \definebar[ClozedBar][underbar][continue=yes, color=black, offset=-0.5]
> \unexpanded\def\Clozed#1{\startbar[ClozedBar]
> 	\zwj\hskip\widthofstring{#1}#1\hskip\widthofstring{#1}\zwj\stopbar}
> \starttext
> \Clozed{\color[red]{CLOZE 1}} text text text text text
> \Clozed{\color[red]{CLOZE 2}} <- This one is cut at the beginning.
> \stoptext
>
> Could someone help me? Thanks a lot in advance!
>
\definebar
   [ClozedBar]
   [underbar]
   [continue=yes,
    color=black,
    offset=-0.5]

\starttexdefinition unexpanded Clozed #1
     \startbar[ClozedBar]%
     \scratchdimen\widthofstring{#1}\relax
     \zwj
     \kern.2\scratchdimen
     #1
     \kern.2\scratchdimen
     \zwj
     \stopbar
\stoptexdefinition


\starttext
     \Clozed{\color[red]{CLOZE 1}} text text text text text
     \Clozed{\color[red]{CLOZE 2}} <- This one is cut at the beginning.
\stoptext


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