[NTG-context] Skipped figure numbers

Aidan Nichol aidan at nicholware.co.uk
Thu Mar 31 15:23:45 CEST 2016


Thanks Aditya

That solved the problem
> 
> 
> On Wed, 30 Mar 2016, Aidan Nichol wrote:
> 
>> I have been looking at various options for controlling how figures are placed on a page and based on answers to similar questions in this mailing list I  tried various options. The most flexible one seems to be using tables e.g.
>> 
>> \setupexternalfigures[location={default}]
>> 
>> \starttext
>> 
>> \placefigure[]{}{\externalfigure[hacker][height=1in]}
>> 
>> \startxtable[frame=off,align=low]
>> \startxrow
>> \startxcell[ny=2]
>>     \placefigure[force][]{left twoup}{\externalfigure[mill][height=4in]}
>>  \stopxcell
>>  \startxcell
>>    \placefigure[force][]{the first}{\externalfigure[spider][height=1.5in]}
>>  \stopxcell
>> \stopxrow
>> \startxrow
>> \startxcell
>>   \placefigure[force][]{the second}{\externalfigure[cow][height=1.5in]}
>> \stopxcell
>> \stopxrow
>> \stopxtable
>> 
>> It seems to work well except that figure numbers are being skipped. In this example hacker=1 mill=8, spider=9 and cow=10.
>> Varying the contents of the table reveals that It is skipping two times the number of figures in the table.
>> 
>> Is this an invalid combination of features I’m using or am I doing something wrong?
> 
> The contents of a table are typeset multiple times to get an idea of the
> height and width. Here is one option:
> 
> \useMPlibrary[dum]
> 
> \starttext
> 
> \bTABLE[frame=off,align=low]
> \bTR
> \bTD[ny=2]
>      \placefigure[here,\iftrialtypesetting nonumber \fi]
>                  []{left twoup}{\externalfigure[mill][width=2in,height=4in]}
> \eTD
> \bTD
>      \placefigure[here,\iftrialtypesetting nonumber \fi]
>                  []{the first}{\externalfigure[spider][width=2in,height=2in]}
> \eTD
> \eTR
> \bTR
> \bTD
>      \placefigure[here,\iftrialtypesetting nonumber \fi]
>                  []{the second}{\externalfigure[cow][width=2in,height=2in]}
> \eTD
> \eTR
> \eTABLE
> \stoptext
> 
> Aditya
> 



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