# [NTG-context] absolute positioning of figures

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Fri Oct 13 18:31:17 CEST 2006

andrea valle wrote:
> Hi Peter,
>
>
>> Using different layers, you can change the order of appearance
>> (background={1,2,3}|{1,3,2},..) for the layer content.
>> Using only one layer, all layer content is placed stack like; the
>> printing order is then fixed by the appearance order in the document
>> (last overprints prior).
>>
>>
>
> Ah, thanks, I see the point.
>
> In the posted example, I was mumbling about the reference Hans did
> As far as I saw, I think that the only solution to absolute positioning
> is \setupbackgrounds.
> As wiki says, \placelayer offsets to \text dimensions.
>
> Am I right?
>

\definelayer[blabla][width=20cm,height30cm]

etc etc

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