[NTG-context] How to properly `\setuplayout' for several pages and then restore back?

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Sun May 24 11:20:17 CEST 2015


On 5/23/2015 8:36 PM, Alexander Shukaev wrote:
> Hello,
>
> I have a table of contents that now has grown to span several pages.
> Before that I used the following setup:
>
> \definemakeup
> [contentspage]
>
> \setupmakeup
> [contentspage][%
>    footerstate={stop},
>    headerstate={stop},
>      pagestate={stop},
>           page={yes},
>         bottom={\vfill},
>            top={},
> ]
>
> \setuplayout
> [contentspage][%
>    footer={\zeropoint},
>    header={\zeropoint},
> ]
>
> \setuplayout
> [contentspage][%
>    footerdistance={\zeropoint},
>    headerdistance={\zeropoint},
> ]
>
> \startcontentspagemakeup
>
> \setupwhitespace
> [line]
>
> % ToC
>
> \stopcontentspagemakeup
>
> and that indeed worked when ToC spanned only one page.  Since page
> breaking does not work inside `makeup', I had ti give it up.  Now I try
> the following:
>
> \start
>
> \setupheader[state={stop}]
> \setupfooter[state={stop}]
>
> \setuppagenumbering[state={stop}]
>
> \setuplayout[%
>    footer={\zeropoint},
>    header={\zeropoint},
> ]
>
> \setuplayout[%
>    footerdistance={\zeropoint},
>    headerdistance={\zeropoint},
> ]
>
> % ToC
>
> \stop
>
> Why after `\stop' previous setups for `layout', `header', `footer', and
> `pagenumbering' do not restore?  Is there a way to achieve this or do I
> have to manually duplicate the setups which were before `\start'?  Thank
> you.

switching layouts is tricky as there is a mix between local and global 
settings and actions around the page crossing

\startlayout[name]

\stoplayout

also, when there is a layout defined with the same name as a makeup, 
then the makeup will take that layout

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