[metapost] [mp-implementors] TeXworks + MetaPost

Taco Hoekwater taco at elvenkind.com
Sat Apr 18 18:20:11 CEST 2009

Troy Henderson wrote:
>                               However, I'm now thinking that since many of
> the features that I would like to provide in this standalone version are
> already available in TeXworks for TeX documents, it seems natural that I
> should perhaps focus my attention on getting TeXworks to work with MetaPost
> in a similar manner than it does for TeX documents.  I have no Qt
> experience, but it seems that getting TeXworks to support MetaPost should be
> a pretty easy task.

I think this idea is wonderful. I know almost nothing about c++
programming, but I could definately help you with setting up a
'qt' MPlib backend that draws directly into a QPicture instead
of going through temporary files.

Best wishes,

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