Re: [NTG-context] Margin terminology -- badly documented, undocumented, or misdocumented

2010-03-08 Thread Hans Hagen
On 2-3-2010 22:33, James Fisher wrote: A minor other thing confusing me is the terminology; mainly 'cut' and 'back'. Are these ConTeXt-specific terms or are they found elsewhere? 'Back' would make more sense to me as 'binding' or 'spine', and the edge referred to as 'cut' is referred to in

Re: [NTG-context] Margin terminology -- badly documented, undocumented, or misdocumented

2010-03-02 Thread Hans Hagen
On 25-2-2010 21:17, James Fisher wrote: Hi Hans, Thanks for the reply -- and sorry for the rather grumpy way in which I posed the question. The problem for me was this mysterious width=middle, height=middle -- this is fairly undocumented at http://wiki.contextgarden.net/Layout . There is a

Re: [NTG-context] Margin terminology -- badly documented, undocumented, or misdocumented

2010-03-02 Thread James Fisher
That makes sense. The main thing confusing me on contextgarden is: if cutspace == 0pt then cutspace = backspace end Which I would guess is meant to allow you to just specify backspace if you want symmetrical margins; but what if we want a 0pt cutspace? A minor other thing confusing

Re: [NTG-context] Margin terminology -- badly documented, undocumented, or misdocumented

2010-03-02 Thread Wolfgang Schuster
Am 02.03.10 22:33, schrieb James Fisher: That makes sense. The main thing confusing me on contextgarden is: if cutspace == 0pt then cutspace = backspace end Which I would guess is meant to allow you to just specify backspace if you want symmetrical margins; but what if we want a

Re: [NTG-context] Margin terminology -- badly documented, undocumented, or misdocumented

2010-03-02 Thread James Fisher
Fairy muff! James On Tue, Mar 2, 2010 at 9:42 PM, Wolfgang Schuster schuster.wolfg...@googlemail.com wrote: Am 02.03.10 22:33, schrieb James Fisher: That makes sense. The main thing confusing me on contextgarden is: if cutspace == 0pt then cutspace = backspace end Which I

Re: [NTG-context] Margin terminology -- badly documented, undocumented, or misdocumented

2010-03-02 Thread luigi scarso
On Tue, Mar 2, 2010 at 10:33 PM, James Fisher jameshfis...@gmail.com wrote: That makes sense. The main thing confusing me on contextgarden is:    if cutspace == 0pt then       cutspace = backspace    end Which I would guess is meant to allow you to just specify backspace if you want

Re: [NTG-context] Margin terminology -- badly documented, undocumented, or misdocumented

2010-02-26 Thread luigi scarso
On Thu, Feb 25, 2010 at 9:17 PM, James Fisher jameshfis...@gmail.com wrote: document this myself, but what is it that width=middle actually *does*? I suppose if cutspace == 0pt then cutspace = backspace end makeupwidth = paperwidth- backspace -cutspace (as wiki says, from

Re: [NTG-context] Margin terminology -- badly documented, undocumented, or misdocumented

2010-02-25 Thread Hans Hagen
On 25-2-2010 5:39, James Fisher wrote: Hi all. I am trying to understand the terminology for the \definelayout and \setuplayout commands. Unfortunately the documentation at http://wiki.contextgarden.net/Layoutdoesn't correspond to the actual output I get. Nor does the 'documentation' at

Re: [NTG-context] Margin terminology -- badly documented, undocumented, or misdocumented

2010-02-25 Thread R. Bastian
On Thu, 25 Feb 2010 11:23:04 +0100 Hans Hagen pra...@wxs.nl scribit: On 25-2-2010 5:39, James Fisher wrote: Hi all. I am trying to understand the terminology for the \definelayout and \setuplayout commands. Unfortunately the documentation at

Re: [NTG-context] Margin terminology -- badly documented, undocumented, or misdocumented

2010-02-25 Thread James Fisher
Hi Hans, Thanks for the reply -- and sorry for the rather grumpy way in which I posed the question. The problem for me was this mysterious width=middle, height=middle -- this is fairly undocumented at http://wiki.contextgarden.net/Layout . There is a mention of width=middle, but it's just

[NTG-context] Margin terminology -- badly documented, undocumented, or misdocumented

2010-02-24 Thread James Fisher
Hi all. I am trying to understand the terminology for the \definelayout and \setuplayout commands. Unfortunately the documentation at http://wiki.contextgarden.net/Layoutdoesn't correspond to the actual output I get. Nor does the 'documentation' at http://getfo.org/context_xml/page3.html , which