# [NTG-context] reference points with double colons (::) are not working

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Sat Oct 10 11:35:15 CEST 2015

On 10/10/2015 10:26 AM, Eidenbenz  Michael wrote:
> Hello,
>
> I have double colons (::) in my reference points.
> (It's actually the same string I also use to refer to my publication database)
> But they wont show up as you can see in the example below.
>
> Is there any way to fix this?
>
> Thanks for your help and best regards

:: and ::: have special meaning (:; for another document and ::: for
components and such)

> Michael
>
> -----
>
> \starttext
>
> \placefigure[here][img:cow]{This is a cow}{\externalfigure[cow.jpg]}\par
> \placefigure[here][img::mill]{This is a mill}{\externalfigure[mill.png]}\par
>
> The picture in \in{Figure}[img:cow] is a cow\par
> The picture in \in{Figure}[img::mill] is a mill (cross reference is not working)\par
>
> \stoptext
>
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