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== [[Help:Reference|Syntax]] (autogenerated) ==
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<syntax>dorecurse</syntax>
  
 
== [[Help:Reference|Syntax]] ==
 
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== Description ==  
 
== Description ==  
  
Repeat a command a number of times.
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Repeat something a number of times.
  
 
== Example ==
 
== Example ==
 
<context source=yes>
 
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\dorecurse{3}{Meow...\ }
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\dorecurse{3}{Meow\low{\recurselevel}... }
 
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</context>
  
 
== See also ==
 
== See also ==
* {{cmd|input}} is also often used to produce dummy text
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* [[System Macros/Loops and Recursion]]
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* Looping a fixed number of times
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** {{cmd|dorecurse}} for iterating from 1 to n.
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** {{cmd|dostepwiserecurse}} for iteration with arbitrary start, end, and step.
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** {{cmd|recurselevel}} for the iteration number.
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** {{cmd|recursedepth}} for the iteration depth, in the case of nested {{cmd|dorecurse}} and co.
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* 'While' loops with exit conditions
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** {{cmd|doloop}} for a loop that repeats until exited.
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** {{cmd|exitloop}} to exit a loop.
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** {{cmd|exitloopnow}} to immediately exit a loop.
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** {{cmd|recurselevel}} to know which iteration the loop is in.
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** {{cmd|recursedepth}} to know how many nested loops deep we are.
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* {{cmd|input}} is also often used to produce dummy text.
 
* [[Programming_in_LuaTeX#Loops_without_worrying_about_expansion|LuaTeX]] for heavier-duty looping and iterating.
 
* [[Programming_in_LuaTeX#Loops_without_worrying_about_expansion|LuaTeX]] for heavier-duty looping and iterating.
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* {{cmd|definecounter}} to define custom numeric counters.
  
 
== Help from ConTeXt-Mailinglist/Forum ==
 
== Help from ConTeXt-Mailinglist/Forum ==

Latest revision as of 16:22, 11 November 2019

\dorecurse

Syntax (autogenerated)


Syntax

\dorecurse{n}{commands}
{n} The number of times to repeat the commands
{commands} Commands or text to repeat

Description

Repeat something a number of times.

Example

\dorecurse{3}{Meow\low{\recurselevel}... }

See also

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