[NTG-context] Changing the caption on a split table

Wolfgang Schuster wolfgang.schuster.lists at gmail.com
Sat Aug 13 10:45:16 CEST 2022


Bruce Horrocks via ntg-context schrieb am 13.08.2022 um 10:35:
>> On 3 Aug 2022, at 00:26, Bruce Horrocks via ntg-context <ntg-context at ntg.nl> wrote:
>>
>> I have a 5-page table placed using
>>
>> \setupcaption [table] [way=bytext,prefixsegments=none]
>> \placetable[split]{My long table}{...}
>>
>> The caption for the first table page is "Table 1a  My Long table"; for the second table page it is "Table 1b  My long table" and so on. I'd like to change these to be "Table 1  My Long table" then "Table 1 (cont'd) My long table" for the remaining pages.
>>
>> I've tried \setupcaption[table][suffix={(cont'd)] but that affects all the pages. How can I set it for the second and subsequent pages only, please?
> The solution turned out to be really simple (for small tables at least - less fun if you have hundreds of pages!). Just use:
>
> \defineconversion[Contd][~,{ (cont’d)},{ (cont’d)},{ (cont’d)},{ (cont’d)},{ (cont’d)},
> 						   { (cont’d)},{ (cont’d)},{ (cont’d)},{ (cont’d)},{ (cont’d)},
> 						   { (cont’d)},{ (cont’d)},{ (cont’d)},{ (cont’d)},{ (cont’d)},
> 						   { (cont’d)},{ (cont’d)},{ (cont’d)},{ (cont’d)},{ (cont’d)} ]
> \setupfloatsplitting[conversion=Contd]
>
> This results in "Table 1 My Long table", "Table 1 (cont’d) My Long table" and so on.

There is already a conversion for this numbering style.

\setuplabeltext [en] [continued={ (cont’d)}]

\setupfloatsplitting [conversion=continued]

Wolfgang



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