[NTG-context] Side figure bug in mkiv?

Henri Menke henrimenke at gmail.com
Fri Jul 19 01:02:32 CEST 2019

On 19/07/19 9:36 AM, Duncan Hothersall wrote:
> On Thu, 18 Jul 2019 at 22:30, Henri Menke <henrimenke at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>>
>> Your formatting obscures the problem because compiling this example
>> works fine.  I think you are starting a new paragraph before {\bf ...}.
>> That is a well-known problem and there are posts about it on the mailing
>> list every once in a while.  The sidefigure mechanism uses \parshape to
>> make the paragraph flow around the figure.
>>
>
> Very many thanks Henri for your patient explanation, and my apologies for
> inadvertently asking a FAQ. I had thought the effect hasn't happened with
> the same content in mkii but it must have been a happenstance of different
> formatting.

It is maybe an FAQ but I don't think it has been documented anywhere
properly.  I added my explanation to the Wiki page about unexpected
behaviour.

https://wiki.contextgarden.net/Unexpected_behavior#The_.E2.80.9Cparagraph_in_a_group.E2.80.9D_problem

Cheers, Henri

>
> Thanks again for the clear solution.
>
> Duncan
>
>
> ___________________________________________________________________________________
> If your question is of interest to others as well, please add an entry to the Wiki!
>
> maillist : ntg-context at ntg.nl / http://www.ntg.nl/mailman/listinfo/ntg-context
> webpage  : http://www.pragma-ade.nl / http://context.aanhet.net
> archive  : https://bitbucket.org/phg/context-mirror/commits/
> wiki     : http://contextgarden.net
> ___________________________________________________________________________________
>



More information about the ntg-context mailing list