[OS X TeX] Re: metapost

Nicola nvitacolonna at gmail.com
Fri Mar 22 21:12:02 CET 2013

In article <nvitacolonna-8BBFBC.21011622032013 at news.gmane.org>,
 Nicola <nvitacolonna at gmail.com> wrote:

> In article 
> <713EAA96-E94D-4BD2-9DC8-CD0C99A45C3C at gmail.com>
> ,
>  Alain Schremmer 
>  <schremmer.alain at gmail.com> 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 graphics.
> As far as I know you cannot (yet) use XeTeX with MetaPost (mpost) 
> directly. What you can do, however, is create a ConTeXt document 
> embedding MetaPost code and using XeTeX as a typesetting engine (texexec 
> --xtx source.tex).

Or use ConTeXt MKIV (context source.tex), which uses LuaTeX by default 
(LuaTeX natively supports UTF8, as already noted by others). Both ways 
you can integrate text and graphics seamlessly.


More information about the macostex-archives mailing list