[NTG-context] Elevated text blocks

Wolfgang Schuster schuster.wolfgang at googlemail.com
Fri Dec 29 10:12:14 CET 2006

On Thu, 28 Dec 2006 20:34:03 +0100
Gerhard Kugler <praxis at psychotherapie-kugler.de> wrote:

Hi Gerhard,

> On Thu, Dec 28, 2006 at 01:58:02PM +0100, Wolfgang Schuster wrote:
> > you can keep text togehther by putting them into a vbox and it will
> > move to the next page if it will not fit on the current page.
> > 
> Thank you Wolfgang,
> this will be an important possibility. Where is the best documentation
> about vbox?

Can can find the explanations from vboc in the TeXbook, there is also a
german book about plain TeX available. It is out of print and can be
downloaded from the following page:


> > There are to many ways how you defined your example, you can find one
> > way below. The important things are saved into the before and after
> > commands in the defintion.
> > 
> > <example>
> > \defineenumeration
> Why "enumeration"? The exercises are not numbered.
> Gerhard

It was only an example to show you the use of the before and after

There are to many ways in ConTeXt to define an example environment, you
can do it in the following ways:

- \defineframedtext
- \defineenumeration
- \definedescription
- ...

You could also defined you own macros:


or used only a header like


You can see, there are so many ways too achieve one thing and im
couldn't know which way you have choosen.

If you want unnumbered examples with enumeration you can disable the
number with \setupenumeration[number=no] .


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