[NTG-context] Re: good-looking tables in context

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Thu Mar 31 17:57:46 CEST 2005


Eckhart Guthöhrlein wrote:
> On Wed, 30 Mar 2005 at 22:38:15+0200, Patrick Gundlach wrote:
> 
>>I sometimes do heavy tabulate typesetting. This is one of the last
>>reasons using LaTeX for me. 
> 
> 
> Oh yes indeed. I think this is really the last thing where context is
> inferior to latex. Well, not really inferior when considering
> capabilities like those offered by natural tables. But concerning the
> final output, yes. And unfortunately, tables are very important for my
> next project.  When I think of a hundred-or-so-pages document with many
> floats, using latex - I thought I would never have to go through this
> again. And I simply can't imagine anymore living with things like
> context's float placement, metapost tricks, hanging punctuation, great
> support for crazy feature request, etc.
> To be honest, I even thought of including latex tables as figures
> generated from inline code...

what exactly are you missing?

Hans


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