[NTG-context] Elevated text blocks

Gerhard Kugler praxis at psychotherapie-kugler.de
Thu Dec 28 21:25:02 CET 2006

On Thu, Dec 28, 2006 at 03:03:35PM -0500, Aditya Mahajan wrote:
> If choosing page size is an option, and there are only a few that are 
> larger than a page, things may be much easier. Keep all of them in one 
> page, and typeset. Note the ones that are larger than a page, and mark 
> them using a differnt environment. That is, you decide which exercises 
> should break and which should not.

This seems a good clarification.

> > > 3. Or a more drastic case, when the current page has only two lines 
> > > and the text block is exactly one page long. Should the text split or 
> > > not.
> > 
> > No.
> This seems inconsistent with case 1. There the text was less than one 
> page, but you want it to be split. In this case, the text is exactly 
> one page, but you do not want it to be split?

I'm no longer so sure.

> Is something like this acceptable:
> if length < 1 page
>   keep the whole thing together, even if it means ending the current 
> page with lots of empty space.
> if length > 1 page
>   split whereever you want


> That would means, do a trial typesetting to find the length of the 
> block, if length is less than one page put in a framedtext (which is 
> just a highly customizable vbox) if length > 1 page, don't do anything 
> and let it break pages anywhere. Just one more bit of information is 
> needed. Do your exercises contain display math?



Gerhard Kugler

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