[NTG-context] newbie ConTeXt question

Wolfgang Schuster schuster.wolfgang at googlemail.com
Tue Mar 11 22:49:43 CET 2008


On Tue, 11 Mar 2008 15:52:41 -0500
jazz_johnson at verizon.net wrote:

> Hi:
> 
> I'm trying to setup a simple (for now) letterhead like the following.
> Is there a way to automatically adjust the horizontal spacing between
> the \vbox{} \cbox{} \lbox{}
> so that if I change the document margins, the center box is automatically 
> centered?
> I've tried putting in \hfill's without luck.
> 
> 
> \startenvironment
> \setuppapersize[letter][letter]
> \setuplayout[height=9in,
>              header=1.0in,
>              footer=0in,
>              topspace=1in,
>              backspace=1.33in, %the backspace includes the margin
>              location=middle,marking=on]
> \setuppagenumbering [alternative=singlesided]
> \noheaderandfooterlines
> \setupbodyfont[cmr,12pt]
> \usesymbols[mvs] \setupsymbolset[martinvogel 2]
> 
> \def\MyLetterhead%
> {%\showboxes
>    \vbox{%\showboxes
> 
>       \hbox{%\showboxes
>          \vbox{\hsize 3in
>                \tfa Your neighborhood\crlf
>                \scd{Company Store}}
>          \lbox{\hsize 3.0in \txx \setupinterlinespace \it Our Friendly Motto}
>       }  \setupinterlinespace[line=.25ex]
>       
>       \hbox{
>          \vbox{ \setupinterlinespace[height=.5,top=.5,line=.1ex]
>          \hsize 6.0in \thinrules[n=1, rulethickness=1.5pt] \crlf
>          \thinrules[n=1, rulethickness=0.7pt]}
>       }
> 
>       \hbox{ \tfx \setupinterlinespace[reset,medium]
>          \vbox{ \hsize 1.5in 
>               \it www.mydomain.net\crlf 
>                   email at mydomain.net\crlf 
>                   contact at mydomain.net}
>          \cbox{ \hsize 2.3in
>                \symbol[star]~Va~\symbol[star]~Md~\symbol[star] \crlf
>                \symbol[Telephone]    (555)123-4567 \crlf
>                \symbol[Faxmachine] (555)987-6543}
>          \lbox{ \hsize 2.0in 
>                     1234 Main St.\crlf 
>                      P.O. Box 123\crlf 
>                      City, State 12345}
>       }
>    }
>    \setupinterlinespace[reset]
> }
> 
> \definelogo[Mylogo] [header] [left] [command=\MyLetterhead, state=stop]
> 
> \stopenvironment

Hi Jazz,

\setuppapersize[letter][letter]

\setuplayout
  [height=9in,
   header=1.0in,
   footer=0in,
   topspace=1in,
   backspace=1.33in,
   location=middle]

\setuppagenumbering
  [alternative=singlesided]

\noheaderandfooterlines

\usesymbols[mvs] \setupsymbolset[martinvogel 2]

\startsetups[letter:head]

  \vbox
    {\setupframed[frame=off,offset=none]
     \framed[width=\hsize,align=right,bottomframe=on,rulethickness=1.5pt]
      {{\tfa Your neighborhood}\\
       {\scd Company Store}\hfill{\itxx\strut Our Friendly Motto}}
     \framed[width=\hsize,align=right,topframe=on,rulethickness=0.7pt]
       {\framed[width=fit,align=right]
          {\smallbodyfont\it\strut www.mydomain.net\\
	   email at mydomain.net\\
	   contact at mydomain.net\par}
        \hfill
        \framed[width=fit,align=middle]
          {\smallbodyfont\strut
	   \symbol[star]~Va~\symbol[star]~Md~\symbol[star]\\
           \symbol[Telephone]~(555)123-4567\\
	   \symbol[Faxmachine]~(555)987-6543\par}
        \hfill
        \framed[width=fit,align=left]
	  {\smallbodyfont\strut1234 Main St.\\
	   P.O. Box 123\\
	   City, State 12345\par}}}

\stopsetups

\definelayer
  [header]
  [width=\paperwidth,height=\paperheight]

\setlayerframed
  [header]
  [hoffset=\backspace,voffset=.5\headerheight,frame=off,width=
\textwidth] {\setups{letter:head}}

\setupbackgrounds[page][background=header]

\starttext

\input knuth

\stoptext

Greetings
Wolfgang


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