[NTG-context] how to control placement of floats

Paul Tremblay phthenry at iglou.com
Wed Apr 20 16:18:01 CEST 2005


On Wed, Apr 20, 2005 at 12:24:35AM +0200, Hans Hagen wrote:
> From: Hans Hagen <pragma at wxs.nl>
> 
> Paul Tremblay wrote:
> >The manual and others have given good advice on how to do the most
> >basic placment of floats, such as forcing it onto a new page.
> >
> >How does one get even more control. For example, if I want a
> >particular table to have 2 inches of space from the left margin, or if
> >I want to center my figures.
> 
> see details.pdf

This is the best I can come up with. This seems like a complete
hack. For one thing, the caption does not move with the graphic.

\placefigure
  [here]{Portrait of Thoreau}{\setlayer[graphics][hoffset=1in,
voffset=1in]{\externalfigure[thoreau ref]}}

Paul


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