columnset balancing, footnoterule in columnset, Re: [NTG-context] columnset layout distortion

Vit Zyka vit.zyka at
Tue Jun 21 11:29:31 CEST 2005

Hans Hagen wrote:
> Vit Zyka wrote:
>> margin). I noticed weird behaviour. It is expressed by vertical shift 
>> of columns, please see the page 2 of
>>   source:
>> It seems that the problem is caused by switch to \ss font family 
>> continueing to a place of the page break. Any explanation/suggestion?
> i made an \restoreinterlinespace mechanism so that you can do the 

Hans it is great! I have two next questions:

1) Am I missing something or columnsets do not provide balancing?
\definecolumnset[two]  [n=2,balance=yes]
    \dorecurse{6}{\input knuth \endgraf}
\input zapf \endgraf

2) Footnotes with settings \setupfootnotes[location=columns,rule=on]
between \columnset do not draw rule. I discover it is due to missing 
\vbox. So this solve this problem for me, but it is not elegant and I do 
not know if it can caused some side effect:
   {\endgraf %% <--- add
           \!!width .2\hsize
           \!!depth \zeropoint}%
    \endgraf %% <--- add


     \input knuth
     \footnote{Donald E. Knuth}


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