ProblemYou want to excerpt an element and move it to the right margin. You want to put images and notes in the margin. You want it to align vertically with where it would have been placed in the normal flow.
create a large right margin and use absolute positioning to move content
Disadvantages Nothing prevents marginal elements from vertically overlapping each other. OVERLAP! However, you can prevent marginal elements from overlapping with content on the left by creating a wide enough right margin.
AdvantagesYou can render inline markup like tables.