[NTG-context] Documentation for the database module

Henning Hraban Ramm texml at fiee.net
Wed Sep 16 09:53:47 CEST 2020

> Am 15.09.2020 um 04:51 schrieb mylists at posteo.de:
> Hi,
> I want to typeset a Periodic Table of the Elements. The according data
> is prepared in a file with comma separated values (csv/UNIX). I found
> some *very* basic informations how to get file based csv-data typeset,
> but the result is hardly recognizable as Periodic Table of the
> Elements.
> To understand how to use the according commands I need a documentation
> of it.
> What I found was this:
> https://wiki.contextgarden.net/M-database
> which is more a summary of two examples with no explanations and
> starting with the warning "This may be outdated".
> Where can I find a good one?

Have a look at the bibliography module’s documentation (mkiv-publications.pdf), there’s an example with chemicals. Don’t know if that fits your needs.


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