[NTG-context] mptopdf TeX text problem

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Thu Dec 1 10:41:41 CET 2011


On 30-11-2011 21:32, Martin Bruchanov wrote:
> Hello,
>
> what is the proper way of using MetaPost with TeX text? I have two examples:
>
>
> beginfig(1);
> 	draw unitsquare scaled(1cm);
> 	draw textext("$\pi$") shifted((0.5,0.5)*cm);
> %	label(btex $\pi$ etex,  origin);
> endfig;
> end

Easiest is:

fig-1.tex:

\startMPpage
   draw unitsquare scaled(1cm);
   draw textext("$\pi$") shifted((0.5,0.5)*cm);
\stopMPpage

and then run:

context fig-1

this will give you an independent pdf

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