[metapost] Problem with defaultscale

John Kitzmiller jkitz at verizon.net
Mon Aug 4 22:51:16 CEST 2008

>> Any help with why:
>> label(btex \sffamily Hallo etex, origin);
>> works when:
>> label(btex \large Hallo etex, origin);
>> does not?
>> (No file mpx314.aux.
>>  !Undefined control sequence.)
> Presumably because `\large' is undefined.  You can define it in a
> `verbatimtex ... etex' block.
> Laurence Finston

Thank you, Laurence.

Do you have time to provide a brief example? Or point me to where I might
find an example?

I am trying things like:


with no positive result.

A further question is why \sffamily is defined and \large is not? They both
work in a latex file.



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