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

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Wed Sep 14 16:57:56 CEST 2016


On 9/14/2016 4:57 PM, Hans Hagen wrote:
> 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!
>>

and please wikify this so that others can benefit from it

> \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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