[NTG-context] Background color spaning columns.

Bart Wise bntgcontext at wiseguysweb.com
Tue Mar 4 00:28:21 CET 2008

Thanks for the insight.  I'll give it a try with columnsets.


On Monday March 3 2008, Aditya Mahajan wrote:
> On Mon, 3 Mar 2008, Bart Wise wrote:
> > I am trying change the background color of some text.  It works fine if I
> > am using one column.  It also works fine if I am using multiple columns,
> > but restricting my background color changes to only a single line of text
> > in a column.
> I have encountered this problem in the past. This is a limitations of the
> simple column mechanism.
> > However, if I have a section that I want to I change, and that section
> > spans more than one line in a given column it does not work.  What
> > happens is that the background starts to change where you have indicated;
> > however, instead of stopping at the end of the column, the background
> > color changes for the entire text.  See the subject entitled "Problem 1"
> > below for an example.  Is there a fix for this (and no, using a single
> > column is not a solution.)
> Use columnsets. They are not as easy and simple as columns, but they
> provide a lot more features. See the columnset manual for details about
> using them.
> Aditya
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