# [NTG-context] on the \show command

Wed Jan 29 21:42:11 CET 2014

```On Wed, 29 Jan 2014, Pablo Rodriguez wrote:

> On 01/29/2014 07:39 PM, Aditya Mahajan wrote:
>> On Wed, 29 Jan 2014, Pablo Rodriguez wrote:
>>> [...]
>>> I have discovered today the \show command in TeX. But I cannot get it
>>> work in ConTeXt:
>> [...]
>>
>> BTW, you can also run
>>
>> context --pipe
>>
>> to start an interactive session.
>
>
> This is a way to solve it.
>
> Although the error message seems misleading to me.

TeX error message are always misleading :) Here is a list of messages you
can get:

http://www.math.mun.ca/tex-archive/systems/knuth/local/tex/tex.pool

and some hints on how to understand the error messages: