[OS X TeX] metapost
schremmer.alain at gmail.com
Fri Mar 22 12:34:22 EDT 2013
On Mar 22, 2013, at 12:09 PM, NMPOST7 wrote:
> Dear All,
> is there a tutorial or text, that will help me learn METAPOST?
> The documentation I have found have helped a bit, but I am not a
> (La)TeX expert.
> All the documentation work I do is, however, done only on LaTeX. I
> do not use
> any office product for any form of documentation.
> At times I need to use graphics, that I need to "draw". I did a few
> METAPOST. However, I do not know the "basics". The documents I have
> found are
> highly technical and for a newcomer to METAPOST those documents are
> not very
> Best regards
I use a graphics package (Intaglio) and keep two folders, one where I
save the graphics themselves by using Save and the other for the pdf
by using Intaglio's Save A Copy As with the options "Format pdf" and
"Crop to Content Size".
When I want to edit, I use Save and then Save A Copy As and Intaglio
remembers the location of the pdf.
The only problem is matching the fonts. As I don't really care I don't
know how big an issue it is.
P.S. If I did care---about fonts and more---, I think that I would
learn Tikz. (I am using Tikz-cd for "commutative diagrams" and having
the code right in the LaTeX source is very nice)
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