On Fri, 14 Mar 2008, Wolfgang Schuster wrote: > On Thu, 13 Mar 2008 19:48:55 -0400 (EDT) > Aditya Mahajan <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > >> On Thu, 13 Mar 2008, Morgan Brassel wrote: >> >>> Concerning multline, I only read the specification given in amsldoc.pdf: >>> "3.3 Split equations without alignment". Multline does not support >>> alignment, >>> so you can't put '&' inside it, only '\\'. All it does is cut the equation >>> into several lines: the first is left aligned, the last is right aligned, >>> and >>> all the intermediate are centered. I don't if this is sufficient as an >>> explanation. Please let me know if I can help or test. And thank you for >>> your >>> time! >> >> So, will this user interface be enough: >> >> \startformula \startmultline >> \NC line 1 \FR >> \NC line 2 \MR >> \NC line 3 \LR >> \stopmultline \stopformula > > I would change myself the name for the environment from multline to > multiline, we don't have to rely on the short command names as old TeX > packages did for many macros.
Yes, of course. I never really understood the stange naming conventions of amstex. >> Lines with \FR are flush left, lines with \MR are centered, and lines with >> \LR are right flushed. (First row, middle row, last row; as in tables). >> multline also has \pushleft and \pushright with go against the ConTeXt way >> of things. >> >> It is also possible to just have \NR at each row, and let ConTeXt figure >> out the correct flushing. That will involve a two-pass algorithm, and I >> will give that a try. > > I think you should use NR at the end of a line and not different > commands for the first, the last and all other lines. You could change > the alignment of each line with \NC[align=...], this will fit to the > normal commands for tables. This will also make it easier to implement ;) Aditya ___________________________________________________________________________________ If your question is of interest to others as well, please add an entry to the Wiki! maillist : firstname.lastname@example.org / http://www.ntg.nl/mailman/listinfo/ntg-context webpage : http://www.pragma-ade.nl / http://tex.aanhet.net archive : https://foundry.supelec.fr/projects/contextrev/ wiki : http://contextgarden.net ___________________________________________________________________________________