[metapost] Metapost btex etex problem

Karel Horak akk64 at quick.cz
Wed Jul 31 01:49:36 CEST 2013

Rothfuß, Ralf napsal(a):
> Hello,
> I have a problem with the use of btex ... etex in MetaPost figures. Searching already for quite a while I found a lot of similar issues but unfortunately without a  solution.
> The installation I am using is a recent installed TeX Live 2013 on Windows 8 (64bit) .  I used the install-tl-advanced.bat for installation (including "full scheme").
> I want to  compile the following (reduced) example mpsimple.mp:
> verbatimtex
> %&pdflatex
If you call pdflatex, pdftex produces pdf, not dvi, and pdf is non 
usable for dvitomp. It means you should call only latex, or use
on the next line.

Karel Horak

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