[NTG-context] \installpagearrangement doublesided stickers

Willi Egger context at boede.nl
Sat Jan 22 22:20:36 CET 2022


Hello Jigé,

Adapt your layout to the following and it works.

\setuplayout
[%]
margin=0mm,
topspace=0mm,
backspace=1mm,
width=80mm,
height=50mm,
nx=2,
ny=5,
dx=0mm,
dy=0mm,
location=middle,
marking=on,
]

Kind regards
Willi

> On 16 Jan 2022, at 15:18, Jigé via ntg-context <ntg-context at ntg.nl> wrote:
> 
> Greetings everyone.
> 
> Well, it's not exactly about double-sided stickers but sort of. Imagine printing a double-sided sheet and using a so-called plastifying device to make tokens.
> I began with the File Card and Labels examples from the wiki, then tried to change the \installpagearrangement example from the 'imposition' wiki page.
> 
> My question is:
> how to position everything in the middle of the sheet, so that double-siding actually works?
> As is, it's all in the top left corner. Changing the location argument for "location=middle" in \setuplayout doesn't work here. What should it be?
> 
> By the way, I'm not sure about the 3rd, 4th and 6th arguments in the dosetuparrangement command.
> 
> Thanks a lot!
> 
> Here it is:
> 
> \installpagearrangement 2*5*double*2*5
> {\dosetuparrangement{5}{2}{10}{3}{6}% X,Y,Total,hcutmarks,vcutmarks
>      \pusharrangedpageTWOFIVEDOUBLESIDED\poparrangedpagesAB\relax}
> 
> \def\pusharrangedpageTWOFIVEDOUBLESIDED#1%
> {\advancearrangedpageN
> \reportarrangedpage\arrangedpageN
> \ifcase\arrangedpageN
> \or \handlearrangedpageXandY{#1}000\arrangedpageA %  1 rot,hskip,vskip
> \or \handlearrangedpageXandY{#1}010\arrangedpageB %  2
> \or \handlearrangedpageXandY{#1}010\arrangedpageA %  3
> \or \handlearrangedpageXandY{#1}000\arrangedpageB %  4
> \or \handlearrangedpageXandY{#1}001\arrangedpageA %  5
> \or \handlearrangedpageXandY{#1}011\arrangedpageB %  6
> \or \handlearrangedpageXandY{#1}011\arrangedpageA %  7
> \or \handlearrangedpageXandY{#1}001\arrangedpageB %  8
> \or \handlearrangedpageXandY{#1}002\arrangedpageA %  9
> \or \handlearrangedpageXandY{#1}012\arrangedpageB %  10
> \or \handlearrangedpageXandY{#1}012\arrangedpageA %  ...
> \or \handlearrangedpageXandY{#1}002\arrangedpageB %  
> \or \handlearrangedpageXandY{#1}003\arrangedpageA %  
> \or \handlearrangedpageXandY{#1}013\arrangedpageB %  
> \or \handlearrangedpageXandY{#1}013\arrangedpageA %  
> \or \handlearrangedpageXandY{#1}003\arrangedpageB %  
> \or \handlearrangedpageXandY{#1}004\arrangedpageA %  
> \or \handlearrangedpageXandY{#1}014\arrangedpageB %  
> \or \handlearrangedpageXandY{#1}014\arrangedpageA %  
> \or \handlearrangedpageXandY{#1}004\arrangedpageB %  
>   \poparrangedpages
> \fi}
> 
> \definepapersize[Etiquette][width=80.0mm,height=50.0mm]
> \setuppapersize [Etiquette][A4]
> \setuparranging [2*5*double*2*5]
> %\setuplayout [margin=0pt, width=fit]
> \setuplayout[
> %location=middle,%nx=2,ny=5,
> %location=middle,
> location=left,
> marking=on,
> margin=0mm,
> topspace=0mm,
> backspace=0mm,
> width=fit,
> %header=0mm,
> %footer=0mm,
> %align=middle,
> ]
> 
> \showframe
> %\setuppagenumbering[state=stop]
> \setuppagenumbering[alternative=doublesided]
> 
> \starttext
> \dorecurse{20}{\vbox to \textheight{\vfill\midaligned{\tfd ABC}\vfill}\page}
> \stoptext
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