[NTG-context] Centered list of authors in ToC

jbf roma83537 at gmail.com
Tue Feb 9 22:58:44 CET 2021


Thanks for the alternative. Also gives me further ideas, especially 
regarding placement of the \startalignment

Julian

On 10/2/21 8:11 am, Hans Hagen wrote:
> On 2/9/2021 9:50 PM, jbf wrote:
>> Resolved!
>>
>> \define[1]\SectionTocEntry{%
>> #1\crlf% title
>> \startalignment[middle]\doifnot{\structurelistuservariable{author}}{}{\structurelistuservariable{author}}% 
>>
>> \stopalignment}
>
> You need to move the \startalignment into the test (you don't want en 
> empty one
>
> Anyway, here is an alternative:
>
> \startsetups[MySectionTocEntry]
>     \doifsomething{\structurelistuservariable{author}} {
>         \startalignment[middle]
>             \darkblue \tx \structurelistuservariable{author}
>         \stopalignment
>     }
> \stopsetups
>
> \setuplist[chapter][after=\setups{MySectionTocEntry}]
>
>
>
>> Julian
>>
>> 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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