[NTG-context] Loop?

Jairo A. del Rio jairoadelrio6 at gmail.com
Fri Feb 12 19:52:03 CET 2021


Oops, it's "zutano". Sorry for the typo.

Jairo :)

El vie, 12 de feb. de 2021 a la(s) 13:50, Jairo A. del Rio (
jairoadelrio6 at gmail.com) escribió:

> Hi, Ángel. Like this?
>
> \def\mylist{Fulano,Mengano,Sutano}
>
> \def\mycommand#1{#1\blank{\red Something here}\blank}
>
> \starttext
>
> \processcommacommand[\mylist]\mycommand
>
> \stoptext
>
> There are better ways to deal with data in ConTeXt, but it's basically
> that way, I think.
>
> Jairo
>
>
>
> El vie, 12 de feb. de 2021 a la(s) 13:44, Angel M Alganza (ama at ugr.es)
> escribió:
>
>> Hello:
>>
>> I am trying to print a list of names always followed by the same info
>> (generated by a new command).  At the moment, I have all the names
>> followed by the command like so:
>>
>>         Person Number One
>>         \mycommand
>>         Person Number Two
>>         \mycommand
>>         Person Number Three
>>         \mycommand
>>         Person Number Four
>>         \mycommand
>>         Person Number Five
>>         \mycommand
>>         .
>>         .
>>         .
>>
>> I'd rather have the list of people stored somewhere (a list? an array?)
>> and loop through it and then inserting \mynewcommand at compilation
>> time.  That way, when I need to replace the list of people with a new
>> one, I'd just do that instead of building the above structure again and
>> again.
>>
>> Is it possible to do that with just ConTeXt or would I need to resort to
>> Lua.  I guess it should be possible both ways, but I haven't figure out
>> how to do it.  Any pointer, please?
>>
>> Thank you so much in advance.
>>
>> Cheers,
>> Ángel
>>
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