[NTG-context] RFE: Better error messages for \usemodule

Brooks Moses bmoses at stanford.edu
Sun Jul 17 08:45:24 CEST 2005


At 11:16 PM 7/16/2005, you wrote:
>Brooks Moses wrote:
>>After scratching my head over "no macros found in module mymodule", I 
>>decided to try replacing the line with "\input{t-mymodule}".
>
>
>>This produced the very cryptic result of a "I can't find the file 
>>'t-mymodule'.  Please type another filename:" error.  However, simply 
>>using "t-mymodule" as a replacement filename worked fine.
>
>The \input with braces is latex-ese. The TeX primitive is
>   \input t-mymodule
>and that would have worked.

Ah, ok.  I hadn't realized those were different!

>However, as of ConTeXt release 2005.05.25, the original \usemodule
>would also have worked: the automatic filename truncation was removed
>in that version.

Good to know; it _did_ seem like something that really was likely to be 
more of an annoyance than a useful thing.

Thanks for the corrections.  :)

- Brooks



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