[NTG-context] Chapter number retrieval

Adam Reviczky reviczky at gmail.com
Wed Mar 23 00:41:37 CET 2022


Hi Willi,

You could also access the number by using the
\getmarking[chapternumber][current].
I think you have used a similar approach in the
https://wiki.contextgarden.net/Thumb_index.

Adam

On Tue, Mar 22, 2022 at 11:15 PM Willi Egger via ntg-context <
ntg-context at ntg.nl> wrote:

> Hello Adam!
>
> Many thanks for your solution. — It works very well in your example and
> also in an extended version with \startfrontmatter..\stopfrontmatter
> \startbodymatter…\stopbodymatter. — Unfortunately It does not work to my
> wish in the actual setup of my book. — I am using now the solution
> presented by Sreeram.
>
> Again thank you so much!
> Kind regards
>
> Willi
>
> > On 22 Mar 2022, at 01:21, Adam Reviczky via ntg-context <
> ntg-context at ntg.nl> wrote:
> >
> > Hi,
> >
> > There is a good overview of accessible variables at:
> https://tex.stackexchange.com/questions/134474/context-part-chapter-section-and-subsection-names
> >
> > Maybe you want something like this?
> >
> > \starttext
> > \setuphead[chapter][number=no]
> > \startchapter[title={My Chapter}]
> > Hello world!
> > \startMPcode
> > label("\currentstructurelistnumber\ \currentstructuretitle", origin);
> > draw fullcircle scaled 3cm;
> > \stopMPcode
> > \stopchapter
> > \stoptext
> >
> > Adam
> >
> > On Mon, Mar 21, 2022 at 11:46 PM jbf via ntg-context <ntg-context at ntg.nl>
> wrote:
> > Willi, offlist: Have to admit I didn't actually try your own comment,
> > but if it doesn't work, I'll be interested in the eventual answer. I
> > recently had to do something similar for the TOC, and Hraban pointed me
> > to \currentlistentrynumber. There probably has to be a command along
> > those lines (which led me to your 2011 comment, sorry 😁) for non-list
> > retrieval. \structurenumber? \currentstructurenumber? Something along
> > those lines? There seem to be a number of these but as yet undocumented
> > as far as I can see.
> >
> > Julian
> >
> > On 22/3/22 10:19, Willi Egger via ntg-context wrote:
> > > Hi Julian,
> > >
> > > :-) I am confronted with my own comments :-)
> > >
> > > However, this is precisely what I am using in my attempt to get this
> hidden number. But no it does not appear…
> > >
> > > Thank you!
> > > Willi
> > >
> > >> On 21 Mar 2022, at 22:33, jbf via ntg-context <ntg-context at ntg.nl>
> wrote:
> > >>
> > >> Willi,
> > >>
> > >> I see a comment by yourself back in 2011 at
> https://wiki.contextgarden.net/Last_Head_Number
> > >>
> > >> I wonder if this helps?
> > >>
> > >> Julian
> > >>
> > >> On 22/3/22 07:47, Willi Egger via ntg-context wrote:
> > >>> Hello everybody!
> > >>>
> > >>>
> > >>> I would like to typeset the chapter title without number in the
> text. — However I still would need to retrieve the number for a calculation
> in a MetaFun graphic. I assume, that even though this number is not
> typeset, it is kept in the background. How to retrieve it?
> > >>>
> > >>> Kind regards
> > >>>
> > >>> Willi
> > >>>
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