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Re: [help-texinfo] Local table of contents within a node

From: Sebastian Wiesner
Subject: Re: [help-texinfo] Local table of contents within a node
Date: Sun, 10 Jan 2016 01:22:37 +0100

Am 09.01.2016 um 17:06 schrieb Gavin Smith <address@hidden>:
> On 9 January 2016 at 12:39, Sebastian Wiesner <address@hidden> wrote:
>> Hello,
>> I would like to generate a "local" table of contents inside a node.
>> This table of contents should sit at the beginning of the node and
>> list all sections and subsections within this node.  As an example,
>> consider the following node:
>> @node Foos and Bars
>> @appendix Foos and Bars
>> @c TOC HERE
>> @unnumberedsec foo
>> @anchor foo
>> @unnumberedsec bar
>> @anchor bar
>> When generating the manual, I'd like to have a table of contents
>> listing "foo" and "bar" at "TOC HERE".
> The following appears to work:
> @node Foos and Bars
> @appendix Foos and Bars
> @menu
> * foo::
> * bar::
> @end menu
> @anchor{foo}
> @unnumberedsec foo
> @anchor{bar}
> @unnumberedsec bar
> If you get errors about invalid menus you may need to give extra
> arguments to @node, but don't worry about it unless it happens.
>> Is that possible with Texinfo?  If not, what alternatives would
>> you suggest?  I'm aware that I could just split the node into sub-nodes
>> for "foo" and "bar" but I'd rather like to avoid that because the node
>> serves as reference listing that I'd really love to keep on a single
>> page (particularly because keeping it in a single page in HTML, when
>> using the in-page search).
> The other option is using cross-references instead of a menu, e.g.
> @ref{foo}, @ref{bar}.

Thank you very much, I didn't think of this.  I'm now using an 
@itemize with @ref's, which works quite well.

Thank you!

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