[NTG-context] Rendering Standalone MetaPost Graphics with ConTeXt

śrīrāma citturs at gmail.com
Thu May 19 10:53:01 CEST 2022


On 5/19/22 1:53 PM Vincent Hennebert via ntg-context wrote:
> Looking at the wiki, it seems that \startMPinclusions is not meant to
> actually render any content, just to include MetaPost code like
> function definitions. I guess I would have expected \startMPpage
> instead.
> 
> Am I doing something wrong, or is that an error in ConTeXt?

The MP statements should be inside a beginfig() .. endfig.
With metapost.mp containing – 

  beginfig();
  draw fullcircle scaled 10cm;
  endfig;

the temporary file from mptopdf will have (\start...\stop)MPpage as required.

  Sreeram




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