[NTG-context] Iterate over color scheme in ConTeXt/Lua

Hans Hagen j.hagen at xs4all.nl
Sun Jul 12 23:20:39 CEST 2020

On 7/12/2020 9:58 PM, Jairo A. del Rio wrote:
> Hi, list. I've got a question about color schemes in ConTeXt
> What if want to access the entire list of, say, xwi:
> for k,v in pairs(xwi_list) do --Supposing xwi_list is contains xwi colors
>    (whatever action I want)
> end
> So far I'm manually setting colors from colo-imp-xwi.mkiv, but I suspect 
> there's a less manual method. Thank you in advance.
You get a list of defined color names in 'xwi' with:


Anyway, "whatever action I want" is somewhat vague, for instance you the 
vebose spec with:


but there's more. There might be better ways to achieve what you need it 

Here is a nostalgic mkii accessor for such a list (color support is a 
real old feature and conceptually hasn't changed that much):


   \settrue\collectcolorsinlist \setupcolor[xwi]


but you probably don't want to catch up on that.


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