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metapost [2018/05/16 10:32]
sluka add link to very basic tutorial
metapost [2018/05/16 10:34] (current)
sluka [How to create metapost for new symbols]
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   - Adapt the code to work with Therion (Refer to [[http://​marcocorvi.altervista.org/​caving/​tbe/​index.htm|section 7.4 of Marco Corvi'​s Therion by Examples]]),​ then    - Adapt the code to work with Therion (Refer to [[http://​marcocorvi.altervista.org/​caving/​tbe/​index.htm|section 7.4 of Marco Corvi'​s Therion by Examples]]),​ then 
   - Compile a test map and admire your work.   - Compile a test map and admire your work.
-A limitation is that pstoedit converts only to polylines. ​ It does not create '​curves'​ or other more sophisticated Metapost entities.\\+A limitation is that pstoedit converts only to polylines. It does not create '​curves'​ or other more sophisticated Metapost entities. It is enough to create user symbol for a tree for example. \\
 Another way is to draw your symbol on graph paper and then create Metapost code for straight or smooth curved lines. ​ \\ Another way is to draw your symbol on graph paper and then create Metapost code for straight or smooth curved lines. ​ \\
 Both approaches will in due course require you to learn some Metapost!\\ Both approaches will in due course require you to learn some Metapost!\\
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