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        <div dir="ltr" data-setdir="false">Thank you! The code is much easier to understand than the other way I was trying to use.</div><div dir="ltr" data-setdir="false"><br></div><div dir="ltr" data-setdir="false">--Joel<br></div><div><br></div>
        
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                    On Saturday, January 8, 2022, 04:00:12 PM MST, Willi Egger via ntg-context <ntg-context@ntg.nl> wrote:
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                <div><div dir="ltr">I would suggest not to use \starttable at all.<br clear="none"><br clear="none">To me the most suitable table environment for such a table is \bTABLE \eTABLE. It gives you all kind of control over layout, dimensions, frames on and off etc.<br clear="none"><br clear="none">\setupTABLE[c][1][leftframe=off,width=40mm]<br clear="none">\setupTABLE[c][2][rightframe=off, width=60mm]<br clear="none">\setupTABLE[c][each][align={lohi,center}]<br clear="none">\bTABLE<br clear="none">    \bTR<br clear="none">        \bTD {\bf Eons}\eTD \bTD {\bf Eras} \eTD<br clear="none">    \eTR<br clear="none">    \bTR<br clear="none">        \bTD  Hadeon Eon \eTD \bTD \eTD<br clear="none">    \eTR<br clear="none">    \bTR<br clear="none">        \bTD[ny=4] Archanon Eon  \eTD \bTD Eoarchean Era \eTD<br clear="none">    \eTR<br clear="none">    \bTR<br clear="none">        \bTD Paleoarchean Era \eTD<br clear="none">    \eTR<br clear="none">    \bTR<br clear="none">        \bTD Mesoarchean Era \eTD <br clear="none">    \eTR<br clear="none">    \bTR<br clear="none">        \bTD Neoarchean Era \eTD<br clear="none">    \eTR<br clear="none">    \bTR<br clear="none">        \bTD[ny=3] Proterozoic Eon \eTD    \bTD Paleoproterozoic Era \eTD<br clear="none">    \eTR<br clear="none">    \bTR    <br clear="none">        \bTD Mesoproterozoic Era \eTD<br clear="none">    \eTR<br clear="none">    \bTR<br clear="none">        \bTD Neoproterozoic Era\eTD<br clear="none">    \eTR<br clear="none">    \bTR<br clear="none">        \bTD[ny=3] Phanerozoic Eon \eTD \bTD Paleozoic Era \eTD<br clear="none">    \bTR    <br clear="none">         \bTD Mesozoic Era\eTD<br clear="none">    \eTR<br clear="none">    \bTR<br clear="none">        \bTD Cenozoic Era \eTD<br clear="none">    \eTR<br clear="none">\eTABLE<br clear="none"><br clear="none">Willi<br clear="none"><div class="ydp7ddb8cc6yqt4174950966" id="ydp7ddb8cc6yqtfd46849"><br clear="none">> On 8 Jan 2022, at 22:39, Joel via ntg-context <<a shape="rect" href="mailto:ntg-context@ntg.nl" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">ntg-context@ntg.nl</a>> wrote:<br clear="none">> <br clear="none">> I created a table that has some cells span multiple rows. This works good with cells that span an odd-number of rows, but when I try to span 4 rows, the text isn't quite vertically centered. How can I get the cell with the text "Archaeon Eon" to be a little lower, so it is centered within its box?<br clear="none">> <br clear="none">> --Joel<br clear="none">> <br clear="none">> Minimum working example:<br clear="none">> <br clear="none">> \starttext<br clear="none">> <br clear="none">> \starttable[|c|c|]<br clear="none">> \NC {\bf Eons} \NC {\bf Eras} \NC \AR<br clear="none">> \HL<br clear="none">> \NC Hadeon Eon \VL \NC \AR<br clear="none">> \HL<br clear="none">> \NC \VL Eoarchean Era \NC \AR<br clear="none">> \DC \DL[1] \DR<br clear="none">> \NC \smash{Archaeon Eon} \VL Paleoarchean Era \NC \AR<br clear="none">> \DC \DL[1] \DR<br clear="none">> \NC \VL Mesoarchean Era \NC \AR<br clear="none">> \DC \DL[1] \DR<br clear="none">> \NC \VL Neoarchean Era \NC \AR<br clear="none">> <br clear="none">> \HL\NC \VL Paleoproterozoic Era \NC \AR<br clear="none">> \DC \DL[1] \DR<br clear="none">> \NC Proterozoic Eon \VL Mesoproterozoic Era \NC \AR<br clear="none">> \DC \DL[1] \DR<br clear="none">> \NC \VL Neoproterozoic Era \NC \AR<br clear="none">> \HL<br clear="none">> <br clear="none">> <br clear="none">> \HL\NC \VL Paleozoic Era \NC \AR<br clear="none">> \DC \DL[1] \DR<br clear="none">> \NC Phanerozoic Eon \VL Mesozoic Era \NC \AR<br clear="none">> \DC \DL[1] \DR<br clear="none">> \NC \VL Cenozoic Era \NC \AR<br clear="none">> \HL<br clear="none">> \stoptable<br clear="none">> <br clear="none">> \stoptext</div><br clear="none">> <br clear="none">> <br clear="none">> ___________________________________________________________________________________<br clear="none">> If your question is of interest to others as well, please add an entry to the Wiki!<br clear="none">> <br clear="none">> maillist : <a shape="rect" href="mailto:ntg-context@ntg.nl" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">ntg-context@ntg.nl</a> / <a shape="rect" href="http://www.ntg.nl/mailman/listinfo/ntg-context" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">http://www.ntg.nl/mailman/listinfo/ntg-context</a><br clear="none">> webpage  : <a shape="rect" href="http://www.pragma-ade.nl " rel="nofollow" target="_blank">http://www.pragma-ade.nl </a>/ <a shape="rect" href="http://context.aanhet.net" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">http://context.aanhet.net</a><br clear="none">> archive  : <a shape="rect" href="https://bitbucket.org/phg/context-mirror/commits/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">https://bitbucket.org/phg/context-mirror/commits/</a><br clear="none">> wiki     : <a shape="rect" href="http://contextgarden.net" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">http://contextgarden.net</a><br clear="none">> __________________________________________________________________________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