On Fri, 12 Sep 2008, Alan BRASLAU wrote:

> On Friday 12 September 2008 08:34:15 Wolfgang Schuster wrote:
>> On Fri, Sep 12, 2008 at 8:13 AM, Alan BRASLAU <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
>>>
>>> Is there any mechanism to span ROWS in (\start)tables
>>> similar to column spanning through \use{3}{}?
>>> The aim is to produce a multi-row column entry
>>> as can be done via \bTD[nr=3] in \bTABLE.
>>
>> \NC \use{3} ... \NC ...
>>
>> or
>>
>> \NC \THREE ... \NC ...
>>
>> You can find more information on the wiki page:
>> http://wiki.contextgarden.net/Table
>>
>> Wolfgang
>
> This mechanism spans COLUMNS not rows.
>
> I would like to produce
> ---------
> |    | b |
> |    |---|
> | A | c |
> |    |---|
> |    | d |
> ---------
> using \starttables,
> as can be done with:
> \setupTABLE[c][1][align=lohi]
> \bTABLE
> \bTR \bTC[nr=3]  A \eTC\bTC b \eTC \eTR
> \bTR \bTC c \eTC \eTR
> \bTR \bTC d \eTC \eTR
> \eTABLE
>
> Note that:
> \starttables[|c|c|]
> \HL
> \VL \VL b \VL\AR
> \DC \DL \DR
> \VL A \VL c \VL\AR
> \DC \DL \DR
> \VL \VL d \VL\LR
> \HL
> \stoptables
> does not quite do the job,
> since the aim is to put a tall object
> "A" spanning the three rows.


You can use \LOW and \LOWER.
See http://www.tug.org/TUGboat/Articles/tb29-1/tb91mahajan.pdf Section 6.


Aditya
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