[NTG-context] metapost textext?

Peter Rolf indiego at gmx.net
Wed Dec 21 17:58:43 CET 2005


Hans Hagen wrote:
> Hans van der Meer wrote:
> 
>> Panic using metapost in context.
>> This used to work. I did a file that previously (\thisisutilityversion
>> {1998.12.20}) had good output but now has "unknown" everywhere for 
>> textext calls!
>>
>> \starttext
>> \startuseMPgraphic{one}
>>     draw (0,0)--(100,0)--(100,50)--(50,50)--(50,100)--(0,100)--(0,0);
>>     label (textext("label"), (10,25));
>> \stopuseMPgraphic
>> \useMPgraphic{one}
>> \stoptext
>>
>> But now I see "unknown" as the text typeset instead of "label"!
>> What happened. This is disastrous.
> 
> this normally points to an error in mp processing (unknown is the fall
> back text), not so much to something wrong with context (i hope)
> 
> it runs ok here; how does it runs at other machines?
>
no problem here (using latest version)

Peter

> (this intermediate mp runnig tex is a kind of messy mp feature and
> errors are hard to trace)
> 
> Hans
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