# [NTG-context] changing natural table frame width

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Fri Jun 3 19:00:17 CEST 2005

```Stuart Jansen wrote:
> On Thu, 2005-06-02 at 18:27 -0600, Stuart Jansen wrote:
>
>>I'm trying to figure out how to increase the increase the size of the
>>horizontal line after a row using natural tables. Is there any way to do
>>the equivalent of:
>>
>>\VL Column A \VL Column B\VL\SR
>>\HL[4]
>
>
> I can almost get what I want using
> \setupTABLE[row] [first][frame=off,bottomframe=on,rulethickness=1pt]
>
> Hans, have you considered adding frame options
> {top,bottom,left,right}rulethickness=dimension
> similar to the current
> {top,bottom,left,right}frame=on/off ? How hard would it be?

doable but it would slow down context necause it would be implemented in
core-rule.tex which is used all over the place

as with offsets, these things are on to do lists; for the moment, usign metapost
is an option (since you can plug in backgrounds in table cells)

Hans

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