[NTG-context] Label problems with \definelabel and \defineenumeration, in and out of footnotes

Rik Kabel context at rik.users.panix.com
Fri Jan 12 18:58:58 CET 2018


On 2015-08-11 14:45, Rik Kabel wrote:
> The example below documents the problems. In short, \definelabel 
> suppresses paragraph indent when the label is at the beginning of a 
> paragraph and fails to print the label or generate references with 
> alternative=inmargin (or inright, or inleft) when in a footnote.
> \defineenumeration fails to work in a footnote.
>     \setupindenting[yes,small]
>     \definelabel   [ID][
>     %\defineenumeration[ID][
>        text=,
>        after=,
>        before=,
>        headcolor=red,
>        alternative=inright,
>       ]
>     \starttext
>     \starttitle[title={Label testing}]
>     \startsubject[title={Problems with \tex{definelabel}}]
>       This is a test. It is only a test.
>       \ID[id1]This paragraph should be indented, with an ID number
>         in the margin. When \tex{ID} is placed at the beginning of the
>         paragraph, as it is here, the paragraph is not indented.
>       This paragraph has a footnote.\footnote{%
>           \ID[id2]The ID number is not printed in the margin with
>             {\tt alternative=inright}, {\tt alternative=inmargin},
>             or {\tt alternative=inleft}. Without any {\tt
>             alternative} the ID number is printed where the macro
>             appears. The positioning is unsatisfactory using {\tt
>             alternative=right}.%
>         } The footnote has an ID number which should be printed in the
>         right margin.
>       This \ID[id3]paragraph has an ID, but it is not at the beginning
>         of the paragraph and the paragraph is properly indented. The
>         value of the ID number indicates that \tex{ID} in the footnote
>         of the previous paragraph incremented the associated counter,
>         but the failure of the references (\tex{in} and \tex{at}) to id2
>         suggests that there are other problems.
>       \dorecurse{3}{
>         ID id#1 is \in[id#1] and is on page \at[id#1].\par}
>       References for footnotes are generated without \tt{alternative=}.
>     \stopsubject
>     \startsubject[title={Problems with \tex{defineenumeration}}]
>       When \tex{definelabel} is changed to \tex{defineenumeration},
>         the example fails to compile. It does not properly handle
>         the \tex{ID} in the footnote, complaining of an extra \} or
>         forgotten \tex{endgroup}.
>     \stopsubject
>     \stoptitle
>     \stoptext
> -- 
> Rik

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