[NTG-context] Floats Method

Taco Hoekwater taco at elvenkind.com
Sun Aug 13 09:46:03 CEST 2006

wwl at musensturm.de wrote:
> Hallo!
> In \setupfloats[] what exactly is the difference between textmethod 
> and sidemethod?

textmethod is used for floats inside the text flow, sidemethod for

> Compared with the gridsize, why does a 1 point window (method=2) help 
> when typesetting on grids?

I assume it corrects for the \lineskip glue.

> Isn't 1% (method=1) much more in the most cases than 1 point?

Yes it would be. Perhaps that one is because of \maxdepth,
but I am only guessing. The fact that there are two methods
could be simply a trial-and-error left over.


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