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Which primitives does ConTeXt rename/move?

TeX's primitives can be renamed by macro formats/packages: this allows new/altered features or behaviours. Usually this is done such that the originals are still available ('renamed'): certainly ...
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bug? unwanted gap in 2nd columnset

(Disclosure: I posted this question on the NTG ConTeXt mailing list before the weekend. I have not received any replies yet, so now I'm asking here.) We have a document where a gap occurs in a ...
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Writing a letter in ConTeXt, formatting issues

I'm writing a letter to someone, using ConTeXt. I'm running into some formatting issues. The following is the code I have, and the PDF output. There are two things that I'd like to fix. ...
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How do I get italic texts figures in ConTeXt?

Inside an italic section I want to place text figures (which should be italic as well). How do I achieve this? (The document is in ConTeXt MKII.) Both of the following examples produces non italic ...
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ConTeXt enumerate in margin

For short answer quiz, I like to provide an answerblank in right margin with same number as the question: In pdfLaTeX I do this with a newcommand: ...
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Making a centrefold figure

I'm laying out a 16-page booklet that has a two-page MetaPost figure spanning the centrefold. The intention is that the centrefold is "outside" the flow of the text: the image is always on pages 8–9, ...
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Libertine's discretionary and historical ligatures with ConTeXt and XeTeX

I would like activate Libertine's discretionary and historical ligatures with ConTeXt and XeTeX compilation. Currently, I'm using this: \definetypeface[Libertine][rm][Xserif][Linux Libertine O] ...
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Context: How can I have table of contents with only following sections

I want to have a document with some chapters of frontmatter followed by a table of contents showing all subsequent chapters and endmatter but not the frontmatter Best I have found is ...
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Footnote mark in non-superscript with ConTeXt

Usually a footnote has a mark within the text (which is superscript) and a mark near the footnote text at the bottom of the document (which is also superscript). How can I change the mark within the ...