[metapost] How to instruct mpost to use ConTeXt?
adityam at umich.edu
Mon Jan 18 10:31:00 CET 2010
On Mon, 18 Jan 2010, Nicola wrote:
> as far as I understand, this:
> verbatimtex %&latex
> and this:
> mpost -tex=latex ...
> are equivalent ways (and none of them mandatory) to tell mpost to use
> latex to typeset the labels. For ConTeXt, I've found that 'verbatimtex
> %&cont-en' works. What is the equivalent from the command line? I've
> mpost -tex=texexec ...
> and even
> mpost -tex=context ...
> but both fail with 'DVI generation failed'.
This can be due to the fact that, by default, both texexec and context
produce pdf rather than dvi. Try
mpost --tex="texexec --dvi" ...
mpost --tex="context --dvi" ...
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