[NTG-context] Different text versions in columns?

Wolfgang Schuster schuster.wolfgang at gmail.com
Tue Nov 22 23:01:36 CET 2016


> Henning Hraban Ramm <mailto:texml at fiee.net>
> 22. November 2016 um 21:42
> Hi, this is related to the current thread about TwoColumns, but different:
>
> For changes in bylaws or similar legal texts, I need to typeset the 
> old and new version side by side, while paragraphs should start at the 
> same height, different lengths of paragraphs to be balanced with 
> whitespace. I’d like to have both versions on one page (i.e. in columns).
>
> That means, the streams module is not suitable, if it would work in 
> MkIV at all.
> Is there a better solution than using a table? (And which one is best?)
1. Streams work in MkIV
2. The MkIV version has a command to set sync points.

Only the mechanism to create pages/columns for the stream content is 
missing.

Wolfgang
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