[NTG-context] \blank space at the top of a page

Wolfgang Schuster wolfgang.schuster.lists at gmail.com
Thu Jun 18 17:44:43 CEST 2020

James Withers schrieb am 18.06.2020 um 17:35:
> Hello list
> I have been trying to find a solution to how to insert blank lines
> before a chapter heading at the start of a page. In the following
> example the \blank[4*big] is ignored. The solution I've found is to
> add an empty box using \mbox{} before the \blank command.

I'm curious where the use of \mbox is documented.

> Is this the right way to do it or is there a more elegant way that I
> am missing?
> Many thanks
> James
> \setuphead[chapter][before={\blank[4*big]}]

You have to add the "force" keyword to \blank because TeX ignores by 
default vertical space at the begin of a page.



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