[NTG-context] developing large numbers of MP files for inclusion
dwarnold45 at cox.net
Sat Dec 24 21:10:57 CET 2005
Do you have one metapost file with many figures in it? Is it possible
to just compile for the figurein that file that you want? Is there
a command that will compile then show the result?
On Dec 24, 2005, at 1:17 AM, Taco Hoekwater wrote:
> 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
> 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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