[metapost] running metapost via lualatex

Taco Hoekwater taco at elvenkind.com
Mon Jul 22 14:03:55 CEST 2013


On Jul 22, 2013, at 1:50 PM, William Adams <will.adams at frycomm.com> wrote:

> I've upgraded to 2013's w32tex (thanks Akira!) and so have what I'd 
> consider a convenient metapost environment for the first time since my 
> NeXT Cube quit booting up.
> I'm working my way through the Metapost manual --- is there anything 
> in there which shouldn't work?
> My first effort to change the default font (using the command in the 
> manual) didn't work --- should it have?

I do not know what you actually typed in but, this works fine for me:

defaultfont := "ptmr8r";
label ("hi there", (10,10));

Best wishes,

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