On 28.05.2012, at 19:02, Hans Hagen wrote:

> On 28-5-2012 18:44, Philipp Gesang wrote:
>> Hi Andy,
>> 
>> On 2012-05-27 17:57, Andy Thomas wrote:
>>> Hello,
>>> 
>>> could someone point out to me, where in the standalone
>>> installation the 'margin float placement' algorithm lives.
>> 
>> it depends:
>>   Floats: strc-flt.mkvi
>>   Side floats: page-sid.mkiv
>>   Margin data (as in your example): typo-mar.mkiv
>> 
>> and their respective .lua companions. I suspect you will be
>> interested in the function „inject()“ (part of the finalizer) in
>> typo-mar.lua.
> 
> keep in mind that this is not finished yet i.e. there is no api at the lua 
> end yet
> 
>>>> is there a way for margintext to 'respect' the lower border
>>>> of the page and push the margintext up, pushing other margintexts
>>>> upwards while doing so?
>> 
>> +1, I’m curious too whether this can be done.
> 
> maybe some day when I'm looking into the page builder code
> 
> Hans

Is it possible, as a workaround for now, to make every \margintext call to 
virtually occur at the first line of the page? Then, they are stacked in 
sequence in the margin from the top of the page down, but on the page they 
occur. 

Thank you for help,
Andy 


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