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metapost [2019/06/02 23:35]
brucemutton [Symbol Sizing and Positioning] clarify symbol parameter indicator
metapost [2019/06/03 01:04]
brucemutton [Symbol Sizing and Positioning] explain align in scrap versus output
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 I'm going to suggest that the best values for U: components are between [U/u=1.0] to [U/u=1.2] I'm going to suggest that the best values for U: components are between [U/u=1.0] to [U/u=1.2]
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 +An here are some examples with a slightly improved U: variable, with the symbol aligned top-left and oriented 30 degrees, and the output rotated 15, 105, 195, 285 degrees.
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 +{{:metapost:symbolparameterindicatorsamples.png?400|}}
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 +And one last example, using ''point water'', with the above code added, that demonstrates how align is related to scrap coordinates rather than the output coordinates.
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 +{{:metapost:symbolscrapaligntooutputalignexplained.png?400|}}
  
 Bruce Bruce
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