[NTG-context] Improving pandoc's ConTeXt output

Henning Hraban Ramm texml at fiee.net
Mon Jun 6 22:47:18 CEST 2022

Am 05.06.22 um 16:30 schrieb Albert Krewinkel via ntg-context:
>>>> 2. Similarly, I'd like to start wrapping paragraphs with
>>>>      `\startparagraph`/`\stopparagraph`. It is important for me to get
>>>>      properly tagged PDF, 

>> \startparagraph can lead to unwanted side effects (I can't remember the details)
>> and \bpar ... \epar is the safer alternative to add tags.
> Thank you Wolfgang, I wasn't aware! Searching the wiki brought me to
> <https://wiki.contextgarden.net/Epub_Sample>. It states:
>> In places where \startparagraph does not work, such as itemizations,
>> where it causes a blank line after the bullet and before the item
>> text, use \bpar (and closing \epar) to tag paragraphs.
> It's probably more consistent then to use \bpar ... \epar everywhere.

If I understood Hans right, \start/stopparagraph is not necessary any 
more to get properly tagged XML. I didn’t check it yet myself – my 
DOCX-to-ConTeXt converter still produces this markup.

One case where it’s probably in the way is if you need settings like 
\looseness – before \startparagraph is too early, and after it is too 
late (in LMTX), you need \updateparagraphproperties in such cases, but 
you can possible avoid that without \startparagraph – need to check...


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