# [NTG-context] Absolute position in table cell

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Mon Feb 15 10:58:24 CET 2016

```On 2/15/2016 10:32 AM, Volker Mische wrote:
> Hi all,
>
> I'd like to position some text in a corner of a natural table cell. I
> got as far as being able to put the same text on every cell (a "p" in
> the example). Now my problem is, how do I specify the contents of the
> overlay/layer on a per cell basis?
>
> Best for me would be if I could define the text directly within the
> cell. I'm surely open to a completely different solution that has the
> same outcome.
>
> Here's the minimal example of what I currently have.
>
> \starttext
>
> \definelayer  [pagenumber][width=\overlaywidth,height=\overlayheight]
> \defineoverlay[pagenumber][{\directsetup{pagenumber}\tightlayer[pagenumber]}]
>
> \startsetups pagenumber
>    \setlayerframed
>      [pagenumber]
>      [preset=rightbottom]
>      {p}
> \stopsetups
>
> \bTABLE
>    \setupTABLE[each][each][background=pagenumber]
>    \bTR
>      \bTD multiline \par text \eTD
>      \bTD some cell \par with even \par more \par text \eTD
>    \eTR
> \eTABLE
>
> \stoptext

\bTABLE
\bTR
\bTD multiline \par text \eTD
\bTD[background=pagenumber] some cell \par with even \par more \par
text \eTD
\eTR
\eTABLE

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