[NTG-context] bug in \externalfigure

Jannik Voges researchjavo at icloud.com
Thu Aug 1 17:19:14 CEST 2013

You are right. I was a little bit confused, because I didn't know, that you have to add 'location=default' to get the sample files, so I thought, that might also be buggy. 'test' is a test-file (pdf, jpeg, ...) in the current directory (I have not mentioned that). In my second Mail I included the source files with 'test.pdf'. You can see the bug there or when you compile the example below. This time, the sample files are loaded correctly and you will see, that the second graphic and sentence are missing.





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Am 01.08.2013 um 15:52 schrieb Peter Münster <pmlists at free.fr>:

> On Thu, Aug 01 2013, Jannik Voges wrote:
>> The first two \externalfigure-commands (with cow) will give a grey placeholder
>> with 'state:unknown' in it.
> Yes, you need "\setupexternalfigures[location=default]" for finding the
> sample files of the distribution.
>> The third \externalfigure-command (\externalfigure[test]) will work,
>> and the last one won't. In this example, you will get an empty third
>> page and the text after the \externalfigure-command doesn't appear in
>> the pdf. 'test' can be a pdf-file or jpeg-file (I only tested whose
>> types of files).
> If you want, that other people can reproduce your problem, you have at
> least 2 possibilities:
> 1.) You use "\setupexternalfigures[location=default]" and the sample
>    files of the distribution.
> 2.) Or if 1.) doesn't work, you provide somewhere the needed files for
>    reproducing the problem.
> See also
> http://wiki.contextgarden.net/ConTeXt_Mailing_Lists#Before_asking_on_the_list
> -- 
>           Peter
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