[NTG-context] externalfigure error in current mkiv beta

Aditya Mahajan adityam at umich.edu
Wed May 18 02:04:04 CEST 2011

On Tue, 17 May 2011, Hans Hagen wrote:

>> In fact, '\externalfigure' in ConTeXt and 'externalfigure'
>> in metafun (without 'draw') can be a bit confusing, as in
>> \starttext
>> \externalfigure "hacker" scaled 5cm ;
>> \stoptext
>> Of course, no-one would ever admit to such foolishness.
> maybe another name externalimage or so (as images in mp need to be drawn)

I usually prefer the more verbose:

draw textext("\externalfigure[...]") ...

which makes things conceptually clearler.


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