[NTG-context] Multi-page centered natural TABLE

Wolfgang Schuster schuster.wolfgang at gmail.com
Thu Sep 4 11:22:38 CEST 2014


Am 04.09.2014 um 11:10 schrieb Christoph Reller <christoph.reller at gmail.com>:

> > Am 25.08.2014 um 15:38 schrieb Christoph Reller <christoph.reller at gmail.com>:
> > 
> > > Hi!
> > >
> > > How do I use a natural table to produce a table which is both:
> > > - distributed across multiple pages (split=yes) and
> > > - centered horizontally on each page.
> > >
> > 
> > You have to use the float mechanism. To disable the caption and number you can use the ?none?
> > keyword and to split the table at page breaks use the ?split? keyword. There is no need to set
> > ?split=yes? for the table unless you want to repeat the header which requires ?split=repeat?.
> > 
> > \starttext
> > \startplacetable[location={none,split}]
> >   \bTABLE
> >     \dorecurse{40}{\bTR\bTD Foo \eTD\bTD Text. \eTD\eTR}
> >   \eTABLE
> > \stopplacetable
> > \stoptext
> > 
> > Wolfgang
> 
> Thank you Wolfgang for this tip. Could you please explain why the following is not working:
> 
> \starttext
> \definefloat[inlinetable][inlinetables][table]
> \setupfloat[inlinetable][location={none,split}]

You have to use the default key here, i.e.

    \setupfloat[inlinetable][default={none,split}]

because context resets the value of the location key at the begin of each new float.

With default you can set values which are used when nothing is set for location like in your example.

Wolfgang
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