[NTG-context] \setupheadertexts not working when text contains \subject

Hans Hagen j.hagen at xs4all.nl
Fri Jan 14 08:48:59 CET 2022


On 1/14/2022 12:05 AM, Bruce Horrocks via ntg-context wrote:
> I've found an unexpected interaction between \setupheadertexts and the \subject command, and I'm hoping that someone can tell me what I'm doing wrong.
> 
> Version:  current version: 2022.01.10 08:36
> 
> I'm trying to set a book whereby
> - chapter title pages have no headers
> - left hand (even) pages have the chapter title in the left header and the book title in the right header
> - right hand (odd) pages have the book title in the left header and the author's name in the right header
> 
> The following MWE does this perfectly provided the \subject line is commented-out. When the \subject line is included then the author name disappears - there's just a blank space in the header.
> 
> MWE:
> \setuppagenumbering
>    [ alternative=doublesided,
>      location={footer},
>    ]
> \definefont [stylePageHeader] [Serif at 10pt]
>    
> \startsetups ChapterSetup
>    \setupheadertexts
>          [{\stylePageHeader {My Book}}]              [{\stylePageHeader{\structureuservariable{author}}}]
>          [{\stylePageHeader{\getmarking[Chapter]}}]  [{\stylePageHeader {My Book}}]	
>    \setupheader[state=empty]
> \stopsetups

Ponder this:

   [{\stylePageHeader{\structureuservariable{author}}}]

versus this:

   [{\stylePageHeader{\namedstructureuservariable{chapter}{author}}}]

and you can guess what happens.

> \definehead [Chapter] [chapter]
> \setuphead[Chapter]
>    [ page=right,
>      number=no,
>      before={\setups{ChapterSetup}},
>    ]
>    
> \starttext
> \startChapter[title={The Strange Case of the Missing Header}] [author={Bruce}]
> 
> \dorecurse{10}{
> %\subject{A heading}
> \input Knuth
> \par
> }
> 
> \stopChapter
> \stoptext
> 
> 
>> Bruce Horrocks
> Hampshire, UK
> 
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