[NTG-context] Bleeding pictures as floats?

Henning Hraban Ramm texml at fiee.net
Mon May 4 13:54:18 CEST 2015

Am 2015-05-04 um 17:10 schrieb Wolfgang Schuster <schuster.wolfgang at gmail.com>:

>> Is it possible to use the float placing mechanisms for pictures that go beyond the type area or even beyond the page?
>> In the book I’m typesetting, most pictures need to fill the whole width of the page (i.e. plus 3mm bleed), but not all cover a full page.
>> I don’t know how to tell \externalfigure or \placefloat a negative offset.
>> Or can I use layers with floats? Of course the text should flow around the pictures.
> Does the details manual  [1] answer your questions?
> [1] http://pragma-ade.com/show-man-27.htm

Thank you, that helped, but not enough.

I have now:


outermargindistance=-\bleed, % does that exist?


With that my pictures start at 0,-3mm, but they should start at -3mm,-3mm on a left page. Their maximum width is only \paperwidth, without bleed.
Where’s my mistake?

Greetlings, Hraban
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