[OS X TeX] graphics with xelatex
herbs at wideopenwest.com
Tue Jul 3 08:26:44 EDT 2007
On Jul 3, 2007, at 2:23 AM, Maarten Sneep wrote:
> On Jul 3, 2007, at 09:10, Jonathan Kew wrote:
>> On 3 Jul 2007, at 12:44 am, Manuel Souto Pico wrote:
>>> Does someone have any recommendation regarding what package I should
>>> use to program drawings and graphics in a document typeset with
>>> xelatex (in MacTex using TeXShop)?
>>> I've tried pstricks, pgf-tikz, pst-pdf and pdftricks with no
>> Oh, it's also possible to use Metapost; I know some ConTeXt+xetex
>> users do this. But again, I haven't worked with this myself.
> Since MetaPost uses an intermediate call to TeX, and then parses
> the dvi output, I don't think that text can be used in those
> figures when you really want to use metapost with xetex, but I
> gaven't tried this myself, so I'm not sure it will fail.
A similar thing can be said about using pdftricks or pst-pdf since
they produce intermediate files that are not processed via xelatex.
(herbs at wideopenwest.com)
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