# [dev-context] metafun & textext problems in mkiv

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Sun Aug 31 12:26:45 CEST 2008

Mojca Miklavec wrote:

> It's not only about "color doesn't work" (though it would be really
> nice if it would, but there have been many incompatibilities in that
> respect since the introduction of \sometxt anyway), but the picture
> also gets lost second time when it's used. I only get one "abc" and
> empty space instead of the second one.

in mlib-pps.tex we need a \copy instead of a \box

\def\MPLIBgettextscaled#1#2#3%
{\vbox to \zeropoint{\vss\hbox to
\zeropoint{\scale[sx=#2,sy=#3]{\raise\dp#1\copy#1}\hss}}}

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