[metapost] Different colours in a label

Mojca Miklavec mojca.miklavec.lists at gmail.com
Mon Nov 12 09:48:03 CET 2007

On 11/12/07, Pétiard François wrote:
> Stephan Hennig a écrit :
> > One could try to vote for this request, submitted on 2004-08-23:
> > <URL:https://sourceforge.net/tracker/?func=detail&atid=360783&aid=1014814&group_id=10783>


> OK but how to vote for this request ?

I doubt that you need to vote for it - just take a look at the number
of open bug reports :) He usually responds very quickly.

> > For the time being, the LaTeXMP package has some additional colour
> > support that might work for the OP.
> Thank you for the tip but I've still a problem;
> %%%%%% file test.mp
> prologues:=3;
> filenametemplate "%j.mps";
> input latexmp ;
> setupLaTeXMP(class="article",fontencoding="T1",language="francais",packages="amsmath,amssymb,lmodern",
> textextlabel=enable,multicolor=enable);
> beginfig(1);
> label("$\color{blue}\sqrt{2}$",(0,0));
> label(btex $\sqrt{2}$ etex,(100,100));
> endfig;
> end;
> %%%%% end of file test.mp
> after compilation, the file test.mps is not correct: see the symbol
> "square root" in blue...

I seem to miss some files to be able to compile that file, but you're
requesting a blue sqrt symbol:
you can try
if you only want a blue number.


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