[NTG-context] Help on centering text inside the standard makeup

Wolfgang Schuster schuster.wolfgang at googlemail.com
Fri Nov 11 14:33:45 CET 2011


Am 11.11.2011 um 13:27 schrieb Marco Pessotto:

> 
> Hello!
> 
> I have some problem centering the text inside the standardmakeup.  The
> resulting alignment is centered, yes, but relative to the text block of
> the defined layout, and being a doublesided document, the left space is
> lesser then the right space (which is not what I wanted, as it's
> supposed to be the cover of a booklet).
> 
> For example:
> 
> %%%%%%%%%
> \setuppagenumbering[alternative=doublesided]
> \showframe
> 
> \starttext
> 
> \startstandardmakeup
>  \raggedcenter
>  This should be the long title
> \stopstandardmakeup
> 
> \input tufte
> 
> \stoptext
> %%%%%%%%%
> 
> 
> The \showframe still shows the defined layout for the whole document.
> 
> I'm reading from Layouts in Context that the standard makeup should
> “exclude text from the standard pagebody and its layout”.
> 
> The other solution could using frames, layers and the backgrounds, but
> I'm pretty sure I'm missing something here and that using the makups is
> the right thing to do.
> 
> Setting width=\paperwidth,height=\paperheight makes the thing
> worse. It's like the width starts at the text block of the defined
> layout.
> 
> %%%%%%%%%
> \setuppagenumbering[alternative=doublesided]
> \showframe
> 
> \definemakeup[titlepage][width=\paperwidth,
>        height=\paperheight,voffset=0mm,hoffset=0mm]
> 
> \starttext
> 
> \starttitlepagemakeup
>  \raggedcenter
>  \bfc This should be the long, long, very long title
> \stoptitlepagemakeup
> 
> \input tufte
> 
> \stoptext

As a new feature in MkIV there is also a layout with the same name as the makeup
environment and you can control the margins of your new title page environment
with \setuplayout[titlepage][…].

Wolfgang


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