[NTG-context] columns in framedtext

Hans van der Meer hansm at science.uva.nl
Mon Feb 20 17:11:29 CET 2006

On Feb 20, 2006, at 16:18, Hans van der Meer wrote:

> I have been experimenting with columnsets too.
> There I encounter the problem that I cannot set the distance between
> the columns at will.

That has been solved. Just had to dig a little deeper in columns.pdf  
and iron out my bugs.
I will now first pursue Hans Hagens suggestion of using setuplists.

> Neither lt columnsets force themselves into the frame.
> \starttextbackground doesn't help here, at most I get frames around
> the separate columns, not the thing that is wanted.
> The bad thing is, that LateX multicols inside a parbox does what is
> wanted.
> It would be too bad if such behaviour could not be duplicated in
> ConTeXt!

yours sincerely,
dr. H. van der Meer

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