[NTG-context] General Float Placement Question

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Fri Apr 21 00:57:33 CEST 2006


Randall Skelton wrote:
> Hi all,
>
> Is it possible to combine placement attributes when specifying a 
> floating figure or table?
>
> \placefloat[.1.][ref,..]{.2.}{.3.}
> .1. left right here top bottom inleft inright inmargin margin page 
> opposite always force tall
> .2. text
> .3. text
>
> In my case, I'd like to ensure that figures in a double-sided document 
> appear together, with the first on the left page and the second on the 
> right.  What I have reads:
>
> \placefigure
>   [90,opposite]
>   [Fig:a]
>   {Figure a caption goes here}
>   \externalfigure[a][width=0.8\makeupheight]}
>
> \placefigure
>   [90]
>   [Fig:b]
>   {Figure b caption goes here}
>   \externalfigure[b][width=0.8\makeupheight]}
>
> For the first figure, will a location of [90,opposite] ensure a 
> rotated left-page figure?  Likewise, is it possible to ensure that the 
> second figure is forced to the next right page?
\starttext

test

\startspread

\placefigure
  [90]
  [Fig:a]
  {Figure a caption goes here}
  {\externalfigure[a][width=0.8\makeupheight]}

\placefigure
  [90]
  [Fig:b]
  {Figure b caption goes here}
  {\externalfigure[b][width=0.8\makeupheight]}

\stopspread

\stoptext



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