[NTG-context] sometxt in mkiv

Thomas A. Schmitz thomas.schmitz at uni-bonn.de
Sun Sep 7 17:52:11 CEST 2008

I think this message mysteriously disappeared yesterday (at least I  
didn;t see it); if you've seen it before, please excuse the double post!

Hi all,

I was just wondering if this is a bug or if it's something that still  
needs to be implemented: the example on p. 10 of Mojca's sometxt MyWay  
works in mkii, yet in mkiv, it doesn't:


numeric r; r = 1.5cm;
draw fullcircle scaled 2r;
for i=1 upto 12:
draw (origin--down) scaled 4pt shifted (0,r) rotated -30i;
label(sometxt(i), up scaled .75r rotated -30i);

in mkiv, I get no labels and the somewhat cryptic sentence "[do we  
need TeXtexts in MkIV]" on my pdf. Anybody able to answer this or my  

All best


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