# [NTG-context] placefigure feature request ?

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Wed Apr 5 09:37:18 CEST 2006

```Sanjoy Mahajan wrote:
> Hans Hagen wrote:
>
>> maybe
>> \setupfloats[numbering=nocheck]
>> does what you want
>>
>
> I think I want the opposite.  The documentation for \setupfloats at
> <http://texshow.contextgarden.net/> says
>
>   New option:
>   numbering           yes nocheck (default yes)
>     nocheck causes no renumbering so it preserves figure's source order
>
> My problem was that the source order (which is the order of first
> reference, probably) is not the order on the page.  The wide figure
> floats to the top of the page (because it's wide) even though its
> source position is later than the narrower figure that fits in the
> margin.
>
> So 'numbering=yes' will number according to position on the page?
>
>
no, actually floats will be renumbered automatically unless nocheck is given; the problem is that the order in which margins etc flush plays a role then.

I can imagine another solution but i need a dark rainy non-busy day for that

Hans

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