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Columnsets are spread-based, i.e. when n=4 you actually have eight columns: four on the left page and four on the right page. A document always opens with a right page.
  
 
== Example ==
 
== Example ==

Revision as of 21:52, 8 December 2019

\definecolumnset

Syntax (autogenerated)

\definecolumnset[...][...][...=...,...]
[...]name
[...]name
...=...,...inherits from \setupcolumnset


Syntax

\definecolumnset[...][...]
[...] name
[...] setups

Description

Define a new columnset environment with certain properties.

Header 1 Header 2
direction right
balance no
distance 1.5\bodyfontsize
n 2
nleft Number of columns on left-hand pages
nright Number of columns on right-hand pages
width fit
lines 0
start 0
page Start a page break before the columnset

Columnsets are spread-based, i.e. when n=4 you actually have eight columns: four on the left page and four on the right page. A document always opens with a right page.

Example

% mode=mkiv
\setuppapersize[A5]

\definecolumnset[TwoColumns][n=2]

\startcolumnset [TwoColumns]
  \title{Test page}
  \framed
    [frame=off,
     bottomframe=on,
     width=\textwidth,
     frameoffset=1mm,
     foregroundstyle=small,
    ]{\copyright\ \date[][year] Donald E. Knuth}
  \input knuth
\stopcolumnset

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