[NTG-context] What is "cutspace" and "bottomspace"?

Pablo Rodriguez oinos at gmx.es
Thu Nov 5 16:08:54 CET 2020

On 11/5/20 11:16 AM, Sylvain Hubert wrote:
> Dear List,
> according to https://wiki.contextgarden.net/Command/setuplayout ,
> "cutspace" and "bottomspace" are the counterparts of "backspace" and
> "topspace", and "If cutspace is set to 0, it is taken to be equal to the
> backspace". But in fact, the following document stays the same no matter
> what value is given to cutspace.
> \setuplayout[cutspace=0.01cm]
> \starttext x  \showframe \stoptext
> Has anyone actually used these two parameters?

Hi Sylvain,

\setuplayout[width=fit, cutspace=0.01cm] does the trick.

Just in case it helps,


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