[NTG-context] image file resolver in Lua?
Henning Hraban Ramm
texml at fiee.net
Tue Feb 6 13:13:12 CET 2018
Am 2018-02-06 um 09:34 schrieb Procházka Lukáš Ing. <LPr at pontex.cz>:
> Hello Henning,
>> This is really interesting, but my original question was about the file path resolver, i.e. how to get "t:/sources/cow.pdf" from just "cow"?
> I guess there was a similar question here:
> Reading till the end, I deduce one has to collect snippets which appear in the code to build its own "file locator" as no function like "MyExternalFigureLocator()" exists in ConTeXt/Lua API.
thank you very much for collecting this information!
I’ll try as soon as I get some time, since algorithmic image placement is a recurring problem for me, as I try to replace InDesign in my workflow.
I thought about providing a module, but each of my projects has so differing needs that either every macro would need a bunch of options, or I need a lot of similar macros. We’ll see...
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