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\setupbackgrounds

Syntax (autogenerated)

\setupbackgrounds[...,...][...,...][...=...,...]
[...,...]top header text footer bottom
[...,...]leftedge leftmargin text rightmargin rightedge
...=...,...inherits from \setupframed


\setupbackgrounds[...,...][...=...,...]
[...,...]paper page leftpage rightpage text hidden
statestart stop
...=...,...inherits from \setupframed


Syntax

\setupbackgrounds[...][...,...,...][...,...=...,...]
[...] top header text footer bottom page paper leftpage rightpage
[...,...,...] leftedge leftmargin text rightmargin rightedge
state start stop repeat
[...,...=...,...] see \setupframed

Description

\setupbackgrounds is used to draw frames or backgrounds that cover specific areas of the page, under the text layer.

The first parameter sets the main layout area; the optional second one specifies the linked subarea(s) of the prior. Not all main areas have such subareas.

Because \showframe and \setupbackgrounds both draw frameboxes over parts of the page, the order in which they are invoked matters. In most cases, \setupbackgrounds should come last.

Backgrounds are essential for working with Layers. You enable your defined layers like \setupbackgrounds[page][background=mylayer].

The background key also takes a list, and if you include "foreground", you can also set something on top of your general content, e.g. \setupbackgrounds[page][background={mybacklayer,foreground,mytoplayer}].

Example

\setuppapersize[A10]
\showframe

% \setupbackgrounds should be placed *after* \showframe, 

\setupbackgrounds[footer]  [background=color, backgroundcolor=blue]
\setupbackgrounds[footer]  [leftmargin] [background=color, backgroundcolor=red]

\setupbackgrounds[text] [background=color, backgroundcolor=lightgray]
\setupbackgrounds[text] [rightmargin] [background=color, backgroundcolor=yellow]

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