[NTG-context] multi-colunm table issue

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Fri Sep 5 10:58:52 CEST 2014


On 9/4/2014 4:24 PM, Thomas De Maet wrote:
> Hello !
>
> I'm interested for some time (say 2-3 years) in the resolution of a
> specific bug, described in the documentation here
>
> http://wiki.contextgarden.net/TABLE#Multipage_TABLEs
>
> as
>
> *Beware:*Split tables often begin not on the page (or in the column, if
> you use them) where they/could/start, but on/in the next one. This is a
> known limitation due to the complicated calculation of remaining space
> on the page. That won't become better before this calculations are newly
> written in Lua. (Said Hans on 2010-09-24.)
>
> Simply, do you have any shedule for this issue to be solved ?

the rewrite is called extreme tables and is around for a while ... 
xtable etc


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