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[...] name
[...] number each
style normal bold slanted boldslanted type cap small... command
width dimension
height dimension
align flushleft flushright middle width
tolerance verystrict strict tolerant verytolerant stretch
distance dimension
before command
after command
inner command
command command
rule on off



% Source: ConText Manual ms-cb-en.pdf

% Define a paragraph environment with 3 columns. 
% Insert a blank line just before and just after the paragraph. 

% The first column occupies 10% of the text's width and is rendered bold. 

% The second column occupies 40% of the text's width. 

% The third column uses default settings. It will occupy 
% the remaining 50% of the text's width.
% Set a paragraph with "mypar"

\startmypar % begin paragraph body with 1st column 

\mypar % switch to 2nd column

Hasselt obtains its city charter from bishop Hendrik van Vianden. 

\mypar % switch to 3rd column

Hendrik van Vianden was pressed by other towns not to agree 
with the charter. It took Hasselt a long period of time to 
convince the Bishop. After supporting the Bishop in a small 
war against the Drents, the charter was released. 

\stopmypar % end paragraph body 

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