[NTG-context] Dynamic Elements on Layer

Aditya Mahajan adityam at umich.edu
Sun Jan 14 18:19:02 CET 2007


On Sun, 14 Jan 2007, Helin Gai wrote:

> Hi,
> 
> I'm still trying to place my running heads into the margin, 5 cm away
> from the top. My new attempt is to use layer:
> 
> \definelayer[colin][width=\paperwidth,height=\paperheight,x=0mm,y=0mm]
> \setlayer[colin][x=5cm,y=3cm]{\framed{\getmarking[chapter][current]}}
> \setupbackgrounds[page][background=colin]
> 
> But it doesn't seem to work either. Does anyone know why it is?

Maybe because the layer is not evaluated for each page. You can try 
putting the \setlayer stuff inside \setupheadertexts or append them to 
beforeeverypage or aftereverypage, like

\appendtoks \setlayer[...] \to \aftereverypage

Aditya


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