[NTG-context] colors in pgf within context

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Tue Feb 19 09:50:45 CET 2008

Jesse Alama wrote:
> Hi Aditya,
> Thanks for the help -- I think I now see why there is such trouble with
> colors in pgf and context.  It looks like one can systematically
> transform LaTeX-like PGF examples of \color into ConTeXt examples.

keep in mind that color handles sveral grouping cases:

{\somecolor whatever}


all use the same underlying mechanissm (and sometimes aftergroup to 
revert to the outer color; this may interfere when grouping is kind of 

in case of doubt: \color[name]{..} works best (explicit braces)

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