[NTG-context] Grid typesetting and inline math

Khaled Hosny khaledhosny at eglug.org
Wed Apr 20 11:56:33 CEST 2011


On Tue, Apr 19, 2011 at 11:59:34AM +0200, Christoph Redecker wrote:
> Hello,
> 
> I'm struggling with the grid. I've stepped from LaTeX to luaLaTeX
> for a simpler font selection, and from luaLaTeX to ConTeXt for
> getting a usable grid (because I was told that it supports
> typesetting on a grid). Now that I got font selection working as
> desired in ConTeXt, the grid is driving me crazy.
> 
> I'm trying to use the grid as described in details.pdf, and I want
> halfline spacing around formulas in text, because a full line is
> definitely too much. This is what I'm compiling:
> 
> \setupbodyfont[10pt,serif] % should be lm?
> \setuplayout[grid=yes]
> \setuptextformulas[step=halfline]
> \starttext
> \showgrid
> Testing inline math: \gform{x_2 = \frac{a}{b}}. The following line
> should be seperated from this one by half a line, but it isn't.
> 
> Testing inline math: \gform[-]{x_2 = \frac{a}{b}}. The following
> line should be seperated from this one by half a line, but it isn't.
> \stoptext
> 
> Both paragraphs look identical, the second line is too far away from
> the first one. What's wrong with my code?

Not sure, but try grid=on.

Regards,
 Khaled

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 Khaled Hosny
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