# [NTG-context] TeX "matrix" command not working lately

L.S.-Soc&Gam axteffekt at gmail.com
Sun Apr 10 11:45:32 CEST 2016


Am 10.04.2016 um 11:39 schrieb Pablo Rodriguez:
> On 04/10/2016 02:33 AM, L.S.-Soc&Gam wrote:
>> Hi guys,
>>
>> i've already searched the mailing list for this but i still am having a
>> problem while trying to create a matrix.
>> my code looks like this:
>>
>> \startformula
>> S=\left(*\matrix**{*
>>    \sigma_x *&* \tau_{xy} *&* \tau_{xz} *\cr*
>>    \tau_{yx} *&* \sigma_y *&* \tau_{yz} *\cr*
>>      \tau_{zx} *&* \tau_{zy} *&* \sigma_z *\cr*
>> *}*\right)_{xyz}
>> \stopformula
>>
>> But since a few days, there are only empty braces after compilation. The
>> funny thing is, i worked already. but i've updated context at least once
>> since (only 5 days ago, betas included) and since then after compiling
>> there are only empty braces. When i enter
> Hi Sebastian,
>
> matrices seem to work fine here (using beta tagged as 2016.04.01 13:01
> [see my previous message to the list]).
>
> If you allow me some suggestions, I think it may be worth considering
> the following when dealing with betas:
>
> 1. Always give the beta version, otherwise it may be impossible in some
> cases to know whether something behaves as expected or not.
>
> 2. Always backup your previous beta before upgrading it. New betas can
> contain bugs or unexpected features and you may want to stick to your
> old beta while things are fixed.
>
> Just in case it helps,
>
> Pablo

Hi Pablo,

I checked my version and it is the very same as yours.
Can you maybe give me the code that you tested, to create a matrix, so I
can copy paste and test it?
Because I entered a simple matrix again and still the finished pdf only
shows empty braces....

Sebastian