[NTG-context] Error Messages

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Sun Oct 26 23:12:16 CET 2014

```On 10/26/2014 8:44 PM, Thangalin wrote:
> Hi,
>
> After upgrading to version 2014.10.07, I recompiled a document that
> had gathered some dust and was greeted with:
>
> tex error > error on line 34 in file ...: ! Math error: parameter
>
> The document compiled using a previous version, and no changes were
> made prior to upgrading. Having the line number and filename is a good
> start. The error message, however, is confounding.
>
>  From this error message I have no idea:
>
> - What triggered the error.
> - Why \Umathquad\displaystyle is relevant.
> - How to resolve the problem.
>
>  From superficial appearances, line 34 is fine (itemized list).

itemized lists use a bullet from math fonts (currently) ... so it looks
like you haven't loaded a math font ... as context will load one by
default, it looks like you explicitly load a fons combination with no math

> In addition to the error message, would it be possible to provide a
> wiki page would include:
>
> - a unique identifier for the error number (e.g., err-tex-00001)
> - the error string ("Math error: parameter ... is not set")
> - a simple document that shows how to reproduce the problem
> - a document that shows one way to fix the issue
> - if relevant, note the ConTeXt version(s) that the simple document
> compiles without error
> - a brief description of why the error happens (i.e., explain why the
> error shows up in the subsequent ConTeXt versions)

feel free to organize that ... i have no time for it

Hans

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