# [NTG-context] picture before \chapter breaking \header \footer setup

Thu Oct 23 15:40:22 CEST 2008

On Thu, 23 Oct 2008, Jelle Huisman wrote:

> Hi all,
>
> Another question, this time about \headers and \footers. On the first
> page of the chapter I have the page number in the footer and on all
> other pages they are in the header. This works fine, as expected.
> However I have to include an \externalfigure *before* the \chapter
> command and I discovered that I have to use \startcombination because
> otherwise the \chapter moves to the next page. However, when I use
> \startcombination ... etc \chapter is not longer the first thing on the
> page and the special header/footer setup is not triggered (apparently
> \chapter has to come first for that to happen). See sample code:

You can try to play around with \setuphead[chapter][command=\something]
and make sure that \something puts a figure where you want. You will need
to specify the figure by other mechanism (define a command, pass two
arguments trough one argument, etc).

> % sample
> \definetext[mychapter][footer][pagenumber]
> \showframe
> \starttext
>
> %\startcombination[1*1]{\externalfigure}{ % uncomment to see problem
> \chapter{first}
> %}\stopcombination % uncomment to see problem
>
> \dorecurse{20}{\input tufte \relax}
> \chapter{second} \dorecurse{20}{\input tufte \relax} % this works as
> expected
> \stoptext
> % sample
>
> Is it possible to make this work? (maybe an extra \chapter command
> before the combination that triggers the header-footer setup, but that
> is not printed after all?)
>
> Thanks for any help.
>
> Jelle
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