Re: [NTG-context] [solved] How to create horizontal line for signature?

Am Dienstag, den 13.12.2011, 13:49 +0100 schrieb Wolfgang Schuster:
> Am 13.12.2011 um 13:36 schrieb Paul Menzel:

> > sometimes you need to insert a line for signature. I could not find
> > anything usefull especially \underbar{\hspace[10*\big]} [2] did not
> > work. I ended up abusing \framed [3].
> >
> >        \starttext
> >        \startstandardmakeup[align=right]
> >        Alles rechtens. Everything is fine and nobody cheated.
> >        \blank[medium]
> >        London, den 28.\,June 2011
> >        \blank[3*big]
> >        \framed[width=5cm, frame=off, topframe=on]{\small John Doe}
> >        \stopstandardmakeup
> >        \stoptext
> >
> > The down side is, that its widths is not perfectly aligned with the
> > location and date.
> >
> > I guess there is something simpler to do it. I looked at Wolfgang’s
> > letter module but could not figure out how it is done there.
>
> The module doesn’t draw a rule for the signature.

I see. I thought I was just missing something.

> > Something like the examples posted for LaTeX on Stack Exchange [3] for
> > ConTeXt would be nice.
>
> \startTABLE[frame=off,align=middle]
> \NC London, den 28.\,June 2011                \NC\NR
> \NC[height=1cm]                               \NC\NR
> \NC[topframe=on,style=smallbodyfont] John Doe \NC\NR
> \stopTABLE

As always thank you so much for the fast answer. I am always a bit
reluctant to use tables for this, thinking of it only as displaying data
with a table. This is from back in the HTML days were tables were used
for formatting. But I guess tables are perfect for aligning things.

Thanks,

Paul


signature.pdf

\starttext
\startTABLE[frame=off,align=middle]
\NC London, den 28.\,June 2011                \NC\NR
\NC[height=1cm]                               \NC\NR
\NC[topframe=on,style=smallbodyfont] John Doe \NC\NR
\stopTABLE

\blank[5*big]
\CONTEXT\ \contextmark\ \contextversion
\stoptext


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