[NTG-context] Capitalize first word of first line within \startlines

Hans Hagen j.hagen at xs4all.nl
Thu Mar 5 09:46:50 CET 2020

On 3/5/2020 2:46 AM, Thangalin wrote:
> If it helps, here's why I thought it would work:
> https://wiki.contextgarden.net/Command/definefirstline
> The wiki page shows that the macro takes a style option. The style
> option links to:
> https://wiki.contextgarden.net/Style_Alternatives
> This page has a list of predefined styles and describes how to set up
> an alternative style:
> https://wiki.contextgarden.net/Style_Alternatives#Defining_a_Style_Alternative
>  From the wiki page:
> \definealternativestyle [head:neat]       [\WORD]   []
> While \definealternativestyle[PoemFirstWord][{\bf\uppercasing}][] will
> work for my needs, I am concerned that it is inconsistent wrt wiki
> documentation, and also appears to expose an inconsistent API, as it
> were. Is there any way to make the two conform to the same usage? That
> is, it was not obvious (from the wiki) that I could not use "WORD" as
> an alternative style even though it is literally listed and used as an
> alternative style.
WORD is not a style but some operation on characters so it won't work 
here (ok, i could probably make it work but it would be ugly code) .. it 
happens that some operations can be uses as styles


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