[NTG-context] What does --errors and --noconsole do?

Sylvain Hubert champignoom at gmail.com
Wed Nov 4 16:15:09 CET 2020

Moreover, is there any way to let context give an error at all when
encountering something like `\setuppagenumbering[position=footer]` ?

On Wed, 4 Nov 2020 at 15:53, Sylvain Hubert <champignoom at gmail.com> wrote:

> Dear List,
> I was reading workflow-mkiv
> <http://www.pragma-ade.nl/general/manuals/workflows-mkiv.pdf> and have
> found the '--errors' and '--noconsole' arguments which seemed quite helpful
> since, according to the documentation, "show errors at the end of a run"
> and "disables logging to the console" while "error reporting mentioned in
> the previous section will never be silenced". But when I run 'context
> --errors' for the following document
>     \setuppagenumbering[footer]
>     \starttext
>     hi
>     \stoptext
> the message
>     setup           > error in line 1, namespace 'pagenumbering', key
> 'footer,'
> still lies in the middle of a bunch of messages and is not shown in the
> end. When I add '--noconsole' to the arguments, the error disappears along
> with all the other messages.
> So is there any combination of arguments that can let context only display
> what matters to the user?
> Thanks in advance.
> Best,
> Syiain
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