[NTG-context] placing a wide float at the bottom

2018-02-10 Thread Henning Hraban Ramm
Ahoi, while \placefigure[bottom]{}{\externalfigure[hacker][width=\textwidth]} works just fine, I get "top" placement with \placefigure[bottom]{}{\externalfigure[hacker][width=\paperwidth]} I.e. if the figure exceeds \textwidth, bottom placement fails. I’m actually trying to place page wide

[NTG-context] To \getbuffer or to \input: which one is it better?

2018-02-10 Thread Otared Kavian
Hi all, In a project using the \setvariables command of ConTeXt, a file containing more than 200 instances of a structure resembling (but with much more fields…) \setvariables[talk] [speaker={Dr Some Speaker}, title={Some title},

Re: [NTG-context] Unexpected emergency stop

2018-02-10 Thread Tim Steenvoorden
Thanks Otared! Works like a charm! Out of curiosity, could you explain the mechanics behind this? I know it is a commonly used trick in TeX macro definitions, but I don’t know how it changes TeX’s understanding of the tokes it parses. Cheers, Tim Op vr 9 feb. 2018 om 20:50 schreef Otared Kavian

Re: [NTG-context] Unexpected emergency stop

2018-02-10 Thread Wolfgang Schuster
Tim Steenvoorden 10. Februar 2018 um 12:44 Thanks Otared! Works like a charm! Out of curiosity, could you explain the mechanics behind this? I know it is a commonly used trick in TeX macro definitions, but I don’t know how it changes TeX’s understanding of

Re: [NTG-context] Unexpected emergency stop

2018-02-10 Thread Tim Steenvoorden
Thanks Wolfgang, that’s a clear and easy explanation! Cheers, Tim Op za 10 feb. 2018 om 13:46 schreef Wolfgang Schuster < schuster.wolfg...@gmail.com> > > Tim Steenvoorden > 10. Februar 2018 um 12:44 > > Thanks Otared! Works like a charm! > > Out of curiosity, could

Re: [NTG-context] placing a wide float at the bottom

2018-02-10 Thread Rik Kabel
On 2018-02-10 10:00, Henning Hraban Ramm wrote: \placefigure[bottom]{}{\externalfigure[hacker][width=\textwidth]} works just fine, I get "top" placement with \placefigure[bottom]{}{\externalfigure[hacker][width=\paperwidth]} Works here with the code below. The same result with and without