[NTG-context] Text in margin

Kip Warner kip at thevertigo.com
Tue Nov 29 00:13:45 CET 2011


On Mon, 2011-11-28 at 10:39 +0100, Wolfgang Schuster wrote:
> Am 28.11.2011 um 06:07 schrieb Kip Warner:
> 
> > On Sun, 2011-11-27 at 22:43 +0100, Wolfgang Schuster wrote:
> >> Search for \setupmargindata and \setupmarginframed, you can see all keys for commands in my reference: https://bitbucket.org/wolfs/commands/downloads
> >> 
> >> Wolfgang
> > 
> > Hey Wolfgang. I took a look at the command reference you linked me to
> > and it unfortunately isn't descriptive enough for me.
> > 
> > All I want to do is to make the font small, italicized, and not start
> > off the side of the page like it is now.
> > 
> > I'm using the following. The colours are fine, but the rest is not:
> > 
> > \setupmargindata[
> >    style={smallitalic\switchtobodyfont[3pt]}]
> > 
> > \setupinmargin[
> >    background=color, 
> >    color=colour_text,
> >    backgroundcolor=colour_page]
> 
> 
> Make next time a complete example with some text.
> 
> \setupmargindata
>   [inmargin]
>   [style={\switchtobodyfont[8pt,ss]},
>    color=red]
> 
> \setupmarginframed
>   [inmargin]
>   [background=color,
>    backgroundcolor=yellow]
> 
> \starttext
> \input knuth
> \inmargin{\input ward }
> \input tufte
> \stoptext
> 
> Wolfgang

Hey Wolfgang. It still isn't italicized and it is starting a little bit
off of the side of the page. For at least the italicization, I tried the
following and ConTeXt seems to just ignore the italic flag:

\setupmargindata
  [inmargin]
  [style={\switchtobodyfont[7pt,it]},
   color=colour_text]

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Kip Warner -- Software Engineer
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