[NTG-context] \glueexpr in lmtx

Marcel Fabian Krüger tex at 2krueger.de
Tue Jul 23 13:26:50 CEST 2019


On Tue, Jul 23, 2019 at 12:54:45AM +0200, Hans Hagen wrote:
> On 7/23/2019 1:16 AM, Marcel Fabian Krüger wrote:
> > Hi,
> > 
> > I stumbled upon some odd behaviour of \glueexpr in lmtx. Take the
> > following document:
> > 
> > \starttext
> > \the\glueexpr 0.0pt \relax
> > \newskip\myskip
> > \myskip=\glueexpr 0.0pt \relax
> > \stoptext
> > 
> > Without lmtx this works fine. Under lmtx, the *first* use of
> > `\glueexpr`, after `\the`, works fine too. On the other hand, the other
> > `\glueexpr`, after `\myskip=`, complains about a "Illegal unit of
> > measure (pt inserted)". It does not seem to accept the fractional part,
> > everything works again if I use
> > 
> > \starttext
> > \the\glueexpr 0.0pt \relax
> > \newskip\myskip
> > \myskip=\glueexpr 0pt \relax
> > \stoptext
> > 
> > Am I missing something here or is this a bug?
> fixed in next lmtx beta (was a wrong symbolic constant someplace)
> 
> (context never uses gluexpr so it went unnoticed)

Thank you.

--Marcel


More information about the ntg-context mailing list