[NTG-context] Layers: corner, location

Procházka Lukáš Ing. - Pontex s. r. o. LPr at pontex.cz
Mon Jun 10 09:50:48 CEST 2013


Hello,

thanks Peter for the explanation.

On Fri, 07 Jun 2013 14:41:45 +0200, Peter Rolf <indiego at gmx.net> wrote:

> The layer is divided into a 2x2 matrix of squares, where 'x' is the
> center. This gets you a total of 3x3=9 different corners.
>
> o---o---o
> |   |   |
> o---x---o
> |   |   |
> o---o---o
>
> Now you choose one 'corner' (the reference point) for the placement. The
> placement is done in relation to this point. The chosen 'corner' c is
> our new 'center point' (only for placement) now.
>
> With 'location' you define, where (in relation to 'corner') the content
> is placed. Again you have nine different corners to choose from.
>
> An example to make this clear.
>
> 'corner={top,right}, location={bottom,right}' will place content in the
> area L (outside the original layer). Think about the 'corner' c as a
> magnetic grid point, where the content snaps to. The 'location' l
> defines, from which direction we approach the point c.
>
> x = layer center point
> c = corner 'top,right', d = location 'bottom right', L = location (area)
>
>     o---o---o
>     |   |   |
> ----o---c---o
> |   |   | L |
> ----x---o---d
> |   |   |
> ---------
>
>
>
> I hope I haven't mixed things up. Feel free to correct this and to
> wikify the final version.
>

I added some info to wiki: http://wiki.contextgarden.net/Layers#Understanding_.22location.22_and_.22corner.22

Best regards,

Lukas

> Peter

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