[NTG-context] How to make a "natural" table float.

John R. Culleton john at wexfordpress.com
Thu Feb 1 01:31:28 CET 2007


On Wednesday 31 January 2007 17:16, John R. Culleton wrote:
> My task requires alternating whate and gray bars for a table. I was happy
> to jump on the Natural Table facility. Further, I want the table to "float"
> in the classic TeX fashion. I don't know the exact code for this in
> Context.
>
> This doesn't work:
> --------------------------------------------------------------------
> \setupcaptions[location=high]
> \placetable[here][tab:comp]{Comparison of Corporate and Government Bond
> Portfolios}
> \setupTABLE[r][even][background=screen]
> \bTABLE
> ...
> \eTABLE
> ---------------------------------------------------------------------------
>---------- I get the message:
> ! Missing { inserted.
> etc.

OK I solved that problem by enclosing the table in {} and now the table 
floats. But now I have a wierder one.  The \setupcaptions[location=high] 
command puts the caption alongside the table instead of over it. Unfortunately 
the customer specifies over rather than under. 
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