[NTG-context] prevent error page

Johann Birnick johann.birnick at hotmail.de
Fri Jan 1 15:21:08 CET 2021


context --nodummy

works fine with my viewer, thanks!!

On Fri, 2021-01-01 at 11:10 +0100, Hans Hagen wrote:
> On 12/31/2020 8:31 PM, Johann Birnick wrote:
> > Hi there,
> > 
> > in my setup I constantly have a pdf viewer open showing the output of
> > context.
> > When I recompile the viewer updates.
> > 
> > Now if there is an error, the document fails to compile, of course.
> > Previously
> > the pdf file just remainded untouched, nice. But now with LMTX, the pdf will
> > be
> > overwritten with a pdf just saying "error". This makes my pdf viewer crash!
> > I can't work like this.
> > 
> > So how to prevent this "error" page and just let context remain the pdf
> > untouched if there is an error?
> Actually the remaining file is not untouched when there is an error 
> halfway, so maybe your viewer didn't do anything when the xref etc was 
> missing and fonts were unresolved ... all depends on the viewer i guess
> (after a pdf update the viewer has to reread the xref at least and then 
> all objects it has cached).
> 
> Long ago I played with a temp file and renaming but that also was not 
> stable (at least not here).
> 
> (for ways around: see other mails)
> 
> Hans
> 
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