[NTG-context] Metapost Font Question

David Arnold dwarnold45 at suddenlink.net
Fri Jan 1 19:03:27 CET 2010


Taco,

Thanks.

D.

On Jan 1, 2010, at 12:26 AM, Taco Hoekwater wrote:

> David Arnold wrote:
>> All,
>> The attached Metapost file uses the statsmac package by Anthony Phan. http://www-math.univ-poitiers.fr/~phan/statsmac.html
>> And the package:
>> mps.tar.gz <http://www-math.univ-poitiers.fr/~phan/downloads/metapost/mps.tar.gz>
>> To compile the attached file I use:
>> mpost Untitled.mp
>> mptopdf Untitled.1
>> I've attached the resulting file. I am wondering why the "cm" label is set in a larger font than the ticklabels. Can anyone help?
> 
> The tick labels are typeset by metapost itself, but the "cm" is
> typeset externally (by ConTeXt, if you run the garden distribution).
> Metapost is probably using 10pt while ConTeXt uses its default 12pt.
> 
>  verbatimtex
>  \setupbodyfont[10pt]
>  etex
> 
> or something similar is needed at the top of the file.
> 
> Best wishes,
> Taco
> 
> 
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