[NTG-context] use parentheses in itemize
mike at murchisondrillingschools.com
Mon Jun 8 21:31:09 CEST 2020
I also realized (with some help! Thanks John!) that I was completely overlooking the answers to my original question, as well as "what is stopper?" on the wiki.
From: ntg-context [mailto:ntg-context-bounces at ntg.nl] On Behalf Of David Rogers
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Subject: Re: [NTG-context] use parentheses in itemize
On June 3, 2020 7:01:57 a.m. PDT, Mike Cooper <mike at murchisondrillingschools.com> wrote:
>The logic in that approach is obvious. Thanks Aditya.
>But then, what is "stopper"? What's it for? What happens if you just
>leave it out?
When you leave it out, it's simply not used. In broad general terms, ConTeXt is set up to allow you to just ignore any features you don't need.
Stopper is for when you want
or any other thing that suits you, to be placed after each number. "Nothing" is certainly one of the legitimate and common choices for this purpose, and Aditya took the step of actually defining it as "nothing" by typing "stopper=". (After the equals sign comes... you guessed it.) :)
Doing such a "define it to be nothing" step would be especially helpful/important if you DID have it defined as something for a different part of your document, and then wanted to change styles part way through.
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