[metapost] Better gradient and 'special'
luecking at uark.edu
Tue Mar 24 23:43:04 CET 2009
At 07:25 PM 3/23/2009, you wrote:
>In its version 3 of 1998, PostScript has provided
>NATIVE support for many sorts of varying coloring.
>It seems that these features are not explicitly
>supported by MP. Thus my question:-- is it feasible to
>access these features using some sort of MP 'special'
>command. Unfortunately, I read in the MP manual that
> special <string expression>
>adds a line of text at the beginning of the next output
>file." Which suggests that the MP special command
>still lacks the necessary power. Is a more powerful
Can't one use the withprescript and withpostscript commands
to add arbitrary postscript commands anywhere?
Daniel H. Luecking
Department of Mathematical Sciences
University of Arkansas
"Dubito ergo cogito, cogito ergo sum" --Descartes
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