[OS X TeX] graphics with xelatex

Maarten Sneep maarten.sneep at xs4all.nl
Tue Jul 3 09:23:49 CEST 2007

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 success.


> 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.


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