[NTG-context] Splitting a page in given ratios

Wolfgang Schuster schuster.wolfgang at googlemail.com
Mon Apr 5 09:32:57 CEST 2010


Am 05.04.10 01:10, schrieb Matthias Weber:
> Dear all,
>
> this is probably even easy in plain TeX, but as I have never learned 
> it properly,
> I am asking anyway:
>
>
> I would like to have a way to split a part of a page into two columns 
> of different width, so something like
>
> \startsplitpage[columns=2,spacing=fill]
>
> \startcolumn[1][width=.6 \textwidth]
>
> \input{tufte}
> \stopcolumn[1]
>
> \startcolumn[2][width=.3 \textwidth]
> \placefigure[theBeerBottle]
> \stopcolumn[2]
>
> \stopsplitpage
>
> so that the individual columns are treated (if possible) as separate 
> pages with all features (like \framed etc) adapted to the
> page width of the smaller sub-pages.
>
> This could replace (for me) the somehow (for me) disfunctional 
> figuretext construct.
>
> Is there a way to do this?
http://wiki.contextgarden.net/Columns#Paragraphs

See also http://pragma-ade.com/show-man-9.htm

Wolfgang


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