[NTG-context] \startMPenvironment : personal font weirdness

Hans van der Meer hansm at science.uva.nl
Fri Aug 4 13:24:27 CEST 2006

On Aug 4, 2006, at 10:46, Mojca Miklavec wrote:

> On 8/4/06, David Wooten wrote:
>> Hans Hagen wrote:
>>> what is the label font then? probably defaultfont so you need to set
>>> that as well
>>> also, label does not use tex, use
>>> label(\textext("very"),z46)
> should be \textext{very}
>> That's it, indeed (though without the back-slash for textext):
>> label(textext("very"),z46)
> I would use
>     label(\sometxt{very},z46);
> It works much better and you don't need to specify anything in the
> MPenvironment. The default document font will be used.
> Mojca
> To Hans: \textext is not documented anywhere yet. Would it make sense
> to make it a synonym for \sometxt perhaps?

Please don't. I have experienced a difference between textext and  
sometext, the former needed when metapost variables are combined.

Hans van der Meer

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