[metapost] how to use mpstoeps on a Windows machine

Taco Hoekwater taco at elvenkind.com
Sun Nov 29 11:12:18 CET 2009

Yogeshwarsing Calleecharan wrote:
> Hi, I'll answer your questions:
> 1. What do you mean? No output? 

> I don't get any EPS file. When I run
> mpost on my file myfig.mp, I get myfig.2 (the number at the end
> varies as you know). So I don't get any EPS file generated. Setting
> the prologues:=3 doesn't seem to generate the EPS file.

It does in fact create eps, but it still uses the default naming
scheme. To prevent having to rename the output figures, add


to the metapost source.

> 2. Is there an error message? 

> No, nothing at all. I tried just to run

In that case, I can't help with that, sorry.

Best wishes,

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