[NTG-context] lmt_followtext and cycle

Hans Hagen j.hagen at xs4all.nl
Sat Mar 20 00:07:35 CET 2021


On 3/19/2021 11:48 PM, Pablo Rodriguez wrote:
> On 3/19/21 12:15 AM, Hans Hagen wrote:
>> On 3/18/2021 10:26 PM, Pablo Rodriguez wrote:
>>> [...]
>> You can't expect two overlayed graphics to know of each others
>> independent applied scaling. So you need to do this:
> 
> Sorry, but version from 2021.03.17 17:46 requires two scalings, in path
> and in lmt_followtext:
> 
>   \showframe
>   \setuppapersize[A6, landscape]
>   \starttext
>   \startMPcode{doublefun}
>    path p; p := (0,0)..(3,3.5)..(9,-3.5)..
>        (12,0)..(9,3.5)..(3,-3.5)..cycle;
>    draw lmt_followtext [
>       text = "\dorecurse{9}{ยท Just random text }",
>       path = p xsized TextWidth,
>       autoscaleup = "max",
>       reverse=true,
>    ] xsized TextWidth;
>   \stopMPcode
>   \stoptext
> 
> To get what version from 2021.03.13 11:22 got only scaling lmt_followtext.
> 
> I mean, with previous version only scaling lmt_followtext worked fine.
in one case you scale the result in th eother the text and when the text 
runs outside the shape the resulting bbox is larger than the original

xsized TextWidth scales the result

how can the p you draw know that the lmt_followtext hs scaled to textwidth

Hans


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