[sword-devel] How to handle text context

Troy A. Griffitts scribe at crosswire.org
Wed Apr 22 04:08:02 MST 2009

Dear Manfred.  My apologies for missing this.  I actually noticed it and 
forgot to respond.

I believe you just want something simple like:

for (
        !module->Error() && contextSize;
        module++,contextSize--) {

   cout << module->RenderText();


Manfred Bergmann wrote:
> Hi.
> One missing feature I'd like to have in MacSword before versioning 2.0b 
> is that it should be possible to show the context for index search results.
> The search result is a list of verse keys. Now the user should be able 
> to choose a context size: 1, 3, 5, 7 or 10 verses before and after the 
> actual search result.
> I'm not quite sure how to do this in the Sword API.
> Should I create a list key and operate on that or use the operator 
> overloading of the SWModule itself?
> Any hints?
> God bless,
> Manfred
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