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From: Henning Hraban Ramm <texml@fiee.net>
To: ntg-context@ntg.nl
Subject: [NTG-context] Re: chronological TOC
Date: Sat, 27 Jan 2024 10:05:32 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <e8e13280-f910-4933-8d62-189922c9dfe1@fiee.net> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <53d2b089-b0c1-4753-a15f-184c9d5f14e0@gmail.com>

Am 26.01.24 um 23:46 schrieb jbf:
> I wonder if someone can point me in the right direction for a separate 
> TOC which needs to be in chronological order at the back of the book 
> (i.e. not in page number order, although I need the page numbers to show 
> up in the TOC. There is the normal TOC at the front of the book, 
> according to chapter titles.
> I have succeeded in defining a separate TOC to place at the back, but 
> have not succeeded in the chronological order! Here is what I have done:
> \definelist[chron][criterium=all,alternative=c]
> At the back of the book:
> \placelist[chron][criterium=all]
> Then at an appropriate point after each \startchapter I have placed (as 
> an example):
> \writetolist[chron]{}{{\bf 29 April 2017,} Speech, Panama City}
> This gives me my list, but in page number order. How do I get the date 
> (e.g. 29 April 2017) to be the ordering factor in the list. I assume it 
> will be something to do with criterium, but am clueless at the moment on 
> how to indicate this.

I don’t know if it works this way (the wizards will know a way), but for 
special needs I’m (ab)using indexes:
just add something like \index[2017-04-29]{Speech, Panama City} to your 
chapter command and setup the index at will.


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  reply	other threads:[~2024-01-27  9:09 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 7+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2024-01-26 22:46 [NTG-context] " jbf
2024-01-27  9:05 ` Henning Hraban Ramm [this message]
2024-01-29 19:15   ` [NTG-context] " Wolfgang Schuster
2024-01-29 20:12     ` Bruce Horrocks
2024-01-29 20:45     ` jbf
2024-01-30  8:05       ` Henning Hraban Ramm
2024-01-30 12:08         ` BPJ

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