[NTG-context] How to sort list of sections?

Kerry Sainsbury kerry at fidelma.com
Thu Nov 7 21:45:24 CET 2019


Thanks Hans. For the sake of any future users who may have stumbled across
this post I want to point out that if you want the list of sections to
appear at the *end *of your document you need to use "criterium=previous"


\placelist[section][criterium=previous,order=title]


On Fri, 8 Nov 2019 at 04:52, Hans Hagen <j.hagen at xs4all.nl> wrote:

> On 11/7/2019 12:13 AM, Kerry Sainsbury wrote:
> > Hi Folks,
> >
> > If sections are just lists, and lists can be sorted, how can I sort a
> > list of sections?
> > My actual goal is to generate an 'index' that is made up of section
> > headings.
> > Here's my attempt that does not work.
> here's one that does ...
>
> \setuphead[section][number=no]
>
> \starttext
>
> \startchapter[title=foo]
>
>      \placelist[section][criterium=local,order=title]
>
>      \startsection[title={Beta}]  \input sapolsky \stopsection
>      \startsection[title={Alpha}] \input sapolsky \stopsection
>      \startsection[title={Gamma}] \input sapolsky \stopsection
>
> \stopchapter
>
> \stoptext
>
> it's an experimental feature already present for a while but probably
> unknown
>
> Hans
>
>
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