[NTG-context] buffers inside startMPpage
schuster.wolfgang at gmail.com
Fri Oct 14 10:34:29 CEST 2016
> Jan Willem Flamma <mailto:jwfregister at icloud.com>
> 14. Oktober 2016 um 10:12
> Dear list members,
> I create all my MetaFun drawings in a separate environment file where
> each individual drawing sits inside a start/stopbuffer. This allows me
> to easily use those drawings in all my documents using
> \processMPbuffer[name]. Works just fine.
> However, I also wish to have all the drawing available in a pdf file
> (each drawing on a separate page). This allows me to split the pdf and
> use the drawing elsewhere (e.g. in a Powerpoint) or include page(s)
> from the pdf in another document.
> The below MWE represent my MetaFun drawings file.
> The idea is that by uncommenting the \enablemode[makepdf] I can create
> the pdf file with drawings. It seems however that startMPpage does not
> accept buffers (I also tried processbuffer and processMPbuffer).
> Is it possible to somehow make this work?
You can use
but loading a buffer in MPpage doesn’t work because the content of the
is just passed to MetaPost and buffers can’t be loaded inside MetaPost
Hans adds a function for this, e.g.
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