On 22 Nov 2023, at 14:46, Marco Patzer <lists@homerow.info> wrote:

On Wed, 22 Nov 2023 14:17:29 +0100
Hans van der Meer via ntg-context <ntg-context@ntg.nl> wrote:

I would like to change the width of the margins on the page.
In the MWE here, the pagelayout does not seem to obey the
\setuplayout command. Why are the margins shown uneffected by

Works as expected here. The margins have changed and \showlayout
gives you:

 \leftmarginwidth  =  6cm
 \rightmarginwidth = 10cm

Change the example to:

   [leftmargin=6mm,  %% mm, not cm

That way you better see the effect on the page.