Command/definedescription

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\definedescription

Syntax

\definedescription[...][...,...=...,...]
[...] name
[...,...=...,...] see \setupdescriptions


Description

Define a new description with an associated style.

Example

Sample 1

\definedescription
   [concept]
   [alternative=serried,
    headstyle=bold,
    width=broad]

\concept{Hasselter juffer} 
A sort of biscuit made of puff pastry and covered with sugar. It tastes very sweet. \par

yields

Sample 2

\definedescription[T]
  [headstyle=bold,
   width=fit, % Width of the running text
   indenting={yes,medium}, % (Internal) indenting of the running text
   text={\hbox to1.5em{$\bullet$}}, % Put in the front of each label
   hang=5, % Revert indenting after 5 lines
  ]

\starttext
  \startT{My Label}
    \input knuth
  \stopT

  \T{Another label}
    \input ward
   
\stoptext

Gives (NOTE: Try yourself as the result here is not the same compared what you give on the local computer!):

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