Command/definehighlight

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\definehighlight

Syntax

\definehighlight[...][...,...=...,...]
[...] name
[...,...=...,...] see \setuphighlight

Description

(MkIV only) Highlights are a generic facility for defining and maintaining different emphases.

Highlights are respected by the XML export (see \setupbackend), resulting in a tag highlight, with the respective names as argument to the attribute detail.

When converting from font switches (as {\bf text} to defined highlights, be sure to convert the syntax to command syntax ( \important{text} ).

Example

\definehighlight [important]       [style=bold] %% define a highlight
\definehighlight [reallyimportant] [important]  %% inherit setups
\setuphighlight  [reallyimportant] [color=red]  %% modify the copy
\starttext
This \important{you} need to know.\par
This, however, \reallyimportant{everybody} needs to know!
\stoptext

<document language="en" file="example-highlight" date="Sat Jun 16 12:20:48 2012" 
          context="2012.06.13 23:46" version="0.30" xmlns:m="http://www.w3.org/1998/Math/MathML">
This <highlight detail="important">you</highlight> need to know.
  <break/>
This, however, <highlight detail="reallyimportant">everybody</highlight> needs to know!
</document>

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