[NTG-context] Problem with text floating around tikz picture

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Mon Sep 22 20:38:26 CEST 2008


Marcin Borkowski wrote:
> Hi again;),
> 
> this won't work:
> 
> \placefigure[right]{none}{\starttikzpicture
>   \draw (0,0) -| (2,2) -| (0,0) -- (2,2)
>     (2,0) -- (0,2)
>     (1,1) circle(1);
> \stoptikzpicture}
> (some text...)
> 
> The tikzpicture apparently extends to the whole text width, resulting in
> an overfull box (and nasty paragraph formatting).  Putting it into an
> \hbox helps, so I know what to do; the question is, _why_ this works
> that way?

\starttikzpicture

should do the box trick ...

\let\normalstarttikzpicture\starttikzpicture
\let\normalstoptikzpicture \stoptikzpicture

\def\starttikzpicture{\hbox\bgroup\nomalstarttikzpicture}
\def\stoptikzpicture {\nomalstoptikzpicture\egroup}

but i'm not maintaining thst module myself

Hans

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