[NTG-context] Centered list of authors in ToC

jbf roma83537 at gmail.com
Tue Feb 9 21:18:44 CET 2021

Thank you. Ci siamo quasi, ma non del tutto! Nearly there!

The \midaligned{... } was obviously preventing the \crlf in the 
\startchapter from working. Removing it altogether allowed the split to 
occur but obviously not centred. So i have tried now adding the 
\startalignment[middle] to the definition, but it has no effect if I do 
it as follows:

#1\crlf% title

and if I do it as:

#1\crlf% title

compilation fails, and also does so if I enclose everything after 
\startalignment and before \stopalignment in curly brackets. So how 
might I use \startalignment[middle] in the definition?


On 9/2/21 9:02 pm, mf wrote:
> Il 09/02/21 10:49, jbf ha scritto:
>> I wonder if someone can assist me with the final step in a 
>> complicated Table of Contents where all items in the ToC are centred 
>> (except page numbers which continue to be on the right).
>> Beneath each chapter title is a list of authors (Yes, there can be up 
>> to four authors per chapter!)
>> I can successfully achieve everything (see MWE below) except for 
>> getting the list of authors to split and be centred. Because there 
>> are four of them, I would need to split them so they appear as two 
>> (centred) with the other two below(also centred).
>> Here is my MWE for the essential bit (which is then called in as 
>> textcommand=\SectionTocEntry in \setuplist[chapter], obviously):
>> \define[1]\SectionTocEntry{%
>> #1\crlf% title
>> \midaligned{\doifnot{\structurelistuservariable{author}}{}{\structurelistuservariable{author}}}% 
>> }
> try \startalignment[middle] ... \stopalignment instead of \midaligned
>> My problem is that at the moment, the four authors appear on a single 
>> line, so I end up with:
>>             My chapter title
>> Mickey Mouse, Donald Duck, Uncle Scrooge, Minnie Mouse  [p. 1, but in 
>> fact, Minnie Mouse runs across the page number!]
>> What I want instead is:
>>            My chapter title
>>      Mickey Mouse, Donald Duck
>>     Uncle Scrooge, Minnie Mouse        [p. number]
>> Back at the chapter level my code reads:
>> \startchapter[title={Chapter title}][author={Mickey Mouse, Donald 
>> Duck, Uncle Scrooge, Minnie Mouse}].
> \startchapter[title={Chapter title}][author={Mickey Mouse, Donald 
> Duck,\crlf Uncle Scrooge, Minnie Mouse}].
> Massi
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