[NTG-context] vertical alignment in simpleslides

Curiouslearn curiouslearn at gmail.com
Sun Mar 6 06:19:57 CET 2011


Awesome!! This worked great. I need to understand what 2fill and 3fill
does. I will try looking at Victor Eijkhout's book. But if you know of
any other easy reference, please let me know.

Thanks for your help.

Bharat

On Sat, Mar 5, 2011 at 11:56 PM, Aditya Mahajan <adityam at umich.edu> wrote:
> On Sat, 5 Mar 2011, Curiouslearn wrote:
>
>> Thanks for the response, Aditya.
>>
>> However, the first method
>>
>>   \setupitemize[before=\vfill,after=\vfill]
>>
>> does not change anything for me. The items are still at the top.
>
> Didn't realize that you were using the Swoosh style, that sets its title
> using a layer. Therefore you need to use
>
> \setupitemize[before=\null\vfill, after=\vfill]
>
>> The second one (\setupitemize[1][inbetween=\vfill]) changes things.
>> However, the first item is at the top of the screen and the second is
>> at the bottom. I would like them to be near the center. Something like
>> what 'middle' does for horizontal alignment with two words, I want to
>> do for vertical alignment.
>
> This is useful only if the previous command works. You can play around with
> the amount of fill at the start and end to create symmetric looking layouts.
> For example:
>
> \setupitemize[1][before={\null\vskip 1ex plus 2fill},
>                 after={\vskip 1ex plus 3fill}]
> \setupitemize[1][inbetween=\vfill]
>
> (Actually, rather than using the low-level \vskip, it is better to use
> ConTeXt high level interface using \blank. But I do not remember how create
> \blank with vertical glue).
>
> Aditya
>
>
>
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