[NTG-context] Frame

Wolfgang Schuster wolfgang.schuster.lists at gmail.com
Thu Feb 21 18:24:29 CET 2019


Marco Patzer schrieb am 21.02.19 um 12:19:
> On Thu, 21 Feb 2019 10:50:21 +0000
> Ursula Hermann <ursula.hermann at univie.ac.at> wrote:
>
>> Here is my example:
>>
>> \setuppapersize[A5]
>> \setupcolors[state=start]
> This is the default, no need to start the colours any longer.
>
>> {\framed
>>     [width=10cm,
>>     background=color,backgroundcolor=darkblue,
>>     foreground=color,foregroundcolor=white,
>>     align={flushleft}]
>> {The Earth, as a habitat for animal life, is in old age and has a
>> fatal illness. Several, in fact.\par \setupindenting[yes, small]
>> It would be happening whether humans had ever evolved or not.
>>
>> \externalfigure[cow.pdf][width=1cm]}
>>
>> \setupwhitespace[small]
>> \starttext
>> Below, we have two separate columns; but up here, for the nonce, we
>> have but the one.
>>
>> \startcolumns[n=2]  % Two columns, please
>>      Text, text, text \dots
>>      all in the first column
>> \column
>>      Words, words, words \dots
>>     all in the second column.
>>      And look ye here! Even more words!
>> \stopcolumns
>> \stoptext
>> Why can‘t I see the cow?
> You're missing
>
>    \setupexternalfigures
>      [location=default]
>
> Without setting the location context doesn't check the system
> directories for the sample images.
>
> Furthermore, you're typesetting before \starttext. That's why your
> font is monospaced.
>
> And I try to separate content from style. That's why I move all
> style information before \starttext and after \starttext comes only
> content and markup (if possible). Nothing wrong with mixing it, but
> it's easier to read and easier to change the layout after the fact.
> I'd write your example as follows.
>
> \setuppapersize
>    [A5]
>
> \setupexternalfigures
>    [location=default]
>
> \setupindenting
>    [yes, small]
>
> \setupwhitespace
>    [small]
>
> \defineframedtext
>    [prettyblock]
>    [width=10cm,
>     indenting={yes, small},
>     background=color, backgroundcolor=darkblue,
>     foreground=color, foregroundcolor=white,
>     offset=2mm,
>     align=flushleft]
>
> \starttext
>
> \startprettyblock
>    \noindentation

You don’t need \noindentation when you add “next” to the indenting options.

Wolfgang



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