# [NTG-context] MPinclusions strangeness with labels

Jean Magnan de Bornier jm.bornier at free.fr
Tue Jun 6 17:01:55 CEST 2006

```Le 06 juin à 15:44:05 Aditya Mahajan <adityam at umich.edu> écrit notamment:

| On Tue, 6 Jun 2006, Jean Magnan de Bornier wrote:
>
| > Hi all,
| >
| > I found something strange with a metapost file where I want to store
| > various definitions for reuse in several tex files; here are example
| > files:

[...]

| >
| > Now what happens? The label in the mp file "Costs, prices" is replaced by
| > "unknown" in the pdf. But if I add a label in the startuseMPgraphic
| > environment, (decommenting line 3 in it), then both labels appear!!
| >
>
| This is because of the way textext works. tex.rb scans the file to see
| if textext is present. It is not, so it does not use mpx. When you
| uncomment the line, textext is present and mpx files are processed.
>
| > I tried several other files, it seems to happen every time.
| > Anything I'm doing wrong?
>
| Add \forceMPTEXgraphictrue on top of your file if you want to force
| mpx to be run everytime. I do not know the equivalent command line
| switch (if there is any)
>