[NTG-context] Context 2006.03.20 released

Taco Hoekwater taco at elvenkind.com
Tue Mar 21 09:44:52 CET 2006

Hello all,

I am pleased to announce that the new ConTeXt release from Hans Hagen
can be downloaded as of now from the Pragma ADE website or one of its


The current release has version 2006.03.20 10:19.

A very short list of changes is given below. As usual, there is an
html page with more detailed release notes available on the Wiki, see:


New major features since 2006.02.15:
* Thanks to changes in the ruby kpathsea library implementation,
   texmfstart-driven scripts should be a bit faster.
* Sidefloats next to section titles are now possible
* A few extra options for \startlinenumbering
* New options for \useexternalfigure: xscale and yscale

Bug fixes since 2006.02.15:
*  A set of smaller and bigger bugs in the two-column routines
* the mptopdf macros were broken outside of context proper
   (mptopdf, latex)
* some smaller things

Happy TeXing,


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