[NTG-context] setuptabulate

Taco Hoekwater taco at elvenkind.com
Thu Jan 19 14:50:47 CET 2006

Henning Hraban Ramm wrote:
> Am 2006-01-19 um 11:53 schrieb Hans van der Meer:
>>>> What is with tabulation? I use it because I find it handy, but  the 
>>>> setuptabulate seems not working.
>>>> This gives NO alignment and NO rule. Is something wrong?
>>> I'm surprised that tabulates should have align and rule at all,  but 
>>> texshow states so.
>>> Why don't you use some sort of table?
>> The answer is simple: because I like the tabulation construct.
> If you need rules, you must use some kind of table. It's no big change:
> \setuptables[rulethickness=1pt]
> \starttable[|c|c|]
>     \NC abc \VL xyz \NC\AR
>     \NC def \VL uvw \NC\AR
> \stoptable
> And you must use \VL for a vertical line instead of \NC

To put this another way, the | symbol only separates the column
templates, it does not imply a vertical line.

Cheers, Taco

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