[metapost] How to use a thinner pen?
rodolfo.medina at gmail.com
Mon Jun 16 17:26:56 CEST 2008
Rodolfo Medina wrote:
>> It seems that I don't manage to use a pen thinner than the default 0.5bp.
>> When I give the command: `pickup pencircle scaled 0.1bp', or even `pickup
>> pencircle scaled 0.0000001bp', my eye can't notice any difference with the
>> default thickness. Instead, a bigger thickness works fine. What am I
Taco Hoekwater <taco at elvenkind.com> writes:
> You should be able to pick up a smaller pen. Please post an example
> input file, so we can have a look. Also, how exactly do you view the
This is a simple test file, let's call it test.mp:
u = 1cm;
pickup pencircle scaled 2pt;
pickup pencircle scaled 0.0000000000000001pt;
. I view it giving the following commands:
$ mpost test
$ tex mproof test.1
$ dvips -Pwww -omproof.ps mproof
$ gv mproof.ps
. Thanks for your help.
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