[NTG-context] What’s your favorite command?
Thomas A. Schmitz
thomas.schmitz at uni-bonn.de
Mon Jan 30 20:12:29 CET 2012
On 01/30/2012 07:55 PM, Wolfgang Schuster wrote:
> Hi all,
> to bring some traffic to the list I have a question where I hope even non regulars send a answer. The ConTeXt package is huge and provides dozen of commands but I guess many have*one* favorite command (maybe also functionality).
> As I started this thread I’ll present my favorite command which is \donothing, it is a internal command and only a synonym for \empty but it’s one reason why I prefer ConTeXt’s coding style (especially with the recent changes in MkIV) over the unreadable LaTeX code.
Without a doubt, for me it's \dontcomplain - get rid of overfull
messages. The name is just brilliant; it would be wonderful to have it
available in real life! But if we want to be more serious: of course all
the xml processing commands, and then the multiple \doif... tests which
make programming in ConTeXt accessible even to people with no
programming or math background.
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