[NTG-context] filling page to bottom

Wolfgang Schuster wolfgang.schuster.lists at gmail.com
Wed May 15 20:54:54 CEST 2019


Hans van der Meer schrieb am 15.05.2019 um 09:24:
> I find that the current (default) settings tend to break pages early, 
> leaving a fairly large amount of whitespace at the bottom of the 
> pages. Obviously in order to avoid breaking paragraphs or to avoid 
> small parts of a paragraph at the top of the page.
>
> What parameters do I have to tweak to fill the pages more completely? 
> Because I planned already to examine all pages individually for their 
> appearance, inserting breaks by hand is not the problem here.

You have to change the penalty values for orphans, widows etc.

\startsetups [hvdm]
   \directsetup{*reset}
   \nopenalties
\stopsetups

\showgrid

\starttext

\dorecurse{10}{\samplefile{knuth}}

\page

\setuplayout[setups=hvdm]

\dorecurse{10}{\samplefile{knuth}}

\stoptext

Wolfgang

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