[metapost] Does MetaPost catch on?

luigi scarso luigi.scarso at gmail.com
Sun Sep 12 23:36:36 CEST 2010

On Sun, Sep 12, 2010 at 11:25 PM, Stephan Hennig <mailing_list at arcor.de> wrote:
>> On Sat, Sep 11, 2010 at 12:46 PM, luigi scarso<luigi.scarso at gmail.com>
>>  wrote:
>>> On Sat, Sep 11, 2010 at 12:32 PM, Stephan Hennig<mailing_list at arcor.de>
>>>  wrote:
>>>> Yes, but with many figures compiled into separate files just like with
>>>> traditional .mp files.  Is that possible?
>>> Hm, I don't know.
>>> In this situations usually I have one pdf with many pages instead of
>>> many pdfs with one page,
>>> because with context you can choose the page to insert.
> That way graphics are identified within the pdf file by page number, no?
>  Doesn't that mean removing one figure forces you to correct references to
> all the following figures in a document, because page number depends on
> figure order in the source file?  That would make synchronizing with
> external documents a pain.
yes --  in this scenario.
if I were in this situation, given that I'm using context mkiv, I will
write a bit of tex & lua code to put on an external file
a lua table with {mpostfig, pdf pagenumer} and then I will use this
fiel to resolve the pagenumber


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