[NTG-context] Absolute positioning of grafics in ConTeXt

Vit Zyka vit.zyka at seznam.cz
Wed Apr 5 10:07:53 CEST 2006


Johannes Fichtinger wrote:
> Hi all, 
> 
> I'm quite new to ConTeXt, but I've been working with LaTeX for several years
> now. Now I faced a problem which I'm not able to solve in LaTeX which
> probably can be solved in ConTeXt:
> 
> I need a possibility to set grafics in a book on exact, absolute positions.
> Now I found the way for background images, like in the attached example.
> But obviously, normal text is written above the background image. I need
> now a possibility like this but for foreground grafics.
> 
> So, how can I set the position of grafics absolutely in ConTeXt?
> 
> Thanks,
> Johannes.
> 
> My example:
> 
> --------------------------------------------------------------
> \enableregime           [il1]
> \mainlanguage           [de]
> \setuplayout            [grid=yes,marking=on,horoffset=2cm,veroffset=2cm]
> \definepapersize        [jo][width=14cm,height=18cm]
> \setuppapersize         [jo][a4]
> 
> \useexternalfigure[wr][dpm][type=png, width=5cm, height=4cm]
> \definelayer[wr-layer]
> \defineoverlay[wr-overlay][\composedlayer{wr-layer}]
> \setupbackgrounds[page][background={wr-overlay}]

\setupbackgrounds[page][background={foreground,wr-overlay}]

Cheers, Vit

> \starttext
> 
> \setlayer[wr-layer][x=-0.1cm,y=-0.1cm]{\externalfigure[wr]}
> Blablabla
> 
> \stoptext
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