[metapost] Open/True Type Fonts

Mojca Miklavec mojca.miklavec.lists at gmail.com
Sun May 18 01:44:31 CEST 2008

On Sat, May 17, 2008 at 11:03 PM, Troy Henderson wrote:
> I understand.  One of the last lines in the output was
> 1 output file written: foo-mpgraph.1

That's what the output of intermediate metapost run. To be ignored.

> and thus I was looking at this file.  The PDF is clearly the file I
> want.  On another note then, I can use all the same MetaPost code that
> I've always used except for drawing labels right?  I generally use the
> label with .[rt,urt,top,ulft,lft,llft,bot,lrt] to place labels exactly
> where I want them.  I'm assuming that \sometext and MetaPost's label
> command are not transparently interchangable.

\sometxt returns an image. You should be able to use the label macro
without any problem.

With LuaTeX (texexec --lua filename), which won't work out-of-the-box
on TL 2007, you could just as well use the same syntax as in MP (btex
... etex), and it would not produce any intermediate files.


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