[NTG-context] Passing info from MetaPost to TeX

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Thu Jul 22 22:22:04 CEST 2010


On 20-7-2010 2:00, Oliver Buerschaper wrote:
> Dear all,
>
> is it possible to pass data from MetaPost back to TeX? This would be similar in spirit to, say, the MetaPost variable BodyFontSize that contains data from the TeX surrounding. Just the other way round.

maybe future mlib versions will provide something like that (writing 
something from mp to a lua table); currently you have to use a file or 
interpret the log (use show to print out values).

Hans


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