[NTG-context] columnset balancing
vit.zyka at seznam.cz
Mon Jun 27 18:25:01 CEST 2005
Hans Hagen wrote:
> Vit Zyka wrote:
>> Hans Hagen wrote:
>> > Vit Zyka wrote
>> >> - each chapter head spans two columns
>> >> (it assumes stop columns, balancing, continuing on the same page
>> >> without pagebreak, put chapter head, start columnset on the rest of
>> >> the page)
>> > you can do that with 'manual balancing'
>> Thank you, Hans, for your reply.
>> I know that with such a complex layout manual adjustment is necessary.
>> I know about manual balancing. But how to avoid page break after
>> columnset closing?
>>>> It is feasible or I will have to abjured this idea?
>>> the problem with automated balancing in this model is that it's near
>>> to impossible (never say never with tex, but its definitely messsy
>>> code) to combine this with the advanced float and area placement
>>> features; so, your flow will be:
>>> - typeset article
>>> - determine balance requirements
>>> - setup balancing
>>> - retypeset article
>>> - continue on same page
>> That is the point. How?
> \setupcolumnset [test-1] [balance=yes]
> \setupcolumnset [test-2] [balance=top]
Excelent! Thank you very much Hans. Now I understand the balance argument.
P.S. On the last page (7) text from the bottom of the first col
continues on the top and it breaks the grid. But this feature I
(hopefully) will not need.
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