[NTG-context] text surrounding graphic in columns

Jan U. Hasecke juh+ntg-context at mailbox.org
Thu Oct 15 12:02:11 CEST 2020

Thanks a lot for this hint, Hans!

On 15.10.20 09:15, Hans Hagen wrote:
> \starttext
> \setupbodyfont[plex,10pt]
> \setupalign[tolerant,stretch]
> \useMPlibrary[dum]
> \startpagecolumns[n=2]
>     \dorecurse {10} {
>         \startplacefigure[location={left,none}]
>             \externalfigure[dummy][width=3em]
>         \stopplacefigure
>         \dorecurse {4} {
>             \samplefile{ward}\par
>         }
>     }
> \stoppagecolumns
> \stoptext
> don't tell Hraban

I promise. ;-)

I can't test it thoroughly, but I've got these issues.

I have problems with the grid on such a page. The last column of three
does not align the lines at the grid. With columnsets the grid is ok.

These columnsets as described in the manual looked very promising to me
as I could change the column layout on the page. The columnsetspan
feature is nice to make elements spread over multiple columns. Areas
also looks promising but I did not try them.

I had some problems while using columnsets with respect to switch this
span feature on and off. But I managed it kind of. The last thing I
couldn't get to work were images with location left of the text.

I'll have a deeper look at the examples in

Thanks a lot for these features.


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