[metapost] mpost/metafont question

Laurent Méhats laurent.mehats at gmail.com
Tue Feb 8 14:13:43 CET 2011

Le 07/02/2011 20:38, rebecca searls a écrit :
> I'm new to mpost and LaTex.  I would like to know the meaning of \skip68,
> \skip69 and \box29 being assigned to
> these variables.    This information comes from a mpxerr.log file.
>         \heightofcdot=\skip68
>         \widthofcdot=\skip69
>         \dotprodcircle=\box29

If that can help, '\skip n' are TeX glue registers, and '\box n' are TeX
box registers (in both cases, n may range from 0 to 255). But these are
very low-level and I couldn't tell where they come from.

Laurent Méhats

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