[metapost] Anyone have notes / test files for METAFONT?
will.adams at frycomm.com
Wed Jun 28 05:56:15 CEST 2017
Thanks for the resources!
Added the following to my tex.stackexchange query:
Okay, given a `METAFONT` eight.mf:
u# := 2mm#;
beginchar("A", 8u#, 9u#, 5u#);
z1 = ( 0u, 0u);
z2 = ( 8u, 0u);
z3 = ( 1u, 8u);
z4 = ( 7u, 8u);
pickup pencircle scaled 1u#;
draw z4 .. z1 .. z2 .. z3 .. cycle;
pickup pencircle scaled 3u#;
we process it using
and get the file eight.2602gf
we then run
which gets us eight.dvi, but when we open that we see:
Ideally I'd like a solution which makes use of lualatex and PDF --- I'd
like to be able to open up a metafont file in a text editor, tweak / edit
it, then compile the project and instantly see it overlaid on a pixel image
(and possibly surprinted by a vector PDF.
I think it's something basic and simple which I'm missing or failing to
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