[NTG-context] using metapost library makecirc with context.

Hans Hagen j.hagen at xs4all.nl
Sat Apr 20 23:49:26 CEST 2019


On 4/20/2019 11:16 PM, Alan Braslau wrote:
> On Sat, 20 Apr 2019 23:00:09 +0200
> Hans Hagen <j.hagen at xs4all.nl> wrote:
> 
>> On 4/20/2019 10:09 PM, Andrea De Michele wrote:
>>
>>> I didn't understand the magic behind that  but it's works.
>>
>> mp has no real text typesetting options so this hack provides it
> 
> Why not
> 	let latex=textext ;

That crashed here.

>>> Another question: there is a library to draw electrics circuit
>>> alternative to makecirc but more context/metafun friendly?
>> the node library but it lacks things for drawing resistors ... i'll
>> discuss this whith alan
> 
> I played with makecirc a while back (and I even used it to make simple circuit diagrams that I used in a patent application). A real electronic circuit drawing program these days will do circuit board layouts and automatic routing, etc. I'm not sure that we want to get into this with MP.
I assume only for some simple educational drawings.

Hans


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