[NTG-context] LinearShade trouble

Kumar Appaiah a.kumar at alumni.iitm.ac.in
Wed Mar 30 08:59:14 CEST 2011

Dear Hans,

On Wed, Mar 30, 2011 at 08:48:15AM +0200, Hans Hagen wrote:
> >I have been having troubles with LinearShade with ConTeXt for quite a
> >while, even with the latest version.
> >
> >Steps to reproduce:
> >There is a test.tex at the bottom of this e-mail:
> >http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=580447#5
> >
> >Copy paste it into the ConTeXt Live interface at the ConTeXt
> >Garden. Result is blank.
> best post the minimal example here and tell us what version you run;
> the benchmark is context mkiv as of today (not much has changed in
> mkii anyway)

Thanks. Here's the code:


path p ;
p := unitsquare xscaled \overlaywidth yscaled \overlayheight ;
linear_shade(p,6,\MPcolor{a},\MPcolor{b}) ;



Here's my first presentation in \CONTEXT!

Isn't it amazing?


This is from an old ConTeXt example I copied from your documentation
(I don't recall exactly).


Kumar Appaiah

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