[NTG-context] Typesetting an interview

Wolfgang Schuster schuster.wolfgang at gmail.com
Mon Feb 12 00:44:36 CET 2018


\definemeasure[interview][3em]

\define[1]\InterviewHeadCommand
   {\offset[x=-\measure{interview}]{#1}}

\definedescription
   [interview]
   [alternative=top,
    headcommand=\InterviewHeadCommand,
    margin=\measure{interview}]

\showframe[text][text]

\starttext

\startinterview{Weisman}
\input weisman
\stopinterview

\startinterview{Ward}
\input ward
\stopinterview

\stoptext

Wolfgang
> Henning Hraban Ramm <mailto:texml at fiee.net>
> 7. Februar 2018 um 17:16
> Ahoi,
> I’m trying to typeset an interview and thought, a "description" might 
> be the best setup. But I can’t find the right parameters for the 
> layout I want...
> Every contribution should look like:
>
> """
> HHR
> Here’s the text, question or answer.
>
> OTR
> And here’s the next one.
> Might have several lines.
> """
>
> Working example:
>
>
> \definedescription[Interview][
> headstyle=italic,
> style=normal,
> align=flushleft,
> alternative=hanging,
> ]
>
> \def\dostartInterview[#1][#2]%
> {\doifsomethingelse{#2}%
> {\startInterview[reference={#1},title={#2}]}%
> {\startInterview[title={#1}]}%
> }
> \def\startInt{\dodoubleempty\dostartInterview}
> \def\stopInt{\stopInterview}
>
>
> \starttext
>
> \chapter{An Interview}
>
> \startInt[{Hennning Hraban Ramm (HR)}]
> This might be a short question or a long response.
> Name or initials of the person should stand in their own line (without 
> breaking), while the answer should be indented, without additional 
> paragraph indent.
> \stopInt
>
> \startInt[{Hans Hagen (HH)}]
> And I’m sure the author has something to say.
> \input tufte
> \stopInt
>
> \startInt[HR]
> \input knuth
> \stopInt
>
> \startInt[HH]
> \input zapf
> \stopInt
>
> \startInt[thankyou][HR]
> This might also have a reference.
> \stopInt
>
> \stoptext
>
>
>
> Greetlings, Hraban
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