[NTG-context] Textblock does not match the layout parameters
w.egger at boede.nl
Fri Nov 18 21:50:03 CET 2005
Hi Hasn en Taco,
sorry, that I caused this noise, stupid me used the wrong parameter! -
As usual Context works to expectation.
Hans Hagen wrote:
> Taco Hoekwater wrote:
>> Willi Egger wrote:
>>> While developping a page-layout for a book I cam across the
>>> following strange behaviour:
>>> The textblock in the attached example is larger than the paramters
>>> in the layout section would indicate. The pagenumber in the footer
>>> however respects the layout-parameters. Showframe does print the
>>> correct layout as given in de layout section.
>>> To me it looks like a calculation error. Hans could you please
>>> comment on this?
>> It looks like the 'textwidth' key functions as an override switch.
>> If you use the 'width' key, all of the measurements are consistent
>> with eachother, and, otoh it gets even sillier if you use textwidth
>> but set it to, e.g., 200mmm.
>> Whether this is by design or an error is unknown to me. :-)
> it's by design (but you're free to doubt the design quality):
> textwidth is for special purposes (i needed it when i had to center a
> one column text on a special page layout)
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