[NTG-context] vertical alignment of table of contents in makeup

Mark Szepieniec mszepien at gmail.com
Sun Dec 21 22:29:25 CET 2014


On Sun, Dec 21, 2014 at 10:12 PM, Pablo Rodriguez <oinos at gmx.es> wrote:
>
> On 12/21/2014 09:01 PM, Mark Szepieniec wrote:
> > Hi Pablo,
> >
> > thanks for your clarifications. My thinking was that I didn't want my
> > table of contents page to have a page number, but I didn't realize that
> > the ToC head acts as a chapter head, so you can just get rid of the page
> > number in the way you suggest.
> >
> > So just leaving out the makeup works fine, thanks!
>
> Hi Mark,
>
> to get rid of page numbers in the table of contents,
>
> http://wiki.contextgarden.net/Table_of_Contents#Suppressing_page_numbering_for_the_ToC_pages
> may help you.
>
> Just in case it helps,
>
> Pablo
>
>
>
> > On Sat, Dec 20, 2014 at 11:41 PM, Pablo Rodriguez wrote:
> >
> >     On 12/20/2014 03:13 AM, Mark Szepieniec wrote:
> >     > There is a trick mentioned on the wiki for top-aligning the
> contents of
> >     > a makeup page, namely adding "top=,", which cancels the default
> value of
> >     > \vss, which is infinitely strechable space.
> >     >
> >     > However, that doesn't seem to work when the first element in the
> makeup
> >     > page is \completecontent:
> >
> >     Hi Mark,
> >
> >     this is what it happens when you start a makeup page with a \chapter
> >     command. \chapter inserts a page break before the heading.
> >
> >     > [...]
> >     > Here, the table of contents and the section are both placed on the
> >     > makeup page, but they are centered vertically. If the
> \completecontent
> >     > line is commented out, the correct vertical alignment of the
> section
> >     > header is obtained. Is there a way to get top-alignment when a
> makeup
> >     > page starts with \completecontent? Is this a bug?
> >
> >     As far as I know, this isn’t a bug.
> >
> >     You can disable the page break before chapter with:
> >
> >         \setuphead[chapter][page=]
> >
> >     This way it works as you intend.
> >
> >     > Or should I even be using makeup pages in my table of contents?
> >
> >     I wonder whether this makes sense at all.
> >
> >     Why do you want or why do you think you need the table of contents
> >     wrapped in a makeup page?
> >
> >     A makeup page is fine for contents such as title pages, colophons or
> >     similar ones. Their contents should fit in a single page, because the
> >     contents won’t be split across pages.
> >
> >     Here you have a sample that shows why makeup pages shouldn’t be used
> for
> >     table of contents:
> >
> >         \starttext
> >         \startmakeup[standard][top=,]
> >         \chapter{Contents}
> >         \dorecurse{50}{\section{testsection}}
> >         \stopmakeup
> >         \stoptext
> >
> >     I hope it helps,
> >
> >
> >     Pablo
>

Interesting, thanks!
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