[NTG-context] hsize changes unexpectedly

Rik Kabel context at rik.users.panix.com
Sun Nov 20 17:49:03 CET 2016


On 2016-11-20 05:53, Hans Hagen wrote:
> On 11/20/2016 2:47 AM, Rik Kabel wrote:
>> Why does \hsize revert to \textwidth after a page and a paragraph?
>>
>>  \starttext
>>    \hsize200pt
>>    \dorecurse{60}{\recurselevel: \the\hsize\ \the\textwidth\par}
>>  \stoptext
>
> because the main text flow width and height settings are synchronized 
> ... \hsize and \vsize are for local use
Okay.

What is the scope of local use? It is different from grouping (as 
demonstrated by placing the middle two lines above in braces).

-- 
Rik


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