[NTG-context] full page images on fixed pages

Willi Egger context at boede.nl
Sat May 19 22:07:10 CEST 2012


Hi Hraban,

Humble but is it that the page will be entirely covered with a float? In that case you might better use
the background mechanism so that you can place the float on the paper instead of the page?

Willi
On May 19, 2012, at 8:38 PM, Henning Hraban Ramm wrote:

> Am 2012-05-17 um 13:49 schrieb Philipp Gesang:
> 
>>> In my current book project, I need to set images on fixed pages
>>> (because only a few pages get printed in color),
>> 
>> I assume with “fixed pages” you mean “always on the page with a
>> certain number”. This, at least, might be solved with the
>> postponing mechanism:
>> 
>> ········································································
>> \starttext
>> 
>> \startpostponing [3]
>> \startstandardmakeup
>>   \externalfigure [cow] [width=\hsize]
>> \stopstandardmakeup
>> \stoppostponing
>> 
>> \dorecurse{42}{\input knuth \par}
>> 
>> \stoptext
>> ········································································
> 
> Thank you, that works, but the publisher decided to use glue binding to be able to put colored pages everywhere...
> 
> Can you explain, what standardmakeup really does? I know it’s used in "free layout" pages.
> 
> 
>> Not sure about your full page problem, though.
> 
> I'll open another thread on that.
> 
> 
> Greetlings, Hraban
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