[NTG-context] Combine overlapping margin notes with separator

Hans Hagen j.hagen at xs4all.nl
Thu Mar 29 10:59:23 CEST 2018


On 3/29/2018 6:34 AM, Henri Menke wrote:
> Bump!

thers is currently no mechanism to collect entries (one can stack them 
but no auto-separator)

> On Mon, 2018-03-19 at 01:39 -0700, Benjamin Epstein wrote:
>> Hello!
>>
>> I am typesetting a text with line numbers in the margin and am interested in
>> combining them if two should end up on the same line, dividing them with a
>> comma or something like that.  With the code below, the first line of the
>> output contains an overlapping "1" and "2" in the margin.  I would like the
>> "1" and "2" not to be overlapping, nor to be stacked like
>> \setupmargindata[stack=yes] would get me, but rather to automatically combine
>> those that would overlap to get something like "1,2".
>>
>> Current output: https://i.imgur.com/RaTQ1ZO.png
>> Desired output: https://i.imgur.com/oWKigTX.png
>>
>> Is there a reliable way to implement this?  Any help would be appreciated!
>>
>> ***
>>
>> \starttext
>>
>> \inmargin{1}Now we are engaged in a great civil war.
>> \inmargin{2}We are testing whether that nation or any nation so conceived
>> and so dedicated, can long endure.
>> \inmargin{3}We are met on a great battle-field of that war.
>>
>> \stoptext
>>
>> ***
>>
>> Thank you,
>> Benjamin
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