mtx-context man page

mtx-context

Synopsis

mtxrun --script context [ OPTIONS ... ] [ FILENAMES ]

Description

ConTeXt Process Management

Options: Basic

--run
process (one or more) files (default action)
--make
create context formats
--ctx=name
use ctx file (process management specification)
--noctx
ignore ctx directives and flags
--interface
use specified user interface (default: en)
--autopdf
close pdf file in viewer and start pdf viewer afterwards
--purge
purge files either or not after a run (--pattern=...)
--purgeall
purge all files either or not after a run (--pattern=...)
--usemodule=list
load the given module or style, normally part of the distribution
--environment=list
load the given environment file first (document styles)
--mode=list
enable given the modes (conditional processing in styles)
--path=list
also consult the given paths when files are looked for
--arguments=list
set variables that can be consulted during a run (key/value pairs)
--randomseed=number
set the randomseed
--result=name
rename the resulting output to the given name
--trackers=list
set tracker variables (show list with --showtrackers)
--directives=list
set directive variables (show list with --showdirectives)
--silent=list
disable logcatgories (show list with --showlogcategories)
--noconsole
disable logging to the console (logfile only)
--purgeresult
purge result file before run
--forcexml
force xml stub
--forcecld
force cld (context lua document) stub
--forcelua
force lua stub (like texlua)
--forcemp
force mp stub
--arrange
run extra imposition pass, given that the style sets up imposition
--noarrange
ignore imposition specifications in the style
--jit
use luajittex with jit turned off (only use the faster virtual machine)
--jiton
use luajittex with jit turned on (in most cases not faster, even slower)
--once
only run once (no multipass data file is produced)
--runs
process at most this many times
--forcedruns
process this many times (permits for optimization trial runs)
--batchmode
run without stopping and do not show messages on the console
--nonstopmode
run without stopping
--synctex
run with synctex enabled (optional value: zipped, unzipped, 1, -1)
--nodates
omit runtime dates in pdf file (optional value: a number (this 1970 offset time) or string "YYYY-MM-DD HH:MM")
--nocompression
forcefully turns off compression in the backend
--trailerid
alternative trailer id (or constant one)
--generate
generate file database etc. (as luatools does)
--paranoid
do not descend to .. and ../..
--version
report installed context version
--global
assume given file present elsewhere
--nofile
use dummy file as jobname

Options: Expert

--touch
update context version number (also provide --expert, optionally provide --basepath)
--nostatistics
omit runtime statistics at the end of the run
--update
update context from website (not to be confused with contextgarden)
--profile
profile job (use: mtxrun --script profile --analyze)
--timing
generate timing and statistics overview
--keeptuc
keep previous tuc files (jobname-tuc-[run].tmp)
--keeplog
keep previous log files (jobname-log-[run].tmp)
--extra=name
process extra (mtx-context-... in distribution)
--extras
show extras

Options: Special

--pdftex
process file with texexec using pdftex
--xetex
process file with texexec using xetex
--mkii
process file with texexec
--pipe
do not check for file and enter scroll mode (--dummyfile=whatever.tmp)
--sandbox
process file in a limited environment

Author

More information about ConTeXt and the tools that come with it can be found at:

maillist: ntg-context@ntg.nl / http://www.ntg.nl/mailman/listinfo/ntg-…

webpage: http://www.pragma-ade.nl / http://tex.aanhet.net

wiki: http://contextgarden.net

Referenced By

context(1) is an alias of mtx-context(1).

01-01-2016 version 0.62 ConTeXt Process Management