[NTG-context] can not get colums to work

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Tue Sep 16 23:02:16 CEST 2014


On 9/16/2014 7:47 PM, Marc Spitzer wrote:
> Hi,
>
> The below contex document generates a pdf when the \startcolumns
> and\stopcolums directives are commented out, when they are active
> it dies on me.  I probably am doing something stupid here, but have
> no idea what, here is the tex and below is the error:
>
> ###### TEX start
> head[section][style=\bfa]

\setupohead ?

> \setupbodyfontenvironment[default][em=italic]
> \setuppapersize[A5]
>
> \starttext
> \startsection[title={Testing ConTeXt}]
>
> \startcolumns
>
>
> "I would say to the House, as I said to those who have joined this
> Government, I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears and sweat.
> We have before us an ordeal of the most grievous kind. We have before
> us many long months of toil and struggle.
>
> "You ask what is our policy. I will say, it is to wage war with all
> our might, with all the strength that God can give us, to wag war
> against a monstrous tyranny never surpassed in the dark, lamentable
> catalogue of human crime.
>
> "You ask what is our aim? I can answer in one word: Victory. Victory
> at all costs. Victory in spite of all terror. Victory however long and
> hard the road may be. For without victory there is no survival."
>
> hello there
>
>
> \stopcolumns
>
>
> This is my {\em first} ConTeXt document.
> \stopsection
> \stoptext
>
> ####### ERROR start
>
> marcmac:hello ms4720$ context hello_utf8.tex
>
> mtx-context     | run 1: luatex
> --fmt="/Users/ms4720/context/tex/texmf-cache/luatex-cache/context/\
> 5fe67e0bfe781ce0dde776fb1556f32e/formats/luatex/cont-en"
> --jobname="hello_utf8"
> --lua="/Users/ms4720/context/tex/texmf-cache/luatex-cache/context/\
> 5fe67e0bfe781ce0dde776fb1556f32e/formats/luatex/cont-en.lui"
> --no-parse-first-line --c:currentrun=1 --c:fulljobname="./hello_utf8.tex"
> --c:input="./hello_utf8.tex" --c:kindofrun=1 --c:maxnofruns=8 "cont-yes.mkiv"
> This is LuaTeX, Version beta-0.79.1 (TeX Live 2014/dev) (rev 4972)
>   \write18 enabled.
> (/Users/ms4720/context/tex/texmf-context/tex/context/base/cont-yes.mkiv
>
> ConTeXt  ver: 2014.01.03 00:40 MKIV current  fmt: 2014.9.9  int: english/english

can you try a more recent luatex+context combination?


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