[NTG-context] columnset and placefigure

Henri Menke henrimenke at gmail.com
Fri Aug 19 19:38:44 CEST 2016


Bump

On 07/20/2016 11:24 AM, Henri Menke wrote:
> Dear list,
> 
> I'm using columnsets to typeset stuff for a conference poster.  I can't
> use paragraphs or columns, because these do not allow to set frames or
> backgrounds.  Currently I do not use the column-spanning features, but I
> might in the future.
> 
> The thing is, when I place a figure using `\placefigure` and the column
> distance is too large (i.e. the columns too narrow), the figure is not
> placed on spot but flushed to the next page.  I'm unsure what the exact
> value for this threshold is and based on which criteria the figure is
> flushed.  While this is not a problem in a normal document, it is for
> sure for a poster (I have not seen any multi-page posters yet).
> 
> Please find below an example to illustrate my problem (with version
> 2016.05.17 19:20 from TL2016).
> 
> Cheers, Henri
> 
> ---
> 
> \definecolumnset[threecolumn][n=3]
> \startmode[bug]
>   \setupcolumnset[threecolumn][each][distance=3cm,frame=on]
> \stopmode
> \startnotmode[bug]
>   \setupcolumnset[threecolumn][each][distance=2.999cm,frame=on]
> \stopnotmode
> \setupcolumnset[threecolumn][1][distance=0pt]
> 
> \starttext
> 
> \startcolumnset[threecolumn]
>   \placefigure[force,here]{}{\externalfigure[cow][width=\textwidth]}
> \column
> \stopcolumnset
> 
> \stoptext
> 



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