[NTG-context] Strangest error -- Never seen before

David Arnold dwarnold45 at cox.net
Mon Apr 3 06:57:12 CEST 2006


All,

Very weird. Deleted section1figs-mpgraph.12 and section1figs.tex  
compiled.

Huh?

On Apr 2, 2006, at 9:47 PM, David Arnold wrote:

> All,
>
> The real funny thing is if I take the file section1figs.tex that just
> gave the error described below, save it as junk.tex, then texexec
> junk, it compiles fine.
>
> Yuk!
>
> I am totally stuck.
>
> On Apr 2, 2006, at 9:32 PM, David Arnold wrote:
>
>> All,
>>
>> I have the strangest Metapost error. The attached file compiles with:
>>
>> texexec section1figs
>>
>> It compiles just fine. But if I take the last graphic in the file,
>> copy it (everything between last \startMPpage...\stopMPpage pair,
>> including \startMPpage ... \stopMPpage, then paste it at the end of
>> the file,  then I get this error:
>>
>> [10.1] [MP to PDF] (./section1figs-mpgraph.11) [11.1] [MP to PDF]
>> (./section1figs-mpgraph.12
>> ! Dimension too large.
>> <recently read> \onebasepoint
>>
>> \handleMPboundingbox ... \dimen 2 #5\onebasepoint
>>                                                   \xdef \MPyshift
>> {\the \dim...
>> l.2 %%BoundingBox: -63 -57 67 23594
>>
>> ?
>>
>> Any ideas?
>>
>> <section1figs.tex>
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