[metapost] problem with DVItoMP
liunian at zju.edu.cn
Thu Apr 3 03:29:34 CEST 2008
Taco Hoekwater <taco at elvenkind.com> writes:
> Liunian wrote:
>> I am a new fish of metapost. When i use "label" command with "btex ... etx",
>> such as: glabel.bot(btex time etex ,OUT);
>> an error occurred with a message:
>> makempx: Command failed: dvitomp mpxerr.dvi start_w_l.mpx
>> >> start_w_l.mp
>> >> start_w_l.mpx
>> ! Unable to make mpx file.
>> l.42 label.bot(btex
>> time etex ,OUT);
>> I have check the file mpxerr.dvi, it can show the word "time" correctly.
> Please run the command
> dvitomp mpxerr.dvi start_w_l.mpx
> by hand. That will bring up the actual error message from dvitomp,
> and hopefully will give a better clue of what is wrong.
> Best wishes,
Thanks for your help.
I run the command by hand and the error message is:
DVItoMP abort: DVItoMP capacity exceeded (max font numbers=300)
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