[NTG-context] simple graphics, Metafun vs. ConTeXt

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Thu Mar 22 22:41:39 CET 2012

On 22-3-2012 15:09, S Barmeier wrote:
> I have leaved through the ConTeXt and MetaFun manuals on the search for
> examples of graphics resembling the attached file which I created in TikZ.
> I was wanting to switch to something more native to ConTeXt, but haven't
> quite found a way of realising it in ConTeXt or MetaFun.
> Maybe someone would be so kind as to point me to the right section in
> the manual.
> All I want is to define text boxes (of a fixed size) to fill them with a
> background colour and (centred, typeset) text. Do I need MetaFun for
> that, or should some table/framed text environment in ConTeXt be able to
> do that?

this can be done with \bTABLE .. \eTABLE

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