[NTG-context] Solved! Itemize columns with MPgraphics: another vertical spacing puzzle

Hans Hagen j.hagen at xs4all.nl
Fri Jan 14 23:18:41 CET 2022

On 1/14/2022 8:10 PM, Gavin via ntg-context wrote:
> Hi List,
> I solved this problem, but the solution is a bit mysterious to me. I was trying to solve another problem – removing the small space underneath the graphic in the framed box. I did this by adding boffset=-\strutdepth to the framed command. That not only got rid of the space inside the frame, it also removed the excess space between the rows in the itemize columns!
> I don’t know why this fix solved both problems, but I’m happy with the result. Now I can use options for the choices – like packed and joinedup – with consistent results for any number of columns. I’ve put the fixed code and output below, for anyone who is interested.
> Even when I’m a bit confused, I’m glad to be working with ConTeXt rather than any other system!

% your hack:


% but ... you just don't want struts


% and no offset but also no invisible frame


playing with framed for a while alway spays back


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