# [NTG-context] couple of metafun questions

Thomas A. Schmitz thomas.schmitz at uni-bonn.de
Thu Aug 3 11:38:03 CEST 2006

On Aug 2, 2006, at 11:56 PM, Mojca Miklavec wrote:

> So you have to draw the path twice with different color and pattern
> (you can write a macro for it of course if you need it often).
>
> beginfig(1);
> 	pickup pencircle scaled 2pt;
> 	picture dp[];
> 	dp[1] := dashpattern(on 2 off 6) scaled 3pt;
> 	dp[2] := dashpattern(off 4 on 2 off 2) scaled 3pt;
>
> 	path p;	p := (origin .. (2,1) .. (3,-1) .. (5,0)) scaled 3cm;
>
> 	draw p dashed dp[1] withcolor blue;
> 	draw p dashed dp[2] withcolor red;
> endfig;
> end.
>
> Mojca

Mojca,

thanks so much, this works and does exactly what I want! For the rest
of my questions: I've decided to go for an embedded staticMPfigure
instead of MPpositiongraphic, so I can manage. But I'd still be
curious if these things are possible or not. Anyways, thanks a lot!

Thomas