[NTG-context] $\sin \theta$ behave differently in metafun

śrīrāma citturs at gmail.com
Sat Apr 16 06:56:54 CEST 2022


On 4/16/22 4:34 AM Jeong Dal via ntg-context wrote:
> I use $\sin \theta$ and $\cos \theta$ behave differently in text and in 
metafun.
> It works well sometime before but it doesn’t  in metafun now.
> What is wrong in my example?
> 
> Thank you for reading.
> Best regards,
> 
> Dalyoung
> 
> Here is a MWE.
> 
> \startbuffer[pointCircle]
> numeric u; u:=1cm;
> pair A,B,C;
> draw fullcircle scaled 4u;
> A := dir(25)*2u;
> label.top(textext("$P=(\cos\theta, \sin\theta)$"), A);
> B := dir(-25)*2u;
> label.bot(textext("$Q=(\cos(-\theta), \sin(-\theta))$"), B);
> C := (xpart A, 0); label.lrt(textext("$A$"), C);
> label(textext("$O$"), origin);
> \stopbuffer
> \starttext
> I'd like use $\sin$ and $\cos$ in the metafun. But it shows strange text 
instead
> of $\sin$ and $\cos$.
> 
> \processMPbuffer[pointCircle]
> 
> \stoptext

Hi Hans and Mikael (and others on the list),

I can confirm that even with the newest LMTX [2022.04.15 20:20] the above might 
actually be a bug. mfunctions inside MP strings are not properly rendred. A  
tiny MWE:

  \starttext
    \startMPcode
    draw textext("\m{\max_i x_i}");
    \stopMPcode
  \stoptext

Could trace it down to '\math_function_handle_label' [math-ini] but not sure 
what MP is doing. Also looked into mp-mlib, mlib-pps but could not figure it 
out. I request you to kindly look into it.

Thanks,
  Sreeram




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