[NTG-context] Equivalent in ConTeXt mkiv for LaTeX's picture environment?

Henning Hraban Ramm texml at fiee.net
Sun Jun 26 03:06:43 CEST 2016


Am 2016-06-26 um 00:31 schrieb Thomas Fehige <thomas at fehige.de>:

> The headline says it: As a convert from LaTeX I'm looking for the functionality of LaTeX's picture environment, i.e. the placing of boxes et al. according to absolute coordinates, possibly with calculating measurements and coordinates on the go, like the stuff provided by the picture package on LaTeX. (It's labels for cider bottles this time.)

You’re looking for layers: http://wiki.contextgarden.net/Layers
and maybe XY imposition: http://wiki.contextgarden.net/Imposition#XY_schema

Greetlings, Hraban
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