[texhax] question: labelling in metapost

Lars Madsen daleif at imf.au.dk
Mon Sep 12 10:09:58 CEST 2005

krybakov at chass.utoronto.ca :

> Hi all
> This is my first try, so I am not sure how exactly it works. Anyway my
> question is about metapost. I am encounting a variety of problem with
> labelling my pictures. In particular, the following simple thing are NOT
> displayed if I make a metapost picture and then latex the TeX file that
> includes this picture: "-" simbol in math mode; any occurence of "fi"
> combination in text; simple symbols like "\pi" or "\times". All this makes
> labelling in metapost quite a pain. Anything more complicated I am even
> not trying to do. Does anyone have an idea why this is happening and how
> this can be fixed. I would appreciate any help. Thanks
> K

Would you please post a minimal example.

BTW: asre you previewing in DVI? Metapost does not include the font into 
the metapost output file, which means that you have to preview in PS or 
PDF before the labels actually appear.



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