[NTG-context] Still confused about \setuplayout
taco at elvenkind.com
Wed Aug 27 18:15:54 CEST 2008
Alan Stone wrote:
> Thanks Taco.
>> I am somewhat confused myself as to why this is generally considered to be
> so confusing.
> What's most confusing are the:
Ok, that helped make me understand.
> - wiki layout explanation at http://wiki.contextgarden.net/Layout
This is indeed confusing (and probably based on excursion)
> - \showsetups output
The \setuplayout parameters are in column one, the query-ing macros
are in column four. These are correct.
> - excursion manual, table 33.2 page 74
That table is simply wrong, and probably the cause of all of the
confusion (I never used excursion myself). I assume the goal of this
table is that column 1 matches \setuplayout's column 1 output; it
> - main manual page 24
> - \setuplayout texshow page
These two are correct (plus/minus a few small diffs due to later
Conclusion: both excursion and the wiki need updating.
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