# Re: [NTG-context] \setupfloatcaption align=

On Thu, 12 Apr 2018 18:11:08 +0200
Hans Hagen <j.ha...@xs4all.nl> wrote:

> On 4/12/2018 5:54 PM, Alan Braslau wrote:
> > On Thu, 12 Apr 2018 10:09:58 +0200
> > Hans Hagen <j.ha...@xs4all.nl> wrote:
> >
> >> tolerance in text/par alignment is just that: adding tolerance and
> >> it is bound to align and it only kicks in in par building and
> >> there is not always a par involved
> >
> > Why does a float caption not build a paragraph? Does a \framed
> > sometimes not build a paragraph?
>
> it's not framed ... framed is advanced in the sense that it can
> analyze the build paragraph for the natural width
>
> float captions look at the size oif the float plus some overshoot ...
> unrelated mechanisms

Maybe, a float caption *should* be a frame?
And if it isn't, I am asking why would a caption not be treated as a
paragraph?

> >> location has to do with the placement and float as a whole and
> >> there tolerance has to deal with snapping
> >
> > Not float location but \setupfloatcaption location (i.e. top,
> > bottom, ...): relative location of the float caption.
>
> those are locations of the caption relative to the float

That is what I have been trying to say!

So how does "tolerance" come into play?

Alan
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