[NTG-context] pictures in tabulate

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Mon Oct 18 00:20:23 CEST 2010

On 17-10-2010 11:24, Thomas A. Schmitz wrote:
> Hi all,
> I'm looking for a way to use pictures inside a tabulate environment. Unfortunately, newer versions of ConTeXt don't take the picture height into account. The following code gives a somewhat disappointing result both in mkii and mkiv:
> \starttext
> \starttabulate[|rw(3em)|p|]
> \NC XXX \NC \dontleavehmode \externalfigure[cow][frame=on,width=0.5\textwidth] \NC \NR
> \stoptabulate
> \stoptext
> Interestingly, this used to work a couple of years ago (last time I used this was 2008), but something must have changed. I tried putting the externalfigure into a \tbox, but no dice. Bug or feature?

When there is a 'p' in the preamble, lines are forced to lineheights but 
as I needed images in tabulate a while ago too, I added:

\tabulatesplitlinemode 2

So maybe that helps. It might become an option some day.


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