[NTG-context] Background under bibliography (like in mkiv-publications.pdf)
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Mon Mar 18 19:37:05 CET 2019
On Mon, 18 Mar 2019 14:15:10 -0400 (EDT)
Aditya Mahajan <adityam at umich.edu> wrote:
> On Mon, 18 Mar 2019, Romain Diss wrote:
> > Le 13/03/2019, Aditya Mahajan a ï¿½crit
> >> > Is there a simple way to split a large \startframedtext environment over
> >> > multiple pages. It doesn't work out of the box and I didn't find any
> >> > option make it work in the wiki nor in the documentation I read.
> >> Use backgrounds or textbackgrounds.
> > Thank you but I still can't achieve what I want to do whith this
> > command.
> > I try to make something similar to the frames in the
> > "mkiv-publications.pdf" manual (page 6 or 22 for a bibliography for
> > examples).
> > I suppose Hans Hagen made use of metafun to do it but I encounter some
> > problems with 'textbackgrounds'.
> > In this minimal example, the frame doesn't appear (or if i set
> > [frame=on,leftframe=off] all the frame is rendered) and the left and
> > right offsets are not took into account.
> textbackground uses metapost for ALL backgrounds and the default metapost
> code to draw the background (draw_multi_pars, defined in mp-abck.mkiv)
> doesn't handle individual frames. So, you have to write your own metapost
> code to draw the side bar.
> Another option for simple backgrounds is to use `\definebackground`
> instead of `definetextbackground`. The background mechanism doesn't have
> too many options, but does honor leftframe and rightframe by default.
You can look under
to see how it is done.
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