[tex-k] Broken "-tex" option in MetaPost

Karl Berry karl at freefriends.org
Fri Nov 23 22:57:15 CET 2018


> Is it possible to account for \hoffset (and \voffset) in "dvitomp"?

See reply from Taco below.

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General discussion about metapost should go to metapost (at) tug.org.


Date: Fri, 23 Nov 2018 09:55:04 +0100
From: Taco Hoekwater <taco at elvenkind.com>
To:  <mp-implementors at tug.org>
Subject: Re: [mp-implementors] [igor.liferenko at gmail.com: Re: [tex-k] Broken
 "-tex" option in MetaPost]


If I recall correctly, \hoffset and \voffset are not part of the
DVI file format; their values are processed before the output
is written. So, I assume this would be not be possible without
adding additional options to dvitomp.

Best wishes,

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