[NTG-context] color in textext

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Wed Dec 28 15:46:45 CET 2005


Hans van der Meer wrote:

> I'm trying to play with colors in textext inclusions:
>
> \setupcolors[state=start]
> \setupMPpage[offset=2mm]
> \startuseMPgraphic{test}
>     label(textext("\color[green]{XYZ}"), (0,0));
> \stopuseMPgraphic
> \starttext
> \forceMPTEXgraphictrue
> \startMPpage
>     \includeMPgraphic{test}
> \stopMPpage
> \stoptext
>
> This label does not appear in green, although the intermediate files  
> contain:
> % figure 1 : texpictures[1] := btex \color [green]{XYZ} etex ;
>
> Is it possible that \setupcolors[state=start] is not communicated?

indeed,

\startMPenvironment
  \setupcolors[state=start]
\stopMPenvironment

if you want to share settings between the tex and mp runs:

\startMPenvironment[global]
  \setupcolors[state=start]
\stopMPenvironment

Hans


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