[NTG-context] staticMPfigure

bbvogel at home.nl bbvogel at home.nl
Wed Jun 11 13:41:39 CEST 2008


On Wednesday 11 June 2008 12:07, Peter Rolf wrote:
> bbvogel at home.nl schrieb:
> > On Tuesday 10 June 2008 16:18, Peter Rolf wrote:
> >> bbvogel at home.nl schrieb:
> >>> Hi,
> >>>
> >>> I get a different result. Using a  fresh install (context-setup-mswin)
> >>> on windows XP:
> >>>
> >>> !pdfTeX error: pdftex.exe (file ./test-center.pdf): xpdf: reading PDF
> >>> image fai
> >>> led (0)
> >>>  ==> Fatal error occurred, no output PDF file produced!
> >>>
> >>> See the added logfile.
> >>>
> >>> Bernard
> >>>
> >>>
> >>> test.log:
> >>> This is pdfTeX, Version 3.1415926-1.50.0-alpha-20080414 (Web2C 7.5.6)
> >>> (format=cont-en 2008.6.10)  10 JUN 2008 15:23
> >>> entering extended mode
> >>> \write18 enabled.
> >>
> >> REMOVED<
> >>
> >>> image fai
> >>> led (0)
> >>>  ==> Fatal error occurred, no output PDF file produced!
> >>
> >> afaik this is a pdftex bug, which is fixed in version 1.40.8 beta.
> >>
> >> 1.40.8 beta (window binaries):
> >>
> >> ftp://udon.nict.go.jp/pub/text/TeX/ptex-win32/current/pdftex-w32.tar.bz2
> >>
> >> donno if this is also fixed in the latest 1.50alpha trunk (no longer
> >> available on akira's site).
> >>
> >> maybe some new windows binaries are needed for the minimal distribution.
> >
> > Thanks for the hint. I tried both this version as well as the
> > pdftex-stable-w32.bz2 and both don't work.
> >
> > A backup (20080421) however does work.
> > ====>
> > The first view lines from the log file:
> > This is pdfTeX, Version 3.1415926-1.50.0-alpha-20080414 (Web2C 7.5.6)
> > (format=cont-en 2008.4.21)  11 JUN 2008 08:24
> > entering extended mode
> > \write18 enabled.
> >  (c:/context/debug2/context/tex/texmf-context/web2c/natural.tcx)
> > **test.tex \emergencyend
> > (./test.tex
> >
> > ConTeXt  ver: 2008.04.19 22:41 MKII  fmt: 2008.4.21  int: english/english
> > <===
> >
> > Since the pdfTeX version is the same as the current one, I guess the
> > problem is not in pdfTeX but in ConTeXt.
> >
> > But using startstaticMPfigure is not a must for me. startuseMPgraphic
> > works fine as well, especially with MKIV.
>
> just tried your code with pdftex 1.40.8beta and context beta from
> 07.06.2008. it works ok here.
>
> i will test this with yesterday beta after lunch. probably the mkiv part
> is also working then. so if you want staticmpfigure to work, you have to
> update your 'ancient' context and the pdftex binaries. :)
>
> edit: too late, you have already tested it. and as mentioned: mkii is
> also working!

Then I have no idea whats going wrong. My procedure

first-setup.bat
copying the pdftex binaries...
texmfstart texexec --make --all --pdftex
texmfstart texexec test.tex

generates pdf files without error but with empty pages.

But MKIV is working now, so it is no longer a problem for me. 

Thanks and regards, Bernard


>
> best wishes, peter
>
> >>> <<<<<<<
> >>>
> >>> On Tuesday 10 June 2008 14:50, Hans Hagen wrote:
> >>>> bbvogel at home.nl wrote:
> >>>>> Hi,
> >>>>>
> >>>>> When I run the example below (current beta, pdftex,
> >>>>> live.contextgarden.net) the generated pdf does not contain any
> >>>>> pictures. Any suggestion how to solve this? Or is the command
> >>>>> obsolete?
> >>>>
> >>>> works ok here for pdftex (maybe no intermediate run on the garden)
> >>>>
> >>>> in mkiv there was indeed a buglet (i never tested it)
> >>>>
> >>>>> Thanks,
> >>>>>
> >>>>> B. Vogel
> >>>>>
> >>>>> %test.tex
> >>>>> \startstaticMPfigure{center}
> >>>>>  draw fullcircle scaled 2cm ;
> >>>>>  dotlabel.bot(textext("(0,0)"),origin) ;
> >>>>> \stopstaticMPfigure
> >>>>>
> >>>>> \startstaticMPfigure{radius}
> >>>>>  draw fullcircle scaled 2cm ;
> >>>>>  drawarrow (0,0)--(1cm,0) ;
> >>>>>  label.bot(textext("$r$"),(5mm,0)) ;
> >>>>> \stopstaticMPfigure
> >>>>>
> >>>>> \starttext
> >>>>>
> >>>>> Circle centered \usestaticMPfigure[center][width=1cm] at origin with
> >>>>> radius \usestaticMPfigure[radius][width=1cm] $r=1\,\text{cm}$.
> >>>>>
> >>>>> \stoptext
>
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