[OS X TeX] metapost
schremmer.alain at gmail.com
Fri Mar 22 19:50:46 CET 2013
On Mar 22, 2013, at 1:25 PM, NMPOST7 wrote:
> On 22/03/2013 18:11, Alain Schremmer wrote:
>> On Mar 22, 2013, at 12:44 PM, NMPOST7 wrote:
>>> Well, Malayalam being another language, the font does matter and
>>> Mac messes up
>>> the ligatures.
>> How about XeTeX? But I have no idea what to do for text in the
> well, did try XeTeX. But the ligatures in Malayalam are terrible. My
> English and
> German Documentation, however, I do on my mac. The present problem
> is however
> only the graphics.I do not know how to use Malayalam in the graphics.
> However that is not a problem at all, as I can use numbers and later
> have a
> list. I shall do one step at a time. First I shall try to get the
> right. That will need time.
> The graphics themselves are very complicated. Here are two example.
> This is a
> geometric pattern from Hinduism. The first drawing has got errors
> technical to explain here). The second one is too small to be
> checked for
> errors. However, you will have an idea of the complexity of the
> example 1:
> example 2:
> In fact, letters of the alphabet need to go into the pictures. But
> as I said, I
> can list them.
---I think that the figures could be done in Intaglio (My own stuff is
very simple.) but, to get a much more reliable opinion, you might want
to get on the intaglio-request at freewaytalk.net mailing list. Since
Intaglio has layers, you might be able to import the pdf of the text
onto one layer and have the graphic on another layer.
---For me, learning tikz was not worth the investment, but I think
that for you it probably would as Tikz seems to be incredibly
powerful and, I am pretty sure, could do your examples
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