[NTG-context] table and tabulate "negative" extra spacing

Alan Braslau braslau.list at comcast.net
Mon May 21 22:17:57 CEST 2018


On Mon, 21 May 2018 15:47:41 -0400 (EDT)
Aditya Mahajan <adityam at umich.edu> wrote:

> On Mon, 21 May 2018, Alan Braslau wrote:
> 
> > Hello,
> >
> > In \starttable and \starttabulate, one can add extra blank space
> > between rows using \TB[...].
> >
> > Is there some way to add "negative" spacing, that is to tighten or
> > reduce the spacing between any two rows?  
> 
> Just use negative space:
> 
> \TB[-line]
> 
> or
> 
> \TB[-3cm]
> 
> Aditya

Interesting, this (obvious) feature works in the MWE below, but is
without effect in my real use case. I'll have to investigate...

Alan


\starttext

\startplacetable
\starttable [|c|c|]
\NC 1 \VL first row \AR
\TB[-1cm]
\NC 2 \VL second row \AR
\stoptable
\stopplacetable

\blank [5cm]

\startplacetable
\starttabulate [|c|c|]
\NC 1 \VL first row \NC\NR
\TB[-1cm]
\NC 2 \VL second row \NC\NR
\stoptabulate
\stopplacetable

\stoptext


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