[NTG-context] SciTE under Windows and Metapost

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Sat Sep 29 09:22:56 CEST 2007

Michal Kvasnička wrote:

> However, when I try to compile a metapost/metafun source from the SciTE
> editor, it fails. It tries to run mpost directly, and it's not found. I can
> run texmfstart texexec --mptex ... in the SciTE's command promt, and it
> works, but it's annoying. Can I somehow reconfigure the SciTE to run the
> metapost properly (I mean to run texexec --mptex)?

you can set the commands in context.properties file (or overload t hen 
in your user.properties file)

> P.S. Hans, would it be possible to add the Metafont into the minimal
> distribution? I like it so much I'd like to make it my major distribution
> even in Linux, but I need the Metafont since from time to time I still use
> some bitmapped font (like Concrete Math). Many thanks.

only the binary i assume? you also have to convince mojca, the minimal 


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