[OS X TeX] Re: TeXShop and MetaPost - MetaPostEngines.tar.bz2 (1/1)

Benoit RIVET benoit.rivet at free.fr
Thu Aug 13 03:42:53 EDT 2009

Le 10 août 09 à 09:55, Nicola a écrit :

> In article <2FAA461F-3210-4FEF-912D-A59E04257675 at mpq.mpg.de>,
>  Oliver Buerschaper
>  <oliver.buerschaper at mpq.mpg.de> wrote:
>> Dear folks,
>> after running MetaPost (mptopdf) on a standalone MetaPost source file
>> TeXShop doesn't display the resulting PDF figure file. Is this a bug
>> or intended behaviour?
> Alas, TeXShop support for MetaPost is far from being decent. That's  
> why
> I have written my own engines. They are available from my home  
> page, but
> attached you find the most recent, yet unpublished, versions. One  
> engine
> supports plain MetaPost and MetaFont, the other is meant to be used  
> with
> Metafun macros, and it makes use of mptopdf (it correctly handles
> Metafun-only features like transparency and shadings). Each engine
> outputs a pdf file with one picture per page.
> Put the .engine files into your ~/Library/TeXShop/Engines folder and
> don't forget to make them executable!

I stumbled on your message on the Tex on Mac OS X discussion list,  
and I tried and used your metapost engine. This is really  
outstanding; it will be a great help to help me design graphics with  
metapost. Thank you very much for this script!

Benoît RIVET

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