[NTG-context] positioning layers again

Willi Egger w.egger at boede.nl
Thu Sep 30 21:24:58 CEST 2004

Hi Eckhart,

I believe that the most convenient way of making your work available 
would be to put the essentials into the Wiki:


I would say that just these newer features could profit from examples!

Kind regards Willi

Eckhart Guthöhrlein wrote:

> Hi all,
> I have managed to create my poster, arranging stuff on the page using
> layers. But I have to admit that I have used hard-coded coordinates for
> all layers. (I used a metapost grid in the background for measuring and
> aligning in the draft version.) If anybody is interested, I can make the
> poster and the source available online after the conference.
> I don't want to be nerving, but to make things easier in the future, I
> would like to repeat my question: How to position layers relative to
> each other, not relative to a common coordinate origin? (So that you
> don't have to move subsequent layers if some box changes its height
> etc.)
> I have experimented a bit with the stuff in the 'positional graphics'
> chapter of the metafun manual, but didn't make it. So, thanks for hints
> and suggestions.
> Regards,

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