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Re: Online Metafont graphics?



On Sat, Apr 10, 1999 at 10:47:23PM +0100, Stefan Baums wrote:
> Hi all!
> 
> I'm trying to teach myself Metafont (using Debian 2.1, tetex from unstable;
> same problem with stable tetex, though). According to the
> documentation, mf can do "online graphics" when compiled "--with-x"; I
> checked the debian/rules in the source package, and it is indeed
> compiled this way. $TERM and $MFTERM are set to "rxvt" (no difference
> when using xterm). Now I run mf interactively as follows:
> 
> 	/home/stefan> mf
> 	This is METAFONT, Version 2.7182 (Web2C 7.3beta6)
> 	**\relax
> 
> 	*drawdot (50,50); showit; end.
> 	Transcript written on mfput.log.
> 	/home/stefan>
> 
> That should draw a dot at position (50,50) (wherever that is), but
> I don't get any on-screen output.
> 
> Any ideas anyone what's going wrong?
I tried the same.

It worked, once the TERM variable is exported.

Nils

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Plug-and-Play is really nice, unfortunately it only works 50% of the time.
To be specific the "Plug" almost always works.            --unknown source

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