# [NTG-context] Natural tables: how to adjust row height/vertical spacing?

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Tue Apr 18 17:06:20 CEST 2006

```Mari Voipio wrote:
> This may almost be a FAQ question, but I just cannot find the answer in the wiki
> nor in mailing list archives: How do I adjust row height/vertical spacing in
> natural tables?
>
> In my old tables (\starttable etc.) the trick was
> \noalign{\vskip-6pt}
> but this one doesn't work with my natural tables. In Word I'd just adjust
> linespacing and paragraph spacing in the table, but that obviously isn't the
> soluction in ConTeXt - or at least I don't seem to understand enough to get it
> to work.
>
> Any ideas of what to do?
> I like natural tables, but if vertical spacing isn't adjustable, I'll have to
> stick to my old alternatives, tables and tabulate. If somebody gives me a
> working solution (that's simple enough that I manage to implement it), I
> promise to wikify it for future use...
>
> Mari
> (with lots of specifications and parts lists to fit into tables in small
> print...)
>
\bTABLE[spaceinbetween=big]
\bTR \bTD test \eTD \eTR
\bTR \bTD test \eTD \eTR
\eTABLE

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