[NTG-context] Extending into the margin

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Fri Mar 4 14:36:19 CET 2005


Duncan Hothersall wrote:
> I have a double-sided page layout with mirrored margins. For certain 
> displays (tables, etc) I would like to place a box such that it will 
> extend into the margin. At the moment, just by making a box the width of 
> the textarea + margin, I can get what I want half the time :-) - it 
> always extends to the right, and on half of the pages that is what I want!
> 
> Of course the trick is the other half. If I explicitly move the boxes 
> left, then the right-hand pages stop working properly. And I'm in a 
> batch workflow so I can't know in advance what page a box is going to 
> land on. So I guess I need a hook into the double-sided margin settings 
> somehow?
> 
> I haven't managed to find anything that looks relevant in the docs, so 
> thanks for any help!

see the manual "details.pdf"

Hans


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