[NTG-context] (scientific) poster

Wolfgang Schuster schuster.wolfgang at googlemail.com
Fri Jun 13 13:24:12 CEST 2008


On Fri, Jun 13, 2008 at 1:03 PM, Pau <vim.unix at googlemail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> I have googled, looked in the pragma site etc for a template (style)
> of an a0 poster. Doing this with latex is a bit of a nightmare and the
> result is not very appealing.
> I am looking for something in the size of a0 with embedded boxes with
> plots, equations etc. If such a file existed and was to be found
> somewhere I'd be grateful if you gave me a link.
>
> thanks

You could use Layers, Overlays, backgrounds etc.

\setuppapersize[A0][A0]

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

\setupbackgrounds[page][background=posterbox]

\setupbodyfont[50pt]

\starttext

\startstandardmakeup

\setlayerframed
  [posterbox]
  [x=10cm,y=7cm]
  [width=40cm,align=right]
  {\input knuth\par}

\setlayerframed
  [posterbox]
  [x=23cm,y=67cm]
  [width=40cm,align=right]
  {\input tufte\par}

\stopstandardmakeup

\stoptext

Greetings
Wolfgang


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