[NTG-context] developing large numbers of MP files for inclusion
taco at elvenkind.com
Sat Dec 24 10:17:25 CET 2005
David Arnold wrote:
> I am open to any suggestions on how to most efficiently develop and
> include figures (in Metapost, of course) in our main document.
Well, if you do not depend on metafun -- context interaction, then
I would just create a metapost input file per chapter, and compile
it with mpost off-line (it they are complicated, even pre-run mptopdf
to save time during the inclusion phase).
Then include the image in the document just like I would a 'normal'
external figure or even table). I have a separate per-chapter directory
for that to avoid clutter. It is not most high-tech solution, but I
find it quite workable.
So, my tree structure usually looks like this:
./chapter1.tex % those are components
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