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

Florian Leupold fleupold at posteo.net
Thu Sep 15 13:28:10 CEST 2016


> On 14.09.16, at 16:57, Hans Hagen <pragma at wxs.nl> wrote:
> 
> 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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Dear Hans,

thanks so much for this great solution!

I have added it to the wiki on page http://wiki.contextgarden.net/Command/underbar

Best,
Florian
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