Command/ctxcommand

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\ctxcommand

Syntax

\ctxcommand{...}
{...} lua command from in the command table

Description

To quickly access Lua commands in the command table.

 \def\ctxcommand      #1{\directlua{commands.#1}} % saves tokens  

You can write e.g.

\ctxcommand{doifelse(\userpage < 10)}{early page}{later page}

instead of

\ctxlua{commands.doifelse(\userpage < 10)}{early page}{later page}

.

Example

\ctxcommand{doifelse(\userpage < 10)}{early page}{later page}

\ctxcommand vs. \cldcommand

  A
  \ctxlua{commands.doif(true)}{one}
  B
  \cldcommand{doif("a","a","two")}
  C
  \ctxcommand{doif(true)}{three}
  D

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