[NTG-context] *** Spam *** Drawing scaled externalfigure in Metapost produces erroneous size in the latest beta

Lutz Haseloff lutz.haseloff at toppkieker.info
Thu Apr 4 11:10:47 CEST 2019

Hi Thorsten,

I had the same problem a couple of months ago.
Use sized instead of scaled now.
The same goes for xscaled and yscaled.

Greetings Lutz

Am 4. April 2019 01:31:29 MESZ schrieb "Thorsten S." <thorsten1975 at protonmail.com>:
>The simple Metapost code that follows worked fine until upgrading to
>recent beta. I don't have a clue exactly when this behaviour was
>introduced since I switched just recently from the standard Texlive
>version available in Arch Linux.
>draw externalfigure "test.pdf" scaled 10mm;
>Now it produces a graphic with size of approximately 110 mm at least in
>my system with various test files which previously scaled just fine..
>Any help is greatly appreciated.
>-Thorsten S.
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