[metapost] Problem with mpost

Nicolas FRANCOIS nicolas.francois at free.fr
Tue Nov 14 17:41:44 CET 2006

Le Sun, 12 Nov 2006 18:27:28 +0000 (GMT Standard Time) "A. Ward"
<al at merlin137.demon.co.uk> a écrit :

> I am running Windows XP (Home) and have installed MikTex 2.5 basic. I would
> like use Metapost but when I insert a short test file into Run like say 
> mpost test.mp all I see is a quick flash on screen as if mpost has worked
> but when I look for the file test.1 I cannot find it anywhere. I have
> checked that I do have mpost installed with the Basic and Bin folders
> present. I would much appreciate some help with this. Thank you

Best thing seems to be running a console (Command.com, if I remember
correctly), cd to your working directory, and launch mpost.exe from there.



                   Nicolas FRANCOIS
 A TRUE Klingon programmer does NOT comment his code

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