[NTG-context] feature request: clipping option for externalfigure

Peter Münster pmlists at free.fr
Thu Apr 13 18:30:31 CEST 2006

On Wed, 12 Apr 2006, Hans Hagen wrote:

> >> \ruledhbox{\clip{\useMPgraphic{test}}}
> >
> > of course, I've already tried \clip{\externalfigure[...][...]} but the
> > figure disappears completely. \clip{\useMPgraphic{test}} disappears too.
> > And now I see: it works for PDF output, so there is probably just an error
> > in the dvi driver.
> >   
> well, if you can find out what the problem is we can fix it (i dunno if
> it's in dvips or in the special driver of context; maybe something
> changes in dvips - which is probably only tested with latex -)

Probably I won't be able to find out the details, but I can make some
tests. I can already say, that dvips and xdvi behave the same: only white
area instead of the figure.
Cheers, Peter


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