[NTG-context] defs, variables and dimensions

Wolfgang Schuster wolfgang.schuster.lists at gmail.com
Sat Sep 28 19:51:03 CEST 2019


Henning Hraban Ramm schrieb am 28.09.2019 um 08:53:
>> Am 2019-09-27 um 14:58 schrieb Wolfgang Schuster <wolfgang.schuster.lists at gmail.com>:
>>
>>> \define\question{44}
>> \defineexpandable\question{44}
> Would it make sense to use a counter or some other TeX construct?
>
> Is it better to use \setvariable(s) for simple values than any \def?
Module: \def etc.

Document/Style: \setvariable(s) because \getvariable works also for 
unknown keys.
> Should I use a \newdimen for every custom measure that I want to use with \dimexpr, e.g.
>
> \def\MyWidth{10mm}
> or better
> \newdimen\MyWidth
> \MyWidth=10mm
> ?
\definemeasure [MyWIdth] [10mm]

\setupsomething[width=\measure{Mywidth}]

Wolfgang



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