On Thu, Feb 08, 2018 at 09:30:48AM +0100, Thomas A. Schmitz wrote:
> On 02/07/2018 06:39 PM, Rudolf Bahr wrote:
> > Sometimes the necessity could arise to send data from lua to context
> > and answers back to lua. I tried this by using "read" and
> > "immediate\write" commands in context. These commands are described
> > in chapter 21 and 22 of Donald E. Knuth's "The TeXbook".
> > My question is: Do there exist better and more simple solutions?
> You can print (typeset) information from inside lua code with the "context"
> function. Have you seen the manual cld-mkiv.pdf? It's in the minimals.
Yes, thank you. I tried "context()" several times, but without success.
Could be, that I have a false meaning how to use it: If I transfer data
from context to lua and vice versa then in my imagination there must be
variables in both languages where the sent data is to be found.
With the use of "\immediate\write" and "\read" in context and the read and write
functions in lua I know exactly from where to where the data goes. How to do
the same with "context()"?
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