# [NTG-context] Unconventional page number placement

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Mon Feb 21 13:13:37 CET 2005

```Adam Lindsay wrote:
> Hi Matt.
>
> I don't have a total solution, but I think you were much closer than you
> thought.
>
> Matt Gushee said this at Fri, 18 Feb 2005 11:40:22 -0700:
>
>
>>  * Use negative dimensions to cause the header and footer to overlap
>>    the text area, e.g.:
>>
>>
>>As I said, this comes very close to the desired effect, but it seems
>>impossible to correctly align the header text and page numbers with the
>>main text.
>
>
>
> \setuppapersize[A4,landscape][A4,landscape]
> \setuplayout[width=16cm,rightedge=\marginwidth]
>                  footerdistance=-2\lineheight,
>                  footer=2\lineheight,
>                  height=middle]
> \setupfootertexts[margin][pagenumber][]
> \starttext
> \showframe
> \section{one}
> \section{two}
>
> You had it pretty much right, you just need to make sure that the text
> blocks reach the bottom, a la the grid or \setupalign[line] stuff on the
> list these past weeks.
>
> Actually, at first, I thought this was a job for texttexts (weird, yeah,
> but in the manual...), but I have not idea how to move those up and down,
> where you want them.
>
> And that rightedge block isn't really relevant here, but it looks nice on
> the page. :)
> \section{three}
> \setuptext[margin][style=bold]
> \setuptexttexts[margin][section][pagenumber]
> \section{four}
> \stoptext

you can play with ...

\startsetups one

\vbox to \textheight \bgroup

\strut \getmarking[section]
\vfill
\strut \pagenumber

\egroup

\stopsetups

\setuptexttexts[margin][\setups{one}][\setups{two}]

etc

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