[NTG-context] Command line tool for macro definitions

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Sun Jan 14 12:42:33 CET 2018


On 1/14/2018 1:56 AM, Henri wrote:
> Dear list,
> 
> For TeX/LaTeX users there is the neat command line tool `texdef` with
> which you can show the definition of a macro.  Here an example:
> 
> $ texdef -t latex section
> 
> \section:
> \long macro:->\@startsection {section}{1}{\z@ }{-3.5ex \@plus -1ex
> \@minus -.2ex}{2.3ex \@plus .2ex}{\normalfont \Large \bfseries }
> 
> Is there something similar for ConTeXt?  It is quite tedious to either
> grep the full source or setup an extra dummy document to use \show or
> \meaning.
i must admit that i never use \show for that ... anyhow, i'll provide

context --extra=meaning --once --pattern=*paper*
context --extra=meaning --once setuplayout
context --extra=meaning --once setup_layout

in the next beta

Hans

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