[NTG-context] Typesetting poetry with particular indenting

Taco Hoekwater taco at elvenkind.com
Thu Jul 2 15:56:38 CEST 2020

I was having fun with this as well while Hans was writing his generic solution. 

Here is an explicit ‘indent each 2nd and 3rd line’:


\installindentingmethod {three} {\c_spac_indentation_toggle_state\plusthree}


% this next macro is redefinition of a core macro !
    % nothing

to be used with:


Best wishes,

> On 2 Jul 2020, at 15:01, Tommaso Gordini <illinguista1972 at gmail.com> wrote:
> \starttext
> \setupindenting[yes,1em]
> \setuplines[indenting=even]
> \startlines
> Per correr miglior acque alza le vele
> omai la navicella del mio ingegno,
> che lascia dietro a sé mar sì crudele;
> e canterò di quel secondo regno
> dove l'umano spirito si purga
> e di salire al ciel diventa degno.
> \stoplines
> \stoptext

Taco Hoekwater
Elvenkind BV

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