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An simple example:

\framed{A\hskip3em\framed{B\\ C}}

How can I set the framed which contains B\\ C so that the baseline of \framed{B\\ C} can have the same baseline with the first line B?

The same result can be achieved in plain TeX as follows:


What's the method in ConTeXt?

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You need location=top, see Wiki - setupframed for more options.

  \framed{A\hskip3em\framed[align=normal,location=top]{B\\ C}}


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Thanks,Marco. I will read our wiki. – Timothy Li May 8 '13 at 10:56

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