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I can't seem to use modules in ConTeXt:


\lettrine{T}{his is a test}

When I run texexec on this, I get:

! Undefined control sequence.
l.4 \lettrine
             {T}{his is a test}
? X

I have a TeX source for lettrine in /usr/share/texmf/tex/context/third/lettrine/t-lettrine.tex. What I am doing wrong?

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Given the answer to this, might this be closed as too localised? Or is there a problem with the docs that mean that this is still a worthwhile question to have up here (with a more specific title)... – Seamus Jun 14 '11 at 10:55
@Seamus: I think there is a problem with the doc (which say to use lettri so other people might find it useful. – ℝaphink Jun 14 '11 at 11:00
OK. Perhaps you should contact the author of the documentation to get them to fix that? – Seamus Jun 14 '11 at 11:15
@Seamus. I'll see when I have time. I actually didn't switch to ConTeXt eventually so I don't use this personally. – ℝaphink Jun 14 '11 at 11:30
up vote 6 down vote accepted


Try: \usemodule[lettrine]

Works here with current minimals (mkii, mkiv)

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Ok, so the doc is wrong. – ℝaphink May 2 '11 at 12:31

\usemodule[lettrine] works fine for me with the context-minimals after I installed the module. (with context not texexec).

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I had to choose one of the two equivalent answers, I'm encouraging @Marco, who has less reputation so far :-) – ℝaphink May 2 '11 at 12:31

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