[metapost] Problem with defaultscale

Taco Hoekwater taco at elvenkind.com
Mon Aug 4 23:12:50 CEST 2008

John Kitzmiller wrote:
> I am trying things like:

Adding a \documentclass line should help.

> verbatimtex
> %&latex
> \def\large#1{\large{#1}}
> \begin{document}
> etex
> with no positive result.
> A further question is why \sffamily is defined and \large is not? They both
> work in a latex file.

Because \sffamily is a latex core command, whereas \large is defined via
the document class (at least, iirc)

Best wishes,

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