# [NTG-context] Placement of numbers in numbered equations on the left

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Sun Sep 11 11:27:29 CEST 2016

```On 9/11/2016 3:46 AM, Aditya Mahajan wrote:
> On Sat, 10 Sep 2016, Otared Kavian wrote:
>
>> Hi Hans,
>>
>> Following up the previous bug report, I tried the latest version,
>> ConTeXt  ver: 2016.09.09 08:21 MKIV beta, and noticed that you have
>> solved one part of the problem with the placement of equation numbers
>> on the left, when using \startalign.
>> Actually the location of those equation numbers is correct as far as
>> the horizontal distance is concerned, but it is not vertically.
>> In the attached PDF (which is the result of the following example) one
>> can see that equation number (5) is placed on the grid line 10, while
>> it shoul dbe placed on line 11 in alignment with the corresponding
>> formula. Moreover equation number (4) does not show up at all (that
>> number should be placed a little bit below line 9 of the grid).
>
> I think that we need to create a test suite for math alignment. The
> sources for my old article on math alignment could be the initial source
> of examples.

fyi: one reason for 'issues' is that i try to simply these alignment
mechanisms so that they can be controlled better for use in framed and
such (local vs page stream usage) and spacing and so .. we'll get there
eventually

Hans

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