[metapost] Elegant interactive environment for Metapost / metafont?
will.adams at frycomm.com
Fri Mar 29 16:34:34 CET 2013
On Mar 27, 2013, at 11:32 AM, Dave Crossland wrote:
> On 27 March 2013 10:09, William Adams <will.adams at frycomm.com> wrote:
>> Have to give up too much, and the Inkscape developers haven't been interested in learning from FreeHand. At a minimum I need:
> Did you file these as feature requests? :)
Yes, I've been doing this since before InkScape v0.42 or so.
>> I'd also like PostScript fills and strokes.
> What are these?
Select an object and specify a bit of PostScript code to be used to fill or stroke it.
>> I really miss Altsys Virtuoso
> Why not use an emulator?
'cause it's slower, and it requires that I go all the way back to FreeHand v4 file format / features, plus a couple of bugs. I've been seriously considering it though, but I'd rather have a new program.
I suppose I'll have to buy into supporting Quasado's StageStack:
but I'd really like an elegant, opensource tool which would nicely integrate w/ TeX.
Shriramana Sharma has made some posts here about making an interactive tool, but I haven't been able to follow them.
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