[NTG-context] MP scratch counter

Hans Hagen j.hagen at freedom.nl
Wed Jul 13 22:33:38 CEST 2022


On 7/13/2022 8:14 PM, Henning Hraban Ramm via ntg-context wrote:
> Hi y’all,
> this is a scratch counter from the simpleslides module. It doesn’t work 
> any more (always shows max-1), and I guess it used to.
> What’s wrong?
> 
> Hraban
> 
> 
> """
> \startuseMPgraphic{MP:ornament}
> StartPage ;
> 
> save a,b ;
> numeric a,b ;
> a = 7mm ;
> b = PaperWidth/2 - NOfPages * 2.5pt ;
> 
> save p,q; path p,q ;
> p =((0,5mm)    -- (1mm,11mm)) shifted (b,0) ;
> q =((-8mm,5mm) -- (0,11mm)  ) shifted (b,0) ;
> 
> pickup pencircle scaled 3pt ;
> for i := NOfPages-1 downto 1:
>    draw (if i mod 5 = 0 : q else : p fi)
>         shifted (i*5pt, 0pt)
>         withcolor if i < PageNumber : red
>                   else :              black
>                   fi ;
> endfor ;
> StopPage ;
> \stopuseMPgraphic
> 
> \defineoverlay[background:ornament][\useMPgraphic{MP:ornament}]
> \setupbackgrounds[page][background={background:ornament}]
> 
> \setupbodyfont[ss,18pt]
> 
> \starttext
> 
> \dorecurse{10}{
>    \strut\par
>    \page
> }
> 
> \stoptext
in mlib-int.lmt change this:

registerdirect("PageNumber",           function() return 
getcount("userpageno")                    end)

(beware it's there twice - i'll fix that)

btw, normally you would use RealPageNumber for such a counter

Hans

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