[NTG-context] Write to tuc file

denis.maier at ub.unibe.ch denis.maier at ub.unibe.ch
Fri Mar 5 22:38:11 CET 2021


Thanks for this as well, Hans. Looks promising.
So, this is to select pages or page-ranges for processing?

> -----Ursprüngliche Nachricht-----
> Von: Hans Hagen <j.hagen at xs4all.nl>
> Gesendet: Freitag, 5. März 2021 11:29
> An: Maier, Denis Christian (UB) <denis.maier at ub.unibe.ch>; ntg-
> context at ntg.nl
> Betreff: Re: AW: [NTG-context] Write to tuc file
> 
> On 2/27/2021 6:28 PM, denis.maier at ub.unibe.ch wrote:
> > It's a book that will be published in two volumes, continually paginated.
> > In the end I need two pdf files, but I thought it might be easier to treat
> them as one volume and just split the files with some external tool
> afterwards.
> >
> > I could also treat them as two individual books, but then I'd have to get the
> last page number of volume 1 in volume 2.
> In the early days of context (more than 2 decades ago) we had a printer
> where we could inject from different trays and that is why we have a feature
> in context to mark pages (so that directives for printers could be inserted).
> This feature survived / evolved into marked pages.
> 
> You can do this (oeps.tex):
> 
> \starttext
> 
> \chapter[one]{One}
> 
> \markpage[first]  test \page test \page
> \markpage[second] test \page
> 
> \chapter[two]{Two}
> 
> test \page
> \markpage[fourth] test
> 
> \page
> 
> % \doifelsemarkedpage{second}{YES}{NO}
> % \doifelsemarkedpage{fourth}{YES}{NO}
> 
> % \page
> 
> % \doifelsemarkedpage{second}{YES}{NO}
> % \doifelsemarkedpage{fourth}{YES}{NO}
> 
> \stoptext
> 
> So, I was wondering if we can expose that differently.
> 
>  >context --pages oeps
> mtx-context     | page : 0001 first
> mtx-context     | page : 0003 second
> mtx-context     | page : 0005 fourth
> 
>  >context --pages --page=second oeps
> mtx-context     | page : 0003 second
> 
>  >context --pages --page=second,fourth oeps
> mtx-context     | page : 0003 second
> mtx-context     | page : 0005 fourth
> 
> But, as you're talking chapters, a variants (with less overhead) is:
> 
>  >context --pages --list=one,two oeps
> mtx-context     | list : 0001 one
> mtx-context     | list : 0004 two
> 
> Which of course assumes that you have a reference for the chapters.
> 
> This --pages feature is in the latest upload.
> 
> Hans
> 
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