Have you seen http://modules.contextgarden.net/typearea

Aditya

On Dec 13, 2011, at 6:33 AM, Paul Menzel <paulepan...@users.sourceforge.net> 
wrote:

> Dear ConTeXt folks,
> 
> 
> having heard nice things about the KOMA script type area I wanted to use
> it too and tried out the example in the Wiki [1].
> 
>        % Set binding correction value (mode=BCOR turns it on).
>        \doifmodeelse{BCOR}{\def\bindingcorr{3mm}}{\def\bindingcorr{0pt}}
> 
>        % Set visible page width.
>        \newdimen\PageWidth
>        \PageWidth=\dimexpr(\paperwidth-\bindingcorr)
> 
>        % Determine the paper aspect ratio.
>        \edef\Ratio{\withoutpt{\the\dimexpr(2\paperheight/(\PageWidth/32768))}}
> 
>        % Set the textarea width to 2.6 alphabets.
>        \setbox\scratchbox\hbox{\dorecurse{26}{\character\recurselevel}}
>        \newdimen\Width \Width=\dimexpr(2.6\wd\scratchbox)
> 
>        % Set the textarea height proportional to the width.
>        \newdimen\Height \Height=\dimexpr(\Ratio\Width)
> 
>        % Set the margin/gutter widths to be equal on a full spread.
>        \newdimen\Back
>        \doifmodeelse{oneside}
>            {\Back=\dimexpr(((\PageWidth - \Width) / 2) + \bindingcorr)}
>            {\Back=\dimexpr(((\PageWidth - \Width) / 3) + \bindingcorr)}
> 
>        % Set the top and bottom margins in a 1:2 ratio, ignoring headers.
>        \edef\Top{\the\dimexpr((\paperheight - \Height) / 3 - 3\lineheight)}
> 
>        % Redefine \Height to include header and footer space.
>        \Height=\dimexpr(\Height + 8\lineheight)
> 
>        % Set up the page layout using the calculated parameters.
>        \setuplayout[
>             backspace=\the\Back,
>             height=\the\Height,
>             width=\the\Width,
>             header=2\lineheight,
>             headerdistance=\lineheight,
>             footer=2\lineheight,
>             footerdistance=3\lineheight,
>             topspace=\Top]
> 
>        \starttext
>        \framed[width=\textwidth,height=\textheight]{}
>        \stoptext
> 
> I only want to add a page number to the footer [3] and I do not want to
> use any header [2, and ConTeXt manual]. Therefore I set
> 
>        \setupheader[][state=none]
>        \setuppagenumbering[alternative=doublesided, location={footer}]
>        \enablemode[BCOR]
> 
> According to the KOMA-Script manual [4] having just a page number in the
> footer it should be counted as belonging to the margin. The only way I
> found out to achieve that was setting `\footdistance=0`.
> 
> Is that the “correct” way to comply with the KOMA-Script type area
> recommendation?
> 
> Please find the adapted example attached.
> 
> 
> Thanks,
> 
> Paul
> 
> 
> [1] http://wiki.contextgarden.net/KOMA-scrartcl_Type_Area
> [2] http://wiki.contextgarden.net/Layout
> [3] http://wiki.contextgarden.net/Reference/en/setuppagenumbering
> [4] ftp://ftp.dante.de/pub/tex/macros/latex/.../koma-script/scrguide.pdf
> <koma.pdf>
> <koma.tex>
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