[NTG-context] Float option “top” affects page break (on following pages)

Andreas Harder aharder at uni-koblenz.de
Thu Feb 24 23:56:25 CET 2011

Am 24.02.2011 um 14:15 schrieb Andreas Harder:

> Hi all,
> consider the following example.
> \starttext \showgrid  
>  Try to comment the \tex{placefigure} command, there will be 40 lines on the second page. If you uncomment it again there are 41 lines!
>  \placefigure[top,nonumber]{}{\externalfigure[dummy]}
>  \page  
>  \dorecurse{30}{line \recurselevel\par} \blank[medium,small]
>  \dostepwiserecurse{31}{50}{1}{line \recurselevel\par} 
> \stoptext
> It's really a problem if compiling a component file which ends up with another page breaking than the corresponding product file.
> I hope there will be soon a fix for that … is there already one?

I found a workaround. One can set 

Is this a bad idea? Are there any disadvantages? I would appreciate some explanations.


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