[metapost] How to insert MeTaPost into MS Word ? Urgent. - mptopdf

h h extern pragma at wxs.nl
Sun Nov 28 21:44:04 CET 2004

stefan knorr wrote:
> hi list,
> i made some very good experiences using metapost. i includes the 
> graphics with latex and used pdflatex fot direct pdf output.
> for other applications i'd like to have the pure graphics as independent 
> .pdf or other vector graphic file with all the embedded latex texts. is 
> 'mptopdf' the right tool for direct conversion? does it only work in 
> combination with context?
> how to use it for my file figures.mp?

just try it -)

   mptopdf figures.mp

should work; if you're code is not that latex specific,

   fill fullcircle scaled 10cm withcolor red ;

and "texexec --pdf thatfile.tex" is an option as well. In that case you also 
have access to features like shading, transparency, etc


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