[NTG-context] Margin terminology -- badly documented, undocumented, or misdocumented

luigi scarso luigi.scarso at gmail.com
Wed Mar 3 00:18:27 CET 2010


On Tue, Mar 2, 2010 at 10:33 PM, James Fisher <jameshfisher at gmail.com> wrote:
> That makes sense.
>
> The main thing confusing me on contextgarden is:
>
>    if cutspace == 0pt then
>       cutspace = backspace
>    end
>
> Which I would guess is meant to allow you to just specify backspace if you
> want symmetrical margins; but what if we want a 0pt cutspace?
>
> A minor other thing confusing me is the terminology; mainly 'cut' and
> 'back'.  Are these ConTeXt-specific terms or are they found elsewhere?

see  page-lay.mkiv

-- 
luigi


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