[NTG-context] alignment parameters

Wolfgang Schuster wolfgang.schuster.lists at gmail.com
Mon Jan 20 05:57:14 CET 2020

On Sun, 19 Jan 2020 22:44:02 +0100
Henning Hraban Ramm <texml at fiee.net> wrote:

> > Am 2020-01-19 um 21:01 schrieb Wolfgang Schuster <wolfgang.schuster.lists at gmail.com>:
> >>> 
> >>>> Hi, for my section titles I’m looking for the alignment parameters that give me:
> >>>> - left aligned
> >>>> - no hyphenation (or only where I set breakpoints manually)
> >>>> - no overfull hboxes
> >>>> 
> >>>> At the moment I have
> >>>> align={flushleft,extremestretch,nothyphenated}
> >>>> (would use also hz and hanging, if they don’t interfere),
> >>>> but in a few cases I still get section titles that are much wider than the text column.
> >>> 
> >>> align={flushleft,broad,nothyphenated}
> >> 
> >> Thank you, but unfortunately it makes no difference.
> > 
> > You have to provide a minimal example.
> I know. My project setup is just so extensive, and there are several problems that I'm trying to isolate since days…
> I was hoping for an easy solution in this case.
> I already learned that \setuplayout[grid=strut] makes more problems than it solves while fontfeature dimensions=strut is good;I should avoid frames in section titles (not necessarily, but it’s more controllable without); how to get more control over makeups and that columnsets are somewhat fastidious, esp. with floats…

Use \setuplayout[grid=yes] when "grid=strut" doesn't work.

> Still open: this one, different behaviour of \blank in before vs. command, chapters always starting on left pages despite page=no (a side effect of the columnset, I guess), and floats, floats, floats.
> But here we are:
> \setuppapersize[A6]
> \showframe[text]
> \setupalign[flushleft,broad,nothyphenated]
> \define[2]\MySection{\vbox{#2}}

Put the alignment command in the box.



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