[NTG-context] Typearea module fails with “Missing number”

Wolfgang Schuster wolfgang.schuster.lists at gmail.com
Mon Aug 29 23:30:56 CEST 2022

Marco Patzer via ntg-context schrieb am 29.08.2022 um 09:49:
> On Mon, 29 Aug 2022 09:30:34 +0200
> Marco Patzer via ntg-context <ntg-context at ntg.nl> wrote:
>> The typearea module fails on LMTX (runs ok with MkIV):
>>    tex error       > tex error on line 89 in file
>> /usr/local/share/context-lmtx/tex/texmf-modules/tex/context/third/typearea/t-typearea.tex:
>> Missing number, treated as zero
> Sorry, forgot the MWE:
>    \usemodule[typearea]
>    \starttext\null\stoptext

To fix the module you have to change the line


with (remove one pair of curly braces)


Similar problems can happens with other modules because many of them are 
and they should be either updated or removed (the files can still be 


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