# [metapost] Problem with defaultscale

Oliver Buerschaper oliver.buerschaper at mpq.mpg.de
Fri Aug 8 15:21:47 CEST 2008

>> Now what about this: I've just realized that mptopdf actually runs
>> a ConTeXt background process that appears to have its default font
>> size set to 12pt. Incidently, my TeX labels come out at exactly
>> 12pt … since I'm almost always going to use mptopdf as a compiler
>> anyway could I perhaps make it run the ConTeXt process at 10pt font
>> size?
>
> verbatimtex
> \setupbodyfont[10pt]
> etex

Wicked! That kills three birds with (almost) a single line … now I can
also save myself typing all the scaling factors after "etex" …

Thanks,
Oliver

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