# [NTG-context] White Space after \startalign

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Mon Apr 8 17:49:51 CEST 2013

```On 4/8/2013 1:21 PM, Devendra Ghate wrote:
> Dear all,
>
> I have noticed a new problem in the \startalign environment recently.
> \startalign adds whitespace after the formula. If I remove the *\NR* from the
> last equation then the white space disappears. But I need to keep it for
> numbering the last equation.
>
> In any case, I thought that the last *\NR* is required in the *math
> align* environment. I remember getting errors for not including the last
> \NR when I was just starting out with ConTeXt. May be something has
> changed or my memory is not quite what I thought it was.
>
> Please let me know if I am making a silly mistake. Thank you for your

a side effect of \startalign being math or text aware (lookahead issue
in low level tex align) ... fixed in next upload

> *MWE*
>
> \starttext¬
> Some text before the equation.¬
>     \placeformula¬
>     \startformula \startalign¬
>       \NC a \NC= b\NR¬
>       \NC c \NC= d\NR[eq:trivial]¬
>     \stopalign \stopformula¬
> Some text after the equation.¬
> \stoptext¬
>
> Regards,
> Devendra Ghate
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