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== [[Help:Reference|Syntax]] (autogenerated) ==
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<syntax>defineparagraphs</syntax>
  
 
== [[Help:Reference|Syntax]] ==
 
== [[Help:Reference|Syntax]] ==
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     <td class="cmd">[[Command/keyword:align|align]]</td>
 
     <td class="cmd">[[Command/keyword:align|align]]</td>
     <td>[[Command/value:flushleft|flushleft]] [[Command/value:flushright|flushright]] [[Command/value:middle|middle]] </td>
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== Description ==  
 
== Description ==  
  
== Example ==
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== Examples ==
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<context source="yes" text="yields">
 
<context source="yes" text="yields">
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\setuppapersize[A5]
 
% Source: ConText Manual ms-cb-en.pdf
 
% Source: ConText Manual ms-cb-en.pdf
  
 
% Define a paragraph environment with 3 columns.  
 
% Define a paragraph environment with 3 columns.  
% Insert a blank line just before and just after the paragraph.  
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% Insert a blank line just before and just after the environment.  
 
\defineparagraphs  
 
\defineparagraphs  
 
[mypar][n=3,before={\blank},after={\blank}]  
 
[mypar][n=3,before={\blank},after={\blank}]  
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% the remaining 50% of the text's width.
 
% the remaining 50% of the text's width.
 
   
 
   
% Set a paragraph with "mypar"
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\startmypar % begin the side-by-side paragraphs; start with the first one
 
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    1252  
\startmypar % begin paragraph body with 1st column
 
1252  
 
 
 
 
\mypar % switch to 2nd column
 
\mypar % switch to 2nd column
 
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    Hasselt obtains its city charter from bishop Hendrik van Vianden.  
Hasselt obtains its city charter from bishop Hendrik van Vianden.  
 
 
 
 
\mypar % switch to 3rd column
 
\mypar % switch to 3rd column
 
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    Hendrik van Vianden was pressed by other towns not to agree  
Hendrik van Vianden was pressed by other towns not to agree  
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    with the charter. It took Hasselt a long period of time to  
with the charter. It took Hasselt a long period of time to  
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    convince the Bishop. After supporting the Bishop in a small  
convince the Bishop. After supporting the Bishop in a small  
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    war against the Drents, the charter was released.  
war against the Drents, the charter was released.  
 
 
 
 
\stopmypar % end paragraph body  
 
\stopmypar % end paragraph body  
 
</context>
 
</context>
  
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Footnotes need special treatment, as follows.
  
 
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<context source="yes" text="This gives:">
== Example ==
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\setuppapersize[A10,landscape]
 
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% when using footnotes, you have to use the following trick
<context source="yes" text="yields">
 
% when using footnotes, you have to do the following trick
 
 
% (from Hans on mailinglist, Date: Tue, 15 Jun 2004 00:53:48 +0200)
 
% (from Hans on mailinglist, Date: Tue, 15 Jun 2004 00:53:48 +0200)
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% but the names have changed since then  from postponefootnotes
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% to postponenotes and flushfootnotes to flushnotes
  
 
\defineparagraphs[Par][n=3]
 
\defineparagraphs[Par][n=3]
 
\starttext
 
\starttext
 
\startPar
 
\startPar
Text \Par and more\postponefootnotes\footnote{a footnote, that gets
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    Text  
  hidden...}\Par text  
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\Par  
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    and\postponenotes\footnote{A footnote whose placement is postponed...}
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\Par  
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    text  
 
\stopPar
 
\stopPar
\flushfootnotes
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\flushnotes
 
\stoptext
 
\stoptext
 
</context>
 
</context>
 
  
 
== See also ==
 
== See also ==
<!-- something like [[cmd:goto|\goto]] -->
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* {{cmd|setupparagraphs}} to setup the individual paragraphs/columns.
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* {{cmd|startparagraph}} to start a paragraphs environment.
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* {{cmd|paragraph}} to switch to the next paragraph.
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* {{cmd|starttable}} and {{cmd|starttabulate}} to create more traditional tables,
  
== ConTeXt-Forum ==
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== Help from ConTeXt-Mailinglist/Forum ==
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All issues with:
 
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Latest revision as of 12:05, 19 November 2019

\defineparagraphs

Syntax (autogenerated)

\defineparagraphs[...][...][...=...,...]
[...]name
[...]name
...=...,...inherits from \setupparagraphs


Syntax

\defineparagraphs[...][...,...=...,...]
[...] name
n number
rule on off
height fit dimension
before command
after command
inner command
distance dimension
tolerance verystrict strict tolerant verytolerant stretch
align flushleft flushright righttoleft lefttoright middle

Description

Examples

\setuppapersize[A5]
% Source: ConText Manual ms-cb-en.pdf

% Define a paragraph environment with 3 columns. 
% Insert a blank line just before and just after the environment. 
\defineparagraphs 
	[mypar][n=3,before={\blank},after={\blank}] 

% The first column occupies 10% of the text's width and is rendered bold. 
\setupparagraphs [mypar][1][width=.1\textwidth,style=bold] 

% The second column occupies 40% of the text's width. 
\setupparagraphs [mypar][2][width=.4\textwidth]

% The third column uses default settings. It will occupy 
% the remaining 50% of the text's width.
 
\startmypar % begin the side-by-side paragraphs; start with the first one
    1252 
\mypar % switch to 2nd column
    Hasselt obtains its city charter from bishop Hendrik van Vianden. 
\mypar % switch to 3rd column
    Hendrik van Vianden was pressed by other towns not to agree 
    with the charter. It took Hasselt a long period of time to 
    convince the Bishop. After supporting the Bishop in a small 
    war against the Drents, the charter was released. 
\stopmypar % end paragraph body 

yields

Footnotes need special treatment, as follows.

\setuppapersize[A10,landscape]
% when using footnotes, you have to use the following trick
% (from Hans on mailinglist, Date: Tue, 15 Jun 2004 00:53:48 +0200)
% but the names have changed since then  from postponefootnotes
% to postponenotes and flushfootnotes to flushnotes

\defineparagraphs[Par][n=3]
\starttext
\startPar
    Text 
\Par 
    and\postponenotes\footnote{A footnote whose placement is postponed...}
\Par 
    text 
\stopPar
\flushnotes
\stoptext

This gives:

See also

Help from ConTeXt-Mailinglist/Forum

All issues with: