[dev-context] XeTeX specials in ConTeXt

Taco Hoekwater taco at elvenkind.com
Mon Nov 8 10:37:14 CET 2004

Adam Lindsay wrote:
> Quoted from the XeTeX manual: "The final result of a \XeTeXpicfile
> command is an object which can be included in the text being typeset just
> like a character, albeit usually a rather large one. It could be thought
> of as a box, though it cannot be unboxed. It can, however, be put inside
> a normal TEX box register, and in fact this is often desirable." 
> This unboxing thing sounds potentially critical, but AFAIK, no such thing
> happens in core-fig.

Is it possible that Hans' macro initializes some sort of displacement to 
(0pt,0pt), implying the lower left corner? It is the only idea I can come
up with, not having XeTeX myself.

Greetings, Taco

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