# [NTG-context] bug in \setupitemize?

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Fri Dec 12 09:36:13 CET 2014

On 12/11/2014 7:04 PM, Pablo Rodriguez wrote:
> Dear list,
>
> I have the following sample:
>
>      \showframe\showgrid
>      \setuppapersize[A6]
>      \setupitemize[inbetween={\blank[preference,big]}]
>      \starttext
>      \dorecurse{3}{\dorecurse{3}{Sometimes is really hard
>      to place list items. Am I missing something? }\par}
>
>      \startitemize
>      \item \dorecurse{5}{First item that I try. }
>      \item \dorecurse{15}{Second item that I write. }
>      \item \dorecurse{5}{Third item that I forgot. }
>      \stopitemize
>      \stoptext
>
> Although I ask ConTeXt to try to insert a page break between list items
> (which for some strange reason is avoided), the whole first list item is
> moved to the next page, leaving a huge blank space in the previous page
> (where the first list item would completely).
>
> I have found this before and this is causing me problems when using lists.
>
> Isn’t this a bug? (If not moving a whole first item to the next page
> when it fits in the previous one, not obeying
> inbetween={\blank[preference,big]} should be a bug.)
>
> Or am I missing something?

maybe

\startitemize[loose]

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