[NTG-context] Scale image in MetaPost, maintaining aspect ratio

Marco Patzer lists at homerow.info
Sun Jul 8 11:02:54 CEST 2018


On Sun, 8 Jul 2018 10:39:52 +0200
Hans Hagen <j.hagen at xs4all.nl> wrote:

> On 7/8/2018 1:45 AM, Marco Patzer wrote:
> > On Sat, 7 Jul 2018 14:27:38 -0600
> > Alan Braslau <braslau.list at comcast.net> wrote:
> >   
> >> For "historic" reasons,
> >>      draw externalfigure "cow" scaled 5cm ;
> >> normalizes the figure to a square. This will not be changed as it
> >> is a very old feature of MetaFun.
> >>
> >> The solution is
> >>      draw rawtextext("\externalfigure[cow]") xsized 5cm ;
> >> where one can use xsized, ysized or xysized (taking a pair).  
> > 
> > That works indeed. Thanks.  
> draw figure "...." ...

That's what I was looking for. Thanks.

Marco


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