[XeTeX] MetaPost with XeTeX

Robert Spence spence at saar.de
Wed Apr 12 05:49:24 CEST 2006

Dear Will,

>> 2) Is it possible to call MetaPost from within XeTeX (using  
>> something like mfpic.sty or emp.sty)?
> In the case of emp, yes, it will work in the same way (haven't used  
> mfpic but I believe it works the same way). --shell-escape is  
> enabled by default in TeXShop, whose author is less concerned about  
> malware TeX files. (I mean, really...)

You wouldn't by any chance happen to have a nice readymade minimal  
example handy, would you?  Not of a malware TeX file, but of a XeTeX  
file successfully calling metapost via emp?  (I'm afraid my brain's  
been on the blink for the past few days, since its last encounter  
with cubic beziers...)

-- Rob Spence

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