[NTG-context] special book layout problem in ConTeXt

nicolas mondon nmondon at gmail.com
Thu Sep 19 20:17:32 CEST 2019


Woaw! Thanks a lot... Let's try!

Le jeu. 19 sept. 2019 à 19:49, Wolfgang Schuster <
wolfgang.schuster.lists at gmail.com> a écrit :

> Nicolas Mondon schrieb am 19.09.2019 um 19:18:
> >
> > Thank you Wolfgang for your answer.
> >
> > So, yes the figures/tables should appear before the text on a even
> > (left side) page while the text would appear only on odd (right side)
> > pages. The left page should be empty when there are no figures/tables
> > for the following right page, and the float doesn't have to appear
> > strictly at the same vertical position as the reference, but as
> > possible only. Specially beacause, it may have several references in
> > only one paragraph for exemple on the right page, and so the figure
> > should appear in the right order on the left page, but couldn't be
> > exactly at the same height. Also, if there are too many references in
> > on right page, the figures which can't fit the left page should go on
> > the top od the next left page...
> >
> > It's possible that my answer change the proposition you made at the
> > end of your message. Nevertherless, there is some thing in your last
> > paragrph which is not clear for me : " Afterwards you split each page
> > in half and create two separate pages from one single page which can
> > be done with a loop (can be done theoretically with the imposition
> > mechanism but a separate document is easier)."
> >
> Step 1:
>
>   Create a document with a very big left margin where you can place all
> floats.
>
> \setuppapersize
>    [A3,landscape]
>
> \setuplayout
>    [backspace=23.5cm,
>     width=15cm,edge=14cm]
>
> \showframe
>
> \setupfloat
>    [default=leftedge,
>     minwidth=14cm]
>
> \starttext
>
> \input ward
>
> \startplacefigure
> \externalfigure[dummy]
> \stopplacefigure
>
> \input knuth
>
> \startplacetable
>    \starttabulate[|c|c|c|]
>    \FL
>    \NC A \NC B \NC C \NC\NR
>    \ML
>    \NC X \NC Y \NC Z \NC\NR
>    \LL
>    \stoptabulate
> \stopplacetable
>
> \input zapf
>
> \stoptext
>
>
> Step 2:
>
> Split each page into two separate pages where one contains all floats
> while the other page contains the text.
>
> Wolfgang
>
>

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